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Egger Wood Products, a global manufacturer of wood-based panels and laminates, will be expanding their Lexington plant in 2022 by investing $50 million and adding up to 40 jobs.According to Egger, $30m will be invested in the building of a recycling centre, while the remaining $20m is planned for...
In order to further reduce global emissions to mitigate climate change, Stora Enso has launched a suite of tools to support developers of industrial buildings to create more attractive, productive and sustainable buildings, with spans ranging from 12-36m, from small workshops to large retail sheds and warehouses.Stora Enso’s wooden...
Soaring adhesive prices are squarely impacting wooden board cost. Supply of raw materials of adhesive such as urea sharply dropped after electric supply is disrupted in China, so prices of adhesive climbed in Asia.Prices of urea and methanol climbed by over 30% in one month, and the prices of...
International technology group Andritz has received an order from Gutex, a manufacturer of wood fibre insulation products, to supply a second fibre preparation system for the production of insulation board in Eschbach, Germany. Start-up is scheduled for Q2 2023. The scope of supply comprises a complete fibre preparation line,...
According to the China Customs, log imports in Q3 2021 totalled 48.4 million m3 valued at US$8.617 billion, up 14% in volume and 43% in value. The average cost, insurance and freight (CIF) price for imported logs was US$178/m3, up 25% from the same period of 2020.Of total log...
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has released their monthly report, stating that more than 3.32 million m3 of timber and panel imports were imported into the UK in Q3 2021, as the market achieves greater balance between supply and demand after nearly a year of record imports.Analysis of these...
WEINMANN Treff, the in-house exhibition and industry timber conference held by WEINMANN, took off from 17-19 Nov 2021, where around 350 visitors from 16 different countries came to St. Johann to witness a variety of solutions for themselves.The numerous visitors exceeded WEINMANN's expectations and underlined the rapidly increasing growth...
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has recently announced that the winner of the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize, co-held with World Architecture Festival (WAF) is Scion Innovation Hub, Te Whare Nui o Tuteata by RTA Studio/Irving Smith Architects. The winner was revealed by Michael...
South African wood-based panel producer PG Bison has signed a contract with Siempelkamp for the purchase of its fourth Siempelkamp plant within 15 years. Together with the three other plants, PG Bison's annual production output will exceed the 1 million m3 mark.The order includes a press line with ContiRoll...
The Wilhelm-Klauditz Award, a German award that recognises outstanding scientific or application-oriented work in the area of wood research and environmental protection, is given to Dr Torben Marhenke, a researcher from Fagus Grecon, for his development of a new non-destructive test procedure that recognises defects in wood with a diameter...