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U.S. import of tropical hardwood veneer, hardwood flooring and mouldings rose in March

21-05-2020
hardwood tropical veneer, hardwood flooring, moulding, U.S., imports, March 2020

A surge in imports from Italy helped U.S. imports of tropical hardwood veneer recover from a dismal February as March imports rose by 56%. Despite the gain, the month’s imports still lagged behind March 2019 import levels by over 30%, reported ITTO. Imports from Italy more than quadrupled in March and imports from Cote d’Ivoire more …

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 …

India's American hardwood lumber and veneer imports on track to have a record year

17-01-2020
Furniture market, India, AHEC, hardwood lumber, veneer, exports, red oak, INDIAWOOD, furniture manufacturing

A booming furniture market is expected to drive up demand for American hardwoods in India this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. With the total value of American hardwood lumber and veneer exports to India reaching USD 5.272 million in the …

Indonesia's forestry industry anticipates boost this year after exports fall to $11.6b in 2019

15-01-2020
Indonesia, wood products, exports, decline, veneer, panels, furniture, Association of Indonesia Forest Concessionaires, trade war, competitiveness

Indonesian’s wood products exports totalled US$11.6 billion in 2019, a 4 per cent drop from the previous year due to falling demand due to the ongoing trade war and the weak competitiveness of local products. Industry players, however, are more optimistic come 2020, thanks to policy reforms, reported Jakarta Post. Wood veneer, …

Atlas Engineered Products wins new contracts in Western Canada

13-12-2019
Atlas Engineered Products, British Columbia, multi-family development, engineered wood, roofs, walls, floors, trusses, laminated veneer wood

Atlas Engineered Products has recently been awarded significant contracts at its’ three facilities in Western Canada. “As the construction industry embraces the shift to customised engineered roofs, walls, floors and beams, particularly for multi-family developments, the value and size of individual AEP projects and client …

Editor’s pickAHEC: Demand for American red oak at an all-time high in India

09-12-2019
AHEC, hardwood exports, India, Hickory, Red Oak, Walnut, veneer

Demand for American red oak in India is at all-time high, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC). It is this increased demand for red oak lumber that has pushed total exports of American hardwood lumber and veneer to India to a value of USD 5.272 million in the first three quarters of 2019. A closer look at the numbers reveals …

Editor’s pickMass timber used in new Nelson airport

24-10-2019
Nelson Airport, New Zealand, mass timber, laminated veneer lumber, sustinable, Studio Pacific Architecture, airport, transport, transportation facility, airport terminal

The opening ceremony for the impressive Nelson Airport was held last week, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiling a plaque and receiving a behind the scenes look at the newly completed terminal, reported WoodWeek. Designed by Studio Pacific Architecture and built by Naylor Love in partnership with Gibbons Construction and Fulton Hogan, the …

Editor’s pickLatest export data reflects developing market for American hardwoods in India, says AHEC

18-10-2019
American hardwood, lumber, veneer, AHEC, MumbaiWood, India

USD 4.59 million of American hardwood lumber and veneer were exported to India during the first eight months of this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. The statistics, which have been compiled from the latest data released by the United …

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