Impact of Hurricanes on Major Pallet Industry Issues - Sep 14, 2017 

The Pallet Profile has talked with pallet companies in the affected region, and none reported major issues that would keep operations from running.; Storm Recoveries to Impact Trucking: Trucking freight dynamics may shift dramatically with the recovery, clean-up and rebuilding efforts in response to hurricanes Harvey and Irma.; Fires Impact Western United States: Record fire seasons over the last ten years highlight the need for improved forest management to mitigate worsening forest health conditions.; Forest Absorption to Balance CO2 Emissions in Europe: The baseline for each country will be determined by an estimate of average emissions and absorption of a country’s managed forests.; News In Brief: The intense wildfires plaguing much of the West have rekindled controversy over federal logging restrictions. Maine’s forest products industry has been hit hard in the past decade. The Southern Forest Products Association has announced plans for its 35th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition.