Speaker Eric Lynn gives an in-depth analysis of investment strategies and market dynamics. Lynn delved into the concept that 'Cash is not King,' explaining the pitfalls of sitting on cash and not investing it. Lynn also discusses the global investment landscape. He provides historical data to show how market dominance shifts over time, underscoring the behavioral aspects of investing, specifically during market downturns.
American Hardwood Export Council Executive Director Mike Snow discusses the European Union’s Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), certification systems, and the overall environment for U.S. hardwood exports. Guest speakers include Phil Guillery, Rupert Oliver, and the AHEC global directors.
Hear from designers, educators, and trend influencers on the need to market and show hardwood, as well as the trends that will impact the hardwood industry. Panelists include:
- Sally Augustin, PhD, Principal at Design With Science
- Kenn Busch, Founder of Material Intelligence LLC and Climate Positive NOW
- Mark Harms, Global Marketing Director at Sherwin Williams
This session features a panel discussion of hardwood consumption trends and their impacts on the hardwood manufacturing process. Topics discussed include standardization of frame/dimension and pallet stock, upticks in urban wood usage, rustic grades, and changes in the standard for the NHLA Facility Grade Certification Program. Panel Speakers included:
- Jason Horton, Hardwood Lumber Buyer for Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.
- Michael Born, Co-Founder of Urban Wood Economy
- Dana Spessert, NHLA Chief Inspector
This was one of the most popular Education Sessions at the 2023 NHLA Annual Convention. Garner Robinson, CEO of Robinson Lumber Company, moderated a panel discussing how customer expectations, market dynamics, and technology are transforming dramatically. This education session features panelists who have embraced technology. Learn about their initiatives, challenges, and successes. Panelists include:
- Susan Coulombe, General Manager of JD Irving Limited
- John Green, Operations Engineer with Middle Tennessee
- Jon Syre, CEO, and Rick Barrett, Sales Manager of Cascade Hardwood LLC.
Drying Hardwood Lumber (USDA)
By Joseph Denig, Eugene M. Wengert and William T. Simpson
Focuses on common methods for drying lumber of different thickness, with minimal drying defects,
for high quality applications.
Grading Rules Standard Chart
Vinyl wall chart is a quick reference guide for the NHLA standard grades. Measuring approximately 40 W x 24.5 H
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In honor of the National Hardwood Lumber Association's 125th Anniversary, we are offering a limited number of retro logo trucker hats. Get 'em while they last.
Holds up to 15 cards and a money clip on the back. Product Size: 1/4″ W x 3 3/8″ L x 2 1/8″ H
The 2023 edition of the NHLA Rules for the Measurement & Inspection of Hardwood & Cypress
Effective January 1, 2023.
The 2023 French edition of the NHLA Rules for the Measurement & Inspection of Hardwood & Cypress
Effective January 1, 2023.
Sawing, Edging and Trimming Hardwood Lumber - Putting Theory Into Practice
By Joe Denig and Gene Wengert
Lumber Grading Training Manual
This manual is designed to supplement the hands-on instruction of the 8-week course in lumber grading, taught on a vocational level, at the NHLA Inspector Training School in Memphis, TN.
The mid-term elections will take place on November 8, and the results will have a tremendous impact on Washington DC legislation and regulation for the next two years.
This is a rebroadcast of our ZOOM Webinar entitled "Advocacy 101". Our federal policy advocates from the Hardwood Federation will show us the easy steps to communicating your thoughts, ideas, and concerns to current members and candidates for federal office. Learn how to make your voice heard!!
* Webinar replays are FREE to NHLA Members. Non-members can view it for a fee.
It’s not often a revolutionary technology with the potential to change the industry this much comes along in hardwood.
Join NHLA in a discussion about the ways AI-powered CT X-ray scanning can improve the bottom line of hardwood mills far more than any other technology/scanning investment.
This webinar is perfect for hardwood producers/owners, mill managers, sawmill green end managers, QC personnel, and anyone involved in improving the financial output of the mill.
Attend this webinar and walk away with knowledge of how Grade Sawing with CT X-ray Scanning works and practical examples of the results it can produce.
NHLA would like to thank Microtec for sponsoring this webinar.
Join NHLA and Chad F. Niman for this one-hour event as we discuss desirable species, species variations and log quality requirements that make a good grade tie.
Join NHLA for a review of means and methods of controlling lumber staining at the sawmill. Abiotic and biotic staining will be discussed, as well as log and lumber handling practices. Fungal growth and its control will be reviewed and discussed.
Established in 1898, the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) is the leading international trade association representing the hardwood industry.
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