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The decision to form a new association was made on 3 Jun at Baggiovara, Modena, at the headquarters of Acimac and Ucima. The members of Acimall have collectively decided to form a new association, Confindustria Macchine. This marks the first step towards a new project that will enable Acimall to...
First board with Century Plyboards management (Image: Siempelkamp)On 28 May 2024, Siempelkamp has announced that Century Plyboards India (CPIL) managed to produce their first MDF board at their newest facility in Andhra Pradesh, India.CPIL partnered with Siempelkamp to establish its largest MDF facility in Andhra Pradesh. This facility has...
Image: Sonae AraucoSonae Arauco has announced an investment in two new recycling centres in Portugal, totalling more than €5m. Located in the Minho region and north of Lisbon, these two centres will complement the activity of the three already operating in the country.This investment, part of the...
Sunds Fibertech to supply their Internal Resin Injection System to AraucoIn May 2024, Sunds Fibertech and Arauco have signed contracts for the supply of a new generation of resin-saving equipment.Arauco Group has invested in Sunds Fibertech's Internal Resin Injection System for their plant in Trupan, Chile. Sunds Fibertech will deliver...
Production of a board in a factory in Mexico (Image: CONAFOR/ITTO)The Global Timber Index (GTI), which tracks the performance of the timber sector in seven pilot countries, has launched its first specialised index on wood-based panels, thereby increasing the scope and depth of the GTI and preparing the ground...
Kastamonu Entegre receiving the awardKastamonu Entegre has won the first prize in the Energy Efficiency category at the 9th Efficiency Project Awards Ceremony held by Turkey's Ministry of Industry and Technology.Companies that put efficiency at the center of their business and made a difference in energy efficiency were...
The SundsZifter (Image: Sunds Fibertech)Indonesian Fiberboard Industries (IFI), an Indonesia-based MDF and HDF producer, has chosen Sunds Fibertech’s SundsZifter for their latest greenfield MDF factory, which was launched last year.The installed electrical power per tonne of fibre capacity, as well as the sifting efficiency, is optimised on the latest...
EcoReFibre meeting and live demonstration at Dieffenbacher’s headquarters in Eppingen, Germany (Image: Dieffenbacher)In May 2022, Dieffenbacher and 19 organisations from seven countries joined forces in the EcoReFibre research project, which has €12m in funding from the EU.The project aims to recycle fibreboards at the end of their lifecycle...
Ulrich Bühler (Image: Egger Group)Ulrich Bühler, long-time important member of the Egger Group Management, has announced his retirement after committing 24 years to the group.Bühler played a key role in shaping the fortunes of the company, according to Egger Group's press release. In this role, he spent 16 years...
Tomra's new GAINnext not only separates wood A from wood B but also excels at MDF recovery (Image: Tomra)Global sensor-based sorting technology provider Tomra Recycling announced their participation at the upcoming IFAT 2024 from 13-17 May in Munich, Germany, with plans to reveal their latest technology portfolio.With Tomra's theme...