Wood Based Panels


EGGER boosts recycled content through investment
07 September, 2022 Wood-based material manufacturer, EGGER UK Ltd, has invested over £15m into recycling operations at its site in Hexham.
  • Dexco posts Q2 results
    Brazilian wood-based panels manufacturer Dexco (formerly known as Duratex) saw its wood division reported a dip in earnings and production volumes in Q2, compared to a year ago.


Downstream challenges of diversification
13 July, 2022 The BioComposite Centre’s Dr Morwenna Spear says the wide range of feedstocks and adhesives being considered in the panels industry will keep future recyclers on their toes
  • Global ambitions
    Kastamonu Entegre eyes top three spot in the global wood-based panel market
  • Bioproducts serving society
    Ambassador José Carlos da Fonseca Jr, executive director of IBA (Brazilian Tree Industry), explains how Brazil’s wood-based panels sector has been ready to meet heated demand


Getting our Ligna fix - digitally
20 August, 2021 I’m sure many readers of WBPI have the familiar experience of walking the halls of the Hannover Messe for the biennial Ligna exhibition of the global woodworking industries.
  • Responding to the coronavirus challenge
    As I write this column, the coronavirus pandemic was starting to impact the international woodbased panels industry, with reports of mills starting to adjust production and even temporarily close some operations in North America and Europe.
  • Investment and growth continues
    Judging by the amount of investment and expansion news we have in this issue, the buoyancy in the global panels industry continues unabated.