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Ohio’s Oldest Woodworker Enriches Local Community

91-year-old Martin Lewis Meuser has turned his retirement years into his busiest period, working hard on his woodworking projects. The Columbus native has built up his woodworking skills over the years. From humble beginnings trying to clumsily fashion a pair of bookends in middle school to carving and planing complex furniture, Meuser has used his Read the full article

CD&R Set To Acquire Ply Gem Holdings Inc. and Atrium Windows & Doors Later This Year

Recently Ply Gem Holdings Inc. and Atrium Windows & Doors, two huge companies in the woodworking industry, were bought out by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. The deal between the private equity firm and the two companies is set to be finalized by the summer of 2018. Clayton, Dubilier, & Rice for a total just over Read the full article

Four US Plywood Leaders Accuse China of Not Following Antidumping Duties

Commonwealth Plywood Inc., Timber Products Co., States Industries, Inc., and Columbia Forest Products – four of the leaders in hardwood plywood production within the United States – have come together recently to file a petition to the Department of Commerce. According to the four companies, Chinese plywood manufacturers have been knowingly in violation of the Read the full article

Easy Ways To Turn Old Wood Into Something Useful And Appealing In The Home

Do you have old wood just lying around your home, shed or storage area? Maybe you work in a place that has a lot of old pallets or know somebody that has a warehouse full of old wooden materials. If any of these apply to you, then you can put that old wood and pallets Read the full article

Anthony Petrello: Top American CEO

Anthony Petrello leads a top oil and natural gas drilling company called Nabors industries. However, despite being in the top league of the best CEOs in the United States, Anthony Petrello has had a unique journey to success. He was brought in a very humble background the success he has so far had purely been Read the full article

Japanese Company Plans World’s Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for 2041

In less than 30 years, Tokyo’s skyline will include the planet’s tallest wooden building. Japan’s Sumitomo Forestry Co. is looking to construct a 350 meter, 70-floor structure to celebrate its 350th anniversary in 2041. Japan’s government has long promoted the benefits of wooden structures, going so far as to pass legislation in 2010 that required Read the full article

OSI Group: A Superior Multibillion Global Food Processor

OSI Group, a leading global food provider, is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois with manufacturing facilities in 17 countries spread across North America, Asia-Pacific, and Eastern and Western Europe. It is modest beginning in 1909 as a local meat market in Oak Park, Illinois witnessed immense growth, and within a decade operations as a wholesale meat Read the full article

Steve Killgore Named CEO of Timber Products Co.

Starting February 20, Steve Killgore will officially take over as chief executive officer of the 100 year old Timber Products Co. This decision was made by the company’s board of directors, breaking with tradition of appointing CEOs within the company owner’s family, who will continue to have ownership of the company and work with Killgore, Read the full article


Daniel Taub has been and still serves as an Israeli diplomat. The man who was born in Great Britain in 1962 also works as a writer and an international lawyer as well. He worked for four years, between 2011 and 2015, as an ambassador for the United Kingdom. Today, Daniel works at the Yad Hanadiv Read the full article

According to Drew Madden Opportunities Exist for Improving Healthcare Data in the Industry

Healthcare has changed significantly over the last few centuries. When considering the fact that in 1900 the average life expectancy for a U.S. citizen was 47 years of age, it’s easy to come to a conclusion that healthcare was not as dominant back then. In fact, there were more people dying due to wars then Read the full article