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Neopan Foumanat starts production with Kleiberit PUR-HotCoating HiGloss technology 30 March, 2016
Iranian market leader Foumanat Particleboard Ltd, one of the largest industrialised manufacturers of wood based panels in the Middle East, has invested in the production of high gloss panels with a PUR-HotCoating production line.
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Binos supplies its Ultra Former to Al Noor and Evergreen
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The Binos Company, located in Springe in the technology region of Hannover, designs and manufactures machine components, single machines and complete turnkey manufacturing plants for timber and mineral bonded panel industry. Fibre-based panels used as insulating material or semi-finished products also represent a constantly growing task for the company.
Anthon receives first orders from the French Schmidt-Groupe
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Anthon GmbH, based in Flensburg, Germany specialises in the manufacture of complex machines and systems as well as complete production lines for the panel processing industry.
Schwabedissen receives order from SmartPly for t&g tenoning equipment
Monday, March 28, 2016 The Irish OSB manufacturer SmartPly Europe Ltd is investing €59m to upgrade its existing production site at its UK Waterford location and to upgrade its production portfolio with new innovations and sustainable special OSB solutions especially featuring new sizes and thicknesses suited to the European market.
Metalube expands manufacturing capacity
Monday, March 28, 2016 Due to an upsurge in product demand, leading lubricants manufacturer Metalube headquartered in Manchester, UK has recently taken possession of the industrial unit located adjacent to its current site. This increases the space available to the company by over 70%
Dieffenbacher supplies particleboard plant to Swiss Krono
Monday, March 28, 2016 The Swiss wood based panel manufacturer Swiss Krono has commissioned Dieffenbacher to supply a state-of-the-art particleboard plant. Planned as a replacement investment, the plant is designed to provide an annual capacity of around 400,000m³.
US slowdown keeps wood prices weak
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Random Lengths reports that the slowdown in construction and wood products imports by China could last throughout 2016, increasing US wood product supplies and keeping wood product prices weak in the USA this year.
Lockheed Martin bioenergy plant in Germany
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Five thousand homes and businesses in Herten, Germany, will soon benefit from a clean, renewable energy source as Lockheed Martin and Concord Blue begin phase two of a new power generation facility that will transform waste into energy.
SCM Group presents outstanding 2015 results
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 The SCM Group, leading world designer, manufacturer and supplier of woodworking and panel processing equipment, has presented excellent 2015 results.
Explosion and fire at Quesnel MDF plant
Thursday, March 17, 2016 An explosion and fire recently occurred within the equipment of West Fraser’s WestPine MDF plant in Quesnel, BC.
STTC programme for environmental procurement strategy funding
Thursday, March 17, 2016 The European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC), an alliance of industry, business, government and NGOs dedicated to increasing European demand for sustainably sourced tropical timber, has launched a new interactive website and a programme for environmental procurement strategy funding.

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