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Japan sees development of super-thick plywood

18-02-2020
Japan, plywood, LVL, timber, forestry, market report

Seihoku Plywood (Tokyo) is currently working on the development of super-thick plywood that is more than 50mm thick. The company is also applying to obtain a JAS certificate, which will allow Seihoku to participate in the new engineered wood market. The manufacturing of thicker plywood is the same as for standard panels, but there is a limit to …

Vietnams's FSC national certification standard announced

14-02-2020
Vietnam, FSC, national standard, national certification, forest management, sustainable, responsible wood processing, trade

The FSC national standard for Vietnam was announced in Hanoi on 7th January 2020. This national standard is being promoted as a tool for Vietnam to manage its forests sustainably and at the same time promote responsible wood processing and trade. According to Vu Thi Que Anh, Country Director, FSC Vietnam, the national standard will be effective …

Editor’s pickMichael Buckley selected “The Guy in the Glass” for 2019 by Hardwood Market Report

14-02-2020
The Guy in the Glass, Hardwood Market Report, recipient, American hardwood, Michael Buckley, recognition, award

Michael Buckley, the first non-American recipient of “The Guy in the Glass” (Image credit: Michael Buckely) Michael Buckley, a well-respected and accomplished figure in the global woodworking industry, has been selected to be The Guy in the Glass for 2019 in recognition of his achievements and contributions to the American hardwood …

A new image for SCM at Holz-Handwerk

14-02-2020
SCM, Holz-Handwerk, trade show, Nuremberg, solutions, higher productivity, joinery machines, surface technologies, solid wood processing

SCM will take part in the upcoming edition of Holz-Handwerk (Nuremberg, 18-21 March 2020) where it will present integrated process technologies. These solutions meet the widest range of production demands for secondary wood processing. As an indication of the importance of the Nuremberg event, SCM will present itself with a new design and …

Vietnam’s wood and wood product exports achieved 19.5% growth in 2019

12-02-2020
Vietnam, wood, wood product, exports, FDI enterprises, vietnamese-owned enterprises, growth

According to Vietnam’s Customs, in 2019 the total value of wood and wood product exports from 2,392 enterprises (Vietnamese-owned and FDI enterprises) amounted to US$10.647 billion (19.5% higher than what was achieved in 2018) lifting the wood and wood product export rank to 6th amongst Vietnamese export commodities, reported ITTO. (Wood …

Editor’s pickWoodsland: Achieving Excellence through Stability

12-02-2020
Woodsland Joint Stock Company, Bϋrkle, Hanoi, plant, factory, wood processing, furniture manufacturing, Bϋrkle Roller Coater UV Finishing Line,

Vu Hai Bang, owner and chairman of Woodsland Joint Stock Company Woodsland Joint Stock Company may be a company with a yearly turnover of US$70 million and 3000 workers, but its owner, Vu Hai Bang, cuts a humble fi gure. PFA had the chance to visit the biggest of his five factories based in Hanoi; the four others are located nearby in the same …

US$ 51.6 million timber processing factory to be built in Ha Tinh

11-02-2020
Vietnam, Ha Tinh, North Central Vietnam, new, factory, wood processing, plywood, wood pellet, lumber

Ho Chi Minh City-based An Viet Phat Energy Company has broken ground on a VND1,200 billion (US$51.6 million) timber processing factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone in Ky Anh township of the central province of Ha Tinh, a province in the North Central coast of Vietnam. The lumber, compressed wood pellets and plywood processing factory sits on a …

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