New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on http://www.wbpionline.com http://www.wbpionline.com/ en-us http://www.wbpionline.com/ New News information at Wood Based Panels http://http//www.wbpionline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Xylexpo organisers admit 2020 show is now “impossible” http://www.wbpionline.com/news/xylexpo-organisers-admit-2020-show-is-now-impossible-8023534 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/xylexpo-organisers-admit-2020-show-is-now-impossible-8023534 The 2020 edition of the Xylexpo international woodworking exhibition has now been cancelled after organisers admitted it was “impossible” to organise the event in 2020. Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:36:04 GMT First fully automatic warehouse for wood panels commissioned in the Czech Republic http://www.wbpionline.com/news/first-fully-automatic-warehouse-for-wood-panels-commissioned-in-the-czech-republic-8020781 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/first-fully-automatic-warehouse-for-wood-panels-commissioned-in-the-czech-republic-8020781 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8020781/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Drevo Trust has commissioned one of the first fully automatic warehouses for wooden sheet materials in the Czech Republic. Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:35:00 GMT BIFA WOOD Vietnam is postponed to 2021 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/bifa-wood-vietnam-is-postponed-to-2021-8007459 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/bifa-wood-vietnam-is-postponed-to-2021-8007459 Woodworking technology and timber products exhibition BIFA WOOD Vietnam has been postponed until 2021. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:15:30 GMT Medite SmartPly reports €207.4m annual turnover http://www.wbpionline.com/news/medite-smartply-reports-2074m-annual-turnover-8007275 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/medite-smartply-reports-2074m-annual-turnover-8007275 Irish state forestry company Coillte says its Medite SmartPly wood-based panels manufacturing operations recorded a turnover of €207.4m in 2019, compared to €211.3m in 2018. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:57:01 GMT Change of Management at Siempelkamp http://www.wbpionline.com/news/change-of-management-at-siempelkamp-8001854 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/change-of-management-at-siempelkamp-8001854 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8001854/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Current Siempelkamp CEO and spokesman of the Board of Directors, Christoph Michel, is leaving the the company in order to take on new tasks and challenges outside of the group. Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:20:00 GMT Swiss Krono points to bright timber construction future, despite pandemic http://www.wbpionline.com/news/swiss-krono-points-to-bright-timber-construction-future-despite-pandemic-8000102 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/swiss-krono-points-to-bright-timber-construction-future-despite-pandemic-8000102 Wood-based panels producer Swiss Krono Group says its production and sales of OSB is holding up well despite economic challenges in Germany due to Covid-19. Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:12:28 GMT LP sells wood-fibre based cladding brand and Nova Scotia production facility http://www.wbpionline.com/news/lp-sells-wood-fibre-based-cladding-brand-and-nova-scotia-production-facility-7999417 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/lp-sells-wood-fibre-based-cladding-brand-and-nova-scotia-production-facility-7999417 The CanExel brand of wood-fibre based cladding products and the factory that makes it in Canada have been sold by Louisiana-Pacific (LP) to Maibec. Mon, 29 Jun 2020 09:39:40 GMT IWF 2020 is cancelled http://www.wbpionline.com/news/iwf-2020-is-cancelled-7968893 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/iwf-2020-is-cancelled-7968893 North America’s largest woodworking technology exhibition – the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) – has cancelled its show this summer due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Thu, 11 Jun 2020 14:38:26 GMT Medite Tricoya Extreme Insect Hotel http://www.wbpionline.com/news/medite-tricoya-extreme-insect-hotel-7968646 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/medite-tricoya-extreme-insect-hotel-7968646 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7968646/thumbnail.JPG'/></a>Medite Smartply have partnered with the All Ireland Pollinator Plan and created a set of six insect hotels using Medite Tricoya Extreme (MTX), weather resistant MDF. Thu, 11 Jun 2020 12:52:41 GMT Sanding technology manufacturers find safe ways of working in face of Covid-19 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sanding-technology-manufacturers-find-safe-ways-of-working-in-face-of-covid-19-7965741 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sanding-technology-manufacturers-find-safe-ways-of-working-in-face-of-covid-19-7965741 Sanding technology manufacturers Steinemann and Imeas have given updates on how their operations are working safely and adapting to Covid-19 guidelines. Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:34:00 GMT