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Siempelkamp increases its minority shareholding in Pallmann 28 January, 2016
Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH has increased its minority shareholding in Pallmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co KG, headquartered in Zweibrücken, Germany to 45%.
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Andritz enhances its position in the MDF industry with its fibre preparation systems
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 By supplying technically advanced and reliable fibre preparation systems the Andritz Panelboard group is maintaining its leading position in the MDF industry.
Particleboard plant for Plitspichprom with Generation 8 ContiRoll
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 With the order from Plitspichprom, a Russian plant operator, 2015 came to an end as a successful year for Siempelkamp.
Import value of logs and lumber to China falls by 25%
Thursday, January 21, 2016 The reduction in house construction in China has resulted in a substantial decline in the importation of forest products during 2015, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ).
LP expands FlameBlock OSB capacity
Thursday, January 21, 2016 Louisiana-Pacific has broken ground on a project that will add a FlameBlock fire-rated OSB Sheathing line at its OSB mill in Clarke County, Alabama.
Dieffenbacher supplies straw-based particleboard plant to China
Thursday, January 21, 2016 Dieffenbacher recently received an order for a straw-based particleboard plant – designed to deliver 110,000m3/year – from Chinese chemical company Wanhua.
Wood products manufacturers file biomass litigation on Clean Power Plan
Thursday, January 21, 2016 American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) president and ceo Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC) president and ceo Robert Glowinski have issued the following statements after filing a joint petition for review in the DC Circuit Court of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) treatment of biomass energy in the final Clean Power Plan.
Danzer unveils €15m investment programme in technologies
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Hardwood specialist Danzer headquartered in Dornbirn, Austria has presented its strategies on expanding the growth of the company over the next few years.
Columbia Forest Products to re-open Rutherglen hardwood veneer plant
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Citing improving markets for rotary hardwood veneer in North America, Gary Gillespie, vice president of Columbia Forest Products’ Northern Operations, has announced that Columbia is in the intermediate stages of preparing for a re-opening of the company’s plant in Rutherglen, Ontario.
Boise Cascade to invest US$7.9m to build warehouse storage facility
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Boise Cascade plans to invest US$7.955m to develop 7.5 acres in Westfield, Massachusetts and build an 85,000ft2 warehouse storage facility and a 12,000ft2 sales office. The company will create nine new jobs, and retain 79 jobs.
Indonesia and China cooperate on wood products sales
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Indonesia and China have agreed to promote a two-way sustainable timber trade.

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