News archive

January 2019

Canfor temporarily curtailing production capacity in BC, Canada


Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced today it will be temporarily curtailing operations at three British Columbia mills due to log supply constraints, log costs and current market conditions. Canfor’s sawmill in Vavenby will be curtailed for six weeks from February 11 to March 22, 2019. In addition, Canfor’s sawmills in Houston and …

Editor’s pickSCM Group presents "Campus"


The Training Centre set up by the world leader in machinery and industrial components is the culmination of a journey that from the very start has aimed to generate expertise that keeps up with new technological challenges and to pass it on to the sector's professionals worldwide. Its inauguration comes just ahead of the “Smart&Human …

Woodworking Machinery Fair returns in Sep 2019 open up businesses with CIFF (Shanghai)


Buyers now consume more wood not only for producing furniture, but also for constructing ceiling, roofing and flooring, etc. A higher demand of woodworking is foreseen in coming years. In addition, the residential and commercial needs in wood products are growing worldwide, which lead to low availability and rising price of raw materials. Wood …

Editor’s pickDieffenbacher looks back on a successful business year


The leading manufacturer of press systems and complete production plants for the wood-based panel industry as well as automotive, aviation and recycling industries achieved significant milestones in various business areas in 2018. In its wood-based panel business, Dieffenbacher has now sold more than 20 CPS+ continuous presses for the production …

End-of-show report on MEM Industrial 2019


he MEM Industrial trade show, which closed its gates in Mexico City's Centro Citibanamex convention center on 18 January, underscored its reputation as a business platform that delivers for international exhibitors and visitors alike. "Our successful partnership with AMPIMM, the Mexican Association of Wood Industry Suppliers, has given the show a …

LIGNA 2019: Television for the woodworking industry


LIGNA.TV is back for a fourth season. Woodworking professionals will be able to tune in to the web TV service during the run-up to LIGNA 2019 and on every day of the show. LIGNA.TV brings the latest industry news and views to the Internet in a series of quality video round-ups. The service will be available from January to May 2019 …

25 years of the EPLF: Europeans look to the future with confidence


The European network of the EPLF – the Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring – is made up of 18 laminate flooring producers, 20 supplier companies and 10 supporting members. This is the world’s largest regional association for the laminate industry and it celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2019. In light of …

Laminate flooring market experiences downturn in 2018


In 2018, manufacturing members of the EPLF achieved worldwide sales of European-produced laminate flooring totalling 455 million m² (2017: 477 million m², which corresponds to -4.6%). This indicates that even with a downward trend in some regions, the global laminate market remains at a high level. In Western Europe, the “home …

Architecture fans get to look inside a host of exciting buildings in Munich


The fifth Long Night of Architecture, organised by BAU, the World´s Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems, delighted the people of Munich, architecture fans and the trade visitors and exhibitors attending BAU 2019. More than 35,000 people took part in the event. The “Long Night of Architecture” (LNA) once …

Subscribe to our newsletter