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Timberlink to build CLT and GLT manufacturing facility in South Australia or Victoria

26-02-2020
Timberlink, new, manufacturing, facility, CLT, gluam, GLT, plantation, structural pine products, South Australia, Victoria

The Timberlink Australia Board has approved plans to enter the growing mass timber market, with the building of a state-of-the-art Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) & Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing facility. The significant investment will see the construction of Australia’s second major softwood CLT plant and first combined CLT …

Chinese cabinetmaker considers US$86 million investment in North Carolina

21-02-2020
Chinese company, GoldenHome, cabinetmaker, investment, U.S., North Carolina, new plant, cabinets, wood products

Chinese cabinetmaker GoldenHome may consider investing US$86 million in a new manufacturing plant near Charlotte, North Carolina, reported Woodworking Network. The city of Concord is expected to vote on a major tax incentive package for the company soon, which would include a $803,515 grant given over five years. The investment would create 256 …

Editor’s pickVisionary project on "Green Technology": Wood Technology Co. (WOTECH) orders MDF plant based on rice straw from Siempelkamp

18-02-2020
Siempelkamp, WOTECH, contract, MDF plant, Azza Aabd Alaty Serry, Jürgen Philipps, Jochen Dauter, Furniture, Rice Straw

Contract signing in December 2019 in Cairo, center: Chem. Azza Aabd Alaty Serry, Chairman WOTECH - left Jürgen Philipps, Managing Director Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, right Jochen Dauter, Sales Director Siempelkamp In December, the Egyptian company Wood Technology Co. (WOTECH) placed a milestone project regarding "Green …

Editor’s pickWoodsland: Achieving Excellence through Stability

12-02-2020
Woodsland Joint Stock Company, Bϋrkle, Hanoi, plant, factory, wood processing, furniture manufacturing, Bϋrkle Roller Coater UV Finishing Line,

Vu Hai Bang, owner and chairman of Woodsland Joint Stock Company Woodsland Joint Stock Company may be a company with a yearly turnover of US$70 million and 3000 workers, but its owner, Vu Hai Bang, cuts a humble fi gure. PFA had the chance to visit the biggest of his five factories based in Hanoi; the four others are located nearby in the same …

New Forests to acquire Tasmanian plantations from Norske Skog

11-02-2020
Australia, New Forests, Tasmania, Norske Skog, timber, forestry, plantation, pine, sustainability

Australia-based international forestry investor New Forests has agreed to purchase the Tasmanian plantations of a local subsidiary of Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skog. The purchase includes a net plantation area of more than 18,000 hectares of radiata pine in the south of Tasmania and an agreement for timber sales to the Boyer Mill, …

Kronospan to start producing and offering plywood as a new product

10-01-2020
Kronospan, Smorgon plant, Belarus, Kronobuild, panel products, softwood plywood, exterior constructions

Kronospan has announced that it has commenced plywood production at its plant in Smorgon, Belarus. Kronospan said that it is an important milestone in its history and "reflects the company’s strong commitment to fulfilling the needs of its customers." The product joins the Kronobuild portfolio of panel products. The plant is producing four …

OneFortyOne fully compliant with Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management

06-01-2020
OneFortyOne, Australia, harvesting right, softwood plantation, Green Triangle region, Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management

OneFortyOne confirms that independent forestry auditors have once again found the company and its forests to be fully compliant with the globally endorsed Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management. OneFortyOne’s Planning & Compliance Manager, Janeth Mackenzie said: “Our forests offer vital answers for Australian …

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