Wood Based Panels


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MDF import substitution is advancing in Mexico with three plants now fully operational
05 August, 2019 The three new MDF plants installed in Mexico by Proteak, Duraplay and Masisa - now Arauco - since 2016 are now fully operational and the process of import substitution of MDF panels in the Mexican market has advanced.

LATEST FEATURES

Industry 4.0 A Big Opportunity for Panels
25 September, 2019 There is a strong possibility for the panels sector to lead the way with Building Maintenance 4.0, says Dr Graham Ormondroyd of the BioComposites Centre.
  • Thermal Fluids: Reducing Risk
    Thermal fluid systems don’t always get the respect and care they need, yet are vital for safe and efficient operations in the wood based panels manufacturing industry. Stephen Powney spoke to John Shorthouse, global sales director of Thermal Fluid Solutions.
  • The Big Board Talk
    Panel producers and suppliers to the industry gathered in Scotland for the important European Panel Federation AGM. Stephen Powney attended and brings this report
  • A Perfect Blend for an Ideal Future
    WBPI catches up with CMC Texpan, which is currently involved in supplying its first complete glue dosing and preparation system autonomously designed and produced by this forwardlooking Italian company
  • Pessa and Infinite Flaker Expertise
    Wood reduction and preparation is a key process in the manufacturing of wood based panels. Italy’s Pessa Impianti has been active in the trade for over 50 years

LATEST Blogs

Investment and growth continues
26 June, 2018 Judging by the amount of investment and expansion news we have in this issue, the buoyancy in the global panels industry continues unabated.