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The largest cost component when manufacturing wood pulp is the cost of wood fiber. In the 1Q/09, this cost was 53% of the total production cost worldwide. Both the relative and nominal cost of wood have declined the past year; wood fiber costs in the 2Q/09 were at their lowest levels in over two years, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. - August 14, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Independent paper puts PCI in perspective with a time- and budget-saving approach to executing an integrated compliance program. - July 22, 2009 - Truth to Power, LLC
Wood prices in Sweden and Finland fell faster than the global average price the past year as a result of reduced operating rates for pulp mills in those two countries. Despite this precipitous drop in wood cost (more than 30%), the Nordic region still has one of the highest wood fiber costs in the world, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. - July 14, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
In 2008, US pulp companies started to take advantage of a loophole in the US tax law, which will result in an influx of billions of dollars to a struggling industry. As a consequence, prices for wood chips and pulpwood in the US have not fallen as much as they would have without the subsidy, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review - July 09, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Presented by Go-Kustom Rekords & Films is the first ever Hot Rod and Monster Film Festival to be held at 911 Media Arts in Seattle, Washington, July 18th & 19th, 2009. Additional sponsors include Ol Skool Rodz , Car Kulture Deluxe, The Pin-Up Angels and The Rat Bastards Car Club. - July 02, 2009 - Go-Kustom Rekords & Films
Softwood lumber markets have continued to weaken and as a result, demand for sawlogs has fallen worldwide and the Global Conifer Sawlog Price in the 1Q/2009 was down 26 percent from a year ago, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. - June 30, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
The Hunger Site celebrates its tenth anniversary beginning in June 2009. Since its inception as the world’s first “Click to Give” website, millions of people have clicked on the yellow button at or shopped at The Hunger Site’s store. The result has been phenomenal,... - June 17, 2009 - GreaterGood
TOCICO recognizes the Boeing Satellite Development Center for its demonstrated longevity in the successful use of TOC tools and significant contribution to the TOC community. - June 06, 2009 - TOCICO
Increased supply of wood from Eucalyptus plantations in Chile has made it possible to both expand the domestic consumption of pulpwood and increased wood chips exports the past three years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly - June 05, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
The expanding wood pellet industry in Europe is increasingly relying on pulpwood and wood chips for its raw-material needs, as the supply of lower-cost sawdust cannot meet the fast rise in demand for wood fiber. The biomass sector is now competing with both the wood-based panel manufacturers and pulpmills for wood residues and logs, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. - June 03, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Wood costs, the largest cost component when producing wood pulp, have fallen substantially in all regions of the world the past nine months. The biggest reductions have occurred in western North America, Oceania, Latin America and the Nordic countries, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. - May 29, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Importation of logs to Japan has declined for four consecutive years and was in 2008, 34 percent lower than the previous year and 50 percent lower than in 2004, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Practically the entire decline from 2007 has been that of Russian shipments and the US has now become the leading supplier of logs to Japan. - May 24, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Multi-award-winning independent feature film "Perfect Sport" out now on DVD. - May 19, 2009 - Perfect Sport LLC
MarketingExperiments’ Certification course to be held in Seattle, June 4, will train marketers in proven techniques. - May 19, 2009 - MarketingExperiments
Free research resource offers practical, experience-based advice for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of PCI compliance and information security programs. - May 19, 2009 - Truth to Power, LLC
Finland imported 24 percent fewer logs from Russia in the 4Q/08 as compared to the same quarter in 2007. With the uncertainty surrounding the log export taxes and timber market conditions in Russia, it is likely that the Finnish forest industry will rely less on Russian timber in the future, reports Wood Resource Quarterly. - April 29, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Hot Rod Girls Save The World Writer & Director, D.A. Sebasstian and Go-Kustom Films are now officially in pre-production for their next Lo-Fi Hot Rod Epic - Rat Rod Rockers! set for an early 2010 release. - April 05, 2009 - Go-Kustom Rekords & Films
Vietnam is now one of the most important suppliers of plantation Eucalyptus and Acacia wood chips to the pulp industry in both Japan and China. The country has expanded shipments gradually over the past six years and is now the world’s fourth largest hardwood chip exporter, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. - April 03, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Many Canadian pulpmills ran at operating rates of less than 70 percent in the 1Q/09. As a result, wood chip prices fell in most provinces with the biggest declines occurring in British Columbia and Alberta. The western provinces had the lowest wood chip prices in North America in the 1Q, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. - April 02, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
‘When The Dog Bites’ by Seattle Attorney Chris Davis Helps People Understand the Legal Process for Dog Bite Cases. - March 31, 2009 - Sprouts
Sawlog prices in China declined for the first time in three years in the 4Q/08 because of reduced demand for lumber, panels and paper products both domestically and from export markets, reports Wood Resource Quarterly. - March 26, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Favorable timber growing conditions, a good business climate and a stable political environment has attracted a number of European forest companies to invest in Uruguay the past few years. The establishment of fast-growing Eucalyptus and pine plantations could eventually support two or three new pulpmills, according to the WRQ. - March 12, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
Wood pellet prices in Europe has trended upward the past six years reaching record levels in the 4Q/08 as demand stays strong, reports Wood Resource Quarterly. - March 08, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
The WRQ Global Average Wood Fiber Price Indices recorded their sharpest quarterly decline since their inception in 1988, as wood fiber consumption by struggling pulp and paper industries decreased worldwide in the 4Q/08. - March 04, 2009 - Wood Resources International LLC
March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness of the increasing impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls and encourages them to take action. Governor of Washington, Christine O. Greagoire, signed a proclamation on February 17, 2009 to proclaim March 10 as a day for citizens to join her in this special observance. A special event is scheduled on March 10th at the Theatre on the Square, 901 Broadway, Tacoma,WA. - March 03, 2009 - Brown Tones Productions
Erudite Inc., an emerging leader in cargo security technology, today announces the acquisition of SALCsecure LLC, an acknowledged leader in providing intelligent software solution for supply chain security and counter-terrorism. “The addition of SALCsecure’s software expertise to the Erudite... - February 18, 2009 - Erudite Inc
SlideME, an industry pioneer in Android application content delivery, has announced support for mobile payments through its SlideME Marketplace. With the release of SAM 2.3, the SlideME Application Manager, developers from any country can sell their Android applications directly to users worldwide via... - February 11, 2009 - SlideME LLC
Get loads of garden information and inspiration at the Tacoma Home & Garden Show. When you’re ready for a break, visit Olympic Landscape’s Simply Elegant display to find refuge from the hustle and bustle of the showroom floor. - January 25, 2009 - Olympic Landscape and Irrigation
Free Search Engine Advertising Analysis Software Exposes Hidden Google Adwords Pay Per Click (PPC) Advertising Revenue and Cost Savings Opportunities for Search Engine Marketers (SEM). - January 08, 2009 - Logic361
Engineered Software has taken another prodigious leap forward by appointing new leadership and naming Michael Blondin as the new chief operating officer, and Christy Bermensolo as the new vice president of engineering. Former Vice President of Engineering, Ray Hardee, P.E., will now be operating solely as the chief executive officer for Engineered Software. Both moves are effective immediately. - January 07, 2009 - Engineered Software, Inc.
In response to the need for tutoring within the K-12 community in Snohomish and Northern King Counties, Personal Best Educational Services, LLC (Monroe, WA) has added new staff and expanded the available tutoring appointments. "Our client base has grown tremendously since we opened our doors in... - January 02, 2009 - Personal Best Educational Services, LLC
Source: Wishy, Inc Who: Wishy, Inc. What: Santa Grants Soldier Wishes From Iraq Where: Contact Media Liaison: Kendra Breyer,, 206-369-9124 Press Room and Video Footage at: Santa Grants Soldiers Wishes From Iraq Social... - December 17, 2008 - Wishy, Inc.
North American Seminars, Inc. has donated over $60,000 in cancer related medical supplies to patients across the U.S. In December 2008, North American Seminars expanded its Community Outreach Program. - December 11, 2008 - North American Seminars
Who: Wishy, Inc. What: Soldier Wish & EMOM Partner to Grant Soldier Wishes Where: & Contact Media Liaison: Kendra Breyer,, 206-369-9124 Press Room and Video Footage at: Soldier Wishes... - December 11, 2008 - Wishy, Inc.
Bettye Johnson creates an avenue for people to contribute to a shift in awareness in the world and invites people to join her in becoming Shift-Changers. - December 05, 2008 - Bettye Johnson
Recent creative collaboration moves singer/songwriter Francis Dunnery to embark upon ambitious progressive rock CD and film project. - November 23, 2008 - Flying Spot Entertainment
Seattle Attorney Chris Davis’ New Book, ‘Little Kids, Big Accidents,’ Helps Parents Understand the Settlement & Legal Process Involving Injured Children - November 19, 2008 - Sprouts
The Russian timber market has gone through a roller coaster ride the past year, with log costs reaching record highs in the 4Q of last year and then falling to two-year lows in the 3Q/08. Topping off the dramatic events was the announcement by PM Putin last week that the long-awaited log export tax, which would practically cease log exports in January, will be postponed for 9-12 months. - November 18, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
Social Shopping Company Wishy announces today that it closed an initial funding round from 7th Rig, an angel investment group located in California with a successful track record of working with companies across a variety of high growth industries. - November 17, 2008 - Wishy, Inc.
This long awaited hot rod sci-fi horror comedy, Hot Rod Girls Save The World, written and directed by Kill Switch... Klick front man D.A. Sebasstian, has started screening in the Northwest area of the U.S. This film features the performing talents of many Seattle bands and musicians in what Go-Kustom Films is calling a “Musician Made Movie.” - November 07, 2008 - Go-Kustom Rekords & Films
The list of the world's best racehorses for 2008 has been published by The twelve leading thoroughbred race horses have been ranked according to their performances in races around the globe for the current year. - October 31, 2008 - Race Horse Owner
National Nightly Radio talk show dealing with addiction and recovery celebrates its third anniversary with a lineup of nationally known guests. - October 23, 2008 - Recovery Coast to Coast
Wishy, Inc. announces that it has created the Soldier Wish Campaign, a nonprofit initiative that will enable everyday Americans to grant some of our soldier’s wishes this holiday season. - October 06, 2008 - Wishy, Inc.
Wishy, Inc. Appoints Mr. Federico Pacquing as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. - October 02, 2008 - Wishy, Inc.
IndieFlix Inc. is proud to announce that they will be distributing their users content through several third party outlets. The third parties include ITunes, Joost, Hulu, Amazon VOD, Netflix and VUDU. - September 19, 2008 - IndieFlix Inc.
Wood fiber costs, the major cost component when producing wood pulp, increased in practically all major pulp-producing regions around the world in the 2Q/08, according to the market report Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). This was both a result of a continued weakening of the US dollar against most major currencies and because of higher transport costs for both pulpwood and wood chips. - August 23, 2008 - Wood Resources International LLC
Flying Spot Entertainment and Aquarian Nation announce the west coast appearance of The Francis Dunnery Band at the fabulous Triple Door on Saturday November 8th 2008. The filmed event will be released on DVD in early 2009. - August 01, 2008 - Flying Spot Entertainment
The international horse racing portal, Race Horse Owner, now features the top race tracks around the globe providing users with crucial information about these famous race courses ranging from the available facilities to contact details. - July 24, 2008 - Race Horse Owner
Heartwarming Care took home Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's 2008 Spotlight! On Business Award in the minority business category. - June 26, 2008 - Heartwarming Care
Anne Frank’s only living direct relative, Buddy Elias, speaks exclusively with’s Allison Kugel about his famous cousin and the Anne Frank-Fonds in Switzerland. - May 07, 2008 -
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