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Overcoming Supply Chain Issues

Supply chain issues have been acute for many industries recently, and the wood products sector is no exception. Inventories...

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What is Biochar and what are its Benefits?

Biochar is the solid, carbon-rich coproduct produced when biomass is converted to energy in an oxygen-controlled environment. Biochar production,...

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Freres Lumber Reduces Carbon Footprint with Biochar

Last month, Freres Lumber joined the Puro.EARTH marketplace -- an online, international marketplace that helps companies reduce or eliminate...

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Freres Lumber Robotic Spreader Line Installed

May 6, 2021 — A few years ago, we modified our spreader line to receive sheets from a vacuum...

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Tips and Tricks for Nesting Mass Ply Lams Effectively

What is a Mass Ply Lam (MPL)? Mass Ply Panels can take many forms depending on the end use and...

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Complex Parts for the CNC

April 1, 2021 — We take our time when nesting complex parts for the CNC (Computer Numeric Control) machine.

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CNC Nesting Considerations

When nesting all items to be cut they must be set in an Mass Ply billet of material that...

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Double-T to a Tee

What is a Double-T Beam? Maybe you have seen these types of beams before. “I-shapes,” “box sections,” and many...

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