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Category: hardwood industry

2016 NHLA Convention & Exhibit Showcase Recap

MEMPHIS, TENN. – The 2016 National Hardwood Lumber Association Annual Convention & Exhibit Showcase presented by TJT Consulting was held October 5-7 in Washington, DC.  The “global gathering of the hardwood community” took place with approximately 900 delegates in attendance, representing more than 328 companies and 18 countries solidifying the status of global hardwood community.” Opening Session During the October 6 Opening Session, NHLA president Pem... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | 0 comments
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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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Chinese Culture Tour

NHLA will host a Culture Tour of China, June 20-July 1 for NHLA member companies. If you are doing business in China or plan to in the future, pay close attention to the top 10 reasons to join NHLA on the Chinese Culture Tour of China: Chance to learn the Chinese culture Chance to travel China with Marco Chen, an expert in business relations in China Take advantage of group discounts Chance to attend 2 trade shows and network with industry professionals Minimal... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 0 comments
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Hardwood Federation Names Columbia Exec to Board of Directors

Greensboro, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 The Hardwood Federation and Columbia Forest Products announce that Jim Sitts, Appalachian Timber Manager, has been elected to the Hardwood Federation board of directors, taking the seat vacated by Brad Thompson, CEO of Columbia Forest Products, after eight years of service. Together with other leading firms in the hardwood industry, Columbia Forest Products played a key role in forming the Hardwood Federation and growing its activities... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 0 comments
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NHLA Honors Maxwell Hardwood Flooring

Earlier this year a pipe burst at the NHLA Inspector Training School in Memphis, Tennessee and ruined the majority of the school's hardwood flooring. Tommy Maxwell from Maxwell Hardwood Flooring heard the news and decided to donate all the wood needed to repair the floors. Maxwell donated several thousand dollars worth of wood as well as took responsibility for shipping and handling costs. This past week, NHLA presented Maxwell with a plaque to thank him for his recent donation at the West... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, December 22, 2014 | 1 comments
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