- Search Results
 
 
Firestone Begins Exporting Wood For Furniture Making
Date Uploaded: Dec 21, 2014

Montserrado County Flag

 

 

 

Firestone Begins Exporting Wood For Furniture Making

By Richard Stephens/LINA

MONROVIA, December 19 (LINA)-The Production Manager of the Firestone Rubber Plantation Company in Lower Margibi County, Richard Fallah, has disclosed that the company  has begun exporting its woods for furniture making.

 Speaking to reporters Thursday at the official launch of the Made- in-Liberia Trade Store at the Nancy Doe Market on 3rd street in Sinkor, Mr. Fallah said the Firestone timber meets international standard for any furniture making.

He explained that the woods which were previously used for charcoal production, are being exported to Asia, Australia, Canada and the USA, among other countries.

The production Manager however clarified that the Firestone wood is not intended for construction purposes, noting “it is a dry wood that is environmentally friendly for furniture making.”

Meanwhile, Mr. Fallah has disclosed that Firestone has also begun shipping wood in partnership with the Liberian Carpenters Union to help build their capacities, saying after the Ebola period,  the same partnership will be extended to other parts of Liberia.

He encouraged local furniture producers in the country to remain focused and produce good quality furniture that would attract customers  adding, “the money you’ll earn will enable you to cater for your family.”

LINA

latest headlines
LEC Holds Community Engagements Against Power Theft
The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has renewed its warning to individuals engaged in power theft to desist, as it was costing government i ...more
Cuttington University Promises To Sustain EHELD Projects
The Administration of the Cuttington University has assured the Excellence in Higher Education for Liberian Development (EHELD) of its commitment ...more
Justice Banks Decline To Issue Prohibition Against Korkoyah
Supreme Court Justice-in-Chamber Philip A. Z. Banks Thursday declined to grant the writ of prohibition requested by Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh against ...more
VP Boakai Assures LACC Of Support To Tackle Graft
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has assured the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) of his unreserved commitment to tackle the scourge of c ...more
Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Luxembourg On ‘National Day'
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to His Royal Highness, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, on that country’s Nati ...more
ECOWAS Envoys Congratulate Pres. Sirleaf
The Dean of ECOWAS Ambassadors and Heads of Mission Accredited to Senegal, General Edouard Tiape Kassarate, has congratulated President Ellen Joh ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency