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New dates confirmed for WoodEX for Africa 2021

09-10-2020
Africa, WoodEX, expo, trade fair, event, trade event

Africa’s premier timber trade expo, WoodEX for Africa, will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg from 29 June to 1 July 2021. The new date was confirmed after the postponement of the event this year due to COVID-19. Since its inception in 2012, WoodEX for Africa has established itself as the gateway to …

EGGER USA produces first board on Siempelkamp Particle Board Plant

09-10-2020
EGGER, Siempelkamp, North Carolina, United States, production plant, wood based materials,

The first board at the EGGER plant in Lexington – a major achievement A visionary project has achieved a key milestone: At the EGGER plant in Lexington, North Carolina, a greenfield particle board system with a forming and pressing line made by Siempelkamp produced its first board on 19 September 2020. This means it is now possible to …

Change of project leadership for INTERFORST

06-10-2020
INTERFORST, trade fair, trade event, management

Martina Ehrnsperger, the long-time Exhibition Director of INTERFORST, has decided to take a new direction in her life and left her position at Messe München on 30 September 2020. Ehrnsperger had been a member of the INTERFORST team since she joined Messe München in 1996. She became Exhibition Director of the leading international trade …

Timberlink Australia selects Denmark's Kallesoe Machinery as manufacturing equipment supplier

05-10-2020
Timberlink Australia, Kallesoe, Denmark, manufacturing plant, CLT, GLT, glulam

Timberlink Australia has announced that following an extensive international review, they have selected Danish-based Kallesoe Machinery A/S as the manufacturing equipment supplier for Timberlink’s planned Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) and Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) plant. Working alongside Timberlink, Kallesoe will supply and commission a …

Editor’s pick Guangxi Xiangsheng celebrates signing ceremony for new particleboard production line from Siempelkamp

02-10-2020
Siempelkamp, partnership, China, production line, panel production

Signing ceremony - left Pang Zansong, president of Xiangsheng Company and head of Paiyangshan forest farm, right Lubomir Avramov, General Manager of Siempelkamp (Qingdao) Machinery and Equipment Co, Ltd  On 16 September 2020, Guangxi Xiangsheng Household Materials Technology Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Shuntian International Group Machinery Import …

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