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Although WOOD TAIWAN 2021 has been rescheduled to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WOOD TAIWAN Digital Days will be held from 22 to 25 April 2021 to keep the industry updated on the latest developments in Taiwanese woodworking machinery. The online event will comprise three main parts –...
The winners of International Furniture Leadership (FLA International) Awards 2020/2021 and International Interior Design (IDA International) Awards 2020/2021 have been announced.WinnersCompany FLA International 2020/2021IDA International 2020/2021AA Corporation, VietnamBrand Excellence Award, Product Excellence AwardOutstanding Company AwardAkase Co., Ltd, JapanOutstanding Company AwardDeesawat Industries Co., Ltd, ThailandOutstanding Company Award Federmobili, ItalyOutstanding Company AwardGagu Guide,...
In February 2021, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 30.5% in value compared to February 2020, from US$216.1 million to US$282.0 million.Pine sawnwood exports grew 16% in value between February 2020 (US$9.9 million) and February 2021 (US$46.2 million). In volume, exports increased 9% over the...
L to R: DIEFFENBACHER PROjet and DIEFFENBACHER EVOjet PFINSA, a pioneer in the manufacturing of particleboard and medium-density fibreboard (MDF) on the Iberian Peninsula, is purchasing four glue-saving systems from German machine and plant manufacturer DIEFFENBACHER for two production lines in Nelas, Portugal.Two PROjet systems will help reduce glue...
China is the world’s largest importer of softwood and hardwood logs, and for many decades, Russia has been a significant log supplier for them. This relationship may change in 2022 if Russia implements their proposed ban on exports of softwood logs and valuable hardwood logs, while also introducing export...
Brazilian wood-based materials producer Guararapes Paineis, S/A has once again placed an order for a medium-density fibreboard (MDF) plant with Siempelkamp. Guararapes, one of the most important MDF producers in South America, has ordered an almost identical copy of its successfully operating existing plant for its Caçador location. Guararapes...
DOMOTEX 2021 will be held from 19 to 21 May 2021 as a digital-only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAYS consist of a live conference programme on 20 May, which will address current and trendsetting topics in the international floor coverings industry. The live...
Scm Group S.p.A., a global leader in technologies used to process a wide range of materials and industrial components, has announced the appointment of a new Board of Directors.On 12 March 2021, the shareholders' meeting appointed the new Board of Directors comprising Giovanni Gemmani (President), Marco Mancini (CEO), Andrea...
The National Planning and Design Academy for the Forest Products Industry under the State Administration of Forestry and Grassland and the China National Forest Products Industry Association has released an analysis of China’s particleboard and fibreboard industry.ParticleboardThe report says an additional 16 particleboard production lines with a production capacity...
Dürr Megtec has installed a CleanSwitch® regenerative thermal oxidiser (RTO) system for EGGER Wood Products LLC at its new particleboard manufacturing plant in Lexington, North Carolina in the United States (US). The special technology of the new VOC control system delivers maximum thermal efficiency with minimum maintenance.The Lexington facility...