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Biesse has announced that it will be opening a new headquarters in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, by entering the woodworking sector. The company aims to be even closer to customers and their needs, and to evaluate opportunities for growth in other countries of South America.According to the company, it has...
The first Sino-Canadian Solid Wood Furniture Design Competition, jointly organised by the Nanjing Forestry University (NFU) College of Furnishings and Industrial Design, and Canada Wood China, was launched in early June in a virtual format.The opening ceremony was supported by the Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai, the Shanghai...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the awarding of more than US$32 million to fund 2022 wood innovations and community wood grants to expand the use of wood products, strengthen emerging wood markets, and support active management to improve forest health and resilience, especially in light of the wildfire...
Büttner has announced that its contract with Smartply, an oriented-strand board (OSB) based in Ireland, for the renewal of Smartply's entire energy and drying systems at the Waterford location in July 2020 has concluded.Four existing older drum dryers were to be replaced by a new, large type 7x38 Büttner...
interzum has announced that its 2023 exhibition theme will be "New Ecology" in response to the growing awareness of climate change, and how the furniture and interior design industries need to address the issues of climate protection and sustainable action.According to interzum, with sustainability as a growing factor, themes...
The International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) has announced that the G7 ministers responsible for Climate, Energy and the Environment have agreed to accelerate the transition to sustainable supply chains that decouple trade and agricultural production from deforestation and forest degradation and to promote sustainably produced wood and wood products,...
Ledinek has reported that the first cross-laminated timber (CLT) panel has been successfully manufactured at Södra, Sweden. The company reportedly performed the initial running of the Kontizink finger jointer, the Stratoplan planer, and the Z- and X-presses to present the first plate.Following the success of the first panel produced,...
According to Vietnam's General Department of Customs, imports of wood from South East Asia in the first three months of 2022 was 208,580m3 and valued at US$72.72 million, down 23.5% in volume and 5.9% in value over the same period in 2021.Imports of wood from South East Asia in...
The organisers of China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) Guangzhou has announced that the 49th edition of the furniture trade fair is postponed to July 2022.The first phase is postponed to 17-20 Jul 2022, consisting of furniture items related to home furniture, home decor, and outdoor leisure. The second phase...
Henkel Singapore has announced that it opened an upgraded adhesives application engineering laboratory housed within its Haw Par Technocentre office in Commonwealth Drive, Singapore, to serve as an innovation and full-service technical hub for customers from the general manufacturing and maintenance sectors in Singapore and the South East Asia...