Wood Based Panels


WTT, Tweddle Engineering and MSL join forces to create WTM Group
21 February, 2020 The WTM Group will be a project engineering company focussed on marketing, engineering, sourcing and installing small and large wood treatment projects. It will also offer after sales services and involvement in new product developments.
  • CIFF and CIFM Interzum both postponed due to coronavirus
    The 45th China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) and China International Furniture Machinery & Furniture Raw Materials Fair 2020 (CIFM Interzum) due to take place in March in Guangzhou have both been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus problem in the country.
  • Sonae Arauco presents the new Innovus Collection at EuroShop
    EuroShop took place at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre with around 2,300 exhibitors from 60 nations occupying 16 halls. It is the world's largest retail trade fair with new products relating to shopfitting and interior design amongst many others.
  • Eriez installs second capacitive charger
    Eriez Magnetics Europe has invested in a second capacitive charger dubbed “the world’s largest commercial magnetiser”. This new unit will run alongside the existing charger and will be used to magnetise permanent ferrite and rare earth magnetic assemblies.


Modified wood In panels – Where next?
31 January, 2020 Dr Morwenna Spear of the BioComposites Centre in Bangor looks at the potential for panel products made from modified wood fibre
  • Hurricane force
    ACS designs customised cyclone systems to serve specific client needs
  • Novopan expands horizons
    Novopan del Ecuador’s recent expansion of its medium density particleboard factory in Quito is a standout recent project in the South American panels industry, reports Stephen Powney
  • Renewing an Industry
    Arauco’s new particleboard plant in Grayling, Michigan is up and running. Mike Botting reports


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.