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New Study Quantifies The Hardwood Industry's Contribution To The U.S. Economy

A new study shows that the U.S. hardwood forest products industry employs over 1.8 million people and contributes $348 billion to the U.S. economy. The study provides detailed economic impact data - including jobs created - by hardwood plywood and veneer mills, sawmills, flooring companies, kitchen cabinet manufacturers, and more. 
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DHA® eNews - Cabinet Firm Closes As Chinese Imports Surge

Decorative Hardwoods Association® (formerly HPVA) eNews Volume XII, Issue III: Cabinet Firm Closes As Chinese Imports Surge | China Invests In Wood Products; Vietnam's Exports Grow | On Trend: Designing With Sustainable Materials | What's Hot In Kitchen Renovations

Cabinet Firm Closes As Chinese Imports Surge - http://eepurl.com/ggEFU5

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Brian Carson Named President & CEO

Brian Carson, former president of Mohawk Industries' North American flooring division, has been appointed president and CEO of AHF Products in Lancaster, PA, the company that was created after the sale of Armstrong Flooring's wood floors business.

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On Trend: Designing With Sustainable Materials

Designers are calling for a renaissance in the use of plywood - renewable, sustainable, and beautiful as used in cars, airplanes, mass transit, and more. The latest news in high-tech: more designs that incorporate carbon-friendly wood, supporting and advancing the wood products industry and sustainable forestry.

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Forest Coverage Grows In U.S., China

Between 2005 and 2015, U.S. forests grew nearly 1.3 million acres a year, the equivalent of 2,740 football fields per day. There are 20% more trees in the U.S. today than there were on the first Earth Day celebration in 1970. China is determined to expand its forests as well, planting nearly 84 million acres of forests since 2012, bringing national forest coverage to more than 21%.

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