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Atlas Engineered Products expands its product offering that includes pre-manufactured wall panels

04-06-2020
timber construction, pre-manufactured wall panels

Atlas Engineered Products is expanding its product offering on Vancouver Island to include pre-manufactured wall panels for the residential, multi-residential and commercial building industry. Custom designed and pre-manufactured wall panels can be used in small residential buildings, as well as large commercial projects such as retail centres, …

BoKlok UK appoints modular housing manufacturer, TopHat, to deliver first UK homes

02-06-2020
Boklok, IKEA, Skanska, TopHat, UK, modular housing manufacturer,

Illustration of a coming BoKlok area in the UK (Image credit: Boklok) The five-year contract will see TopHat work with BoKlok to manufacture two and three-bedroom houses. Like all BoKlok developments, the homes will be made from timber frames and will feature key BoKlok characteristics such as natural light, low energy consumption and IKEA …

Vietnamese wood products manufacturers face cancellation and delays from U.S. and EU buyers

16-04-2020
Vietnam, wood products, manufacturers, delay, cancellation, orders, impact, coronavirus

As much as 80 per cent of timber buyers from the U.S. and EU have delayed or cancelled their orders as of March 30 due to new coronavirus, reported VN Express. The cancellation and delay rate from South Korea and Japan buyers is an estimated 60 to 80 per cent. This can potentially wreck severe damage to Vietnam’s timber industry this year, …

Vietnam’s wood product manfacturers need to restructure production

27-03-2020
Vietnam, wood and wood products, manufacturers, exports, imports, trade, impact, restructure, COVID-19, coronavirus

Vietnam’s wood processing enterprises will need to continue reorganising their production and business activities to manage challenges during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). According to Vietnam News, the restructuring would help enterprises transit to production and …

U.S furniture industry stepping up and waiting for approval to start manufacturing medical masks

26-03-2020
U.S., furniture industry, stepping up, medial masks, manufacture, coronavirus, Covid-19

Furniture and bedding companies and their suppliers in the U.S. have joined hands with plans to manufacture medical masks now urgently needed nationwide. They are currently waiting for approval from the federal government and related agencies, according to Furniture World News. “Our concern is that these masks might not be made and …

Oshika developed lignin phenol adhesive for plywood

18-03-2020
Oshika Corporation (Tokyo), adhesive manufacturer, lignin phenol adhesive, plywood manufacturing, plant-based, environment-friendly

Oshika Corporation (Tokyo), an adhesive manufacturer, has developed lignin phenol adhesive for plywood manufacturing. It has been testing this new adhesive at Niigata Gouhan Shinko and has acquired JAS certification on January 7, 2020. Lignin is derived from wood and is an important component in the formation of cell walls in wood and bark. …

Eska equips board machine with online condition monitoring from SPM Instrument

26-02-2020
online condition monitoring system, SPM Instrument, Eska, solid board manufacturer, condition based maintenance, Dutch

Dutch solid board producer Eska has decided to equip the PM7 board machine in its Hoogezand plant with an online condition monitoring system from SPM Instrument. SPM Instrument’s Intellinova Parallel EN and Intellinova Standard systems were chosen for monitoring this critical machine. Eska board machine PM7 in Hoogezand, the Netherlands …

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