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New Forests appoints Ents Forestry for planned hardwood plantation acquisition in Australia

01-04-2020
New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry, appointed, plantation assets, Peppermint Estate, Western Australian

Australia-based forestry investor New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry Pty Ltd to manage the plantation assets of Peppermint Estate Pty Ltd in Western Australian. Peppermint Estate is owned by New Forests’ Australia New Zealand Forest Fund 3 (ANZFF3), an institutional investment fund that targets long-term, sustainable management of …

Malaysia government reduces control order to let palm, rubber, logging sectors run skeleton shifts

20-03-2020
Malaysia, government, movement control order, partial exemption, plantations, logging, coronavirus

The Malaysian government announced partial exemptions of the movement control order to allow the palm oil, rubber, and timber sectors to resume operations on a limited scale, reported Malay Mail. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said in a statement yesterday that rubber tapping for the purpose of …

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. …

Segezha starts on project to develop seed plantation centres for growing containerised tree seedlings

11-03-2020
Segezha Forest Industry Group, Sistema JSFC, seed plantation centres, containerised, tree seedlings

Segezha Forest Industry Group (part of Sistema JSFC) has started work on the project to develop seed plantation centres that will grow containerised tree seedlings (CTSs). The seedlings are grown in special containers filled with soil; 100 per cent of these seedlings adapt well after planting and is easy to transport; their roots are never …

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 …

Timberlink to build CLT and GLT manufacturing facility in South Australia or Victoria

26-02-2020
Timberlink, new, manufacturing, facility, CLT, gluam, GLT, plantation, structural pine products, South Australia, Victoria

The Timberlink Australia Board has approved plans to enter the growing mass timber market, with the building of a state-of-the-art Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) & Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing facility. The significant investment will see the construction of Australia’s second major softwood CLT plant and first combined CLT …

Chinese cabinetmaker considers US$86 million investment in North Carolina

21-02-2020
Chinese company, GoldenHome, cabinetmaker, investment, U.S., North Carolina, new plant, cabinets, wood products

Chinese cabinetmaker GoldenHome may consider investing US$86 million in a new manufacturing plant near Charlotte, North Carolina, reported Woodworking Network. The city of Concord is expected to vote on a major tax incentive package for the company soon, which would include a $803,515 grant given over five years. The investment would create 256 …

Editor’s pickVisionary project on "Green Technology": Wood Technology Co. (WOTECH) orders MDF plant based on rice straw from Siempelkamp

18-02-2020
Siempelkamp, WOTECH, contract, MDF plant, Azza Aabd Alaty Serry, Jürgen Philipps, Jochen Dauter, Furniture, Rice Straw

Contract signing in December 2019 in Cairo, center: Chem. Azza Aabd Alaty Serry, Chairman WOTECH - left Jürgen Philipps, Managing Director Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, right Jochen Dauter, Sales Director Siempelkamp In December, the Egyptian company Wood Technology Co. (WOTECH) placed a milestone project regarding "Green …

Editor’s pickWoodsland: Achieving Excellence through Stability

12-02-2020
Woodsland Joint Stock Company, Bϋrkle, Hanoi, plant, factory, wood processing, furniture manufacturing, Bϋrkle Roller Coater UV Finishing Line,

Vu Hai Bang, owner and chairman of Woodsland Joint Stock Company Woodsland Joint Stock Company may be a company with a yearly turnover of US$70 million and 3000 workers, but its owner, Vu Hai Bang, cuts a humble fi gure. PFA had the chance to visit the biggest of his five factories based in Hanoi; the four others are located nearby in the same …