Industry News: Environment

The Revenge of the Beech Trees Is Already Underway

Tuesday, February 27, 2018  
Posted by: Jennifer Olivares

Not all trees are created equal, at least not in the eyes of humankind. Over the years, as human needs drove the development of the timber industry, some trees were neglected in favor of more economically useful species. Perhaps the most rudely snubbed is the mighty beech tree, a silver-clad giant that’s long been overlooked by furniture makers and flooring producers who preferred maple and birch.

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