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Södra ends short-time working at Orrefors sawmill in Sweden

05-05-2020
Södra, Orrefors, sawmill, Sweden, Mönsterås, Hamina, Finland, resume, normal, production

At the beginning of April, Södra announced that it would be introducing short-time working at the Orrefors sawmill, Sweden, in light of the fall in demand related to the ongoing pandemic, but it is set to resume normal rate of production.  “We have identified a number of new business opportunities that will safeguard production …

Dongwha begins construction of MDF manufacturing plant in Hanoi

24-04-2020
Dongwha Enterprise, South Korea, new production plant, Thai Nguyen province, Hanoi, Northern Vietnam, MDF, laminate flooring

Korea's leading wood materials manufacturer Dongwha Enterprise has begun construction of its production facility in Hanoi, Vietnam. Located in Thai Nguyen province near Hanoi, the plant will manufacture mainly laminate flooring and medium-density fiberboard (MDF) used in furniture. Dongwha Enterprise held a ground-breaking ceremony for its new …

PotlatchDeltic to temporarily halt plywood production at St. Maries, Idaho mill

15-04-2020
plywood facility, temporary, halt production, coronavirus, PotlatchDeltic Corporation

PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced plans to temporarily halt production at its St. Maries, Idaho industrial plywood facility as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on plywood markets. Starting April 20, 2020 the St. Maries, Idaho plywood facility will halt production for two weeks and curtailments may be extended depending on market …

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 …

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