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Latvijas Finieris uses eco-friendly glue 15 April, 2021
The environmentally friendly green glue – Riga ECOlogical – where bio-based renewable lignin is used as a replacement for the traditional fossil phenol, is the latest move towards a new sustainable plywood industry by Latvijas Finieris. The innovative green glue is gradually replacing the traditional glues used in the production of Riga Wood plywood and has been successfully used in various projects.
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Dustcontrol certified to ISO 45001
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Dustcontrol AB has been officially certified according to ISO 45001 on Occupational Health and Safety, further highlighting its commitment to provide a reduced ecological impact and safer working environment.
Combilift scoops 10th major Archie award
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Combilift, the Irish manufacturer of a wide range of handling solutions, has won its 10th prestigious industry award from the Forklift Truck Association for one of its latest products. The 2020 FLTA Awards for Excellence took place virtually on Saturday April 10, having been postponed from last year due to Covid.
GreCon strengthens its sales team
Thursday, April 15, 2021 GreCon Ltd has announced the appointment of Joshua McAree to its sales team. Mr McAree draws on a solid experience of customer-orientated roles and technical competence, holding a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering.
ETS supports Wrekin Rowers in Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Engineered Timber Solutions (ETS) will be supporting its local Shropshire rowing team, the Wrekin Rowers as they take on the world’s toughest race, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
New campaign launches to promote careers in timber engineering
Thursday, April 15, 2021 A new campaign to support the recruitment of new talent into the timber engineering industry has been launched by the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA).
SCA Wood appoints King as MD
Monday, April 12, 2021 Stephen King has been announced as the new managing director of SCA Wood in the UK as of April 1 2021 following the divestment of SCA’s wood distribution company in the UK in December 2020. His role will be to support strategic business development and reinforce SCA’s long term commitment to the UK market.
Martin Batts retires from Balcas
Friday, April 09, 2021 Martin Batts, timber sales director of Balcas Timber Ltd has announced his retirement and will be leaving the business at the end of May.
Brexit packaging regulations "here to stay"
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 New regulations governing the movements of wooden pallets and packaging (WPM) since Brexit will remain indefinitely, according to government.
Last chance to sign up for Made for Manufacturing
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 Manufacturers in Greater Manchester have one last chance to benefit from a popular programme to help increase their productivity and get on the path to growth.
TTF hosts virtual UK Softwood Conference
Thursday, April 01, 2021 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) staged its annual UK Softwood Conference as an online event on March 31, marking a year since the organisation’s last physical event – the 2020 softwood conference.

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