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Stora Enso and wood technology company Modvion have partnered to establish wood as the material of choice for wind turbine towers. The collaboration’s purpose is said to demonstrate the vast possibilities in using wood in demanding constructions.Modvion builds wind turbine towers with laminated veneer lumber (LVL), which proportionate to...
To better respond to their Asia-Pacific customers' production needs and issues, HOMAG has set up the new APAC Hotline to provide shorter response time by their specialists in the same time zone.Previously, HOMAG has a hotline based in Germany for global service. However, this meant that Asia-Pacific customers had...
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), in conjunction with HDII Jakarta, has announced the winners of the design camp for young Indonesian designers.The design camp ran from January to March 2022. Over the course of the three months, 48 young designers, including 28 students and 20 young professionals, were...
WOOD TAIWAN DigitalGo 2022 has begun yesterday on 28 Apr 2022, with the two-week event comprising five major events, including online exhibition, Sourcing Taiwan, WOOD Insight, WOODiscover Factory Tour and "Manufacturers Win” Podcast.According to a press release by the organisers, a total of more than 60 domestic and foreign...
Fantoni, a producer of medium-density fibreboard (MDF) and chipboard panels, and Lacon, a company within the group specialising in the impregnation of melamine papers, finishing and production of laminates for interiors, have launched the Cinque Terre project, created to design "total look" solutions with surfaces that are uniform, continuous...
Architecture and design studio Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) has revealed the design for what is reportedly the world's "tallest timber residential building", standing at 100m tall, eclipsing the current mass timber-framed building at approximately 85m tall.Based in Winterthur, Switzerland, the mass timber building Rocket&Tigerli is designed to create a...
Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) has set up a new office in Vietnam to drive trade opportunities and sustainable jobs in British Columbia's (BC) forestry sector while offering greater protection from market volatility and other global challenges.According to a press release by Forestry Innovation Investment, the office is a key...
The Siempelkamp Group has announced that they will be starting the spring of 2022 with a new claim, "Intelligent engineering for future generations", which stands for the group's value proposition to strengthen existing expertise with new, visionary content.Engineering is considered to be the core competence of Siempelkamp, anchoring new...
Entries for the annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2022 are now open, including the Best Use of Certified Timber prize supported by the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).The WAF Awards are for work completed, end date 30 Jun 2022, or started since January 2021. The entry deadline...
Designed by architecture studio Woods Bagot and delivered by experience design firm Thinkwell Group, the USA Pavilion spans over 4,000m2 and takes visitors of EXPO 2020 Dubai on a journey celebrating the past, present, and future of American innovation through eight exhibits featuring national artifacts such as Thomas Jefferson’s...