Wood Based Panels


LATEST NEWS

New Chinese OSB factory to start production in 2020
18 March, 2019 Work to build a new Chinese OSB factory for wood-based materials manufacturer Jiangsu Hui Dian New Materials Co Ltd will start in 2020.
  • Roseburg completes purchase of El Dorado MDF mill
    Roseburg Forest Products and PotlatchDeltic Corporation have completed the previously announced purchase and sale of the assets of the PotlatchDeltic subsidiary Del-Tin Fiber LLC, including its MDF plant located in El Dorado, Arkansas.

LATEST FEATURES

A global shift in wood usage
08 February, 2019 Our guest expert in this issue is, once again, Dr Morwenna Spear of the BioComposites Centre in Bangor, North Wales, UK
  • A voice for the UK industry
    Alastair Kerr is Director General of the UK’s Wood Panel Industries Federation, a body which represents wood panel manufacturers in the UK and Ireland. Mike Botting spoke to him about his role and that of the Federation he heads
  • Developments in the industry, 1995-2018
    As he nears the end of his second tenure as full-time Editor of WBPI, Mike Botting looks back on his 22 years’ involvement with the panel business and summarises the major changes which he feels have shaped, improved, and sometimes threatened, that industry
  • Surface currents
    Dave Huggins, business development director at International Decorative Services (IDS), in the UK, talks about trends in panels
  • Technology, beauty, innovation
    The Brazilian Tree Industry association (Ibá) represents the entire planted tree production chain, from fields to factory. It says that Brazilian laminate floors are innovative and sustainable, respect the environment, and guarantee well-being and quality of life for consumers

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.