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Category: National Hardwood Lumber Association

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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Hardwood And Music Ingrained In This City

The Commercial Appeal- Ted Evanoff- August 23, 2015- Interesting mail has arrived the past couple weeks touching on Memphians’ propensity to live in the past, the rivalry with Nashville and, yes, the National Hardwood Lumber Association. We’ll start in the woods. Asked a reader: “Why are these lumber people here anyway?” Well, I like the past so I’ll answer like this: Hardly anyone alive today remembers when a dozen sawmills roared in Memphis, traders sold off 100,000 mules a year and hardwood... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, August 24, 2015 | 0 comments
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China Has Been Good For Memphis

Ted Evanoff- The Commercial Appeal- Memphis, Tennessee- You could tune out what happened in Beijing this week as a distant storm, except Memphis is an international trade town. Thousands of Memphians make a living by handling, tracking, scheduling and hauling tons of merchandise coming in daily from China.And, suddenly and without warning, China’s government devalued the yuan. Quickly, investors punished the American stock markets, sensing a cheaper yuan would spur Chinese exports and, in turn,... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 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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