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Yakisugi is a technique of burning or charring wood, hailed from Japan. As a producer and supplier of yakisugi, Nakamoto Forestry found this wood-burning technique is gaining traction in the US, Europe and Asia. Martin Gottschlich, managing director of Nakamoto Forestry Europe, shares more with Panels and Furniture Asia...
The Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) recently appointed Andrew Leighton as their new CEO. His role will commence officially on 1 Feb 2022.According to Craig Taylor, chair of the FWPA Board, Leighton has years of experience in management and leadership roles. His senior executive roles include seven years...
Malaysia saw a double-digit increase in plywood exports to Japan, surpassing figures of Indonesia, its main competitor.According to a report from International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO), who quoted from Japan Finance Ministry, Japan imported 683,000m3 of tropical hardwood plywood from Malaysia in the first 10 months of 2021, a...
After a year of near-record imports, the UK timber industry is likely to find itself entering a period of greater stability in 2022, according to the Timber Trade Federation (TTF).The latest TTF statistics show the volume of timber imported between January and October 2021 to be 28% higher than...
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that Zandra Martinez from Oaxaca, Mexico, has been appointed as the chairperson of the International Board of Directors for the FSC.Martinez’s connection with FSC spans over 20 years, where she has held various roles in the organisation in the communications area, as...
The Sokol cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant belonging to Segezha Group has successfully passed Conformité Européenne (CE) certification for CLT panels. The certificate confirms that the enterprise has deployed modern practices to verify that the quality of its products meets European requirements.Prior to this, CLT panels underwent the European...
Accsys has upgraded its manufacturing capabilities with a new wood handling machine and process, which have now entered the commissioning stage at its flagship facility in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Accsys specialises in wood processing and modified wood production, and constructing and operating acetylation plants, and have developed Accoya and...
Structurlam is celebrating the completion of the new Terminus at District 56 commercial building, now open in Langford, British Columbia (BC), Canada.Located on Vancouver Island, the building site of Terminus is one of the highest seismic regions of North America. The five-storey mass timber post-and-beam Terminus building contains...
The construction of buildings in timber construction is booming not only in Switzerland, but also in France and across the world. In particular, multi-storey timber constructions are developing positively, and the demand for cross-laminated timber (CLT) large-format panels has increased accordingly.In order to satisfy this demand in France...
Laminex, a producer of wood panels and laminate products based in Australia, has selected Argos Solutions for automatic grading systems for their melamine production lines.The Argos Grading System automates the inspection of all types of surface defects in decorative surfaces. The optical inspection system checks the surface for the...