New Kilns good news for western consumers

Sequal Lumber’s new kilns significantly increases the volume of custom cut kiln dried lumber Sequal can supply the market.

According to Sequal Lumber this is good news for manufacturers and western consumers of wooden products.

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Work begins on new kilns to keep up with strong growth

Work Begins on kilns required to keep up with growth at Sequal Lumber. The photos in this post show some of the early earth works recently undertaken. You can see the big trench for the geothermal steam pipe, the concrete for the rail tracks that will lead into the kilns, and the site before any digging had begun.

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The Manufacturers Guide to Radiata Pine

New Zealand radiata pine

is widely known as an extremely versatile lumber, suitable not only for packaging but also for use in furniture, doors, floors and the list goes on. The following description of the physical characteristics is intended to provide preliminary technical advice for current and intended users. More Radiata Pine Information can be found below.

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How to make more environmentally friendly products and more money using New Zealand Radiata Pine

Those that can produce sustainable products will have the advantage in today’s economy. In this article you will discover four keys to unlocking that advantage and make more money along the way.


Over 1.7 million hectares or 99% of New Zealand’s total forest production is FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified. FSC is a global, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management. FSC forests and lumber sourced from these forests are subject to strict FSC rules and audits. This means that New Zealand mills can provide Chinese manufacturers significant volumes of quality sustainable lumber. Products made from this lumber can also be FSC certified Read more