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The development of the pandemic has impacted all economic trends, including the machines, tools and equipment for woodworking and furniture production. This trend has some “peculiarities” that have been clearly identified in the analysis by the Studies Office of Acimall, the Italian association of woodworking machinery and tools manufacturers,...
Södra’s sustainable timber construction business is expanding all the way to Denmark. Although Södra already operates in Denmark, they are now establishing a new position in cross-laminated timber (CLT) across the country and expanding the existing business. This is the first step of Södra’s establishment of the business in...
Despite the difficult year, Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) is executing plans to achieve the goals they had set out in MTC Roadmap 2019-2023, aiming to boost the timber market.Muhtar Suhaili, CEO of MTC, shared: “Our roadmap took a very careful and calculated approach of what the industry would be...
International technology Group Andritz has received the second order in a row from Kastamonu Entegre to supply a disc chipper and a pressurised refining system for its medium-density fibreboard (MDF) production line in Balikesir, Turkey. Start-up of the new equipment is planned for the end of 2022.The centrepiece of...
According to China Customs, in the first half of 2021 sawnwood imports totalled 14.06 million m3 valued at US$3.573 billion, down 17% in volume and down 3% in value.Of total sawnwood imports, sawn softwood imports fell 24% to 9.66 million m3, accounting for 69% of the national total, down...
Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately 18 million euros from Red October LLC to Russia. The order includes machines for all main production processes to a new birch plywood and veneer mill, a log handling line, three peeling lines, a veneer drying and grading line, and a plywood...
A leading provider of sustainable wood-based solutions for the construction industry, Stora Enso will join Build-in-Wood consortium, who helms projects covering the entire wood value chain from factory to final construction. The addition is meant to replace outgoing Norwegian partner Splitkon, who is leaving the project due to changed...
From 25 October to 19 November 2021, HOMAG and WEINMANN will provide news about machines, cell solutions, digital products and production methods in woodworking and timber construction at their HOMAG Treff and WEINMANN Treff 2021.The face-to-face events and demonstrations in Holzbronn, Herzebrock and St. Johann will come with the...
How can consumers and retailers contribute positively towards the preservation of forests, and at the same time support natural ecosystems, wildlife habitats, biodiversity, and contribute to climate change mitigation?One proven way is to purchase sustainably sourced wooden furniture, as that will also go a long way towards protecting the...
Material availability, climate protection and the Green Deal: the last few months have clearly shown how important these issues are. In order to promote dialogue for a future-oriented bioeconomy despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wood Industry Summit will be launched as a digital event for the first time. The...