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Agonizing South Sea Tropical Plywood Manufacturers

16-07-2019
Plywood, Overseas Market

Plywood manufacturers in Malaysia and Indonesia are in tough spot with declining orders from overseas markets and spiraling cost of logs. Since spring of 2017, plywood prices in Malaysia and Indonesia soared to record high level by log shortage while the market in Japan continued sluggish log supply in Indonesia started recovering gradually since …

Plywood firms in India see flat future despite GST lift

21-05-2019
plywood, India

The future hasn't panned out the way organised plywood and particle board makers envisaged post the coming of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Benefits of the new tax regime which was supposed to accrue to the industry leaders have played out, but slowly, and in bits and pieces. The sector was largely unorganised where small units …

Boise Cascade to sell plywood plant

15-02-2019
Boise Cascade, Southern Veneer, plywood, veneer

Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its plywood operations in Moncure, North Carolina. Founded in 1998, Southern Veneer, located in Fitzgerald, Georgia, is a privately-held manufacturer of high-quality plywood, veneer and wood by-products. “Moncure …

Indonesian government wants high performance panel industry

03-01-2019
Indonesia government, plywood

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, says the government wants the Indonesian wood panel industry to get back into its top shape, according to Tempo, through the continued synergies between the industry, entrepreneurs and a secure source of raw materials through Industrial Plantation Forests (HTIs). Meanwhile, the newly …

Massive restructuring effort in China to eliminate outdated and polluting wood processing mills

18-10-2018
Massive restructuring, China, plywood mills, fibreboard production, particleboard production, continuous flat pressure fibreboard production

The restructuring effort in China has resulted in as many as 3,000 plywood mills being shut down across the country by the end of 2017. A total of 621 fibreboard production lines were dismantled or closed down, eliminating over 20 million cubic metres of production capacity. However, fibreboard output had rebounded within a year.  More than …