Workforce development is a top priority for the forest products industry as well as for many other industries. Primary education focuses on preparing students for higher education but often fails to address...
FRA has a wide range of members from the supply chain that boast a rich history of giving back to communities where they live, work and do business. This month’s FRA member spotlight, Superior Hardwoods in Ohio, is one such example.
For a mill, some of the most important relationships are with the people that supply wood to the facility. As more than one mill has proven, it is very hard to run when you don’t have raw materials to operate. For suppliers, mills are the customer.
Much of the controversy over the listing of the northern spotted owl has subsided, but the memory of what took place and the impact of the listing on many rural communities in the Pacific Northwest remains.