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2021 market figures for Italian wood and furniture technology revealed

Acimall has revealed the market figures for Italy's wood and furniture technology industry in 2021. Export figures reached €1.7 billion, a 30.8% increase from 2020 and a 10.1% increase...

Aurecon introduces robotic technology into mass timber construction

Aurecon has introduced robotics technology into constructing Murdoch University's Building 360, which is set to become what is reportedly western Australia's largest mass engineered timber (MET) building upon completion.Conceptualised...

China: Surge in fibreboard exports in 2021

According to China Customs, exports have been dominating China’s fibreboard trade in recent years. The volume of China’s fibreboard exports fell to 1.52 million tonnes in 2020 from 2.09...

American red oak used in interiors of Dubai-based headquarters

Boutique design studio NIU has unveiled the interiors of the new Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Authority Headquarters, which used timber slabs made of American red oak.According to...

First Raute Green Veneer Composing Line R7 sold to Canadian forest product manufacturer

Raute has announced that it has sold its first Green Veneer Composing Line R7 to Tolko Industries, a manufacturer of forest products based in in Heffley Creek, British Columbia,...

Henning Larsen reveals timber design for World of Volvo centre

Architecture and design studio Henning Larsen has revealed the design for World of Volvo, a 22,000m² experience centre as site work based in Gothenburg, Sweden.According to the studio's press...

Bauwerk group acquires Somerset Hardwood Flooring to strengthen presence across the Americas

Bauwerk group has announced its acquisition of Somerset Hardwood Flooring, based in Somerset, Kentucky, US, thus strengthening the company's global profile and foothold in the growing flooring markets in...

First Rosenheim LIGNA.Conference cancelled

The first Rosenheim LIGNA.Conference slated to be held from 1-2 Jun 2022 has been cancelled, according to a press release by LIGNA."At this stage it is unfortunately not possible...

Raute appoints interim CEO and president

Raute has appointed Petri Strengell as the company’s interim president and CEO effective 1 May 2022 after the previous CEO and president, Tapani Kiiski, left the company at the...

Siempelkamp to supply wood fibre insulation board plant to Pavatex by Soprema

Siempelkamp will be supplying a second plant to the Soprema group for the production of the Soprema's Pavatex wood-fibre insulation. The plant will be installed in Chavelot, France, near...