HUD Aligns Manufactured Housing Standards With EPA TSCA Title VI

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced that the alignment of the manufactured housing standard with TSCA will result in the removal of some requirements currently mandated by HUD that were not addressed by EPA.

EPA has confirmed that formaldehyde risk will be evaluated under TSCA, not IRIS, and that formaldehyde will be regulated directly under TSCA. Work on the IRIS assessment has been ongoing for nearly a decade.

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Bernie Nadler: Trusted Friend To Our Industry

Bernie Nadler, former president and long-time employee of Centre Lumber and Plywood in New York, has recently passed away. He was widely known as an ethical, highly respected distributor and friend of the decorative hardwood industry.

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Timber Products Appoints Gennarelli VP Of Transportation

Timber Products announced that Tom Gennarelli has been appointed vice president of trucking and transportation. He will join the company's leadership team on April 22.

 

Resource:

Timber Products: New Leadership: Tom Gennarelli as VP of TP Trucking and Transportation

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DHA® eNews - U.S. Imports Of Hardwood Plywood Fall

Decorative Hardwoods Association® (formerly HPVA) eNews Volume XII, Issue VII: U.S. Cabinet Industry Files Case Against China | U.S. Read More

U.S. Lumber Exports To China Shrink As U.S. Hardwood Exports Hit Record In Southeast Asia

U.S. hardwood exports to China were $1.893 billion last year, a decline of 10.4%, as U.S. hardwood exports to Southeast Asia reached a new record, growing by 9.6% to $363.8 million.

 

Resource:

AHEC Market Report - March 2019 (PDF)

 

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