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Category: American Hardwood Export Council

Grown In Seconds, A New Website Launched By AHEC, Demonstrates Sustainability of American Timber

To illustrate the sustainability of American hardwoods, a new interactive platform: Grown in Seconds , has been launched by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) to show how swiftly wood used for a variety of projects regrows naturally in American forests. Supported by environmental consultants ThinkStep .  AHEC aims to promote a better understanding of the true environmental benefits of using American hardwoods in design and manufacture. The new platform, Grown in Seconds, uses... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | 0 comments
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AHEC Announces Plans for 2016

Plans by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) are now in place for the whole Asian region. The U.S. hardwood industry and the U.S. Department of Agriculture believe that the consumption of American hardwoods in Asia can be further increased by continuing to develop market promotion and related activities over the next few years. Their long term goal is to raise the profile of hardwoods from the vast sustainably managed forests of the USA among overseas manufacturers of furniture,... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 0 comments
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American walnut brings a touch of class to Swiss private clinic’s main lobby

The American Hardwood Export Commission (AHEC) - January 27, 2015 - The Daler Hospital is a private surgical and maternity clinic located at the heart of the historic city of Freiburg, Switzerland, with a rich medieval heritage. The hospital sits on a wooded slope on one of the city’s many hillsides. This private clinic was founded in 1917 at the request of a local banker and devout Protestant, Jules Daler. In his will he bequeathed the best part of his estate to creating a private foundation... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 0 comments
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