Forestry Innovation Consulting India (FII), also known as Canadian Wood, recently concluded the latest in a series of webinars, ‘Born in Canada Made in India: Manufacturing with Wood’. It demonstrated the widespread suitability of its species through first-hand experiences of leading woodworking companies along with specific reference to reman category.
Canadian Wood has been actively promoting in India building with wood sourced from British Columbia (B.C.), Canada. Catering to the demands of both domestic and international markets, India is amongst the largest producers of wood products in the world.
British Columbia, a global leader in sustainable forest management, is a significant source of certified, seasoned, graded and sized ready to-use lumber to fibre deficit countries such as India.
To date, Canadian Wood has been opted for by several reputed architects, interior designers, builders, and developers across the country as a viable alternative for a range of applications.
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