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IWF 2020 is cancelled
11 June, 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.
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Segezha continues to invest in plywood operations
Friday, April 24, 2020 Leading Russian forest product group Segezha Group is continuing to invest in its plywood operations and increase output.
Latvijas Finieris set to increase focus on bio-based glues and resins
Friday, April 24, 2020 Latvian birch plywood producer Latvijas Finieris is to make further moves to focus on bio-based glues and resins in its panel products.
Mass Plywood Panel production line up and running at Freres in Oregon
Friday, April 24, 2020 US-based Freres Lumber Co has announced that its Mass Plywood Panel (MPP) beam and column production line is now up and running.
Moralt implements strategy to remain open
Friday, March 27, 2020 German door blank manufacturer Moralt has been quick to develop a strategy to see it through the coronavirus disruption and it looks to be paying dividends.
Wood-based panels organisations remain vigilant over coronavirus
Friday, March 13, 2020 Wood-based panels representative organisations are remaining vigilant over the COVID-19 coronavirus, with both the North American-based Composite Panel Association (CPA) and European Panel Federation (EPF) making statements in recent days.
Boise Cascade to sell NC plywood mill to Southern Veneer Products
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its plywood operations in Moncure, North Carolina.
EPF signs landmark formaldehyde agreement for worker protection
Friday, December 07, 2018 The European Panel Federation (EPF) has signed a landmark agreement on enhanced protection in respect of formaldehyde for workers in the wood-based panels manufacturing industry.
EU imports more hardwood plywood
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Imports of tropical hardwood plywood into the EU surged in Q1, 2015, up 19% compared with 2014, according to Fordaq.
UK industrial construction hits £500m mark
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Figures released by Barbour ABI, provider of construction intelligence services, show that the UK industrial construction sector in January 2015 increased its total value of contracts by over 38% compared to December, with a number of major projects announced across the month.
Raute’s order intake increased 77% in 2014
Thursday, February 19, 2015 Raute Corporation’s net sales for period January 1 to December 31, 2014 amounted to €94.0m up 13% on the comparison period. Order intake, at €112m increased 77%. The order book rose to €44m.
Call for Papers for IPPS 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015 The 15th edition of the International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS) 2015 will take place October 7 & 8, 2015 at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales.
Coillte’s Panel Products SmartPly mill expansion
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 A €59m upgrade is to be given to the Coillte Panel Products' SmartPly OSB mill in Belview, Waterford Port, Ireland.
Brazilian wood based product exports increased by 20% in December
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 In December 2014, Brazilian exports of wood based products increased 20% in value compared to December 2013, from US$219m to US$263m, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).
UK Chinese plywood importers facing EUTR sanctions
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 A number of UK Chinese plywood importers are facing sanctions under the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) after an official investigation found failings in due diligence systems and product descriptions.
US wants to install bamboo panels factory in Acre
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 An American businessman plans to build a plant to manufacture panels using bamboo fibre in the far western Brazilian state of Acre.
Proteak signs collaboration agreement with Finsa
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 In its bid to lead the way in MDF manufacture in Mexico, Proteak group has joined forces with experienced European panel maker, Financiera Maderera SA (Finsa) of Spain.
Boise Cascade reports Q3 net income of US$32.3m
Monday, November 03, 2014 Boise Cascade Company reports net income of US$32.3m on sales of US$983.3m for Q3, 2014.
India’s plywood industry at risk due to log supply shortage
Monday, November 03, 2014 Plywood manufacturers in India are facing huge difficulties in securing logs to maintain production. Recently log imports from Sarawak have increased and this has eased the situation but the steadily rising prices for Sarawak logs are undermining the profitability of Indian plymills.
Norbord reports Q3, 2014 with optimism for 2015
Monday, November 03, 2014 Norbord Inc has reported EBITDA of US$15m in Q3, 2014 compared to US$33m in Q2, 2014 and US$45m in Q3, 2013.

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