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  • Interfor Signs An Agreement Worth $75 million

    Published On : September 12, 2013

    INTERNATIONAL FOREST PRODUCTS LIMITED has entered into an agreement to issue 6,250,000 Class “A” Subordinate Voting shares on a bought deal basis to a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Capital Markets and Raymond James.   The Shares will be …

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  • Helsinki World Design 2012 Saga Continues At Habitare

    Published On : September 12, 2013

    The story of the Helsinki World Design Capital 2012 meeting place, the Pavilion, will continue at Habitare, the largest furniture, interior decoration and design fair in Finland. The wood material used to construct the Pavilion has been turned into new …

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  • Stenvalls Trä Sets Up A New Sawmill At Lövholmen

    Published On : September 12, 2013

    Stenvalls Trä AB has bought back equipment from Setra.  A new sawmill will now be built at Lövholmen. In June 2009, the death sentence was passed on the 138-year-old sawmill era at Lövholmen. Stenvalls Trä AB will also invest in …

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  • British Woodworking Federation Guide to Health and Safety Available Online

    Published On : September 11, 2013

    The 61-year-old worker, from Stone, was attempting to clean an edge banding machine at the company’s factory in Stafford when his left hand was caught by a rotating blade. Stafford Magistrates’ Court heard last week that he suffered a number …

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  • New Communications Manager at Confor

    Published On : September 11, 2013

    Confor welcomed Stefanie Kaiser as its new communications manager. Already in post, Stefanie will work alongside Jane Karthaus in FTN and e-news roles, until taking over when Jane retires at the end of January 2014.   Stefanie, 34, was selected …

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  • IP Mamaev Opts For Söderhamn Eriksson Equipment

    Published On : September 10, 2013

    The Russian sawmilling company IP Mamaev, operating in Ust-Ilimsk in the Irkutsk region in Russia, has opted for equipment from Söderhamn Eriksson. The order from IP Mamaev comprises a straight Eurosaw circular-saw line and a Catech edger optimizer.   The …

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  • Formable UPM Grada To Showcase At Habitare

    Published On : September 10, 2013

    The thermo-formable UPM Grada wood material is presented at Habitare at furniture manufacturer Pedro’s stand 6e111 where all the form pressed furniture are made of UPM’s new formable and ecological material. Habitare, the largest furniture, interior decoration and design fair …

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  • Forbo Suspends Share Buyback Program

    Published On : September 10, 2013

    Until further notice, Forbo is suspending its approved share buyback program in order to be able to sell up to a maximum of 2.5% of treasury shares. The sale of these treasury shares will increase the distributable, withholding tax free …

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  • Setra To Invest In Automated Sorting At Färila

    Published On : September 7, 2013

    Setra will be investing in automated sorting at Färila sawmill during 2014. This investment is part of the ongoing efficiency improvement programme at Setra aimed at further strengthening the wood products company’s competitiveness.   “Times are hard in the wood …

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  • HOLZMA Unveils “multiTec” For Drilling And Routing

    Published On : September 7, 2013

    HOLZMA showcased new innovation at its 2013 in-house expo and targets for the first time companies in the façade and partition wall construction sector as well as in the field of concrete formwork.   By now an established tradition: Once …

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  • Odisha Government to Establish Timber Processing Zone In Paradip

    Published On : September 6, 2013

    A timber processing zone in Paradip on the east coast of India is in discussion phase by the State Government of Odisha, India. The plan for the Paradip zone is modelled on the Kandla zone. If this project goes ahead …

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  • International Softwood Conference Invites the Connoisseurs to Scotland

    Published On : September 6, 2013

    Timber Trade Federation along with Confor, the EOS and ETTF is organising the first ever International Softwood Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland starting from October 14-18, 2013. The conference will attract industry leaders, policy makers and key stakeholders from across the …

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  • PEFC International Secretary General To Attend World Engineers Summit

    Published On : September 5, 2013

    The significance of responsible timber sourcing practices to promote sustainable forest management and combat climate change will be the focus of the keynote speech by Ben Gunneberg, PEFC International Secretary General at the forthcoming World Engineers Summit (WES) in Singapore …

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  • WEINIG Presents New Line For Scanner Optimisation

    Published On : September 5, 2013

    At LIGNA 2013, WEINIG had showcased CuttingLine ECO. This made way for an entry level line for scanner optimising. Now WEINIG has created a new line to transfer this principle into ripping. In the new RipLine ECO an EasyScan R …

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  • Patty Bedient to represent Weyerhaeuser at the RBC Capital Markets 2013 Industrials Conference

    Published On : September 5, 2013

    On September 10, 2013 Patty Bedient, Executive Vice President and CFO of Weyerhaeuser, is going to represent the company at the RBC Capital Markets 2013 Industrials Conference in Las Vegas.   Bedient is scheduled to present at 8:35 a.m. Pacific …

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  • Forbo Group Market Profit Rises By Approximately 10%

    Published On : September 5, 2013

    The Forbo Group, manufacturer of floor coverings, building and construction adhesives, as well as power transmission and conveyor belt solutions – reported net sales of CHF 592.5 million in the first half of 2013 (prior year period: CHF 603.1 million), …

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  • Hettich To Shift Its Focus From ZOW 2014

    Published On : September 4, 2013

    The Hettich Group has changed its marketing strategy and pulled out of ZOW 2014. The focus is on Interzum in Cologne and Holz-Handwerk, the European Trade Fair for Woodworking and Wood Processing, in Nuremberg, as well as local leading exhibitions …

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  • The Big 5 Construct India 2013 To Conclude Soon

    Published On : September 4, 2013

    The Big 5 Construct India 2013 already on its last day and still going very strong. It is held in Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai from September 2.   Green building, innovation, time and money saving were some of the topics …

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  • Raute’s Net Sales To Decline

    Published On : September 4, 2013

    Raute’s profit outlook for the full year 2013 has weakened. Net sales are estimated to decline from the year 2012. Operating profit is estimated to weaken from the previous year significantly, but remain positive. Previously the company has estimated net …

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  • Accsys Technologies Willing to Collaborate with Indian Companies

    Published On : September 4, 2013

    Accsys Technologies, a FTSE (London) and Euronext (Amsterdam) listed company, has developed a new material which is particularly suited to the Indian market and offers the potential for substantial returns to investors.  This material, called Accoya, is made by reacting …

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