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India’s KCR pledges firm action to check Wood Smuggling

16-04-2019
India, wood, smuggling

Hyderabad’s chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has said that the government will act firmly to check timber and wood smuggling, and suggested a four-point multi-pronged strategy to improve green cover. Rao, who held a meeting with officials on protecting forests, said the intelligence wing was involved in identifying those who indulged in …

Swedish Wood appoints new Director

10-04-2019
Swedish Wood

April 1 marked the start of Mathias Fridholm’s tenure as Director of Swedish Wood, part of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation. Having previously worked at SCA, Mathias is taking over the leadership of Swedish Wood with the ambition of achieving an even greater breakthrough for architecture and interior design in renewable …

“Lightwood’ export promotion in Vietnam

04-04-2019
Vietnam, lightwood

The Ministry of Trade will seek ways to help manufacturers boost exports of processed ‘lightwood’ to Vietnam. The first step was made when a Business-to Business event was held in Ho Chi Minh City. The aim of this was to increase the interest of importers in processed Albizia falcataria and Jabon wood (collectively traded as …

Global softwood lumber trade fell 7% in 2018

20-03-2019
#softwood #lumbertrade #marketreport

US lumber prices took a roller coaster ride and China’s wood demand slowed in the 2H/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Global Softwood Lumber Trade In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year-over-year. The four largest importing countries, the US (-18%), China (-5%), the …

Dubai WoodShow now open with 240 exhibitors and 530 brands

13-03-2019
Dubai, Middle East, woodworking

Eng.Dawood Abdul Rahman Abdullah Al Hajiri, Dubai municipality’s general director, officially inaugurated the Dubai WoodShow at the Dubai World Trade Centre on Tuesday, March 12, in the presence of key international dignitaries and VIPs. The event will run until Thursday, 14th March. “Wood industry is an important sector all over the …

Elmia Wood changes dates of 2021 conference

27-02-2019
Elmia Wood

Elmia AB has announced that their forestry fair, Elmia Wood, will be launched May 18-21 in 2021. Elmia Wood is an international fair for the entire forestry industry, as a meeting place held in the woods where everyone, from the idea stage to the finished products and machines, has the opportunity to be represented. “The dates May 18-21, …

KCD Software launches new website

27-02-2019
KCD Software, woodworking, design

KCD Software, a leading provider of professional custom woodworking and design-to-CNC software for the cabinet and closet industries, has announced the launch of its newly designed website. The completely revamped website features a simplified and streamlined design, improved functionality and enriched content areas. It is designed to support …

Boise Cascade to sell plywood plant

15-02-2019
Boise Cascade, Southern Veneer, plywood, veneer

Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its plywood operations in Moncure, North Carolina. Founded in 1998, Southern Veneer, located in Fitzgerald, Georgia, is a privately-held manufacturer of high-quality plywood, veneer and wood by-products. “Moncure …