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Japan sees development of super-thick plywood

18-02-2020
Japan, plywood, LVL, timber, forestry, market report

Seihoku Plywood (Tokyo) is currently working on the development of super-thick plywood that is more than 50mm thick. The company is also applying to obtain a JAS certificate, which will allow Seihoku to participate in the new engineered wood market. The manufacturing of thicker plywood is the same as for standard panels, but there is a limit to …

US$ 51.6 million timber processing factory to be built in Ha Tinh

11-02-2020
Vietnam, Ha Tinh, North Central Vietnam, new, factory, wood processing, plywood, wood pellet, lumber

Ho Chi Minh City-based An Viet Phat Energy Company has broken ground on a VND1,200 billion (US$51.6 million) timber processing factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone in Ky Anh township of the central province of Ha Tinh, a province in the North Central coast of Vietnam. The lumber, compressed wood pellets and plywood processing factory sits on a …

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 …

Timber Products orders a Meinan lathe line

21-01-2020
Timber Products, Meinan, lathe line, hardwood plywood manufacturer, Japan, woodworking, machinery, veneer

Hardwood plywood manufacturer Timber Products has invested in a Meinan lathe, which will be installed later this year at its facility in Yreka, California, reported Woodworking Network. The line is part of its strategy to modernise it plywood business. The new line at Yreka, California, will be the first 10 feet long lathe line in the world to …

Sarawak Timber Association warns of effects of raising minimum wages

17-01-2020
Sarawak Timber Association, minimum wage hike, government policy, rising costs, plywood, logs, exports, foreign labour, production, costs

Sarawak Timber Association (STA) expressed concerns over the Government’s latest decision to raise minimum wages (MW) to RM1,200 in 57 major cities and towns effective from 1 January 2020. In its press release, STA said that while the association continues to support the Government’s efforts and policies in spurring sustainable and …

Kronospan to start producing and offering plywood as a new product

10-01-2020
Kronospan, Smorgon plant, Belarus, Kronobuild, panel products, softwood plywood, exterior constructions

Kronospan has announced that it has commenced plywood production at its plant in Smorgon, Belarus. Kronospan said that it is an important milestone in its history and "reflects the company’s strong commitment to fulfilling the needs of its customers." The product joins the Kronobuild portfolio of panel products. The plant is producing four …

South Korea launched anti-dumping investigation on Vietnamese plywood

17-12-2019
Anti-dumping, duty, Vietnam, plywood, Korea, Korean Wood Production Association, Malaysia, China

In December, the Korean Trade Commission announced an anti-dumping investigation on plywood imported from Vietnam. This came about as Korea’s domestic manufacturers complained that imports from Vietnam are affecting the domestic industry, reported ITTO. It has been reported that the Korean Wood Production Association is proposing an …

Segezha Group Brings 5 New Plywood Products onto the Market

05-12-2019
Segezha Group, new products, plywood, laminated plywood, painting-ready plywood, plywood with transparent and semi-transparent films eco-style, plywood for formwork, plywood for LCV

Segezha Group of Forestry Companies (part of Sistema JSFC) continues to expand the assortment of large-format birch plywood. The new products in the plywood segment include: Segezha Creative (laminated plywood with colour films), Segezha Art (painting-ready plywood that does not need priming), Segezha ClearPly (plywood with transparent and …

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