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International technology Group Andritz has received the second order in a row from Kastamonu Entegre to supply a disc chipper and a pressurised refining system for its medium-density fibreboard (MDF) production line in Balikesir, Turkey. Start-up of the new equipment is planned for the end of 2022.The centrepiece of...
On 29 May 2021, Shandong Huan Ge Decoration Co, Ltd and Siempelkamp celebrated a milestone. The Chinese manufacturer of medium-density fibreboard (MDF) panels produced the first board on a Siempelkamp line for ultra-thin MDF with a 9' x 28.8m ContiRoll® press. The installation and the successful start-up thus led...
Raute will move its operations in China to a new location in Changzhou, Jiangsu province. The new facility is located some three hours’ drive from Shanghai and there is a fast and efficient train connection. Operations in the new site are planned to start in January 2022.“The current location...
United States (US) building products corporation GO Lab, Inc. is relocating a wood fibre insulation board plant from Berga, Germany, to its production site in Madison, Maine. Once the equipment is up and running in 2022, GO Lab will become the first company to produce wood fibre insulation in...
Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately EUR 30 million from VMG Group in Lithuania. The orders consist of production machinery for a complete laminated veneer lumber (LVL) process, and the machines will be delivered to VMG’s upcoming LVL mill in Akmene, Lithuania during Q1 to Q3 of 2022. Production...
HOMAG Group further expands its activities in the solid wood sector with the acquisition of a majority interest in the Danish mechanical engineering company Kallesoe Machinery A/S.Kallesoe specialises in high-frequency presses for the production of board plywood – also known as cross-laminated timber – which is used, among other...
Tangent, a leading supplier of durable recycled plastic lumber products, announced today the receipt of United States (US) Patent No. 10,981,350 for its wood-grain polymer lumber, which Tangent brought to the market in 2016. This utility patent covers internal woodgraining for polymer lumber and sheet products sold in the...
UFP Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI) has announced record net sales of US$1.83 billion for the first quarter of 2021, a 77% increase over the first quarter of 2020, and record net earnings attributable to controlling interest of US$103 million, a 157% increase over the same period in 2020. The...
The Taiwan International Woodworking Machinery Show (WOOD TAIWAN), which was originally scheduled to take place in April this year, will be postponed to 28 April to 1 May 2022 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1. To help exhibitors grab business opportunities derived from economic recovery after the COVID-19...
In order to provide plant investors with even more targeted support for future projects, Siempelkamp has reorganised and expanded its South America team; this includes passing on the "baton" from Werner Masnitza – still active as a senior consultant – to the sales team for South America. South American...