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Spot the difference
The BioComposite Centre’s Dr Morwenna Spear explains the differences between the bioeconomy and the circular economy and how the wood-based panels industry fits both
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North American door manufacturing giant VT Industries has partnered with Biele in extensive growth and expansion projects over the last few years
It’s been four years since the last Xylexpo due to Covid, but organisers are looking to get the show back on track in Milan in October. Stephen Powney reports
Innovating the future
IMAL PAL Group has completed the turnkey installation of a wood fibre insulation plant in Sardinia and is progressing with a unique wood fibre moulded pallet plant installation in Italy, reports Stephen Powney.
Expansion of MDF capacity globally continues
In this Part 2 report of our annual global MDF survey, independent industry consultant Geoff Rhodes focuses on countries outside Europe and North America, looking at new developments and summarising the current and future global position for MDF.
Dry phenolic process in spotlight
Surfacing and finishing technology specialist Longoni has taken remarkable steps forward on a dry phenolic resin application process, which it believes could revolutionise operations for HPL manufacturers. Stephen Powney reports
Downstream challenges of diversification
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
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
Founded on innovation
TOMRA is a Norwegian-headquartered company celebrating a 50-year history in recycling technologies. Over the last 10 of those years, the company has specifically focused some of its attention on the wood recycling sector, as WBPI consultant Mike Botting reports