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New report demonstrates the sustainability of U.S. hardwoods

10-06-2020
AHEC, sustainability, report

A new report released by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has demonstrated the sustainability of U.S. hardwoods by comparing the requirements for responsible timber sourcing in regulations (such as in EUTR in the EU and Lacey Act in the U.S.) and typically contained in public and corporate procurement policies. The results of the report …

Japan sees development of super-thick plywood

18-02-2020
Japan, plywood, LVL, timber, forestry, market report

Seihoku Plywood (Tokyo) is currently working on the development of super-thick plywood that is more than 50mm thick. The company is also applying to obtain a JAS certificate, which will allow Seihoku to participate in the new engineered wood market. The manufacturing of thicker plywood is the same as for standard panels, but there is a limit to …

Editor’s pickMichael Buckley selected “The Guy in the Glass” for 2019 by Hardwood Market Report

14-02-2020
The Guy in the Glass, Hardwood Market Report, recipient, American hardwood, Michael Buckley, recognition, award

Michael Buckley, the first non-American recipient of “The Guy in the Glass” (Image credit: Michael Buckely) Michael Buckley, a well-respected and accomplished figure in the global woodworking industry, has been selected to be The Guy in the Glass for 2019 in recognition of his achievements and contributions to the American hardwood …

Timbeter closes $1 million seed round to fuel expansion in Southeast Asia and Latin America

05-02-2020
Timbeter, seeding round, funding, digitalisation, expansion, Southeast Asia, Latin America, forestry management, logistics, forestry operations, forestry value chain, digital data exchange, timber measurement, reporting platform

Estonian company Timbeter, whose solutions help the forestry sector adopt digital technology to optimise transparency and efficiency in forestry management, has raised $1 million in its seed round. The seed round was led by TMT Investments, the venture investing company listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Tallinn-based company developed a …

Scm Group confirms its financial stability and rewards innovation

23-01-2020
Scm Group, report, 2019, profits, turnover, earnings, positive, stable

Through innovation, digital factory and the strengthening of the sales network and after sales service in each of the strategic markets, Scm Group continues to invest and the results speak for themselves. The Group ended 2019 with a turnover in excess of 700 million Euro (USD773.8 million), in line with 2018's record figures and on budget for the …

Continued efforts needed to improve Indonesia’s legal forestry management

06-01-2020
Indonesia, timber production, report, monitor strengthening, independent forestry monitoring network, timber legality verification system, SVLK, effective, VPA implementation, JURnal Celebes

Indonesia’s civil society organisation, Jurnal Celebes recently released a report "Strengthening Indonesia’s Independent Forestry Monitoring Network to Ensure a Credible Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) and Effective VPA Implementation", reported ITTO. Between October 2018 and December 2019, Jurnal Celebes monitored the …

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