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International technology group Andritz has received a repeat order from Starwood Orman Urunleri Sanayi AS to supply the third complete fibre preparation system for its medium-density fibreboard (MDF) production lines in İnegöl, Turkey. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2022.The scope of supply comprises a complete fibre preparation...
The Korean wood-based panel producer Dongwha is "very satisfied" with its new Siempelkamp plant after a record-breaking ramp-up curve. Only 6 weeks after the first board was produced, the plant was accepted by the customer, and it is already producing with more than 20% above the output guaranteed in...
A recent press conference by HOMAG Group, live-streamed in their virtual format Live.HOMAG, revealed that the group had a successful first half of the year, with order intakes at record levels and a 19.2% increase in sales revenue.Additionally, their incoming orders in Q2 2021 recorded a 129% increase from...
According to National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) and American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the tariff exemptions of hardwood exports to China have been extended through 16 Apr 2022. It was initially set to expire on 17 Sep 2021.The tariffs arose from the trade war between the US and China...
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...