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Spectroscope-based moisture measurement APOS and Fagus-GreCon agree on strategic cooperation 15 October, 2018
APOS GmbH ('APOS') in Wedel and Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co KG ('Fagus-GreCon') in Alfeld have agreed on strategic cooperation for the spectroscope-based measuring systems. Besides the collaboration for the market development, this cooperation also includes joint activities in terms of service and support.
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Siemens intensifies collaboration with SME to implement Industry 4.0
Monday, October 15, 2018 For the implementation of Industry 4.0, Siemens is relying on even more intensive collaboration with small to medium-sized companies.
CPA’s revised Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) Standard raises the bar
Monday, October 15, 2018 The Composite Panel Association (CPA) Autumn Meeting and Material, Technology & Design Symposium concluded with a record high number of attendees.
Weinig Holz-Her to open West Coast campus in US
Monday, October 15, 2018 Weinig Holz-Her USA, a leader in both solid wood and panel processing equipment, is to open of Weinig Holz-Her Expo West in southern California.
Brazil's wood based product exports increased by 34.4% in August
Monday, October 15, 2018 In August 2018, Brazilian exports of wood based products increased 34.4% in value compared to August 2017, from US$238.6m to US$320.6m, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).
Metsä Wood invests €55m in birch plywood mill in Estonia
Thursday, October 11, 2018 The investment in a birch plywood mill established in Pärnu, Estonia is worth €55m and once operating at full capacity in 2019 it will employ around 200 people
Norbord launches high performance floor with reduced impact noise
Thursday, October 11, 2018 Norbord's CaberFloor P5 – said to be the UK's most specified particleboard flooring product – has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission.
Teijin to build world’s first building made of advanced fiber-reinforced wood
Thursday, October 11, 2018 The Japanese technology global group, Teijin Limited, is to construct the world’s first building made of advanced fibre-reinforced wood (AFRW), a structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber and high-performance fibres bonded together with structural adhesives. The new building will be constructed in Teijin’s Tokyo Research Center in Hino City, Japan.
Wood panel industry raises awareness of challenges facing its sector
Thursday, October 11, 2018 Representatives of the UK's wood panel sector have met with politicians to discuss challenges facing its industry.
Forest products information provider, RISI, acquires wood price reporting agency Random Lengths
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Risi Inc, a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has announced that its parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc, has acquired Randon Lengths, a leading price reporting agency (‘PRA’) for the wood products industry.
Russian plywood is used for the construction of gas tankers for first time
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Sveza Company, said to be the world leader in birch plywood production, has completed shipments of products for the construction of a gas super tanker in Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard (China).

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