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Picking up the durable baton
Dr. Simon Curling FIMMM, project officer at the BioComposites Centre in Bangor, outlines how biological durability needs to be a critical element of product development.
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APA – the Engineered Wood Association has adapted to changes in the wood based panels industry while remaining true to its core principles. President Ed Elias talks to Keren Fallwell
Changing ownership still affects industry
In the first part of our annual survey of the global MDF producing industry, independent consultant Geoff Rhodes looks at the MDF Mills and their capacities in Europe and North America in 2017 and at the prospects for 2018 and beyond.
Norbord’s new £95m OSB line in Scotland is up and running and ready to capitalise on the booming market for the panel product. Keren Fallwell reports
Lemeks expands into plywood
Estonian company AS Lemeks is establishing itself as a plywood manufacturer, building a plywood and birch veneer plant in Jõgeva. Jaroslaw Adamowski reports
Kronospan has big ambitions in Russia
Kronospan has big plans for business in Russia, including creating one of the largest particleboard plants in eastern Europe and a new MDF mill. Eugene Gerden reports
A dedicated UK production facility for Tricoya modified wood chips – the key ingredient in Tricoya modified wood panels – will open early next year. Stephen Powney reports.
Designs of the future
Just yards away from the towering Alps and spectacularly positioned on the Austrian-German border is the founding company of Egger, an ideal example of growth and determination
Globus’s new Sharpening Room is a single set-up that handles the whole sharpening process – a development that managing director Fabio Paron describes as revolutionary. He talks to Julian Champkin