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EBPA to Lead Trade Mission for US Softwood Lumber Exporters to China

EBPA will lead a group of five US softwood lumber exporters on a week long trade mission in November to connect US suppliers with Chinese buyers.  Companies will participate in small group meetings, roundtable discussions with buyers, wholesale yard visits, and receptions with importers and manufacturers. 

Participants will come away from this mission with pre-qualified business contacts and an improved understanding about the current market for US softwood lumber.

Since 2009, the US-China Build Program activities have helped facilitate the sale of $477 million in reported US exports. 

Date: November 12-16, 2018
Cities: Tianjin, Qingdao and Taicang, China Deadline: September 7, 2018 View the flyer and full announcement HERE


Marvin Windows Design and Intstallation Videos Featured on YouTube

View design and installation videos and segments of This Old House featuring Marvin Windows on the company YouTube channel HERE


Get a Breakbulk Quote from the Northwest Seaport Alliance

The Northwest Seaport Alliance is a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Tacoma and Seattle. The first of its kind in North America, the NWSA is the fourth-largest container gateway. Regional marine cargo facilities also are a major center for bulk, breakbulk, project/heavy-lift cargoes, automobiles and trucks.

Located in the Pacific Northwest in Washington state, The Northwest Seaport Alliance offers shorter U.S.-to-Asia transits, as well as a deep connection to Alaska.

To request a breakbulk quote, complete the inquiry HERE.


EBPA-Member, Pac-Rim Building Products Expands Seattle-Tacoma Area Transload Services

Pac-Rim Building Products, an EBPA member since 1993, has steadily expanded its transload business for lumber and pulses suppliers.  What started out as a side business of a few hundred containers in 1996 has now grown to a business that handles over 3,500 containers annually. 

Centrally located between Tacoma (21 miles) and Seattle (13 miles), the company is situated to be able to quickly deliver to either port. Pac-Rim's three and a half acre fenced outside storage and secure indoor warehouse, and experienced staff are well equipped to handle a large volume of transload business. 

For more information about Pac-Rim, visit their company page HERE.