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Timber Trade Federation and TRADA announce merger

18-11-2020
TTF, Timber Trade Federation, TRADA, merger, MoU

The Governing Boards of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to align the strategies and activities of each organisation with a view toward a merger of the two organisations. The MoU was signed on 6 October 2020 and work has …

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 …

Swedish Forest Industries Federation elects Henrik Sjolund as Chairman

27-04-2020
Swedish Forest Industries Federation, chairman, new appointment, leadership

Henrik Sjölund, President and CEO of Holmen, has been elected Chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation, whose members last year generated 10% of the Swedish net export value. There are indeed plenty of challenges, but also opportunities, facing Henrik Sjölund as he steps onboard as Chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries …

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 …

EPF calls for a suspension of new VOC requirements for panels in Germany

22-10-2019
European Wood-based Panel Federation, European Union, VOC requirement, Germany

The Single Market is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of the European Union. It unites 28 countries and 500 million citizens, allowing goods to flow seamlessly within the territory. Common rules have allowed consumers to benefit greatly from scale, especially in the field of construction products. It is therefore with great …

Editor’s pickTTF: 2017 a good year for wood imports to UK so far

13-04-2017
TTF, Timber Trade Federation, UK, imports, wood

2017 has been a pretty good year for timber and wood-based panel imports to the UK so far, according to the latest statistics from the Timber Trade Federation (TTF). Import volume in the first month of 2017 was 26 per cent higher than 2016, amounting to a 186,000 cbm increase. Solid wood imports were 18 per cent higher year-on-ear while panel …

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