EXHIBIT NO. 2.3
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF SOUTHERN HARDWOODS, INC,
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
SOUTHERN HARDWOODS, INC, [Stamp]
ARTICLE I. NAME
The name of this corporation shall be Southern Hardwoods, Inc.
ARTICLE II. COMMENCEMENT & DURATION
The commencement of this corporation's existence shall be 5th of May, 1998. This corporation's duration shall
ARTICLE III. PURPOSE
This corporation is being organized for the purpose of engaging in the business of receiving imported timber,
producing lumber, wholesale sales of goods, the provision of diverse services, for transacting any and all other
business and activities, and for engaging in the transaction of any and all business activities permitted under
Chapter 607, Florida Statutes, and laws of United States Of America.
ARTICLE IV. CAPITAL STOCK
This corporation shall have the authority to issue 1000 shares of no par value common capital stock.
ARTICLE V. PREEMPTIVE RIGHTS
Every shareholder, upon the sale for cash by this corporation of any shares of new capital stock of the same kind,
class, or series, as that which the shareholder already holds, shall have the preemptive right to purchase a pro rata
share thereof (as nearly as may be done without the issuance of fractional shares) at the price at which such
shares are offered to others.
ARTICLE VI. TRANSFER RESTRICTIONS
No shareholder shall have the right to sell, assign, pledge, encumber, transfer, or otherwise dispose of any shares
of the capital stock of this corporation, without first offering such shares for sale to this corporation at the net
asset value thereof. Such offer shall be in writing, signed by the shareholder, sent by registered or certified mail to
this corporation at its registered office address, and open for acceptance by this corporation for a period of thirty
days from the date of mailing. If this corporation fails or refuses, within such period, to make satisfactory
arrangements for the purchase of such shares, the shareholder sh