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Editor’s pickPEFC stakeholders join forces in implementing group certification in Thailand

20-05-2020
PEFC, Thailand Forestry Certification Council, TFCC, group certification project, smallholders, rubber, Thailand

PEFC and the Thailand Forestry Certification Council (TFCC), its national member for Thailand, have launched a group certification project to support smallholders producing rubber in Thailand. PEFC and the Thailand Forestry Certification Council (TFCC) have launched a group certification project to support smallholders producing rubber in …

India to investigate alleged dumping of MDF from Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia

29-04-2020
India, Greenply, Greenpanel, Century Plyboards, MDF, fibreboards, anti-dumping, furniture, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia

Greenply Industries, Greenpanel Industries and Century Plyboards have filed application to commerce ministry's probing arm DGTR to start anti-dumping investigation on imports of "plain medium density fibre board of thickness less than 6 mm" imported from Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia, reported India’s Economic …

Editor’s pickFirst Rubberwood-OSB-ContiRoll from Siempelkamp accepted at Vanachai/Surat Thani

16-04-2020
Siempelkamp, Rubberwood OSB, ContiRoll, Vanachai, Surat Thani, Thailand

On March 14, a Siempelkamp plant for OSB at Vanachai in Surat Thani/Thailand – the first OSB plant in Southeast Asia – was accepted. The ContiRoll® with dimensions of 4' x 48.7 m also sets the record of being the longest 4’-ContiRoll® from Siempelkamp. This milestone stands for almost 40 years of business relations …

Jiangsu Baolong successfully installs first OSB manufacturing line in Thailand

04-03-2020
Jiangsu Baolong, debarker, OSB production, flaker, first continuous OSB production line, Thailand, VANACHAI group

Jiangsu Baolong has installed a debarking and material preparation line for OSB production for Thailand-based VANACHAI Group.  Installation and testing were completed in January this year. VANACHAI Group is one of Asia’s leading producers of particleboard and medium-density fibreboard. It has recently set up Thailand’s first …

Myanmar exports teak to Thailand through cross border trade arrangement

06-02-2020
teak, Myanmar, export, Thailand, sawnwood, cross border trade, China

In November last year Myanmar exported some 100 tons of teak sawnwood to Thailand via a cross border trade arrangement being the first of around 1,100 tons set to be shipped. The export process was witnessed by Minister Ohn Win and supervised by the Forest Department, the General Administration Department, the Custom Department, the Immigration …

Editor’s pickMetro orders new forming and press line from Siempelkamp

05-12-2019
Siempelkamp, Metro, Thailand, wood-based panel, manufacturer, forming and press line, MDF plant

At the end of October, Metro, one of Thailand's leading wood-based panel producers, confirmed its commitment to Siempelkamp with an order for a new forming and press line for an MDF plant at the Kanchanburi site. This order continues a long-standing business relationship under new auspices: Metro President Chatchai Piyasombatkul and Christoph …

Closer trade ties between India and Thailand’s wood industry with signing of MOU

15-10-2019
Thailand, India, MOU, signing, rubberwood, Thai Hevea Wood Association, Association of Furniture Manufacturers & Traders (India)

Despite the poor prospects for exports, Thailand remains hopeful that exports to India will grow by 8 per cent this year, reported Bangkok Post. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit, led a Thai delegation to Mumbai and Chennai from 24 to 28 September said Thai products remain promising in India for food, cosmetics, furniture and decorative …

Editor’s pickReclaimed wood becomes a source of legal timber in Thailand

25-09-2019
EU FLEGT, Thailand, reclaimed wood, reclaimed timber, old wood, legal, sustainable, recycle, trade

Reclaimed timber is contributing to Thailand’s local economy and becoming an important livelihoods source. Timber from old houses that have come to the end of their lifecycle are being bought by traders and turned into a thriving business, announced the EU FLEGT. Workers dismantling a wooden house piece by piece, rescuing all teak wood …

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