Purdue University Scanner May Boost Lumber Industry

The hardwood industry adds $17 billion to Indiana’s economy. Since 1898, the hardwood lumber industry has relied on the human eye to detect knots and other imperfections as a way of determining the quality of lumber. Despite some inefficiencies, this form of grading...

Louisiana Fraud Lumber Stamp User Pays Big Bucks

Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau has agreed to an out of court settlement in a trademark infringement claim the organization had made against a company in the Southern U.S. for unauthorized use of a certification stamp. The confidential settlement, valued in the...