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    Author(s): Philip A. Araman; Daniel L. Schmoldt
    Date: 1995
    Source: Hardwood Research Bulletin. May: 2, 4.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Housed within the Department of Wood Science and Forest Products at Virginia Polytechnic Institute is a three-person USDA Forest Service research work unit (with one vacancy) devoted to hardwood processing and recycling research. Phil Araman is the project leader of this truly unique and productive unit, titled ãPrimary Hardwood Processing, Products and Recycling.ä The work unit has a research mission to increase U.S. competitiveness and share of domestic and foreign markets by developing automated primary hardwood processing technologies and new or improved products made from lower grade hardwood sawtimber and nonselect species. The unit is also conducting repair and recycling research for hardwood pallets. This article summarizes the units research projects.

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    Araman, Philip A.; Schmoldt, Daniel L. 1995. On Tour... Primary Hardwood Processing, Products and Recycling Unit. Hardwood Research Bulletin. May: 2, 4.

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