CalPlant Begins Liquidation

CalPlant, Willows, Ca., has opted to initiate an orderly liquidation of its assets under bankruptcy protection. The company manufactures the world’s first no-added-formaldehyde, rice straw-based medium density fiberboard, Eureka MDF.

Pursuant to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, all employees were issued 60-day WARN notices in mid-May and were notified of the impending closure of the company. During that period, CalPlant is focusing on selling its assets, in whole or in parts.

Logan Carrying Black Label Hardwoods

Logan Lumber Co., Tampa, Fl., is now distributing Tropical Forest Products’ Black Label brand of tropical hardwoods.

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Dually modified wood manufacturer Kebony has added a 1”x8” cladding profile for its recently developed Click-In Cladding System.

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SST’s Deck Planner Software Teams with MOSO Bamboo

Structural connector producer Simpson Strong-Tie and bamboo building products manufacturer MOSO North America have partnered on products and software to enable customers to design their deck projects with Simpson Strong-Tie Deck Planner Software.

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