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Easy-fit, all-in-one measuring wheel solution 21 October, 2016
SICK (UK) Ltd has developed the DBV50 measuring wheel for ‘plug and play’ precision measurement of continuous and sheet fed materials, such as plywood, particleboard, and other timber sheet cutting applications.
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Binderholz builds CLT plant in Germany
Friday, October 21, 2016 Binderholz is building its third cross laminated timber (CLT) plant to extend its large-format capacity at its Burgbernheim site in Germany and will become operational in December 2016.
Tafisa Canada 5th TFL press making good headway
Friday, October 21, 2016 Tafisa Canada, a leading North American particleboard and TFL decorative panel manufacturer, recently made two major announcements: the start-up of its 5th TFL press and the on-time delivery of initial orders for its new collection with an embossed and in-registered texture called VIVA.
Danzer incorporates Furniertechnik Raspenava
Friday, October 21, 2016 Hardwood specialist Danzer has announced completion of the merger by incorporation of Furniertechnik Raspenava SRO into Danzer Bohemia-Dýhárna.
Jürgen Köppel is new Eumabois president
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Eumabois, the European federation representing the national associations of woodworking technology manufacturers, has elected its new board as follows:
CPA names 2017 association leadership
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 The Composite Panel Association, CPA, has elected its 2017 officers, board members and committee leadership positions.
Panel shipments hit highest level of 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Shipments of particleboard and MDF totalled 501 million ft2 (¾in basis) in August, an increase of 4.16% compared to August 2015 totals of 481 million ft2, according to the Composite Panel Association’s (CPA) Industry Snapshot Report. Year-to-date shipments of 3.748 million ft2 trailed 2015 by 0.52%.
Largest order in Siempelkamp’s history
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 The largest order in the company’s history to date reached Siempelkamp from South Carolina when the Swiss Krono Group commissioned a complete plant for the production of MDF/HDF in September. The scope of supply covers the entire service range of the Krefeld plant specialist for the wood based materials industry.
Norbord orders OSB dryer with energy plant
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Canada based Norbord OSB manufacturing company will be relocating an existing continuous press from its factory in Alberta, Canada, to Inverness, Scotland.
Duratex boosts its wood based panel sales
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 The Brazilian wood based panel manufacturer Duratex delivered a growth in Q2 sales compared with both the previous three months and the same stretch in 2015 after experiencing a slump in previous quarters, reports Euwid Wood Products & Panels.
Raute receives Polish order of over €17m
Friday, September 02, 2016 Raute Corporation has received an order worth some €17.5m for Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) equipment from Steico Sp zoo, the Polish subsidiary of the leading German timber construction systems and wood fibre insulation manufacturer Steico SE.

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