New BBB guidelines on native advertising

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of the United States and Canada was founded in 1912 on a foundation of truth in advertising. A century...

Managing risk

Some people don’t like change. But when it comes to safety and risk management in your business, changing your ways can be critical to...

Filling the skills gap

A unique program  gives hope to industry, and spirit Dean Mattson is director of the cabinet-making program at North Salem High School in Salem, Ore....

What is your relevant humidity?

It is March of 2002. The place is a dock in New Delhi, India, where a container of high-end, Canadian-manufactured kitchen cabinets has been...

Thinking outside the box

Finding new ways to close the skills gap How many times have we heard there is a skills shortage in the wood industry? There is...

Modular design

Simplify, standardize, think modular -- For greater product diversity, better margins and new markets The words modular design, and platform-based product development, frequently appear in...

U.S. District Court, industry, back formaldehyde emission standards

Remarkable cooperation After years of industry associations cooperating with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on formaldehyde emission standards, a recent position reversal by the...

Export: Go big or go home

According to Wood Industry’s November 2014 survey, 79 percent of Canadian respondents expect revenue growth this year — a figure that approximates a similar...

Software start-ups provide logistics options

Cabinet and furniture manufacturers all want their products and components delivered or received a timely manner. Addressing these challenges nowadays are a complex web...

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,...