Furniture transportation conference announced

Brooklyn, Mich.-based International Furniture Transportation and Logistics Council (IFTLC) will hold its annual conference on May 10th through 13th at the Lago Mar Resort...

Conifex fined $75,000 by WorkSafeBC

Conifex Timber Inc. of Vancouver, B.C., has been fined $75,000 by WorkSafeBC for three safety infractions in its pellet mill in Fort St. James,...

One-person abodes most common by 2036

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has updated its long-term household growth projections to reflect Statistics Canada’s latest population projections and data on...

Building permits rise 15.5 percent in February

Canadian municipalities issued building permits worth $7.4 billion in February, up 15.5% from January. This growth followed a 9.5% decline the previous month, according to...

Perry Boyett appointed Alphacam sales director

Vero Software has announced that Perry Boyett, an existing member of its Alphacam team, has been appointed Alphacam director of sales & services –...

CabParts president and ceo retires

After 31 years of leadership, William (Bill) Love has stepped down as president and ceo of Grand Junction, Colo.-based CabParts, Inc. In that time, Love transformed...

HMA officers, board elected for 2016

The board of directors of the Hardwood Manufacturers Association (HMA) elected Richard Wilkerson, Anderson-Tully Company, Vicksburg, Miss., president of the HMA at its National...

Peter Kennedy joins King Canada as new VP

Montreal, Que.-based King Canada has announced the appointment of Peter Kennedy as vice president. Kennedy joins King after 16 years with Canadian machinery importer, General International....

Sherwin-Williams to acquire Valspar

The Sherwin-Williams Company and The Valspar Corporation have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sherwin-Williams will acquire Valspar for...

Tariff tool helps exporters calculate TPP benefits

With the launch of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Tariff Tool in 2011, the U.S. International Trade Administration (ITA) created a free, online mechanism...