Report of Annual Meeting of the National Lumber Manufacturers Association Volume 10

Report of Annual Meeting of the National Lumber Manufacturers Association Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... benefit of the advertising paid for by the manufacturers. The report expressed gratification at the co-ordination of the various branches of the work of the cypress association, all of which has tended to better co-operation in the industry, and to better merchandising of the product. THE CALIFORNIA REDWOOD ASSOCIATION E. A. Selfr1dge, Jr., W1llets, Cal1f. The best thing the redwood manufacturers did last year? We got religion, co-operative religion; we organized a permanent association; we found a new faith and a stronger courage; we are going to strike some smashing blows for redwood; we are going to follow in the new way--the aggressive modern merchandising of our produce through the avenues of energy, push and publicity to make two sales of redwood grow where there is only one now; we are going to make redwood a nation's privilege to enjoy; we are going to make California share her big trees with 100,000,000 people. Could we do more? Frankly, California redwood manufacturers have been too modest. We have a world faith in our product, but the merit and serviceability of the lumber from the big trees of California is known only at home. We have a cut of 150 years, on the basis of 400,000,000 feet a year, of a wonderful wood--a real fire retardent, real rot-resisting, easy working and light lumber, real in every claim. As physical conditions compelled those of our mills equipped for export business to co-operate in foreign trade, so have economic conditions bearing upon our industry compelled us to further cooperate for our common good. The reclassification case before the Interstate Commerce Commission is of such vital importance to all Pacific Coast operators that we have been brought together on this one issue alone to an extent not more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236679806
  • 9781236679802