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Japan sees development of super-thick plywood

18-02-2020
Japan, plywood, LVL, timber, forestry, market report

Seihoku Plywood (Tokyo) is currently working on the development of super-thick plywood that is more than 50mm thick. The company is also applying to obtain a JAS certificate, which will allow Seihoku to participate in the new engineered wood market. The manufacturing of thicker plywood is the same as for standard panels, but there is a limit to …

Editor’s pickMichael Buckley selected “The Guy in the Glass” for 2019 by Hardwood Market Report

14-02-2020
The Guy in the Glass, Hardwood Market Report, recipient, American hardwood, Michael Buckley, recognition, award

Michael Buckley, the first non-American recipient of “The Guy in the Glass” (Image credit: Michael Buckely) Michael Buckley, a well-respected and accomplished figure in the global woodworking industry, has been selected to be The Guy in the Glass for 2019 in recognition of his achievements and contributions to the American hardwood …

Timbeter closes $1 million seed round to fuel expansion in Southeast Asia and Latin America

05-02-2020
Timbeter, seeding round, funding, digitalisation, expansion, Southeast Asia, Latin America, forestry management, logistics, forestry operations, forestry value chain, digital data exchange, timber measurement, reporting platform

Estonian company Timbeter, whose solutions help the forestry sector adopt digital technology to optimise transparency and efficiency in forestry management, has raised $1 million in its seed round. The seed round was led by TMT Investments, the venture investing company listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Tallinn-based company developed a …

Scm Group confirms its financial stability and rewards innovation

23-01-2020
Scm Group, report, 2019, profits, turnover, earnings, positive, stable

Through innovation, digital factory and the strengthening of the sales network and after sales service in each of the strategic markets, Scm Group continues to invest and the results speak for themselves. The Group ended 2019 with a turnover in excess of 700 million Euro (USD773.8 million), in line with 2018's record figures and on budget for the …

Continued efforts needed to improve Indonesia’s legal forestry management

06-01-2020
Indonesia, timber production, report, monitor strengthening, independent forestry monitoring network, timber legality verification system, SVLK, effective, VPA implementation, JURnal Celebes

Indonesia’s civil society organisation, Jurnal Celebes recently released a report "Strengthening Indonesia’s Independent Forestry Monitoring Network to Ensure a Credible Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) and Effective VPA Implementation", reported ITTO. Between October 2018 and December 2019, Jurnal Celebes monitored the …

Raute's 3Q earnings continue to decline

31-10-2019
Raute, earnings, profits, sales, interim report, 3Q

RAUTE CORPORATION - INTERIM REPORT JANUARY 1-SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 - The Group’s net sales, EUR 112.0 million (MEUR 126.8), decreased 12% from the comparison period. Order intake was EUR 130 million (MEUR 138). - Operating profit was EUR 6.6 million (MEUR 11.5), down 42% from the comparison period. The result before taxes was EUR 6.7 million …

Editor’s pickAmerican hardwoods do not need to be certified, concludes revised Seneca Creek Study

10-09-2019
Seneca Creek report, AHEC, certification, legal, sustainable

One of the projects where American hardwoods have been specified (Photo credit: AHEC)   American hardwoods are legal and sustainable in line with all relevant international standards, according to the recently revised Seneca Creek ‘Assessment of Lawful Harvesting & Sustainability of U.S. Hardwood Exports’, as well as the …

IPCC report relies on forestry for change

16-08-2019
report, timber, forestry, Australia

An intergovernmental report on climate change released late last week highlights the need for a whole-of-landscape approach to tackling climate change, and the vital role the agriculture and forestry sector can play in reducing emissions and storing carbon, according to Climate Proofing Australia (CPA). The CPA is pleased to see that the …

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