June 28, 2017
UK Timber Trade Federation Seminar on the Brazilian Timber Market at the Brazilian Embassy in London
Robinson Lumber Company joined seven other Brazilian exporters at the Embassy of Brazil in London on June 1st in a seminar to discuss opportunities to increase the sales of Brazilian hardwoods to the UK market. Representatives from the Brazilian government outlined Brazil’s world-class forest monitoring system and explained the challenges related to monitoring and enforcement, while industry association representatives presented the progress that Brazil has made in utilization of natural forest resources and Brazil’s growing plantation forest reserves.
Hank Marchal (Managing Director – Europe) represented Robinson and highlighted the many prestigious projects that Robinson Lumber Company has supplied over the years and around the world. You can see our growing list here: Case Studies
January 20, 2017
London Hardwood Club- New Year’s Luncheon
Robinson Lumber’s President, Garner Robinson, attended the London Hardwood Club’s New Year’s Luncheon on January 20th hosted at the Honourable Artillery Company.
Lunch was followed by the President’s Speech, speaking about the quality of the guest speakers throughout 2016, he thanked them all again for giving their time to the London Hardwood Club and its members. The President of the London Hardwood Club also addressed comments that the London Hardwood Club was a not relevant for the younger generation. He said that the bimonthly meetings were not ‘age’ driven, they were ‘knowledge’ driven and that the London Hardwood Club membership had a wealth of knowledge that the younger generation can and should use to enhance their own skills and strengthen the future of the timber trade.
Garner Robinson won the raffle and received a beautiful teak clock handmade by a British Veteran.