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Siempelkamp gets order from Akij Group, Bangladesh 16 October, 2014
In March 2014 the Akij Group, Bangladesh, signed a contract for what will be one of the world’s most modern particleboard plants.
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Acimall reports 28.7% increase of orders in Q2
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Acimall, the association of Italian manufacturers of woodworking machinery has published figures for the April-June period of this year.
Arauco and SierraPine announce mutual termination of asset purchase agreement
Thursday, October 16, 2014 In January 2014 Arauco announced that its subsidiary, Flakeboard America Limited, had signed an asset purchase agreement with the US company, SierraPine for the acquisition of three industrial panel mills located in the states of California and Oregon.
Duratex profits plunge but company remains optimistic
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Leading Brazilian panel maker Duratex saw its net profit for Q2, 2014 plunged 56.4% due to a weak economy and furniture industry de-stocking prior to the World Cup holidays.
Memorial Fund to help early career researchers
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 The establishment of a memorial fund to commemorate the late Dr Harry Earl, who died suddenly in October 2013, was announced at this year’s International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS) Master Class. Dr Earl held a number of senior positions in the industry, was a past member of staff at the BioComposites Centre, and was the Technical Manager for Kronospan, Chirk, UK.
Metalube to target new market sector with range of chain oils
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Metalube, the UK-based manufacturer of specialist industrial lubricants is using its already extensive in-house knowledge of high temperature chain oil technology, to specifically target the wood based panel, plasterboard and the glass and mineral wool insulation industries.
SmartPly replaces multi-daylight plant with state-of-the-art line by Siempelkamp
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 OSB manufacturer SmartPly Europe Ltd – part of the business division Coillte Panel Products (CPP) of the Irish state forestry organisation Coillte – has decided to replace its multi-daylight plant at the Waterford location, Ireland.
FSC reassociates with Danzer Group
Thursday, August 21, 2014 The Forest Stewardship Council has lifted its disassociation with Danzer Group after being satisfied the company is meeting FSC criteria.
Accsys Technologies’ revenue rises
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Accoya modified wood manufacturer Accsys Technologies plc has reported a 29% increase in revenue in Q2.
Weyerhaeuser releases Q2 results
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Forest products giant Weyerhaeuser managed a 28% increase in earnings from its operational activities, but a small increase in sales during the second quarter failed to impress investors.
Land sales hit Plum Creek profits
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Earnings at Plum Creek were lower in the first half of the year despite a 30% boost in operating income from its timber operations.

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