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Editor’s pickEGGER Group reports stable results for FY2019/20 and optimistic outlook amid COVID-19 pandemic

03-08-2020
EGGER Group, COVID-19 pandemic, Business Development, Financial Year

EGGER Group Management with Walter Schiegl, Thomas Leissing and Ulrich Bühler (from left) reports stable key figures despite the start of the crisis EGGER Group has reported that despite the closing of the financial year (FY) 2019/20 coming at a particularly challenging time, they celebtrate eleven successful months and thus an overall …

Global forest trade continues amid COVID-19 pandemic

13-07-2020
World, COVID-19, Lumber, Hardwood Chips

Wood Resources International (WRI) reports that although the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted supply chains for many industry sectors worldwide, the forest products industry has remained fairly strong.  According to a recent WRI release, many commodity products saw reduced trade during March and April as a result of reduced demand, …

Editor’s pickBIFA WOOD Vietnam postponed to 11th to 14th March 2021

02-07-2020
Vietnam, BIFA WOOD, Exhibition, COVID-19

BIFA WOOD Vietnam was scheduled to be held from 27th to 30th October 2020. However, due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition has been postponed to 11th to 14th March 2021. The postponement seeks to protect the safety and well-being of all exhibitors, sponsors, delegates, trade attendees and staff, as well as to …

ASEAN Super 8 announces new dates in 2021

30-06-2020
Malaysia, Exhibition, COVID-19

Informa Markets, organiser of the region's leading event for the built environment, has announced new event dates. ASEAN Super 8, which comprises several exhibitions targeted at the built environment industry, will be held at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 15 to 17 June …

Raute concludes cooperation negotiations

25-06-2020
Finland, Raute, COVID-19

Negotiations concerning temporary layoffs of salaried and senior salaried employees of Raute’s operations in Finland in Nastola, Lahti, and Kajaani, have been concluded. These negotiations concerned measures, the purpose of which was to adapt operations to the financial and production-related situation resulting from the declined order book …

Cancelled: International Woodworking Fair 2020

12-06-2020
United States, COVID-19

The International Woodworking Fair (IWF), North America’s largest woodworking technology exhibition, has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The biennial show was due to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, from 25 to 28 August 2020. There were hopes that the show would still go on, but due to the development surrounding the global …

Acimall: COVID-19 heavily impacted 1Q 2020 for the Italian wood furniture technology industry

10-06-2020
Acimall, 1Q 2020, Italian woodworking machinery industry, COVID-19

According to the analysis of data collected by the Studies Office of Acimall, the Confindustria-member association representing the Italian wood-furniture technology industry, findings that confirmed an immediate impact of the lockdown caused by the Covid19 pandemic is unsurprising. The first quarter 2020 closed with a widespread reduction of …

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