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Siempelkamp to supply press line to Starwood in Turkey 17 December, 2014
Starwood, Siempelkamp's major Turkish customer from Inegöl, Bursa, has ordered a 7' Generation 8 ContiRoll press which will primarily be used to manufacture furniture panels.
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IFO certificate completes Danzer FSC process
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 The renewal of the FSC certification of Danzer’s Republic of Congo operation Industrie Forestière d’Ouesso (IFO) sets the seal on the company’s wider reassociation into the scheme.
Loctite brand to include timber construction adhesives
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Industrial adhesives specialist Henkel is rebranding its Purbond timber construction adhesives, which will now be marketed under the company’s Loctite brand.
It was a positive 2014 for Salvador
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Last year was a very positive year for Salvador, a company specialising in the production of optimising saws for wood.
Managing director Ernst Greten retires and nephew assumes control
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 On the occasion of his 70th birthday, Ernst Greten, the current spokesperson of the management and managing director of Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co KG, retired from active duties from the company on December 1, 2014.
Brazil’s wood product exports increased by 21% in October
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 In October 2014, exports of all wood products from Brazil increased 21% in value compared to October 2013 that is from US$228.4m to US$276m, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).
US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 11%
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 11% in August to 236,507m3. Year-to-date imports were only slightly higher (+5%) than in August 2013, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).
Weyerhaeuser makes leadership changes for cellulose fibres and wood products
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Weyerhaeuser has appointed Cathy Slater as senior vice president, Cellulose Fibres, and Adrian Blocker as senior vice president, Wood Products.
Asperbras plans to launch MDF mill in 2017
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 The Brazilian company, Asperbras, is planning to launch a 220,000m3/year MDF mill in the interior state of Mato Grasso do Sul in 2017.
Norbord and Ainsworth to merge to create global OSB leader
Monday, December 15, 2014 Norbord Inc and Ainsworth Lumber Co Ltd have signed a definitive agreement under which they will merge to create a leading global wood products company focused on OSB across North America, Europe and Asia.
Urupanel now attracts interest from industry investors in Chile and Brazil
Friday, November 14, 2014 Troubled Uruguayan panel maker Urupanel, which was suddenly closed down earlier this year by its Ecuador owners, is reported to have attracted interest from potential industry investors in Chile and Brazil.

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