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European wood-based panel production dips 5% in 2022, provisional stats suggest
25 May, 2023
European wood-based panels production fell by more than 6% in 2022 according to provisional figures released by the European Panel Federation (EPF) at the Interzum fair in Cologne.
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Ligna wows again after four year absence
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 The Ligna woodworking technology fair has ended in Hannover after 700 world premieres of machinery/technology and 80,000 visitors from across the world.
UPM Plywood division reports sales decrease
Tuesday, May 02, 2023 UPM Plywood has reported a fall in sales for Q1, 2023
Thebault Group invests €100m in new LVL site
Tuesday, May 02, 2023 Leading French plywood producer the Thebault Group has announced the creation of a €100m new LVL manufacturing unit.
Wood-based Panel Symposium remains in Hamburg for 2023
Friday, April 28, 2023 After the success of the 12th European Wood-based Panel Symposium in October 2022, organisers have announced that the event will remain in Hamburg for the 2024 edition.
Bio-based particleboard launched in France
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 A French partnership of bio resin producer Evertree and wood-based panels manufacturer Seripanneaux have launched what they claim is the first 100% Made-in-France bio-based particleboard.
Egger takes over recycling company M+P Umweltdienste
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Egger has acquired the German recycling company M+P Umweltdienste GmbH for an undisclosed sum.
Arauco orders new MDF plant in Mexico
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 The Arauco Group has placed an order for a complete plant for the production of MDF in Mexico.
New Managing Director for Dieffenbacher Energy GmbH
Monday, March 20, 2023 Wolfgang Lashofer has taken over operational management of the former BERTSCHenergy and is new managing director of Dieffenbacher Energy GmbH.
Stora Enso partners with Polish plywood producer on lignin binder
Friday, March 10, 2023 Stora Enso’s lignin product – Lineo – is being used by Polish plywood manufacturer Paged to replace fossil-based glue in plywood.
West Fraser sees Q4 earnings dip, but healthy full-year results
Friday, February 17, 2023 The world’s largest OSB producer West Fraser saw a sharp moderating of its performance in the fourth quarter of 2002 as more challenging market conditions started to bite.
Lumin plywood brand to build third plywood plant in Uruguay
Friday, February 10, 2023 Sustainable plantation-based plywood brand Lumin is to invest US$136m in a new plywood mill in Uruguay to expand production capacity to nearly 500,000m3.
Saviola to increase shareholding in Rheinspan
Thursday, January 26, 2023 Italian panels manufacturer Saviola Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Rheinspan.
Egger Group predicts “subdued” second half of its financial year
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Egger Group has closed the first half of its financial year with a 14% increase in consolidated turnover to €2.26bn but is predicting a “subdued” second half.
Interprint MD becomes new chairman of DIPA
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Robert Bierfreund, the managing director of Interprint, is taking over the chairmanship of the Digital Printing Association (DIPA), replacing Ali Özyilmaz of MB Digitalprint.
Dieffenbacher expands its power solutions with acquisition of Austria’s BERTSCHenergy
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 Dieffenbacher has acquired Austrian power plant manufacturer BERTSCHenergy in a move to complement its solution-based portfolio.
Fantoni invests in innovation for office division
Friday, January 06, 2023 Osoppo-based wood-based panels and office furniture manufacturer Fantoni has invested €9m in increasing production capacity, improving product quality and reducing energy costs.
Fagus-GreCon recognised by Lower Saxony state government
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Fire protection and measuring systems specialist Fagus-GreCon has been recognised once again by the Lower Saxony state government and the Demography Agency for Business GmbH with the Future Festival award.
First continuously produced OSB board in Turkey rolls off production line
Friday, December 09, 2022 Küpeliler Endüstri AS produced the first board on its new OSB line at Kutahya on December 3 and in the process became the first company in Turkey to start OSB production on a continuous line, technology project provider Siempelkamp has announced.
IPPS to return in 2023
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 The International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS) will return in 2023 at its normal venue in Wales.

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