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Editor’s pickRaute launches next-generation panel repairing technology for North American plywood industry

19-11-2020
Raute, panel manufacturing, panel repair, machinery

Raute Panel Repair Station R5 is the first fully automated panel repair station Raute has announced the launch of a new and unique panel repair station and next-generation panel repairing line. Automatic panel repairing increases the cost efficiency of plywood production, ensures that the final quality of the panels is more uniform and makes it …

Indonesia's panel sector hard hit by COVID-19 pandemic

18-11-2020
Indonesia, panel, market, COVID-19

The Indonesian Wood Panel Association (Apkindo) has said the Indonesian wood panel industry has been hard hit by the impact of the pandemic and forecasts that production this year will be down by nearly a quarter. Panel production in the first nine months of the year fell 24% to 2.35 million cubic metres. Adding to the concern of Apkindo is the …

Editor’s pickPanels & Furniture Asia and Panels & Furniture China celebrate 20th anniversary

13-11-2020
PFA, PFC, Panels & Furniture Asia, Panels & Furniture China, anniversary

Panels & Furniture Asia (PFA) and Panels & Furniture China (PFC) are celebrating their 20th anniversary. In 2000, PFA and PFC was founded by William Pang, founder and managing director of Panels & Furniture Asia group of wood magazines. It is with a vision to provide the wood and woodworking industry with timely and accurate news, …

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 …

Editor’s pickAustrian firms build largest CLT panel in the world

24-09-2020
Austria, construction, wood panel, panel, CLT, CLT panel, record breaking, world record

Record-breaking 650-square-metre CLT panel In the Austrian province of Vorarlberg, a timber construction is currently being built with a record-breaking 650-square-metre cross laminated timber (CLT) panel, announced Timbatec. The TS3 technology makes it possible – a development by Timbatec together with the ETH Zurich and the Bern …

Editor’s pickKastamonu and Siempelkamp hit two new milestones in longstanding partnership

20-08-2020
Kastamonu, Siempelkamp, Press Line, Panel Manufacturing

Construction work for Kastamonu's new forming and press line has officially begun at their Samsun site Kastamonu Entegre and Siempelkamp have hit two new milestones. Assembly work on a new forming and press line with 7'-x-37.1-metre ninth-generation ContiRoll® for the production of particleboard in Samsun officially began at the end of …

Atlas Engineered Products expands its product offering that includes pre-manufactured wall panels

04-06-2020
timber construction, pre-manufactured wall panels

Atlas Engineered Products is expanding its product offering on Vancouver Island to include pre-manufactured wall panels for the residential, multi-residential and commercial building industry. Custom designed and pre-manufactured wall panels can be used in small residential buildings, as well as large commercial projects such as retail centres, …

Muar wood-based industry expects to lose RM500 mil in revenue due to MCO

11-05-2020
Furniture businesses, wood products, wood-based panels, manufacturing, impact, coronavirus, COVID-19, MCO, Muar, Malaysia

Furniture businesses and related players in the wood-based industry in Muar, Johor have been affected in the first quarter of this year, expecting to lose about RM500 million in revenue due to the Movement Control Order (MCO), reported The Edge Markets. Muar Furniture Association president Ong Yeou Huan said that as the wood-based industry is …

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