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Canadian Manufacturing Up in December

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in December 2020 were $3.65 billion (CAD), increasing 8.3% from November and leaping 48.1% from the comparable month in 2019. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.0 billion, rising 1.3% from November but 5.0% lower than December 2019. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries rose 0.9% from November

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Canadian Housing Starts Jump in January

The monthly standalone seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of Canadian housing starts in January was 282,428 units, up 23.1% from December 2020. The SAAR of urban starts increased 27.7% to 266,877 in January. Multiple urban starts rose 24.1% to 193,328 and single-family levels soared 38.1% to 73,549 from December. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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Social Media Influencer Promotes Composite Panels and Decorative Surfaces

CPA has partnered with blogger and DIY enthusiast Jennifer Flores of Rambling Renovators to create an Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and blog post sharing first-hand experiences working with composite panels and decorative surfaces. Social media influencers are an important tool to supplement or compliment traditional product market promotion. Influencers have the benefit of being an independent

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CPA Publishes Safety Spotlight for February

CPA’s Safety Spotlight highlights examples, throughout the year, of member safety challenges and the new or novel corrective actions used to remedy the situation to make the workplace even safer. This month’s Safety Spotlight focuses on a near miss dust bin loader incident submitted by Roseburg. All members operating a manufacturing facility in North America

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Rosengarth Appointed President & CEO of Collins

Collins, Wilsonville, OR, announced that TJ Rosengarth has been named President and CEO effective February 15, 2021. TJ, succeeds Eric Schooler, and has an extensive background in the wood products industry with Willamette Industries, Weyerhaeuser, Flakeboard/Arauco and most recently Northwest Hardwoods. TJ served as a past chairman of CPA in 2006. See Collins

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Canadian Manufacturing Up in December

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in December 2020 were $3.65 billion (CAD), increasing 8.3% from November and leaping 48.1% from the comparable month in 2019. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.0 billion, rising 1.3% from November but 5.0% lower than December 2019. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries rose 0.9% from November

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Canadian Housing Starts Jump in January

The monthly standalone seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of Canadian housing starts in January was 282,428 units, up 23.1% from December 2020. The SAAR of urban starts increased 27.7% to 266,877 in January. Multiple urban starts rose 24.1% to 193,328 and single-family levels soared 38.1% to 73,549 from December. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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Social Media Influencer Promotes Composite Panels and Decorative Surfaces

CPA has partnered with blogger and DIY enthusiast Jennifer Flores of Rambling Renovators to create an Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and blog post sharing first-hand experiences working with composite panels and decorative surfaces. Social media influencers are an important tool to supplement or compliment traditional product market promotion. Influencers have the benefit of being an independent

Read More »

CPA Publishes Safety Spotlight for February

CPA’s Safety Spotlight highlights examples, throughout the year, of member safety challenges and the new or novel corrective actions used to remedy the situation to make the workplace even safer. This month’s Safety Spotlight focuses on a near miss dust bin loader incident submitted by Roseburg. All members operating a manufacturing facility in North America

Read More »

Rosengarth Appointed President & CEO of Collins

Collins, Wilsonville, OR, announced that TJ Rosengarth has been named President and CEO effective February 15, 2021. TJ, succeeds Eric Schooler, and has an extensive background in the wood products industry with Willamette Industries, Weyerhaeuser, Flakeboard/Arauco and most recently Northwest Hardwoods. TJ served as a past chairman of CPA in 2006. See Collins

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