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EGGER USA produces first board on Siempelkamp Particle Board Plant

09-10-2020
EGGER, Siempelkamp, North Carolina, United States, production plant, wood based materials,

The first board at the EGGER plant in Lexington – a major achievement A visionary project has achieved a key milestone: At the EGGER plant in Lexington, North Carolina, a greenfield particle board system with a forming and pressing line made by Siempelkamp produced its first board on 19 September 2020. This means it is now possible to …

Editor’s pickProduction begins at EGGER’s 20th plant; first in North America

25-09-2020
EGGER, North Carolina, United States, production plant, wood based materials

A milestone for EGGER: On 19 September 2020, the 20th plant in the world, and first in North America, began production (Photo: EGGER Wood Based Materials) After a two-year construction period, the EGGER Group has started production at its new wood-based materials plant in Lexington, North Carolina, USA. A 440 million euro investment, this is …

Editor’s pickUS: Construction begins on 25-storey mass timber tower "Ascent"

03-09-2020
United States, Mass Timber, Construction, Architecture, Building, World Record

At 86.6 metres tall, Ascent is poised to become the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world (Photograph: Korb + Associates Architects) Ascent, the cutting-edge 25-storey mass timber tower in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has received building permits from the City of Milwaukee and broken ground. The development team, led by New Land …

Chinese flooring firm CFL to invest over $70 million in Georgia

01-07-2020
United States, Georgia, Flooring

United States governor Brian Kemp has announced that Creative Flooring Solutions (CFL), a Chinese manufacturer of laminate, wood, and luxury vinyl flooring, will invest more than $70 million in a new manufacturing facility in Calhoun, Georgia. This move will create 300 jobs for Georgians. CFL will locate to a newly constructed 252,000-square-foot …

Cancelled: International Woodworking Fair 2020

12-06-2020
United States, COVID-19

The International Woodworking Fair (IWF), North America’s largest woodworking technology exhibition, has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The biennial show was due to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, from 25 to 28 August 2020. There were hopes that the show would still go on, but due to the development surrounding the global …

SmartLam North America and RedBuilt join hands to supply CLT products and solutions

15-05-2020
SmartLam North America, RedBuilt, CLT solutions, exclusive distribution, United States

SmartLam North America and RedBuilt announce their partnership to supply Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) products and solutions to architects, engineers and contractors for projects using the popular mass timber building technology. RedBuilt will serve as the exclusive distributor of SmartLam CLT in the Pacific Northwest, West Coast and Southwest, …

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