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Researchers examine wood applications for space satellites
04 January, 2021
Researchers in Japan are reportedly looking at the possibility of satellites being made from wood in the future, according to Nikkei Asia.
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UK fencing contractors surveyed on introducing treated timber post warranty scheme
Friday, December 11, 2020 Contractors in the fencing industry are being surveyed to see if they will back a warranty scheme in a bid to solve problems when treated timber fence posts fail prematurely.
BRE Postsaver trials reveal no decay after 20 years
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 The UK’s Building Research Establishment (BRE) field trials on Postsaver sleeved timber posts have revealed no evidence of decay in the sleeved part of the test after 20 years, Postsaver says.
CuNap treatment of bridge timber gaining traction from IWT-Moldrup
Monday, November 09, 2020 Denmark-based wood impregnation and thermal treatment plant supplier IWT-Moldrup says it will supply worldwide the first dedicated Copper naphthenate (Cu-Nap) plant as the environmentally friendly but effective future alternative to CCA and creosote.
LIGNA.21 goes into autumn - new date from 27 September to 1 October 2021
Friday, November 06, 2020 The Ligna exhibition – the world’s largest woodworking technology show – has been postponed until next autumn.
MEDITE SMARTPLY launches new Euroclass B OSB3 board
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 MEDITE SMARTPLY has launched SMARTPLY MAX FR B – a Euroclass B OSB3 board featuring wood flakes treated with flame retardant solution before factory pressing.
Tangent Furniture assets to go under the hammer
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 Extensive machinery, vehicles and stock of Tangent Furniture Ltd are to be auctioned off by Hilco on August 12.
Acimall appoints SCM’s Luigi de Vito as new president
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 SCM Group’s Luigi de Vito has been appointed as president of Acimall, the association of Italian manufacturers of furniture and wood technology.
Xylexpo organisers admit 2020 show is now “impossible”
Monday, July 13, 2020 The 2020 edition of the Xylexpo international woodworking exhibition has now been cancelled after organisers admitted it was “impossible” to organise the event in 2020.
Impra Wood Protection develops surface cleaner to help fight against Covid-19 spread
Thursday, July 09, 2020 Impra Wood Protection has started production of a new hard surfaces disinfecting product in the UK to help in the fight against Covid-19.
Swedish fire-retardant wood specialist targets UK
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 Leading Scandinavian fire-retardant treatment specialist Woodsafe Timber Protection is making moves to establish itself in the UK.
IWF 2020 is cancelled
Thursday, June 11, 2020 North America’s largest woodworking technology exhibition – the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) – has cancelled its show this summer due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
IWT-Moldrup secures €15m wood impregnation plant order
Thursday, June 11, 2020 Denmark-based wood impregnation and thermal treatment plant supplier IWT-Moldrup has secured an order to supply a significant wood impregnation plant and material handling equipment with a total value of more than €15m.
Combilift ventilator innovation will help in Covid-19 fight
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 Irish forklift manufacturer Combilift has drawn on its expertise in engineering and software design to develop an innovation which will help the medical world deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Birthday celebrations for GreCon Ltd following record growth
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 Wood scanning and fire protection technology specialist GreCon Ltd is celebrating 28 years of business and commitment to the UK & Ireland market.
Biesse helps Covid-19 fight with 3D printer use
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Italian woodworking machinery giant Biesse is using its 3D printing technology to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for local hospitals.
Salvamac records over 50% growth
Monday, December 09, 2019 Polish-based crosscut saw machinery manufacturer Salvamac has recorded sales growth in excess of 50% in 2019.
Ernst Greten honoured for preservation of Fagus-Factory in Alfeld
Sunday, December 01, 2019 The German National Committee for Monument Preservation has honoured Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH senior proprietor Ernst Greten for his "extraordinary commitment” in the renovation and restoration of the historic Fagus-Factory in Alfeld.
Anker Stuy UK base opens
Monday, October 21, 2019 Dutch ambassador to the UK Simon Smits has attended the opening of Anker Stuy Coatings’ UK operation.
Accoya producer grows revenue and gross profits
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Leading modified wood producer Accsys Technologies plc has posted a 23% annual growth in revenue to €75.2m for the year ended March 31,2019.

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