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America’s Forests Can’t Wait for Better Treatment of Forest Products

WASHINGTON (February 22, 2012)—President Barack Obama, building on the “We Can’t Wait” theme, this week announced plans to dramatically increase the federal government’s purchase of biobased products and in doing so, attempt to increase jobs in rural America. “We applaud … Continue reading

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces new planning rule

Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s intent in the issuing of a new planning rule to address America’s vast National Forest System of 193-million acres.  The Secretary stated the new planning rule: “seeks to deliver … Continue reading

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Maley & Wertz Merges High-Tech With Traditional Processing

By M.A. Wallace Evansville, Ind. – Maley & Wertz provides Premium Indiana Hardwood to furniture makers and other wood-product manufacturers across the nation – and around the world. The company’s present day success is the accumulation of nearly 125 years … Continue reading

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Maley & Wertz: A Century With NHLA

By Crystal Oldham In 1885, Daniel Wertz chose to create his own path. One of seven brothers, Wertz went against the brotherly-tradition of farming and found his niche working with timber in a sawmill. He opened the Daniel Wertz Sawmill … Continue reading

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Maley & Wertz Takes Local Hardware to Global Level

By Vincent Pugliese / EBJ While Daniel Wertz left the family farming business in the 1880s to start his own lumber company, the industry he entered still owes a lot to agriculture. Today, Maley & Wertz Lumber Co. and its … Continue reading

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