PETER VAN AMELSFOORT, 85th CLASS

PETER VAN AMELSFOORT, 85th CLASS

My favourite aspect of my job is the constant day to day challenges with variable products, customer needs, evolving markets, and costing and pricing.…

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Uber’s self-driving trucks are making deliveries in Arizona

Uber’s self-driving trucks are making deliveries in Arizona

Uber announced today that its self-driving trucks have been operating in Arizona for the last couple of months.…

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Michael Klingler - 116th Class

Michael Klingler - 116th Class

My favorite aspect of grading lumber was always the fact that no two boards, like people, were the same. Each board coming from a similar source was unique in its own way.…

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Tax Reform

Tax Reform

Tax ReformIt Did Happenby DANA COLE, Executive Director Hardwood Federation Legislation comprehensively revising the Internal Revenue Code, something that has not been achieved since 1986, passed…

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Alumni Spotlight - Rob McConnell 175th Class

Alumni Spotlight - Rob McConnell 175th Class

Not knowing much about the lumber industry at first, this class was the first step in helping me grasp how lumber is measured and sold. This first step has since propelled me through grading lumber, management, and currently sales and purchasing.…

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Alumni Spotlight! Where are they now?

Alumni Spotlight! Where are they now?

WHAT'S MY FONDEST INSPECTOR TRAINING SCHOOL MEMORY? It's hard to pin point the best memory because the whole experience was one of my fondest adult memories. I describe this School to others as a three-month college experience.…

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What Could Go Wrong When Transferring Ownership to Employees?

What Could Go Wrong When Transferring Ownership to Employees?

We often hear owners say they want to transfer their businesses to third-party buyers when they first encounter the concept of Exit Planning. However, we’ve observed that in many completed Exit Plans, owners actually choose to transfer their businesses to employees.…

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PART II: US First Hardwood CLT Project

PART II: US First Hardwood CLT Project

Part II of our discussion with Indiana Cross-Laminated Project lead architect, Yugon Kim.…

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First Hardwood CLT Project in U.S.

First Hardwood CLT Project in U.S.

NHLA speaks with Yugon Kim, the lead architect for the first ever United States hardwood cross laminated timber project.…

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Preparation for Succession

Preparation for Succession

Two scenarios: Leo is in his 80s. His daughter and son, both in their 60s, work in the business running critical parts of the day to day operations, but Leo comes to work every day, still owns all of…

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