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Something in the air
12 June, 2020
Andrew True discusses the fine art of air drying timber
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Collection selection 12 June, 2020 February 2020 saw the introduction of the new Egger Decorative Collection 2020-22. This was the biggest product launch for the company since 2017, offering the very best decors and textures with a focus on the latest design trends
Garnica builds seventh factory 12 June, 2020 Leading European plywood manufacturer Garnica has commenced construction work on its seventh factory, in north-central France. Stephen Powney looks at the investment and recent developments at Garnica
Lumin embarks on expansion project 12 June, 2020 South American plywood manufacturer Uruply SA (Lumin) is about to embark on a US$30m investment in an additional production line. Stephen Powney spoke to Lumin CEO Alvaro Molinari
OSB4 gains market interest 12 June, 2020 OSB4 is the highest performance OSB board in the market, attracting increased interest in global markets. Stephen Powney talks to several mills producing the board and examines the product benefits and applications
Shower power 09 June, 2020 KBB took place at the NEC from March 1-4, just before the coronavirus pandemic forced the UK into social distancing measures and then lockdown. Showerwall was there to promote its bathroom wall panelling products
Investing in the future 09 June, 2020 TFS recently celebrated a milestone – 21 years in business – and has now embarked on a growth strategy to maintain business success for the next 20 years and to meet evolving industry needs
Positive prospects 09 June, 2020 The short-term outlook for the American softwood industry is challenging, but the sector’s fundamentals remain robust, pointing to a strong rebound in domestic and export demand in 2021, reports Charles Trevor, consultant for American Softwoods
American hardwood on the map 09 June, 2020 AHEC has updated, upgraded and relaunched its interactive US hardwood forest map. Mike Jeffree reports
Tulipwood TMT Passes Ordeal by Fire 09 June, 2020 As the focus on use of combustible materials in wall construction intensifies, AHEC has subjected thermally modified tulipwood cladding to fire rating tests. Mike Jeffree reports
Creating US Hardwood Connections 09 June, 2020 An international network of locked down furniture designers is getting creative with US cherry, red oak and maple. Mike Jeffree reports
Training grows during lockdown 05 June, 2020 Online training has seen a boost during lockdown
Imports Slide Pre-Pandemic 05 June, 2020 Latest TTF stats show a continuing fall in imports before the impact of Covid-19 is truly known