The Hardwood Forestry
Fund recently was honored
with a 2009 Arbor Day
Foundation project award
at the 37th Annual National
Arbor Day Awards banquet.
Vermont American Power
Tool Accessories recently
received the Retailers’ Choice
Award at the 2009 National
Hardware Show in Las Vegas.
now is FSC-certified.
VT dean, interim
successor steps in
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Audrey Zink-Sharp has been
appointed as interim head of the
Department of Wood Science and
Forest Products in Virginia Tech’s
College of Natural Resources.
Zink-Sharp is filling in for
department head Paul Winistorfer,
who will succeed retiring Dean
Mike Kelly Aug. 1.
Zink-Sharp teaches undergraduate, graduate and continuing education classes in wood
anatomy, wood properties and
wood processing and serves
as director of the Sustainable
Engineered Materials Institute at
Her primary research emphasis is wood cell wall architecture
and the development of improved
Custom cabinet manufacturer Pacific Crest Industries recently was
given an Association of Washington Businesses Community Service
Award. AWB’s annual community
service awards recognize member
companies for their contributions
and volunteerism that better communities. Pacific Crest adopted a
village called La Esperanza in El Salvador through Agros International,
and also works with the Eagles
Wings Youth Camp in Latvia, Vision House in Renton, Wash., Vine
Maple Place in Maple Valley, Wash.,
Habitat for Humanity in South
Puget Sound, New Hope Center in
Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Matt Talbot Recovery
Center in Seattle.
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Klise receives FSC certification
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Klise Manufacturing announced it has
obtained Forest Stewardship Council
Chain of Custody Certification.
“While we strive in every way to
protect the environment, this is one
way of certifying that effort,” says
Tracy Sianta, director of marketing
Klise FSC decorative moulding
will now be available for projects
seeking LEED certification.