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Norbord orders OSB dryer with energy plant 13 September, 2016
Canada based Norbord OSB manufacturing company will be relocating an existing continuous press from its factory in Alberta, Canada, to Inverness, Scotland.
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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.
Action Tesa, India enhances scope with Siempelkamp
Friday, September 02, 2016 Action Tesa, the India based company producing MDF/HDF and particleboard has ordered a forming and press line including a 8ft x 27.1m ContiRoll from Siempelkamp as well as other components, including the sifter, cooling and stacking line, and a high-stack storage system, for an MDF/HDF plant. The contracting party is Belaji Action Buildwell in New Delhi, a company of the Action Group which has already applied several innovations in the area of wood based material production in India.
Russian orders worth €32m for Raute
Friday, September 02, 2016 Orders worth almost €32m have been received by Raute Corporation for the expansion of Vyatskiy Fanernyi Kombinat’s mill in the Kirov region in Russia. The order was closed with an Italian company Carmac Group srl which is the EPC contractor in this project.
Egger reports increased growth in annual turnover
Friday, September 02, 2016 Egger, the wood based materials manufacturer was able to increase the group’s turnover by 3.4% to reach €2.34bn during the 2015-2016 financial year.
Norbord calls for change to biomass subsidy
Thursday, September 01, 2016 The government’s support for biomass power plants that burn wood fuels is distorting the timber market and seriously disadvantaging manufacturers of wood panel products, says Norbord.
Panel shipments down 9%
Thursday, September 01, 2016 July 2016 shipments of particleboard and MDF in the US and Canada totalled 439 million ft2 (¾in basis), a decrease of 9.07% from 483 million ft2 during the comparable month in 2015, according to a Composite Panel Association’s (CPA) Industry Snapshot Report. Year-to-date shipments of 3.246 BSF trailed 2015 by 1.2%.
Noah’s Ark brought back to life
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Accoya, the modified wood produced by Accsys Technologies, has been specified for the cladding of a giant replica of Noah’s Ark in Williamstown, Kentucky in the US.
Panel imports to UK up 5%
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Statistical Bulletin from The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) shows a continued growth in the volume of timber and panel products imported to the UK market in the first four months of the year.
Homag sales revenue grows 5% in first half
Thursday, August 25, 2016 The Homag Group has seen its sales revenue grow in the first six months of 2016 by almost 5% to €527m (prior year: €504m). The Dürr Group majority-owned affiliate was able to almost match its record order intake of the prior year again, despite negative exchange rate effects, and reach Euro €551m (prior year: €557m).

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