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First Vietnam Sustainable Forest Management Certificates granted to rubber forests

04-06-2020
Vietnam Sustainable Forest Management Certificates, Vietnam Rubber Group, VRG

The first Vietnam Sustainable Forest Management Certificates has been granted to more than 11,400 ha of rubber forests under the management of the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG), reported Nhan Dan Online. The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) granted the certificates to VRG companies, including the Binh Long, Phu Rieng and Dau Tieng …

Editor’s pickPEFC stakeholders join forces in implementing group certification in Thailand

20-05-2020
PEFC, Thailand Forestry Certification Council, TFCC, group certification project, smallholders, rubber, Thailand

PEFC and the Thailand Forestry Certification Council (TFCC), its national member for Thailand, have launched a group certification project to support smallholders producing rubber in Thailand. PEFC and the Thailand Forestry Certification Council (TFCC) have launched a group certification project to support smallholders producing rubber in …

Editor’s pickFirst Rubberwood-OSB-ContiRoll from Siempelkamp accepted at Vanachai/Surat Thani

16-04-2020
Siempelkamp, Rubberwood OSB, ContiRoll, Vanachai, Surat Thani, Thailand

On March 14, a Siempelkamp plant for OSB at Vanachai in Surat Thani/Thailand – the first OSB plant in Southeast Asia – was accepted. The ContiRoll® with dimensions of 4' x 48.7 m also sets the record of being the longest 4’-ContiRoll® from Siempelkamp. This milestone stands for almost 40 years of business relations …

Editor’s pickDongwha/Vietnam orders 47 m long Siempelkamp MDF press again

18-10-2019
Siempelkamp, Dongwha, Vietnam Rubber Group, MDF press, MDF plant, Vietnam, Hanoi, Acacia, ContiRoll Gerenation 9 NEO

Dongwha, Asia's largest producer of engineered wood from Korea, is securing the "longest MDF press in Asia" for the second time with another 8' x 47.1 m press. The new, third Siempelkamp plant ordered by the company is designed for processing the demanding raw material acacia. Already in 2010 and 2015, the company VRG Dongwha, a joint venture of …

Closer trade ties between India and Thailand’s wood industry with signing of MOU

15-10-2019
Thailand, India, MOU, signing, rubberwood, Thai Hevea Wood Association, Association of Furniture Manufacturers & Traders (India)

Despite the poor prospects for exports, Thailand remains hopeful that exports to India will grow by 8 per cent this year, reported Bangkok Post. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit, led a Thai delegation to Mumbai and Chennai from 24 to 28 September said Thai products remain promising in India for food, cosmetics, furniture and decorative …

Difficult times ahead for Vietnam's rubber wood supply

02-01-2018
GoViet, Vietnam, rubber wood supply

By Nam Anh, GoViet Vietnam’s decision to shut down natural forest harvest and the sustained demand for rubber wood has created a sharp increase in timber prices and even larger demand for rubber wood. The problem of scarcity is further exacerbated by China’s harvest ban, which has also seen Chinese traders buying up large amounts of …

Editor’s pickDieffenbacher sells fifth CPS+ in Thailand to Kijchai

23-05-2017
Kijchai, Dieffenbacher, rubber wood, panels

Kijchai MDF plant in Rayong Thai company Kijchai is expanding production capacity with new THDF plant. The featured CPS+ is Dieffenbacher's fifth sale in Thailand in two years. Thai company S. Kijchai Enterprise PCL in Rayong—approximately 200km southeast of Bangkok—has produced MDF boards from a Dieffenbacher plant for the past …

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