Archives for March 2011

Talon Millwork, Beamsville, Ont.

Done right, every time If you’re an architectural millworker, this has already happened to you. You got underbid on an important job — a school, a clinic or an office — only to be called months later because your competitor has not completed the job as agreed. Plywood has been replaced with particle board, agreed-upon […]

What’s going on at the Border?

By Dennis Furlan On February 4, 2011, Prime Minister Stephen Harper travelled to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Barack Obama. Together, they issued a joint declaration titled: Beyond the Border: a shared vision for perimeter security and economic effectiveness. Although in essence it’s only a roadmap for future negotiations, the issue has been in […]

Wood Industry attacked

As most of you are aware, last year a small group of suppliers to the industry succeeded in killing Canada’s wood-industry trade show in Quebec, SIBO 2010. This effort was resisted at the time by Wood Industry magazine, trying to preserve our national shows. Now they are coming after Wood Industry. This is in no […]

Opinions and optimism

Wood Industry’s reader survey: Canadian manufacturers weight in This should surprise nobody, but most of you prefer that your magazines give you what you want, and not what the advertisers want. In fact, 64 percent of you either agree or strongly agree with the statement, “I prefer reader-focused magazines to advertiser-focused magazines.” An additional 31 […]