Panels & Furniture Asia September/October 2023


EU Deforestation-free Regulation demanding geolocation passes into law
As of 29 Jun 2023, the EU Regulation of Deforestation-free products (EUDR) was passed into law, scrambling the whole world into a frenzy on how to abide by the geolocation rule. How has the US hardwoods industry, in particular American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), responded to this regulation?

“Collaborative and progressive”: The secret to DIEFFENBACHER’s longevity
How does the family-owned manufacturer of press and plant systems DIEFFENBACHER survive the last 150 years and continue to thrive? Christian Dieffenbacher, the CEO, shares more about the past, present, and future of the company.

SCM commits fully to Vietnam
Italian manufacturer of woodworking machinery SCM is the latest firm to pump investments into Vietnam’s furniture market, with plans to open a new branch in Ho Chi Minh city next year and directly participate at the upcoming VietnamWood exhibition.