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New Sterling Lumber facility announced in Lufkin

Sterling Lumber, facility, new, Lufkin, Texas

Governor Greg Abbott recently announced that Sterling Lumber Company, LLC, will be opening a new TerraLam® Cross-Laminated Timber mat manufacturing facility in Lufkin. Sterling is a vertically integrated manufacturer that delivers high-performance ground protection mats and more than 300 industrial products worldwide. The new facility in …

Ipe hardwood buying season arrives

Ipe hardwood, buying season

Some of the largest exotic lumber companies in the United States have run out of much of their Ipe inventory, and what people do not always understand about Ipe is that there are different times of the year when the lumber can be heavily purchased and brought out of the forest The climate, rain, and rivers do not allow for its exportation easily …

BIFA Wood Vietnam: Steinert at E57


With more than 20 years of market experience in South East Asia, the STEINERT Group offers excellent technical sales and service with German management and well experienced and trained local teams. Over 1,000 satisfied customers are purchasing about 2,500 tonnes of adhesive annually. Headquartered in Thailand, and with offices in Ho Chi Minh …

MTC makes timber sourcing easier

Malaysian Timber Council, timber sourcing

The Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) has been facilitating members of the local timber industry to identify new sources of raw material supply since 1993. Over the years, sourcing of raw materials and business missions have been mounted to countries like Lao DPR, Cambodia, Thailand, China, Canada, Indonesia, Brazil and New Zealand, as well as to …

Editor’s pickBuilding and innovating for a smart future

ArchXpo, innovation, smart future

The Architecture & Building Services (ABS) 2018 series officially opened its doors at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore Expo & Convention Centre. The massive three-day show which presents six key architectural and building services exhibitions and 14 industry conferences was officially launched by guest-of-honour Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister …

HOMAG Plattenaufteiltechnik and Anthon plan close cooperation

HOMAG, Anthon, cooperation

HOMAG Plattenaufteiltechnik GmbH and Anthon GmbH have signed a framework cooperation agreement and plan to cooperate closely. They aim to expand their own product ranges and fulfill their customers’ requirements even better. HOMAG Plattenaufteiltechnik is part of the HOMAG Group, the world’s leading supplier of integrated solutions …