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J.D. Irving gets ready for $35 million sawmill expansion

J.D. Irving, sawmill expansion

J.D. Irving, one of biggest forest products companies in the US, is set to begin a US$35 million expansion at its New Brunswick sawmill next month, reported Woodworking Network. The expansion will see the addition of 14,000 square feet of operating space to the mill, as well as new spaces for the planer mill and value-added centre. During the …

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

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 …

Hardwood flooring manufacturer AHF Products completes major expansion

AHF Product, hardwood flooring, manufacturer, North Carolina, major expansion

Hardwood flooring manufacturer AHF Products officially opened its new 85,000-square foot distribution centre on 22 November in Randolph County, North Carolina. The new space at the Beverly-based plant, formerly owned by Armstrong Flooring, will add manufacturing capacity with the potential of creating 50 jobs over the next 10 years. The plant …

Greenlam Industries announces expansion

Greenlam, India, laminate, expansion

Greenlam Industries has announced expansion of manufacturing capacity of laminates at its unit in Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh. It will manufacture an additional 1.6 million laminate sheets per annum. The expanded capacity is now operational. With this expansion, the installed capacity for laminates has increased to 15.62 million laminate sheets per …

Editor’s pickSCM presents the new "batch 1" flexible edgebanding systems for Industry 4.0

SCM, Tech Lab, production centre, expansion, new flexible batch 1, edgebanding systems

Industrial edgebanding is increasingly articulated, demanding and connected. Orders are continually changing, modularity is a trend and the number of processes is on the increase. SCM's new flexible "batch 1" edgebanding systems fully interpret and meet the demands for efficiency, integration and processing customisation made by the current …

Editor’s pickSGS Expands Furniture Services to Assist Vietnam’s Growing Furniture Export Industry

SGS, expansion, furniture services, inspection, verification, testing, certification, Vietnam

SGS,  global leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has responded to Vietnam’s recent 7.9 per cent growth in gross domestic product and the opportunities for international trade this presents to the furniture industry, with an expansion in capabilities. Despite a long history of domestic furniture …

Editor’s pickWeinig expands in the U.S.

Weinig, Holz-Her, expansion, U.S., Anaheim, California, Expocenter

Weinig and Holz-Her are strengthening their market presence in North America. The subsidiary of the German Weinig Group, which has been operating from Mooresville in the east of the USA since 1976, is opening an additional location on the West Coast. From December this year, the wide portfolio of the leading technology provider for solid wood …

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