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BIFA WOOD Vietnam is postponed to 2021 02 July, 2020
Woodworking technology and timber products exhibition BIFA WOOD Vietnam has been postponed until 2021.
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Medite SmartPly reports €207.4m annual turnover
Thursday, July 02, 2020 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.
Change of Management at Siempelkamp
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 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.
Swiss Krono points to bright timber construction future, despite pandemic
Monday, June 29, 2020 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.
LP sells wood-fibre based cladding brand and Nova Scotia production facility
Monday, June 29, 2020 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.
IWF 2020 is cancelled
Thursday, June 11, 2020 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.
Medite Tricoya Extreme Insect Hotel
Thursday, June 11, 2020 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.
Sanding technology manufacturers find safe ways of working in face of Covid-19
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Sanding technology manufacturers Steinemann and Imeas have given updates on how their operations are working safely and adapting to Covid-19 guidelines.
CPA to launch new safety spotlight initiative
Friday, June 05, 2020 To accompany the annual Safety Innovation Award, CPA is launching a new Safety Spotlight web page to showcase members’ safety issues and relevant solutions
Comments filed on EPA formaldehyde TSCA scoping document
Friday, June 05, 2020 The Federal Wood Industries Coalition (FWIC), which consists of 12 trade associations including The Composite Panel Association (CPA), has filed comments on Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) draft formaldehyde Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) scoping document.
Giardina Group takes over De Stefani
Wednesday, June 03, 2020 Giardina Group has acquired Italian firm De Stefani Valerio & C snc, a manufacturer of sanding solutions for over 40 years.

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