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Taiwan unveils first CLT building

Rising head and shoulders over the city’s flats, Woodtek’s new office in Taichung sticks out not for its height, but for an architectural milestone as Taiwan’s first building made...

American Lumber White Oak Super Prime

American Lumber’s White Oak Super Prime provides manufacturers consistency in colour appearance while offering premium lumber quality and durability. This custom grade offering is almost virtually free of sap and...

New Pöyry report details EUR40 billion opportunity for forest industry

  Moving just 1% of global business in packaging, plastics and fossil based material could earn up to EUR40 billion in revenue for the sustainable economy, according to a new Pöyry...

New Pöyry report details EUR40 billion opportunity for forest industry

  Moving just 1% of global business in packaging, plastics and fossil based material could earn up to EUR40 billion in revenue for the sustainable economy, according to a new Pöyry...

Södra’s Värö sawmill output reaches 600,000 cubic metres in 2015

Södra's Värö-based sawmill, the largest in Sweden, produced nearly 600,000 cubic metres of sawn wood in 2015. While the total raw material consumption was 1.2 million cubic metres, systematic planning,...

60th World of Wood Convention to be held in Austin from April 6 to...

The 60th World of Wood Annual Convention hosted by the International Wood Products Association will take place from April 6 to 8. Sessions will cover critical topics including Economic Trends...

UK wood-based products imports jump in 2014, particleboard and OSB imports see highest growth...

UK’s demand for imported timber and wood-based panel imports jumped 15% to 9.66 million m3 in 2014, according to the UK Timber Trade Federation Statistical Review 2015.  Led by the...

Metsa Wood completes labour negotiations to reduce workforce

Metsä Wood has completed the statutory labour negotiations to implement a new target organisation model at all of its Kerto® LVL and plywood mills, according to a company press...

SFIC: Optimistic Outlook for Singapore Furniture Industry

Continued sentiments of overall optimism see the industry forecast a pleasing growth of 7.4% from 2012 to 2015. It is anticipated that the total market size will reach S$6.25...

Dieffenbacher to supply straw-based particleboard plant to China

Dieffenbacher will supply a straw-based particleboard plant for Chinese chemical company Wanhua. The order, signed last year includes everything from the forming station to the finishing line. The forming...