Brewco Incorporated Acquires Timberland Machinery

Brewco Incorporated announces the acquisition of the Big Jake Scragg assets from Timberland Machinery Incorporated, located in West Plains, Missouri Mike Goldston, president of Brewco commented, “We are excited about this great opportunity to acquire Timberland Machinery’s Big Jake Scragg. Timberland produces the best scragg system on the market, and this adds a solid product…

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NWPCA Becomes First "Gold-Level" Member of VT's CPULD

Pallet Foundation Commits to Research   September 16, 2015: A beautiful fall day greeted NWPCA staff as they met with Virginia Tech leadership to finalize and celebrate NWPCA’s membership in the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design (CPULD) and our direct support of four undergraduate student scholarships. The students will spend their fall conducting…

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Hurricane Season is Here, How to Prepare

From the Small Business Administration (SBA) Hurricane Season is Here, “How to Prepare Your Business” The Small Business Administration provides information to small businesses on how to recover financially from a hurricane disaster, such as with a disaster loan. To determine if you are eligible for assistance in a declared disaster area or if you…

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Hardwood Checkoff

September 15, 2015: The most recent Public Comment period for the proposed USDA “Hardwood Lumber and Hardwood Plywood Promotion, Research, and Information Order” also known as the “Hardwood Checkoff” ended on September 9, 2015 with over 1,300 comments from industry, associations, individuals, and businesses. The proposed changes would result in funding being cut from an…

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NWPCA-RTA Submit Joint Comments on Checkoff

NWPCA AND THE RAILWAY TIE ASSOCIATION SUBMIT JOINT COMMENTS FOR HARDWOOD LUMBER AND HARDWOOD PLYWOOD CHECK-OFF PROGRAM The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association and the Railway Tie Association (RTA) have submitted a coordinated response to the USDA Hardwood Checkoff Program Revisions and Proposed Referendum.  “NWPCA and RTA appreciate the consideration given to our previous…

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