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Gathering for the signing of the MOU between the Samling Group of Companies and New South Wales-based Loggo IP: In the centre, Pat Thornton, founder of Loggo; Datu Bojet, representing STIDC; and Samling CEO Lawrence Chia, along with Malaysian timber industry stakeholders (Image: Samling)Samling Timber Group Malaysia has announced...
Ledinek at IFMACFrom 9-12 May 2024, Ledinek Engineering will be showcasing at Megabuild Indonesia exhibition the advantages of building with engineered timber, such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glue-laminated timber (glulam).More and more architects and building developers in South East Asia and globally have rediscovered wood as a building...
Jowat is expanding the portfolio for flat lamination with the new PUR hotmelt adhesive Jowatherm-Reaktant 609.60 (Image: Jowat)Adhesive manufacturer Jowat has expanded its portfolio for flat lamination with a new powerful yet processor-friendly PUR hotmelt adhesive.Although the new PUR adhesive Jowatherm-Reaktant 609.60 for flat lamination has reportedly aggressive bonding...
EcoReFibre meeting and live demonstration at Dieffenbacher’s headquarters in Eppingen, Germany (Image: Dieffenbacher)In May 2022, Dieffenbacher and 19 organisations from seven countries joined forces in the EcoReFibre research project, which has €12m in funding from the EU.The project aims to recycle fibreboards at the end of their lifecycle...
Ulrich Bühler (Image: Egger Group)Ulrich Bühler, long-time important member of the Egger Group Management, has announced his retirement after committing 24 years to the group.Bühler played a key role in shaping the fortunes of the company, according to Egger Group's press release. In this role, he spent 16 years...
AHEC at Salone del MobileAt this year’s Salone del Mobile, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) shone the spotlight on maple species, a valuable yet underused hardwood with a delicate colour and a beautifully fine grain.Two UK studios participating in the Wallpaper* ‘Class of ’24’ exhibition at the...
Pietro Gheller, the new director of SCM Wood Division (Image: SCM)Pietro Gheller, formerly products and markets director of SCM Wood Division, has become the director of the Wood Division since 11 Apr 2024, taking over Luigi de Vito, who held the position previously and will continue as the general...
Dieffenbacher pays respect to Alfred H SchenkmannAlfred H Schenkmann, founding partner and co-eponym of Schenkmann & Piel Verfahrenstechnik, has passed away on 12 Apr 2024 at the age of 87, according to Dieffenbacher.From the company's foundation in 1977 until his retirement on 1 Nov 2001, Schenkmann was managing...
Image: Gayatri Malhotra/UnsplashAccording to the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), India is seeing a construction boom, and India's Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has suggested that in 2025 the country is set to become the third-largest construction market globally, after China and the US.The...
Tomra's new GAINnext not only separates wood A from wood B but also excels at MDF recovery (Image: Tomra)Global sensor-based sorting technology provider Tomra Recycling announced their participation at the upcoming IFAT 2024 from 13-17 May in Munich, Germany, with plans to reveal their latest technology portfolio.With Tomra's theme...