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The export-dependent sawmilling industry in Brazil has been cutting back production in 2007 as shipments to the US fell. With the reduced operating rates, demand for sawlogs declined and timber prices leveled off in the 4Q, according to the market report Wood Resource Quarterly. However, with the strengthening of the Brazilian Real, wood costs continued up to a record high in US dollars terms. - April 24, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
Pulpwood costs in Brazil will continue to be record high as competition increases for smaller logs between the pulp, energy and wood panel sectors. Wood costs in the 4Q/07 were almost twice the level of four years ago. - April 18, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
According to the Wood Resource Quarterly, pulpwood costs in Indonesia reached a record high in the 4Q/07 due to police clampdown on illegal logging, which limited the availability of wood fiber. - April 04, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
According to the North American Wood Fiber Review, wood chip prices have increased by over 15% in Canada the past year as a result of reduced supply of residual chips from a struggling sawmilling sector. Higher costs for wood fiber and a strengthening Canadian dollar have squeezed profits for Canadian pulp companies and many are considering cutting back production rather than spending more money on high-cost wood chips. - April 03, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
High wood costs and the prospect of reduced log supply from Russia in the coming years, forces many pulpmills in the Nordic countries to re-evaluate their wood fiber procurement strategies in 2007. Increasing wood chip imports from Latin America and North America together with higher domestic timber harvests can be expected in 2008. - April 01, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
The deteriorating housing market in the US is having an increasing impact on the wood fiber costs for the pulp industry in North America. Sawmills, which typically supply the least expensive wood fiber to pulp producers, have reduced the production by over 15% in 2007, thus tightening wood chip supply and forcing pulpmills to increase their usage of expensive roundwood chips. - March 28, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
Wood shavings manufacturer uses VIBCO DC-1600 vibrators on spreader truck to solve bridging problem and speed deliveries by 66%. - March 14, 2008 - VIBCO Vibrators
First-Shred LLC, a Texas shredding and document destruction firm, has achieved the prestigious NAID AAA Certification for Mobile shredding. This is the highest industry standard for mobile shredding companies and involves meeting extremely stringent qualifications.
First-Shred is a Texas based shredding... - February 19, 2008 - First-Shred
Pulpwood costs for Canadian pulpmills have increased by almost 20% in 12 months, according to a new report from Wood Resources International. The higher wood costs and an unfavourable exchange rate make it increasingly difficult for pulpmills in Canada to compete in the global market. - February 18, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
Wood fiber costs, the major cost component when manufacturing pulp, fell sharply in western US in 2007 as fiber supply and demand come in balance towards the end of the year. - February 15, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
The wood costs for the world's pulpmills reached a 13-year high in the 4Q/07 as many pulp producers struggled to source their mills with sufficient supply of wood fiber. - February 08, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
MY LITTLE SALESMAN has expanded its sales team to better support its advertisers’ needs. Michael Butcher and Paige Hart have joined the MLS, Inc staff in two newly created positions.
As the new Internet and Web Services Sales Representative, Michael Butcher will be helping customers evaluate and... - February 01, 2008 - MLS Inc
Wood costs account for 65-75% of the production costs when manufacturing softwood lumber. In 2007, these costs reached record levels according to the global market report the Wood Resource Quarterly. - January 25, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
WRQ Global Average Wood Fiber Price 3Q-2007:
The average global conifer wood price was up to US$103.26/odmt in the 3Q/07, which was the highest level since 1995. In US dollar terms, conifer wood fiber costs were up in practically all regions tracked by the WRQ except for the US South and US West. The... - January 19, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
Random Lengths has launched a new Web site, Random Lengths My Print at www.rlmyprint.com, designed to help subscribers quickly identify trends and tendencies in softwood lumber and panel markets by creating their own graphs and price reports using Random Lengths extensive historical prices for wood products. Subscribers have access to 1,600 prices reported weekly by Random Lengths since 1995. - January 17, 2008 - Random Lengths Publications, Inc.
Enterprise Performance Solutions (EPS), a leading provider of cost management and profitability analysis systems to the process manufacturing industry, announces the release of EPS Cost Management Suite version 2.2. The latest version of the company’s widely deployed EPS Cost Management Suite uses... - November 17, 2007 - Enterprise Performance Solutions, Inc.
Cassel Messtechnik GmbH has developed a new metal detector for the wood industry: Metal Shark OCTA. It reduces the rejection of valuable logs that do not contain metal pieces posing a potential danger to the saw. - November 14, 2007 - Cassel Messtechnik GmbH
Enterprise Performance Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of innovative cost management solutions to the process manufacturing industry, announces the successful implementation of its EPS Product Cost Management system with paper products manufacturer, Boise Cascade, L.L.C. Boise implemented EPS Product... - October 10, 2007 - Enterprise Performance Solutions, Inc.
The AR100 + CSR publication has been released to over 15,000 corporate communicators - eagerly looking for talent to produce their upcoming reports. Winners will also be featured on Black Book's website and in their Awards Show Event, a gallery-like setting – where designers, corporate decision makers will gather to view all of the winning reports. - September 27, 2007 - The Black Book Inc
Moblize, an innovator in providing real time surveillance technologies solutions to enable Smart Services for industries like oil and gas, commercial fleet, construction, power generation and mining, today announced the official release of the Megs1.5 web portal to monitor any remote fixed and mobile... - September 26, 2007 - moblize.com
Birth Announcements Cater to Eco-Luxury Market - August 25, 2007 - Fine Moments
The CXT hoist, with lifting capacities ranging from 1 to 80 tons, is the result of extensive research and development (R&D) by Konecranes in the manufacturing and process industries. Through substantial investments in R&D, global experience in virtually every industry application, and ongoing... - July 23, 2007 - Konecranes Americas
All4 Inc. (ALL4) is very excited to announce that John F. Slade will be joining ALL4 on August 1, 2007 as a Senior Consultant. For the past 13 years, John was the Chief of the Division of Permits in the Bureau of Air Quality for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP). ALL4 is an environmental consulting firm located in Kimberton, PA. - July 17, 2007 - All4 Inc.
MLS, Inc. has announced the launch of a digital edition of "My Little Salesman" Truck & Trailer Catalog. The digital edition is an exact online replica of the print version of the catalog. It furnishes interactive tools for online buyers to locate trucks and equipment, and to contact sellers. - June 25, 2007 - MLS Inc
WAB Paper Supply has announced the debut of a new paper to their line-up of reprographic printing supplies. The new “green paper” is virtually equivalent to the standard paper widely used in the large format printing industry, but creates less impact on the environment. The paper is produced... - May 31, 2007 - WAB Paper Supply
Wedding Ring Returned After Being Shipped With Party Supplies - March 14, 2007 - ShindigZ Party Supplies
Diamond Packaging of Rochester, NY today announced the introduction of Diamondessence™ combination packaging, new folding carton designs to leverage brand equity and deliver maximum impact on store shelves.
Diamond understands that packaging is branding. Innovations in structures and substrates... - October 26, 2006 - Diamond Packaging
On July 5, 2006 the U.S. implements the final phase of the international standards criterion for importing and exporting wood packaging, known as ISPM 15. This rule states that on July 5 all regulated Wood Packaging Material (WPM) entering the United States must be appropriately treated and marked under the official program. - June 28, 2006 - Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association
PSI Engineering, a leader in material handling and in-line document automation solutions, announces the launch of its newest friction feeder, the Direct In-Feeder system. - May 27, 2006 - PSI Engineering