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Panels & Furniture Group of wood magazines has revamped and redesigned its official website (www.panelsandfurnitureasia.com) to help readers better locate and access key information impacting the global timber, panel and woodworking sectors.Featuring a cleaner and more contemporary design, the new interface offers a user-friendly experience and is compatible with...
The English Football League has approved proposals by Forest Green Rovers to move into the 5,000-seat all-timber football stadium designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.When completed, Ecopark Stadium will become the new home of Forest Green Rovers Football Club with important new facilities for its local community. With the team’s community...
The 2020 global sales figures of members in Europe's Multilayer Modular Flooring Association (MMFA) show that while wood products continue to grow with a global increase in sales of +18.82% and rigid stone plastic composite (SPC) products maintain their market penetration across all major regions with a steady growth of...
Klaipedos Mediena (VMG) has completed acceptance tests of Europe's most modern particleboard plant – the third of its kind in Akmene, Lithuania – built with Siempelkamp as partner.All acceptance tests for different board thicknesses between 4 and 30 mm have been completed successfully; the contractually fixed quality and capacity have...
Since the announcement of the new variant of COVID-19, the organisers of BIFA Wood Vietnam have been monitoring the situation closely. The health and welfare of all BIFA Wood Vietnam participants, including local, national and international communities at large, are the organisers’ highest priority.With Vietnam and countries worldwide implementing...
Papua New Guinea is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world yet one of the least explored. This article provides readers with an introduction to this island country, and summarises the findings of a Chinese company’s research endeavours to in a bid to develop 780,000 ha...
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development Co Ltd to supply a chip washing system and pressurized refining system for its production line near Chongzuo in Guangxi province, China. With a design capacity of 80 bone dry metric ton per hour, this will...
With the aim of revitalising the agricultural area in the Chinese province of Sichuan, the Tianfu Agriculture Expo Park, which has an exhibition area of around 75,000 m2, is the largest wooden structure in China to date. The HASSLACHER Group has supplied 3,500 m³ of special glue-laminated timber (glulam) components since October 2020, with...
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order – in cooperation with Dieffenbacher – to supply a complete medium-density fibreboard (MDF) plant, including a chip washing and pressurised refining system, to Nile Wood S.A.E, a subsidiary of Egypt Kuwait Holding (EKH), for their greenfield site in Sadat City, Egypt.Start-up...
According to the data of the Machinery Exporters' Association (MAİB), Turkey broke a record with exports of 110,112,234 dollars in six woodworking machinery sectors in 2020.Mustafa Erol, Chairman of the Board of the Woodworking Machinery and Side Industries Businessmen Association (AİMSAD), stated that “One of the biggest reasons for...