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Happy Fall to All!

“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.”   - Jim Bishop

Author: Paige Greene
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Millwood Sponsors Family at the Fair

When nine year-old Kendall Pikor came to Millwood with her three older brothers on August 1, she was a little nervous. They would be presenting their projects for 4H in the hope that Millwood would sponsor them. Her 11 year-old brothers Cooper, Parker and Sutton had all been in 4H before her, but this was her first year participating. 

Author: Paige Greene
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Hurricane Harvey Wreaks Havoc on Film Industry

Hurricane Harvey, the first category 4 hurricane to make landfall in Texas since 1961, has   delivered a devestating blow to the people, infrastructure and economic marketplace of the greater Houston area. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this disaster.
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Start the School Year Right: Move in Safely!

To many, the end of August means a new school year, a new schedule and, often, a new dorm room. While these changes are exciting, to some they can be dangerous. The sweltering heat various regions face can create many health problems, while the weight of moving boxes can often lead to neck, back and shoulder injuries. 

Author: Paige Greene
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Author: Paige Greene
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ISPM 15 Heat Treatment Review

Recently a Wisconsin pallet shop site manager was fined $25,000, put on 2 years probation, and made to pay $18,000 in restitution to customers for fraudulently using a heat treatment stamp. To some people there may be grey areas in the use of the stamp, especially when considering used pallets. However, a review of the regulations should remove any doubt.

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Guest Blog: Ralph Rupert on Softwood Market Analysis

Recent charges by the US Softwood Lumber Coalition that Canada unfairly subsidizes the Canadian softwood industry has led to a preliminary ruling by the US Department of Commerce. 

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Millwood Customer Serves as Example in Corporate Responsibility

Millwood often talks about our pillars and how they serve as a foundation for our business, but we are hardly the only company that feels a sense of responsibility in helping our communities. Corporate responsibility has only grown in popularity, due in part to the influx of millennials in the workforce who list it as one of the most important factors when working for a company.

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Did You Know? Nominal vs Actual Lumber Sizes

Last month, Home Depot and Menards found themselves in class action lawsuits, each from the same legal office in Chicago. Their crime?

Author: Paige Greene
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Author: Paige Greene
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