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Editor’s pickEumabois holds first web-based General Assembly

14-10-2020
Eumabois, Europe, federation, association, general assembly, woodworking machinery

Eumabois, the European Federation of Woodworking Technology Manufacturers, held its annual General Assembly on 18 September 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic drove the decision to unite all delegates and the board on a digital platform, in order to protect all participants. The 21 representatives, together with the Eumabois President, Jürgen …

Tasmanian Forest Products Association names Nick Steel as inaugural chief executive officer

21-08-2020
Australia, Tasmania, Tasmanian Forest Products Association, Association

Nick Steel is the newly appointed CEO of the Tasmanian Forest Products Association The Tasmanian Forest Products Association (TFPA) has announced the appointment of Nick Steel as its first chief executive officer (CEO).  Officially launched in May 2020, TFPA represents the Tasmanian forest industry, specifically its interests and concerns …

Australian Made and Australian Forest Products Association in partnership to support forest products

21-05-2020
Australian Forest Products Association, AFPA, Australian Made Campaign, AMCL, partnership

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) is partnering with the Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) ) to support the push for Australians to choose local products manufactured from Australia’s sustainably managed forests, as they seek to rebuild the economy after CoVid-19 pandemic imposed shutdowns. Australian Made will support …

Sarawak’s timber industry players donate RM2 million worth of PPE

24-04-2020
Sarawak Timber Association, STA, Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation, STIDC, donation, PPE, RM 2 million

Sarawak Timber Association (STA) has joined hands with Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) to help the State battle the COVID-19 pandemic through the donation of personal protective equipments (PPEs) worth RM2 million. The donation provides medical-graded critical PPEs including KN95 medical protective masks, disposable …

280,000 Indonesia’s furniture sector workers laid off

17-04-2020
Indonesian Furniture and Crafts Industry Association, HIMKI, laid off, furniture manufacturing sector

Abdul Sobur, Secretary General of the Indonesian Furniture and Crafts Industry Association (HIMKI), has reported that, in addition to the thousands of workers laid off in the retail, hotel, and restaurant sectors, furniture manufacturers have indicated that they have had to lay off some 280,000 workers, reported ITTO. Indonesian furniture …

Sabah timber players call for partial production and shipping of ready goods to be allowed

09-04-2020
Sabah Timber Industries Association, STIA, partial production, movement control order, MCO, Malaysia

Sabah Timber Industries Association (STIA) is calling for the state government to allow partial production amid the movement control order (MCO) and to export goods that are ready for shipment, reported Malay Mail. President Chua Yeong Perng in a statement today said it was vital for the state government to consider STIA’s suggestions as …

Wood-based panels organisations stay vigilant over coronavirus

19-03-2020
North American-based Composite Panel Association, CPA, European Panel Federation, EPF, coronavirus

Wood-based panels representative organisations are remaining alert and cautious over the COVID-19 coronavirus. Both the North American-based Composite Panel Association (CPA) and European Panel Federation (EPF) made statements in recent days, reported TTJ. The CPA said it would continue to closely monitor developments related to the COVID-19 …

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