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Three Canadian plywood mills approved for APA membership 23 July, 2014
APA - The Engineered Wood Association has approved three Canadian plywood mills for membership during the association’s board of trustees meeting recently held in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Sadepan Latinoamericana receives Recycled Content Certification
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 SCS Global Services has issued Recycled Content Certification for several products produced by Argentinian composite wood manufacturer, Sadepan Latinoamericana SA.
MDF plant for Vietnam Rubber Group
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 In April of this year the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) ordered a MDF plant which will be built in Kien Giang – 200km south of Saigon.
AV Group invests in Kleiberit HotCoating line
Monday, July 21, 2014 Germany-based surfaces supplier to the furniture and retail industries AV Group has invested in Kleiberit HotCoating Technology for the production of high gloss surfaces.
Asperbras unveils further details on its proposed MDF mill
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Asperbras, the Brazilian company planning to launch a 220,000m3/year MDF mill in the interior state of Mato Grosso do Sul in 2017, has revealed more details of its project.
Arauco operations in US and Canada to be combined as Arauco North America
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Effective August 1, 2014, all sales and operations of Arauco in the US and Canada will be combined under one organisation which will operate as Arauco North America.
BASF increases prices for glues in Europe
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 BASF has announced increased prices for all its Kaurit and Kauramin glues by €15 per metric ton in Europe on top of fluctuations in raw material prices.
EPF to hold Euro wood action event
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Following the success of previous events, the EPF, in partnership with EOS, CEI Bois and others, is to host another European lobbying event at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Brussels on September 22-24, 2014.
Masisa Tricoya Super MDF to be launched throughout Latin America
Thursday, June 26, 2014 Masisa SA has signed an extended licence deal with Canada’s Tricoya Technologies Ltd (TTL) offering the Chilean panel maker exclusive production and distribution rights across Latin America for a highly durable, water resistant exterior use MDF board.
A foreboding start to dry season in Indonesia and Singapore
Thursday, June 26, 2014 Residents of Indonesia and Singapore have been bracing themselves in recent weeks as the World Resources Institute (WRI) and others have warned that this year’s dry season would likely herald a severe spike in fires on the island of Sumatra and accompanying toxic haze across the region.
A ‘first’ in dust detection systems
Thursday, June 26, 2014 A global fire, explosion and pressure relief solutions company has introduced what is said to be a revolutionary product that will assist in the prevention of dust explosions and as such eliminate the risk of potentially devastating disasters occurring in the workplace.

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