Panels & Furniture Asia May/June 2020


Supply Shocks. Demand Shocks. Aftershocks
The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in China became widely known at a time in close succession with the Lunar New Year. Global supply chains were prepared for business closures that normally accompany the Chinese New Year holiday. But, supply chains were not prepared for what occurred thereafter – the world’s largest manufacturing hub would shut down for a protracted amount of time.

Global Timber: In constant pursuit of the next level
To say that business has been brisk at Global Timber is an understatement. It is booming.

Highest capacity particleboard cutting plant in Southeast Asia
The Southeast Asian market has always been an important market of Anthon’s. One of the biggest projects over the years was the high capacity sanding and sawing plant for the new particleboard plant in Trang (South Thailand), ordered by Green River Panels Thailand in 2017. The project has once again shined a spotlight on Anthon’s know-how in the field of high capacity sawing systems.