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Uvadrev-Holding orders second particleboard plant from Siempelkamp 22 February, 2021
Russian wood-based panels manufacturer Uvadrev-Holding has placed an order with Siempelkamp for a new particleboard plant.
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Dieffenbacher to supply new Homanit, Lithuania plant
Monday, February 22, 2021 Dieffenbacher has won the order to supply a complete THDF line for Homanit in Lithuania.
WBPI’s Beyond Covid virtual event changes date to May 11
Saturday, February 06, 2021 Wood Based Panels International's (WBPI) virtual half-day conference event - Beyond Covid-19: The global wood-based panels industry adapting for the future – will be taking place on May 11.
Andritz to supply world’s largest chip washing and pressurized refining system to China
Thursday, February 04, 2021 Andritz has received an order from Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development Co Ltd to supply a chip washing system and pressurized refining system for its MDF production line near Chongzuo in Guangxi province, China.
Starwood orders MDF line for Inegol operation
Monday, February 01, 2021 Turkish wood-based panels producer Starwood has signed an order with Siempelkamp for the supply of a high-performance thin board MDF plant for the former’s Inegol operation.
European parquet flooring market remained stable in 2020
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Despite the pandemic, the European parquet flooring market managed to remain flat in 2020, led by renovation and its increased use of real wood flooring.
UK’s leading woodworking machinery show announces postponement until 2022
Monday, January 25, 2021 The UK’s leading woodworking machinery exhibition - W Exhibition & Elements – has postponed its autumn 2021 show until February 6-9, 2022.
West Fraser acquisition of Norbord gets final court approval
Monday, January 25, 2021 West Fraser’s US$3.1bn takeover of Norbord has obtained final approval from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List).
TTF timber import stats show continued strong market recovery
Friday, January 08, 2021 Timber and panel import volumes performed strongly in October 2020 for the fifth consecutive month since June, according to the latest Timber Trade Federation (TTF) timber statistics.
New Composite Panel Association Board takes office
Friday, January 08, 2021 The Composite Panel Association’s (CPA) 2021 Board of Directors is now taking office.David Smith of Timber Products will serve as the 2021 CPA Board chairman with Steve Carroll of Arauco North America as vice chairman and Dan Beaty of Langboard as secretary/treasurer.
US furniture sales soar in September
Monday, December 07, 2020 US residential furniture manufacturers and distributors have been enjoying boom times of late, according to a study by consultants Smith Leonard.

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