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November 15, 2011

Archbold, Ohio-based WoodTrac Ceiling System by Sauder is promoting environmental standards, including recent energy conservation measures, mandating material recycling and air quality preservation. In addition to product production guidelines, the WoodTrac product features a unique “green” design that saves raw materials. 

According to Sauder Woodworking, more than 90% of the WoodTrac Ceiling product and packaging is made from recycled material.

May 4, 2011

Wood products producer West Fraser reported C$687 million in first-quarter sales, a very slight dip from sales of C$688 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net earning were C$19 million, compared with C$29 million in the corresponding quarter of 2010. 

In the lumber division, sales were reported as C$411 million, compared with C$409 million a year ago. Shipments were down 6%, the Vancouver, B.C.-based company said, although production rose by 9%. West Fraser’s Canadian mills operated at capacity, while its U.S. mills operated at approximately 75% of capacity.

April 20, 2011

Wood products producer Temple-Inland reported sales of $174 million in the building products division during its first fiscal quarter of 2011, a 13.7% rise over sales of $153 million during the same quarter of 2010.

Net loss for the division was $6 million during the first quarter, narrowing from a $9 million loss in the first fiscal quarter of 2010 and a $15 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2010. 

October 26, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it is forming an “advocacy review panel”...

September 7, 2010

Quebec-based Uniboard, a manufacturer of engineered wood products, has entered into an exclusive supplier agreement...

July 23, 2007

The Seattle-based timber company has narrowed its full-year outlook after weaker first and second quarters....