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OrganoWood AS signs general agreement with Løvenskiold Handel AS/Maxbo, Norway

OrganoWood manufactures and markets eco-friendly fire and rot protected wood and wood treatment products. Since 2014 OrganoWood product have been available on the Norwegian market. Now Maxbo, a significant building supply chain in Norway, has decided ...... [more...]

US Court rejects deadline extension for formaldehyde emissions rule

A federal court ruled that the US Environmental Protection Agency had no authority to delay compliance with formaldehyde emission standards... [more...]

EGGER successfully places hybrid bond

Egger Holzwerkstoffe GmbH, the parent company of the international wood-based material manufacturer EGGER, St. Johann in Tirol,... [more...]

Kotkamills initiates pre-feasibility study to increase production of laminating papers

In order to prepare Kotkamills Absorbex Oy, a subsidiary of Kotkamills Oy and the leading global supplier of Laminating Papers, to meet the increasing demand, as well as to replace the discontinuing production volume of Paper Machine 7 in Tainionkoski, Imatra ...... [more...]

IndiaWood opens its doors today

IndiaWood is one of the South-east Asian leading exhibitions for woodworking industry and furniture manufacturing. For its 10th edition, the biennial show will open on March 8 run till March 12 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre... [more...]

Biesse expects sales of €906 million by 2020

The Board of Directors of Biesse S.p.A. has approved the updated version of the Group business plan covering the three years 2018-2020... [more...]

Finland: roundwood harvesting volume 1% up y-o-y

In January 2018, in Finland, 6.5 million m3 of roundwood were harvested for the industrial use. The volume of the harvested roundwood was almost one third ... [more...]

Switzerland reports successful year for wood pellets

2017 was the most successful year for pellets in Switzerland so far. More pellet heating systems were sold than in the previous year and thus demand for wood pellets also increased... [more...]

Ghana: Fall in plywood exports drag down 2017 earnings

Data from the Research and Statistics Unit of the TIDD shows Ghana’s cumulative exports of wood products in 2017 totalled 339,227 cu.m which earned the country a total revenue of almost Euro190 million. Compared to 2016 there was an almost 15% decline in export volumes and a 16% drop in the value of exports.... [more...]

Brazil: Prospects for veneer production from plantation grown paricá

The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), in partnership with a timber company, is exploring prospects for veneer production from plantation grown paricá (Schizolobium amazonicum) which is present in the lowland Amazon forest... [more...]

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Safeguard procedure granted for Rougier SA

Today, the tribunal of Poitiers (France) agreed to the request of Rougier SA, the top holding company of the Rougier Group, to apply for a safeguard procedure... [ more...]

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