Andritz to supply the fifth pressurised refining system within two years to Thailand
International technology group Andritz has received an order from SKijchai Enterprise PCL (SKN), Huay-Yang, Thailand, to supply another pressurised refining system for MDF production line II at the mill in Rayong, Thailand. Start-up is scheduled for June 2018. This will be the second line supplied by Andritz to this company which took place in April 2012.
Wood pellet imports to South Korea and Japan close to record highs
Wood pellet imports to Asia reached an all-time high in Q4, 2016 when Japan and South Korea together imported 630,000 tons of pellets. Although import volumes were down slightly in Q1, 2017, they were still over 40% higher than in Q1, 2016, reports Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ).
Firefly presents the world’s first third party Approved Quick Suppression System
Firefly is a Swedish supplier of spark detection, fire and dust explosion protection systems and has conducted and passed tests according to the test protocol for Quick Suppression Systems - ‘DFL TM170307-1261 – Quick Suppression Systems for certain high-risk areas typically found in industry applications’.
IPPS 2017: pinpointing those in the wood based panels sector
The in-depth and popular annual International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS 2017) returns again to Llandudno in North Wales this autumn, October 4-5, October.
Evertree opens first innovation centre which could revolutionise panel industry
French government backed and with high profile private company investors, new company Evertree, specialising in the development of viable alternatives to fossil-based products using new techniques to exploit vegetable proteins, a renewable and promising agricultural raw material, has announced the opening in Venette in Northern France of its first innovation centre.