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Canfor completes acquisition of Wynndel

18-04-2016

Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) (“Canfor”) announces that, further to its news release dated January 21, 2016, it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Wynndel Box & Lumber Ltd. located in the Creston Valley, British Columbia. “We welcome the employees of Wynndel to the Canfor team,” said Don Kayne, President …

APA Publishes Updated Engineered Wood Construction Guide

15-04-2016

The Engineered Wood Construction Guide, APA’s comprehensive and widely recognised guide to engineered wood construction systems, has been updated and is now available from APA. First published in 1962, this is the 33rd printing of the popular guide. The 92-page guide features information on engineered wood products and recommendations for …

Poyry: "Are decorative surfaces ready to meet the circular economy challenge?"

15-04-2016

From right: Ania Krolak, Senior Consultant (Pöyry Management Consulting); Wolfgang Gutting, VP Glues and Impregnating Resins (BASF); Paul Clegg, CEO (Accsys Group); Peter Clifton, Product Manager Medite Tricoya Extreme (Coillte Panel Products); Naci Güngör, Brand and Communications Manager (Kastamonu Entegre); Anders Pettersson, …

Sabah collaborates with international team on 3-D mapping for forest management

14-04-2016

Malaysia's Sabah Forestry Department has kicked off a mapping campaign to gather data that will feed into making the best decisions for land use and management of the state’s biodiversity. Using high resolution 3D mapping tools by the Carnegie Airborne Observatory (CAO), Sabah’s 7.4 million hectare forests, carbon stocks and …

Dubai Wood Show confirms Swedish Wood commitment to the region

14-04-2016

Together with representatives from Swedish sawmills, Swedish Wood was present at Dubai Wood Show, MENA’s trade fair for timber products, for the third time.   The MENA region is the most important export market for Swedish sawmills after Europe. Sales to the region have risen significantly over the years and Swedish sawmills see …

Editor’s pickJoubert under the sun: Sunshades for the Jumeirah beach in Dubaï

14-04-2016

French manufacturer Joubert was the supplier of the Okoume marine plywood used in the sunshades along the Jumeirah beach in Dubaï. The sunshades are installed alongside a pedestrian path, offering locals and tourists a space to relax and enjoy leisure activities. It extends for 14km from the Jumeirah mosque to the world famous Burj Al Arab …

Accoya awarded Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for green footprint

13-04-2016

Accsys Technologies, the manufacturer of world leading modified wood Accoya has released an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for maximum transparency while highlighting its impressive environmental features. Accoya was rewarded with an EPD – an independently verified and registered manner of environmental reporting based on Life …

Wintersteiger presents new upset-forged saw blades

13-04-2016

WINTERSTEIGER has expanded its saw blade product portfolio with an additional grade of quality: Blades for resawing and log band saw machines are now being upset by cold forging. This leads to increased tooth tip hardness, improving resistance to wear, cutting precision and the cut surface quality compared to those of band saw blades with offset …

SCM Group revenues exceed EUR380 million in 2015

13-04-2016

The SCM Group held its press conference at the 18th Holz-Handwerk trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Total revenues exceeded  EUR500 million in 2015. The Woodworking Division recorded an extraordinary performance, with sales topping EUR380 million, confirming the Group’s position as the world’s second largest player. "We are …

Weinig at Xylexpo

13-04-2016

The Weinig Group will be at Xylexpo with an integrated stand concept for solid wood and panel processing. A unique complete range of production technology will be on display and in action via live demonstrations under the THINK WEINIG motto. New Weinig Powermat 1500: Simple to operate, powerful and flexible The new generation of …