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European parquet flooring consumption expands by 5.8% in 2021 27 January, 2022
FEP – the European Federation of the Parquet industry - estimates the overall consumption figures on the European parquet flooring market for the year 2021 significantly increased by 5.8%, compared to 2020.
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First Desert Board branded date palm OSB produced by Al Talah
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Al Talah Board from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), has produced its first “Desert Board” branded OSB products made using recycled date palm tree waste.
Weinig Group launches €15m investment programme at subsidiary Holz-Her
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Leading German woodworking machinery manufacturer Weinig Group is investing €15m in its Panel Processing division to promote its subsidiary Holz-Her.
Dieffenbacher hits €400m sales in 2021
Thursday, December 16, 2021 German wood-based panels production technology manufacturer Dieffenbacher has posted annual sales of €400m for 2021 and expects further growth in the coming years through its focus on sustainability and digitalization
CIFF Shanghai looks forward to 2022
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 The 48th Shanghai International Furniture Fair held in conjunction with the Woodworking Machinery Fair has completed its online exhibition this year after earlier cancelling its physical event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
West Fraser completes acquisition of Georgia Pacific OSB mill in South Carolina
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 West Fraser Timber Co Ltd has completed the acquisition of Georgia Pacific’s idled OSB mill near Allendale, South Carolina.
Wanhua orders two more production lines from Dieffenbacher
Friday, December 10, 2021 Chinese wood and straw-based panel manufacturer Wanhua Ecoboard has ordered two more lines from Dieffenbacher that will enable it to begin producing straw-based Supermechanical Strength Particleboard (Super PB) in 2023.
Fagus GreCon researcher receives Wilhelm-Klauditz Award
Friday, December 03, 2021 The Wilhelm-Klauditz Award has been presented to Dr Torben Marhenke, Fagus GreCon’s team lead Research & Development for research that led to the successful development of a new non-destructive test procedure for recognition of defects with a diameter starting at 1mm.
Kastamonu to become fifth largest panels producer with new mega MDF project in Turkey
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Kastamonu Entegre has placed an order with Siempelkamp for an MDF plant featuring the longest continuous press on the Turkish market.
North American panel producers join together in Climate Positive Now initiative
Monday, November 22, 2021 North American wood-based panels and surfacing producers are joining together under the Climate Positive Now banner to promote the sustainability benefits of decorative wood panels.
Dexco installs new short cycle press at Agudos
Monday, November 15, 2021 The first board on a new Siempelkamp short-cycle press at Dexco’s Agudos location has been produced in super quick time.

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