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Indonesian timber exports to China improve despite COVID-19 pandemic

Even amid the global COVID-19 crisis, Indonesia's wood exports to China have continued to improve. The export value of Indonesia's forest products to China between January to May 2020 reached US$1.143 billion, up 1% compared to the same period last year, reported Indonesian business news portal Kabarbisnis. According to Indroyono …


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Brazilian exports of wood-based products dropped 13.5% in May

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to May 2019, from $273.3 million to $236.3 million. The value of pine sawnwood exports declined 9% between May 2019 ($47.7 million) and May 2020 ($43.3 million). In terms of volume, exports increased almost 7% over the same period, …


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Chinese flooring firm CFL to invest over $70 million in Georgia

United States governor Brian Kemp has announced that Creative Flooring Solutions (CFL), a Chinese manufacturer of laminate, wood, and luxury vinyl flooring, will invest more than $70 million in a new manufacturing facility in Calhoun, Georgia. This move will create 300 jobs for Georgians. CFL will locate to a newly constructed 252,000-square-foot …


ASEAN Super 8 announces new dates in 2021

Informa Markets, organiser of the region's leading event for the built environment, has announced new event dates. ASEAN Super 8, which comprises several exhibitions targeted at the built environment industry, will be held at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 15 to 17 June …


Raute concludes cooperation negotiations

Negotiations concerning temporary layoffs of salaried and senior salaried employees of Raute’s operations in Finland in Nastola, Lahti, and Kajaani, have been concluded. These negotiations concerned measures, the purpose of which was to adapt operations to the financial and production-related situation resulting from the declined order book …


New association formed to fight Victorian government’s decision to shut the …

Processors of hardwood timber in Victoria, Australia, have formed a new association to fight the government’s decision to shut the native forest industry. The association, the Victoria Hardwood Sawmillers Association (VHSA), is separate from the industry’s traditional lead body, the Victorian Association of Forest Industries, which now …


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WMF 2016 - Exhibitor Interview: Mr. Piergiorgio Franca, Chief Executive Officer of Biesse China 专訪比雅斯中国首席执行官Piergiorgio Franca先生

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Homag: Drilling and dowelling – ABD 260 Optimat

Drilling and dowelling – more efficient than ever before

CNC Drilling and dowel inserting machine - always keeping a tight grip on everything
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Kuang Yung: MRS-610M Optimizing Movable Rip Saw

• Choice of 1-6 movable blades
• Extra large 450 / 610 mm cutting width
• Optimizing cut function
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• Worldwide success with more than 200 sets sold in the USA, Europe and Asia.
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