DHA® eNews - Lumber Liquidators Fined $33 Million For False Claims

Decorative Hardwoods Association® (formerly HPVA) eNews Volume XII, Issue VI: Lumber Liquidators Fined $33 Million For False Formaldehyde Claims | Atlantic Veneer Hardwood Mill Closes Veneer Slicing | Columbia Veneer Mill Likely To Reopen Soon | Read More

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Atlantic Veneer Hardwood Mill Closes Veneer Slicing

The Atlantic Veneer Corp. hardwood veneer mill in Carteret County, NC will shut down veneer slicing operations on May 14, laying off over 50 employees. Some employees may transfer to its sister facility in Newport, NC. More than 40 hardwood veneer mills have closed since 2005.

 

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Lumber Liquidators Fined $33 Million For False Formaldehyde Claims

The Department of Justice fined Lumber Liquidators $33 million for falsely claiming to the public that its products were in compliance with formaldehyde emission regulations. The basis for the lawsuit was the 60 Minutes television program that reported that Chinese flooring bought by Lumber Liquidators did not meet the emission limits set by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

 

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DHA® eNews - U.S. Imports Of Vietnamese Hardwood Plywood Surge As Their Prices Plummet

Decorative Hardwoods Association® (formerly HPVA) eNews Volume XII, Issue V: U.S. Imports Of Vietnamese Hardwood Plywood Surge As Their Prices Plummet | Kitchen Cabinet Alliance Files Suit Against China | Contrary To Government Claims, Myanmar Teak Is Illegal | Register Now For The Decorative Hardwoods Association 98th Annual Meeting
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Kitchen Cabinet Alliance Files Suit Against China

The American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance, comprised of domestic cabinet manufacturers, has filed a trade case addressing China’s manipulation and unfair trade practices at the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission. Chinese exports of kitchen cabinets into the U.S. market are up by more than 75 percent since 2015 and have injured the domestic industry.

 

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