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Material suppliers join forces to promote climate positive materials

Various material suppliers have come together to help their customers – furniture and component producers – by forming a new initiative called Climate Positive Now, which aims to educate...

Enviva and J-Power to decarbonise power generation in Japan

Enviva Partners, a global renewable energy company specialising in sustainable wood bioenergy, and Tokyo-based utility Electric Power Development, known as J-Power, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for...

Renewable adhesives for panel and furniture production

By Dr Ralf Schelbach, vice president of Asia Pacific Jowat Group; Sebastian Schaefers, general director of Jowat Vietnam; and Andreas Weymann, Tim Rosenthal, and Marius Misch, product managers of...

Leuco releases new finger joint cutter for all PU glue types

With a new finger geometry, Leuco is adding a cutter to its program that can be used with both fibre-containing and fibreless polyurethane adhesives (PU) glue. The cutter is...

PEFC elects new chairman at General Assembly

Eduardo Rojas Briales, former Assistant Director-General and Head of the Forestry Department at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and chair of the Collaborative Partnership on...

HOMAG reveals next generation of nesting solutions

On 15 Nov 2021, HOMAG launched two new models of CNC machines for nesting applications, the CENTATEQ N-210 and CENTATEQ N-510, in response to the market's demand for increased...

Altendorf Group reveals new corporate website

From the Altendorf sliding table saw to the Hebrock edgebanding machine, all Altendorf Group products are now represented on a central website. The group's entire online presence will be...

Sara Cultural Centre wins bronze for competition that awards sustainable construction with architectural excellence

Robert Schmitz and Oskar Norelius, the lead architects behind Sara Cultural Centre has won bronze for the 6th cycle of Holcim Awards. This makes them first Swedish architects to...

Opportunities for Indonesia’s lightwood in international market

Indonesia's Director General of National Export Development, Didi Sumedi, said the Ministry of Trade is committed to support the production and innovative marketing of sustainable lightwood products. Through the...

PEFC’s statement on COP26: World leaders to recognise importance of forest certification

In a statement by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), the organisation has called on world leaders in COP26 to recognise how forest and forest products...