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Muar wood-based industry expects to lose RM500 mil in revenue due to MCO

11-05-2020
Furniture businesses, wood products, wood-based panels, manufacturing, impact, coronavirus, COVID-19, MCO, Muar, Malaysia

Furniture businesses and related players in the wood-based industry in Muar, Johor have been affected in the first quarter of this year, expecting to lose about RM500 million in revenue due to the Movement Control Order (MCO), reported The Edge Markets. Muar Furniture Association president Ong Yeou Huan said that as the wood-based industry is …

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 …

Freres Lumber launches new mass plywood panel beam and column line

24-04-2020
Freres Lumber, beam and column line, MPP, mass plywood panels, engineered wood

With its new MPP (Mass Plywood Panel) beam and column line up and running, Freres Lumber Co., Inc. is now able to provide a cost-competitive MPP solution for all structural elements of large-scale wood buildings.  Freres’ column and beam line is currently APA certified up to a 12-inch width with a 72-inch depth, but has the ability to …

Wood-based panels organisations stay vigilant over coronavirus

19-03-2020
North American-based Composite Panel Association, CPA, European Panel Federation, EPF, coronavirus

Wood-based panels representative organisations are remaining alert and cautious over the COVID-19 coronavirus. Both the North American-based Composite Panel Association (CPA) and European Panel Federation (EPF) made statements in recent days, reported TTJ. The CPA said it would continue to closely monitor developments related to the COVID-19 …

Editor’s pickDieffenbacher to build wooden panel plants for Ghamoud and Nile Wood in North Africa

09-03-2020
Dieffenbacher, wooden panel, new plants, Algeria, Ghamoud, Egypt Kuwait Holding subsidiary, Nile Wood, North Africa

  Dieffenbacher will be building wooden panel plants for Algerian company Ghamoud and Egypt-based Egypt Kuwait Holding subsidiary Nile Wood. Ghamoud ordered a complete particleboard plant from Dieffenbacher in October 2019. The project is being executed together with Dieffenbacher’s Chinese subsidiary Shanghai Wood-based Panel …

Editor’s pickHOMAG at XYLEXPO 2020: Production in the digital age

24-02-2020
HOMAG, Xylexpo 2020, digital production, technology, edgebanding, sorting, panel processing, surface finishing, life cycle services, sanding, saw, CNC

  HOMAG will once again be showcasing its extensive range of products and services to customers at the XYLEXPO trade fair (Hall 3 // booth G01). The booth's main theme will be the organisation of woodworking shops in the digital age, with a focus on practical solutions that make everyday work easier for carpenters and joiners and increase …

Freres Lumber Installs First Horizontal Plywood Press from Taihei in the United States

04-02-2020
Freres Lumber, first, horizontal plywood press, United States, Taihei, innovation, latest investment, technology, plywood, long-length panels

Freres Lumber is the first U.S. company to install and operate the Taihei Horizontal Press Model P25-AB, a horizontal hot press for laminating plywood after the gluing and prepressing processes. In keeping with its history as a leader in early adoption and innovation, Freres is already reaping the numerous benefits the horizontal press offers over …

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