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West Virginia Lumber Industry Rebounding- Expands to Chinese Markets

Andrew Brown-West Virginia Gazette- June 28, 2015---The trees that cover the Mountain State and attract visitors with their colorful visuals in the fall are becoming a sought after commodity again. Spurred on by the recovering housing market in the United States and new export opportunities in foreign countries, West Virginia’s lumber and wood-products industries are starting to recover from a six-year slump. In the past three years, employment and output from sawmills and other... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, June 29, 2015 | 0 comments
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Regarding The Check Off

The following comment was submitted by Rhonda Kendrick from Kendrick Forest Products: Well I guess congratulations are in order to individuals representing the following companies: Steering Committee Jim Howard (Co-Chairman), Atlanta Hardwood Corporation Ted Rossi (Co-Chairman), Rossi Lumber Chris Bingaman, Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc. Bill Buchanan, Buchanan Hardwoods Ron Cozean – Taylor Lumber John Crites, Allegheny Wood Products Don Finkell Jamey French, Northland Forest Products,... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, June 15, 2015 | 0 comments
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Children’s Book Grows Into Tree After Being Read

In March 2015, Pequeño Editor, a small children’s book publishing company in Argentina, launched a new initiative to educate children that paper comes from trees. With 1500 new titles published in Argentina each year, as well as 6 million copies per month and more than 45 million pages per day, paper is an essential part of our culture and education. In order to teach children the importance of trees and everything they provide to the earth, Pequeño Editor partnered with FCB Buenos Aires to... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 2 comments
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