Boosting Lumber Mill Profits with Moisture Measurement

Boosting Lumber Mill Profits with Moisture Measurement

By Larry Loffer in Forest Products Industry Information for Lumber Companies & Kiln Dryers | 0 Comment

Hardwoods of Michigan, Inc., headquartered in Clinton, Michigan, has successfully developed and maintained a lumber quality control program that focuses on moisture content. As a result, it has improved its process efficiency, maximized output and, most important of all, optimized profits. Over the years, this 100-person operation has expanded its facilities to include a sawmill, […]

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Grout Problems: Can Concrete Moisture Taint Your Grout?

By Jason Spangler in Specialty Floors and Moisture Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 17 Comments

Tile floors have never been noted for being susceptible to moisture problems, but lately, there has been an increase is moisture-related problems in tile flooring installations. Is the change in performance a result of different materials, different processes, or a new awareness of how moisture conditions in a subfloor can have a long-reaching impact on […]

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Now and Then: How Flooring Has Changed in 100 Years

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Relative Humidity (RH) Testing Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

The past 100 years have seen significant changes in both the materials and the installation processes of the flooring industry. New Flooring Materials At the turn of the century, flooring choices included clay tile, linoleum, rubber, and cork, which were among the top choices for resilient flooring. From there, asphalt tile was introduced, and vinyl […]

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Swanson Group Stud Mill Stays on Leading Tech Edge

By Larry Loffer in Industry Information for Lumber Companies & Kiln Dryers | 0 Comment

Using Wagner Meters’ In-line Moisture Measurement Systems, Swanson Group Improves Yields while Maintaining Quality A company with over 60 years of operating experience learns a few things along the way. Swanson Group is one such company. Founded in 1951, Swanson Group has stayed competitive through a strategic combination of grounding values and technological innovation. Indeed, […]

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