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The preparations for LIGNA.21 scheduled for 27 September to 1 October 2021 are in full swing. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the leading trade show for the woodworking and wood processing industries is enjoying a high level of commitment from the industry. Seven months before its...
Vestas Ventures invests in wood technology start-up Modvion, to create sustainable products and low-carbon value chain Vestas, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has invested in Swedish wood technology company Modvion, in a move towards creating fully sustainable products and solutions, and reducing carbon emissions from our value chain....
Everything revolves around digitisation, technological innovations and individual solutions at this virtual and real event to which IMA Schelling invites its customers and all interested parties from 3 to 7 May 2021. The focus will be on having a spontaneous exchange of information – whether live on-site or online – and...
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...