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Editor’s pickLearning from the best

09-05-2019
LIGNA, Hannover, Panels, Workshops, Training

LIGNA Training Workshops in the pavilion fronting Hall 11. Image credit from LIGNA From 27 to 31 May 2019, the pavilion fronting Hall 11 at the Hannover Exhibition Center will again be a hive of training activity. LIGNA is again offering practical training sessions for equipment users from the joinery, cabinetmaking, carpentry and assembly …

Schattdecor Group acquires Vasatech Sdn Bhd

28-02-2019
Schattdecor Group, Vasatech, panels

The Schattdecor Group has announced that it has finalised the purchase of Vasatech Sdn Bhd, an impregnation company with two production lines. Schattdecor has purchased 100 per cent of the shares of Vasatech Sdn Bhd from Vasa Group and has completed ownership of the company. Founded in 1996, Vasatech specialises in the production of melamine …

Editor’s pickGreenpanel Launches Exciting New Range of Plywood

09-10-2018
Greenpanel, new plywood range, MR Grade Plywood (Moisture-Resistant), Marine Grade Plywood, Greenpanel Club Plywood

New Delhi, 05 October 2018: GREENPANEL (part of Greenply Industries) – India’s largest manufacturer of wood panels and the pioneers in medium-density fibreboard (MDF) launched a new range of plywood. GREENPANEL is committed to building a portfolio of the most advanced products to cater to the rapidly evolving needs of India’s …

Editor’s pickThe Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University

17-09-2018
Steinhardt natural history musuem, Tel Aviv, Israel, Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, Europanel

The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University, is the first museum of it's kind in Tel Aviv. Designed by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, the museum hosts a spectacular range of natural history collections of the University. It also serves as a centre for academic research for its natural sciences staff. (Photo credit: Amit …

Editor’s pickThe rising star in Vietnam

12-09-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, BIFA Wood Vietnam, BIFA, Panels & Furniture, Prime Minister, William Pang, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Huynh Quang Thanh

Orgnaiser of BIFA Wood Vietnam and Managing Director of Panels & Furniture Asia, Mr William Pang, shakes hand with Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam. In the centre, is Mr Huynh Quang Thanh, Chairman of Binh Duong Furniture Association, welcoming the prime minister too. In 2017, Vietnam wood processing industry turnover hit …

Siempelkamp creates new growth opportunities for the wood-based materials industry in China

12-09-2018
Siempelkamp, China, wood-based material plants, composite, panel, Asia

In Asia, and especially in China, the use of alternative raw materials offers outstanding prospects to the wood-based materials industry. After all, millions of tons of rice straw burned in the fields every year are ideal sources of medium density fiberboard (MDF) and particle board. Siempelkamp, the global technology leader in the wood-based …

Editor’s pickMDF is the future of Furniture in India

11-09-2018
MDF, India, furniture market, ready-made furniture, plywood, particleboard, GREENPANEL

India’s furniture market is undergoing a major shift with a move towards ready-made furniture and a rising preference for medium density fibre (MDF) over plywood in line with the global trends. Moreover, the culture of ready-made furniture is being accepted widely across India as we see in the case of IKEA. The growth rate of plywood today …

Editor’s pickGreen River to build third PB line, featuring SE Asia’s longest continuous press

16-08-2018
Green River Panels, Southeast Asia, biggest particleboard plant, longest continuous press, Siempelkamp, Hatyai

Green River Panels is set to build Southeast Asia’s biggest particleboard plant, boasting a 50.4-metre continuous press—the longest in the region. The new line, which is Green River’s third, will see the company double annual production capacity to over one million cubic metres, making it one of the largest production powerhouses …