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UAE home to 36 per cent of furniture factories in GCC, and controls significant imports in timber sector
Softwood lumber prices continued to fall in many markets around the world in the 2Q of 15 because of weaker demand and high inventories of lumber throughout the distribution chain, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly
The German Timber Trade Federation calls for uniform duties on plywood imports
Surge in Latvia`s forestry exports in 2014
Growing investments at North American furniture industry
The Global Forest Industry in the 1Q of 2015
Prices for overseas traded softwood wood chips have fallen 11 per cent in eight months, while hardwood chip prices have increased slightly, according to the latest FOEX Chip Price Indexes
Lack of domestic forest resources has forced the pulp industry in India to increasingly rely on hardwood chips from overseas for its wood fiber needs, report the Wood Resource Quarterly
The wood gains life in an Italian sculptor hand
500.000 wood pellet stoves in France
Furniture produced from wood waste
Demand for laminated beech panels continues to decline
An 18-storey wooden construction was built in Canada, and the experts wants the realization of skyscrapers from the same material in the future. The wood was used as CLT panel, a very resistant material. A wooden construction with 18 levels was built in Canada and another 12-story CLT building in the US was approved. Investors think that timber demand in construction is increasing due to the properties of this material.
Details Date: July 17, 2017
Vigorous, bright and ecological: a spectacular wooden church is under construction in Holzkirchen near Munich. INTERFORST talked with its architect Eberhard Wimmer. What makes wood as a raw material so interesting for him?
Details Date: July 13, 2017
According to the last session organized by UNESCO in Poland, 24,679.4 hectares of virgin beech forests from Romania were included in the World Patrimony. Still, Romsilva is making efforts to increase the number of hectares of virgin forests. Eastern Europe has extremely valuable, well-managed and protected forests, and this fact has also been recognized by UNESCO. Thus, more than 24,000 hectares of virgin forests from Romania have been included in the World Patrimony.
Details Date: July 13, 2017
Bio-based Industries in South-East Europe, will be held in Brussels on 11 July 2017 (11.00-16.00 h). The conference will be held at the Thon EU hotel, with emphasize on forestry and wood processing industry WOOD&FORESTRY and agriculture and food processing AGRO&FOOD, where investment, innovation, rural development, EU funds and many other topics will be discussed.
Details Date: July 4, 2017
A floating village with wooden houses have appeared, starting July 2016, in a romanian place. The houses are built on the Danube River and have solar heating panels. We know that wooden houses have many benefits like thermal and sound isulation, comfort and natural aspect, but in a floating village thei look amazing. You can see this in a romanian place, on the Danube River.
Details Date: June 30, 2017
The ENplus seal is widely protected on an international level. This means that a non-licensed use of the trademark or parts of it may constitute an infringement of the trademark owner`s rights.<br /> The following companies are being blacklisted by the ENplus trademark owners for abusing or having abused the ENplus trademark
Details Date: June 8, 2017
Starting with wood processing and up to its increased insulation capacity, its advantages make its presence felt more and more, so that more people in the Eastern Europe countries choose the future home to be a wooden one.<br /> Though the many advantages made available, wooden houses are more than just a trend, being a solution for a growing number of people, including the famous Romanian journalist George Buhnici.
Details Date: May 31, 2017
A 100% eco house was built in Bistrita, Romania. It was mainly made of wood, straw and tree mussels. The investment was about 10000 euros and incorporated 400 straw bales. From straw, wood and tree muscles, a 100% eco house was built in Romania. The house has 800 square meters, two bedrooms and a living room. Tourists have already made reservations to spend the night in this house.
Details Date: May 31, 2017
Details Date: July 15, 2016
The LIGNA Conference is supported by Lignum Consulting GmbH, Kupferzell, Germany, and Ostwestfalen Lippe University of Applied Sciences (OWL), Lemgo, Germany. In its role as a leading independent management consultancy for the international wood and furniture industry, Lignum Consulting has acquired extensive experience, in particular in the area of integrated production. OWL University of Applied Sciences boasts a strong research orientation and is a prominent member of the Federal Research Ministry`s excellence cluster "Smart Technical Systems OWL (it`s owl)". The university maintains close links with the local mechanical engineering and production engineering industries. "With Lignum Consulting and the Production and Economics Department of OWL University of Applied Sciences we have recruited two external partners that will contribute significantly to our interesting and diverse lecture program," said...
Details Date: February 5, 2016
Companies involved in the German timber industry expect business development to slacken off considerably in the coming months. This is based on the results of the most recent survey conducted by the IFO Institute and published by the German Wood and Plastics Processing Industry Association (HDH). Although companies which participated in the survey assessed the business climate as predominantly good with only a slight deterioration from the value of 37 points recorded in July to 32 points in August, business expectations, nevertheless, dropped significantly. Whereas in July companies had still been predominantly optimistic about the future with 22 points being recorded, in August a value of only 4 points was achieved. In 2014 the discrepancy between the assessment of the current situation and further prospects was less significant. The value for the business climate in August 2014 was 18 points and business expectations...
Details Date: February 4, 2016
EXPOBOIS covers the entire spectrum of the timber and woodworking industry. As from 2016 the exhibition program will embrace the forestry industry, BioEnergy, sawmill technology, woodworking machinery, wood materials and construction, the furniture industry and home decoration. One of the main highlights of the next EXPOBOIS will be the primary wood industry. "With the support of the KWF - Kuratorium fur Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik e.V. in Gross-Umstadt, Hesse (Germany), together with a French region, we will demonstrate sustainable forestry management at EXPOBOIS and show how regions with an under-developed infrastructure can nevertheless sustain a profitable forestry sector with a high-quality tree population", says Kai Varrelmann, Director of Organization and International Distribution at Hannover Fairs International, a member of the Deutsche Messe group. "In close cooperation with our partner SYMOP, and with the support of the political community, industry and the relevant associations, we intend to promote and develop EXPOBOIS". The European industry association for manufacturers of woodworking machinery, EUMABOIS, already considers EXPOBOIS to be an important trade fair worthy of recommendation to its member companies.
Details Date: January 29, 2016
The main sections of the exhibition: Technology and equipment for furniture production; Technology and equipment for woodworking industry; Technology and equipment for production of wood-based panels, plywood and rule; Equipment components; Wood-processing instruments, testing equipment; Lumbers, wood-based panels, rule and plywood; Wooden houses, joinery products, moldings; Stairs, windows, doors; Software and computer design; New developments of industry, engineering; Technique and equipment for transportation, storage and packing of materials and goods; Technical or other means for utilization and regeneration of wood wastes; Paintwork materials, glues, paste fillers, chemical wood preservatives; Sawmill, logging and woodworking equipment, drying equipment; Automation facilities of technological processes; Paper and paperboard industry.
Details Date: January 22, 2016
Hannover. From 3 to 4 May 2016, Deutsche Messe and the German Woodworking Machinery Association within the VDMA are co-staging the international LIGNA Conference at the Robotation Academy in Hannover, Germany. The conference title is "Integrated manufacturing in the woodworking industries - the woodworking community on its way to Industry 4.0". The conference will not only address the growing importance of new business processes and the sweeping importance of the digital revolution for development, production and distribution, but also offer examples of how companies have embraced the Industry 4.0 initiative in Germany and successfully restructured their production processes. "An integrated approach to woodworking production opens up exciting new prospects for the sector. We will demonstrate that Industry 4.0 has already moved well beyond the visionary stage", says Christian...
Details Date: January 22, 2016