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Editor’s pickBAAN RORB encourages interaction

BAAN RORB, Thailand, simplicity, serenity

Literally meaning around, surround, cycle and round house, BAAN RORB, sitting on 3,200sqm of land, is the residence of a Thai-Chinese family in Thailand, a space of simplicity and serenity that encourages enjoyment and interaction among family members. There, the mood and tone of the house was set with wood, though the main structure is built of …

Thailand: Positive growth in the rubberwood industry

Thailand, Sylva Wood 2018

The Economic Intelligence Center (EIC) predicts local rubberwood production in Thailand is set to increase by three per cent in the medium term, from 20 million tonnes in 2016 to about 23 million tonnes in 2020. This is due to the new plantings between the period 1991 and 1995. A rubber tree’s latex production capacity usually lasts about …

Editor’s pickA simple decision that made all the difference

Wisewoods, Thailand

Southeast Asia’s wood-based panel manufacturing industry has had one of the best performances in recent years. One of Thailand’s newer MDF lines, Wisewoods, features state-of-the-art equipment, and is set for an exciting future in the export market.    Thai panel manufacturer Wisewoods has a single-minded focus for its new …

Editor’s pickMacedonia, Romania and Thailand join PEFC

Thailand, PEFC

The Thai delegation accepting its PEFC membership from Ben Gunneberg, CEO (second from left), and Peter Latham, Chairman of PEFC International, following the approval of The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) as the national member for Thailand. Macedonia, Romania and Thailand are the latest countries to join PEFC. The new national members, The …

Editor’s pickDieffenbacher supplies MDF plant to Panel Plus in Thailand

Panel Plus, Thailand, Dieffenbacher

Representatives from Panel Plus, the Mitr Phol Group and Dieffenbacher at the contract signing. From left: Mr Reaz Sheriff, Managing Director of Panel Plus; Holger Ries, Sales Manager, Dieffenbacher; Ms Amporn Kanjanakumnerd, COO of the Mitr Phol Group; Mr Christian Dieffenbacher, a Member of the Dieffenbacher Management Board; Mr Teerapol …