A fairly new company, Inter-Continental Hardwoods (ICH) was formed in 1995 as a part of the tt Timber International / Hinrich Feldmeyer Group. ICH is a major importer of tropical hardwoods in the USA and Canada as well as an exporter of US hardwoods. ICH was a large importer of bigleaf in 2000 and 2001.
ICH has a 20-acre lumber yard with dry kilns, grading chains, warehouses and milling facilities.

ICH is affiliated with the tt Timber International/Hinrich Feldmeyer group. The affiliates own sawmills in Congo, Ghana, Cameroon, Western and Eastern Europe and also have purchasing offices in South America and the Far East.
ICH carries bigleaf in a wide array of widths, from 4/4” to 16/4”.
In 2000-2001, ICH imported from Industria de Compensados Ltda,
On its website, IGH claims to be involved in sustainable forest management, especially in West Africa. They also boast “support” of “organization working for sustainable forest management and encourage viewers to click the “links” page to see the “organizations” they support. Clicking reveals the IWPA (International Wood Products Association), the NHLA (National Hardwood Lumber Association, the NWFA (National Wood Flooring Association), the ITTO (International Tropical Timber Organization) — all trade associations working to increase production, imports and exports of tropical hardwoods. These associations work via lobbying, opposing any bills that might limit the imports or exports of tropical woods no matter how egregious their sources.
In 2000-2001, Inter-Continental imported most of their mahogany from Exports Peracchi and Tapajos Timber Company, two of the companies involved in the illegal chain of supply of mahogany.
Ethan Allen is known to have purchased wood from Inter-Continental.
Inter-Continental Hardwoods, 6841 Malpass Corner Road, PO Drawer 119, Currie, NC 28435
Phone: (910) 283-9960; fax (910) 283-9964