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Siempelkamp particleboard plant SAIB, Italy will use 100% recovered wood 26 March, 2015
Siempelkamp has recently received an order from the particleboard manufacturer SAIB SpA, Italy for its existing particleboard plant in Fossadello di Caorso, located in the Piacenze region south-east of Milan.
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Proteak’s MDF plant under construction in Mexico is well under way
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 A 280,000m3/year MDF plant being constructed in southern Mexico by the new panel manufacturer Proteak is taking shape rapidly with the main production hall already erected.
WPIF launches updated website
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 With emphasis on clarity of information and navigation, the Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF) has launched an updated website.
Tocchio on track with many new orders
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Tocchio International Srl, a world leader in machine manufacturing to treat papers for the wood based panel industry, as well as many other industries, has been a family business for over 35 years and has recently re-established itself to be in the forefront as a leading player.
Japan funds US$1.4m in African timber products business
Thursday, March 12, 2015 A new US$1.4m International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) project funded by the Government of Japan aims to promote socio-economic development and sustainable management of African forests through value-addition, expanded further processing and intra-African trade in tropical timber and timber products.
Homag group generates record sales revenue
Thursday, March 12, 2015 Woodworking plant and machinery manufacturer Homag Group AG was able to substantially increase sales revenue and order intake, and further improve its operative earnings indicators in fiscal year 2014.
Danzer increases 2014 sales by 5%
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 At the occasion of publishing preliminary 2014 results, Danzer reports positive reactions to the company’s FSC re-association: long-standing customers had welcomed the renewed ability to procure a broader range of materials from a single source.
Timber producer invests in new plant in Romania
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Timber producer Holzindustrie Schweighofer has invested €14m in its new factory in Radauti, eastern Romania and will hire 75 people there long-term.
Analysis of the global plywood industry
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 The Global Plywood Industry Report 2015-2020 from Research and Markets ( gives an in-depth study on the current state of the plywood industry.
Five wood products events in one week in Austria
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 The International Wood Markets Group, based in Vancouver, Canada has announced a collaboration with the Schweighofer Group, Austria and the Georgia Research Institute, Atlanta to host five wood products industry-related events during the week of June 15, 2015 in and around Vienna, Austria.
Raute receives order worth €30m to Finland
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Raute Corporation has received an order worth €30m for the machinery and equipment of a Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) production line from Stora Enso Wood Products Oy.

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