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Aiming for domination 18 June, 2012 Yunnan Yung Lifa Forest Co Ltd was established with a very specific goal in mind. That goal involved utilising bamboo in a completely new way, requiring some revolutionary technology. Mike Botting visited the company’s pilot plant in Mangshi, Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan province

Russian OSB industry about to be transformed 18 May, 2012 The Russian OSB industry is on the brink of big changes, due to the forthcoming commissioning of several large production facilities for OSB in the country, notably by Partner Tomsk, reports WBPI’s correspondent Eugene Gerden from Russia

How much higher can China fly? 07 March, 2012

The massive global economic stimulus provided by China in 2009-2010 began to run out of steam in 2011, but the year as a whole still showed large growth in China’s economy. As measured by GDP,...

Charged up and ready to take on the market 26 May, 2011

A company which has come through the devastation of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake that destroyed seven of its factories should be well-suited to meet a challenge.

Baoshan Group Co Ltd is...

Playing the machines field, Guodong aims for a million 26 May, 2011

Construction and the processing of glass (tempering, hardening and cutting to size) formed the basis of Sichuan Guodong Construction Co Ltd?’s business.

However, in 2002 it moved into...

Luyuan goes for narrower line at Shaowu 25 May, 2011

In common with many other ‘traditional’ panel makers in China, as opposed to those who joined the industry from other backgrounds, Suichang Luyuan Wood Co Ltd started out making wet process...

From trees to panels 25 May, 2011

Fujian Yongan Forestry (Group) Joint Stock Co Ltd was originally founded in 1994 as a timberland company, planting and selling trees in Fujian province. At that time, it was wholly owned by...

Diversification is key to Shengda’s product mix 25 May, 2011

Having started out in 1997 as a producer of laminate flooring based on bought-in imported, and then domestically-produced, HDF, Chengdu Shengda Company built its first HDF manufacturing line in...

First to the market, with first-class quality 25 May, 2011

August 8, 2010 was a very significant day for Mr Cai Weijin, chairman of the board of Hubei Boayuan Group Co Ltd and general manager of its Hubei Baoyuan Wood Industry Co Ltd Jingmen panel...

Yingang has its sights set on market leadership 25 May, 2011

Hebei Yingang Man Made Board Co Ltd built its first panel line in 1993 in Zhengding, Hebei province. It was a Chinese-made multi-opening line with a capacity of 15,000m3/year.

Over the...

Small but acceptable 11 April, 2011

WoodMac China, FurniTek China and WoodBuild China were held concurrently at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre over four days at the end of February/beginning of March.

They...

From the forest to 1000 shops 30 August, 2010

Shengda Forestry is a privately owned company founded in 1997 to produce laminate flooring. In fact, the company claims to have...

Change of direction brings new MDF maker 27 August, 2010

Baoshan Corporation, headquartered in Long menshan Town, near Chengdu in Sichuan province, has a 30-year history in metal working, mainly in...

Thin board the key for Fuyang Huqian 25 August, 2010

This company began its life in panel production with a wetprocess hardboard production line in Chunan, Zhejiang Province, in...

Straw, MDF, even card? 25 June, 2010

This company, which gained a listing on the Shanghai stock exchange in 2001, has seven subsidiaries, involved in glass (its first and currently its biggest business venture), food processing,...

Expanding to meet the growing demand 14 June, 2010

When its cooperation arrangement with a Chinese machinery manufacturing company came to an end, Siempelkamp  set up its own workshop  in Wuxi, two hours’ drive from Shanghai  in Jiangsu...

Baoyuan to be first in race to make OSB 14 June, 2010

Hubei Baoyuan Group  Co Ltd was established in 1970 as a state-owned coal mining company. Partially  privatised in 2000, the company diversified into panel production with its first MDF  line in...

Four lines running and more to come 14 June, 2010

There are four factories producing MDF  in the Dong Zheng Group, with each having a different name according to where it is located.


The first, Guangxi Dong Zheng Wood, is located...

Fast track at Lishui Oak 26 March, 2010

Asmall, government-owned sawmill beside the Oujiang river in Lishui, Zhejiang Province, formed the foundation for the Lishui Oak company in the early 1980s.
In the middle of that decade, it...

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