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ITTO: EU plywood trade recovery faster than expected

12-10-2020
Europe, plywood, import, distribution, market

It’s still too early to say for sure, but it’s variously estimated by European plywood importers and distributors that the Covid-19 pandemic will slice 10% to 20% off their 2020 bottom line, reported the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).  Trade has since seen a bounce back, varying in degree from country to …

UPM Plywood introduces new water repellent plywood

19-06-2020
UPM, waterproof, plywood

UPM Plywood introduces a new water repellent WISA-SpruceWR plywood that enables efficient and effortless construction even in changing weather and humidity conditions. The water repellent yet breathable surface of WISA-SpruceWR slows down the absorption of moisture into the panel while allowing it to evaporate. Thanks to the wood-based treatment …

Stora Enso, Latvijas Finieris develop lignin-based resin for plywood

10-06-2020
lignin-based glue, environment friendly, plywood, new product, Stora Enso, Latvijas Finieris

Latvijas Finieris and Stora Enso have taken the next steps towards replacing phenol – in resins used in plywood – with lignin. This new lignin-based glue significantly reduces the carbon footprint of plywood products all the way from production to final end-use applications without compromising on technical performance. Stora Enso has …

Sveza developed flexible plywood

09-06-2020
Sveza, flexible plywood, new product

Sveza has launched for production an innovative product, Sveza Flex flexible plywood for building structures with complex geometries. The product is a unique solution which is now undergoing the patenting process, and which belongs to Sveza. The new product is ideal for building pillars, tunnels, water treatment facilities, cultural and sports …

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