Wood-based panels

Number of WBP lines ordered has almost halved

18.10.2019 − The number of orders placed for partial and complete lines to make wood-based panels has fallen further in the past few months.» more


EPA removes TPC status from five testing institutes

17.10.2019 − The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cancelled third-party certifier (TPC) status for five testing institutes based in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan with effect from 29 August. » more

Segezha orders complete plywood plant from Raute

11.10.2019 − Segezha Group will be setting up a new plywood works in the frame of a greenfield project in Galich in the Kostroma region. » more

Pfleiderer reports strong growth in net debts

11.10.2019 − Pfleiderer Group has released additional earnings figures and broken down financials for its two divisions, Core West and Core East, in its interim report for the first half of the year. » more

Borg using Siempelkamp MDF line in replacement project

10.10.2019 − Borg Manufacturing has ordered a forming and press line to make MDF/HDF at its mill in Oberon, New South Wales from Siempelkamp. » more

UPM: commissioning phase in Chudovo on schedule

09.10.2019 − In recent months the new equipment installed at the Chudovo (Russia) birch plywood plant, which belongs to UPM-Kymmene, has been started up according to schedule. » more

Turkish WBP makers want to further expand exports

09.10.2019 − A downturn in the Turkish domestic market that has now lasted for more than a year has prompted major shifts in sales by the country’s wood-based panel industry. » more

Pfleiderer set to improve efficiency at German sites

08.10.2019 − In order to reach the revenue and earnings goals contained in its long-term Diamond Strategy, Pfleiderer has published its Go for Plant Efficiency (G4PE) project to enhance efficiency at its German sites.» more