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Eurodesign Group invests in Kleiberit HotCoating technology 24 September, 2015
With the integration of a new full-format, 2400 wide Barberan-HotCoating line the Eurodesign Group based in Smolensk, Russia has successfully broadened its business horizons.
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Wood based panels course to hold second module on Adhesives and Emissions
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 An intensive training course (Certificate of Advanced Studies – CAS) offered by Bern University of Applied Sciences: Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering, is dedicated to technologists and managers of the wood based panel industry and related sectors.
Yildiz Entegre orders two Siempelkamp plants for Russia and Rumania
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Yildiz Entegre, the largest manufacturer of wood based materials in Turkey, is a long-standing customer of Siemplelkamp, the specialist for wood based material production plants, and has recently ordered a further two MDF/HDF production lines.
Arauco invests US$325m in new particleboard mill
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Arauco North America is to build a new particleboard mill located in Grayling, Michigan, to produce panels up to 750,000m3/year, along with full lamination capabilities to support the Prism TFL decorative surfacing program.
Schweighofer prize-winner hopes for stronger lobbying on behalf of wood construction
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 This year, the winner of the €100,000 Schweighofer prize, which is awarded every second year, is Dr Erich Wiesner from Austria. The prize for achievement over an extended period of time is a tribute to persons or organisations that have served as examples for the whole European forest and wood industry.
It’s time for some cross-Atlantic support
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 ‘Using wood wisely means not choosing to burn wood as the first option ahead of better uses’ is the basis of Norbord’s Manifesto for the Hierarchy of Wood use inn UK energy law.
Industrial Opportunity Partners acquires Coldwater Veneer
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has acquired the assets of Coldwater Veneer Inc and its subsidiary West Point Veneer LLC in partnership with the current management team and owners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed at the time of going to Press.
High gloss production line on the African continent
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 The South African board producer PG Bison has confirmed an order for a High Gloss HotCoating line from Barberan located in Barcelona, Spain.
IPPS 2015: the authority on wood based panels
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Considered the leading technical conference on all matters relevant to wood based panels The International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS), for 2015 is now imminent (October 7 and 8) taking place at Cymy, Llandudno, North Wales.
Schelling acquires IMA to lead the way in automation technology
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Technology leader for cut to size solutions Schelling has acquired IMA from Adcuram in Munich, specialist for automated edge processing technology.
Adhesive academy to accelerate customer innovation
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Global adhesive provider HB Fuller has opened its Lüneburg Adhesive Academy in Germany, the company’s newest technical centre of excellence, to help its customers respond more quickly and effectively to market trends and industry challenges.

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