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Norbord’s High Level, Alberto OSB mill resumes production 08 July, 2019
Norbord Inc reports that its OSB mill in High Level, Alberta resumed production the first week of June after the evacuation order for the town of High Level was lifted.
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New HCOS high-capacity oscillating screen for dry flake screening in particleboard production
Monday, July 08, 2019 Building on its experience with oscillating screens for particleboard production Dieffenbacher has developed the new HCOS high-capacity oscillating screen for more throughput with less investment. The HCOS is developed specifically for producing high volumes.
Multimillion-pound sale of North Shields’ Formica is completed
Monday, July 08, 2019 A multimillion-pound deal to sell North Shields’ Formica Group to a Dutch company has been completed.
Louisiana-Pacific to close Peace Valley OSB facility in Fort St John, Canada
Monday, July 08, 2019 Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) has announced that its Peace Valley facility in Fort St John, British Columbia, will indefinitely curtail production of OSB.
Kadant Carmanah Design launches advanced vision systems for OSB stranding lines
Monday, July 08, 2019 Kadant Carmanah Design, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc has launched three advanced vision systems designed to help OSB producers increase production rates and improve strand quality in the wood room.
Danzer reports 3.6% drop in sales for 2018
Monday, July 01, 2019 Danzer, the international hardwood company specialising in wood from temperate forests in the northern hemisphere, reports revenue of €202m in 2018.
A guide to choosing the most suitable CaberWood MDF
Monday, July 01, 2019 Norbord, manufactuer of engineered wood based panels, has released a handy guide to help tradespeople, architects and specifiers know which product from its MDF portfolio, CaberWood MDF, is the most suitable for their project.
Ceratizit and Grasche extend their working partnership
Monday, July 01, 2019 Grasche USA has signed an extension dealer agreement which extends the working partnership with the Ceratizit Group in total to 10 years distribution of knives and profile blanks in North America.
Brazil’s wood based product exports decline 19%
Monday, July 01, 2019 In April 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood based products declined 19% in value compared to April 2018, from US$286.6m to US$232.9m, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).
Dieffenbacher: good prospects for all three business units
Monday, July 01, 2019 Machine and plant manufacturer, Dieffenbacher, reports solid business results over the past 12 months, highlighted by a higher equity ratio, greater internal efficiency and the strong performance of its business units.
World’s tallest wooden building completed in Norway
Thursday, May 30, 2019 The Mjösa Tower has officially opened in Brumunddal, Norway, taking over the title of the world’s tallest wooden building. The 18-floor building reaches up to a height of 85.4m and the building includes a hotel, private homes and office space. Metsä Wood’s fast, light and green Kerto LVL products were used in the intermediate floor elements of the building.

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