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IMA/Schelling shows panel saws, automated edgebanding at IWF 2016

Throughout the duration of IWF, companies visited the IMA/Schelling America booth to view live demonstrations of the company's new automated edgebanding series, Novimat Compact R3

Combustible dust cited by OSHA in Wayne Lumber repeat violations

Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc. faces $214,633 in fines for not correcting worker safety violations cited by the OSHA two yeas ago. The occupational safety agency listed lockout-tagout practices, and not exhausting combustible sawdust and shavings among the repeat violations.

Proposed changes to federal estate tax regulations

Proposed changes to federal estate tax regulations could have a significant, negative impact on small and medium businesses, including hardwood lumber businesses, according to the Hardwood Federation.

Steps Towards a Sustainable Future

A number of brands in the US textiles industry are taking a step further towards sustainable future, with companies like Velcro and Auburn Manufacturing implementing business-changing initiatives to broaden their environmental responsibilities.

Ashley Furniture employees receive federal help

Congressional representatives believe a significant portion of production at the soon-to-close Colton, CA facility is being outsourced to Vietnam- contributing to Ashley's decision to close the plant, and laying off 840 workers. That has allowed the employees to get federal help.

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