Wood Based Panels


Strikes at Finland’s sawmills and plywood factories highly probable as negotiations with Union continues
28 January, 2020 The strikes threatening forestry could damage the industry to the tune of €1bn. The Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF) believes that it is highly probable that the strike at sawmills and plywood factories called for by the Industrial Union will take place.


Above and BE.YOND
25 November, 2019 Dave Huggins, business development director at IDS in the UK talks about the importance of panel products fulfilling green credentials
  • Panel futures
    A special 30th anniversary for the BioComposites Centre was the background for this year’s International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS) in Wales
  • Capacity growth
    Part 1 of our annual survey on the world’s particleboard capacity shows growth both in Europe and North America, with the latest new mills now coming on stream in the US. Stephen Powney reports
  • Getting a grip
    Panel products can be awkward to handle but, as Julian Champkin from WBPI sister title Hoist magazine explains, lifting technology is up to the challenge
  • Sonae Arauco adds extra dimension
    Sonae Arauco’s new three-dimensional fibreboard won the Innovation: Product Category at this year’s TTJ Awards, organised by WBPI sister title, the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ)


Investment and growth continues
26 June, 2018 Judging by the amount of investment and expansion news we have in this issue, the buoyancy in the global panels industry continues unabated.