Lumber Articles

  • Lumber liquidators raid shows companies need to heed U.S. Lacey Act

    U.S. federal authorities recently executed search warrants at two Virginia facilities belonging to Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc., the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in the United States. Lumber Liquidators said in a press release last month that the raids were related “to the importation of certain ...

  • Lumber company expedites shipping procedures

    Pukall Lumber Company, located in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin, is a family-owned and operated wood products manufacturer. The business is two-pronged; the sawmill was founded in 1937 and later a retail building supply was added to sell lumber and other building materials to area builders. Pukall handles red and white pine logs primarily, sawing them into accurate dimension lumber for the construction ...


    By Avery Weigh-Tronix

  • Lumber yard woes

    A local lumber yard was experiencing an unusual problem of mold growing on their wood trim and molding products which were stored under cover in an unheated storage area. Investigation: The lumberyard storage area is a three sided structure such that exterior air freely infiltrates the area. The location is in an area where fog is a frequent occurrence and the lumber is subject to 100% ...


    By Healthy Air Cape Cod

  • Popularity of reclaimed materials rises in Reno-Tahoe

    It aint exactly hugging a tree. But it's pretty darn close. While solar, wind and hybrid technology typically get most of the attention for going green, using reclaimed lumber and construction materials is one green trend that tree huggers still will appreciate. And apparently, it's a trend that's growing. Scott Gillespie, principal designer for Tahoe City-based design firm Sandbox ...

  • The evolution of deconstruction

    Deconstructing, as opposed to demolishing, abandoned buildings will revitalize our cities by reducing waste, creating green jobs, providing high-quality recycled materials for new construction, and more. Neil Seldman UNDER a research grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources in l999, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) researched deconstruction as a community ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Nashville firm proves music city is also mulch city

    In the realm of wood waste processors, at first glance there could barely be a less likely candidate to make a contribution to the industry than Tony Emmanuel. Prior to his coming to the U.S. some 20 years ago, the South Africa native had neither seen nor heard of mulch. A fortunate turn of events, however, steered him toward co-ownership of what was, at the time, the by-products division of one ...


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