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Panel World Issue: May 2019

COVER STORY- Hardel Mutual Plywood Prefers Special Status

Operating the top specialty plywood plant in Chehalis, Washington, U.S., Hardel Mutual Plywood continues to move closer to its goal of becoming a one-stop shop for all types of plywood customers.

The recent addition of a 4×10 MDO press gives the plant even more flexibility for specialty panel industrial markets and builds on its reputation as a go-to supplier for all sorts of products.

Article by Dan Shell, Managing Editor, Panel World

Hardel was also featured in Panel World November 2006 Issue.

TAKING STOCK: Sweet Sixteen

There are certain things in life that serve to remind us of our advancing years – birthdays obviously, marriage anniversaries, the news of a forthcoming grandchild, the age of an old truck still in the driveway. Another indicator for me is the Ligna show. Read more


  • The Florida timber industry is truly seeing the consequences of Hurricane Michael nearly seven months after the storm hit. Rot, bark slippage and blue stain are beginning to settle in as timber salvage efforts continue in the wake of the hurricane. Read more
  • Kalesnikoff Lumber Company announced it intends to build North America’s most advanced, fully integrated, multispecies mass timber manufacturing facility in South Slocan, BC, which will create 50 jobs.
  • Rice Straw MDF Plant Approaches Startup
  • Columbus, Ohio-based Hexion Inc. has received approvals from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware for motions related to the voluntary Chapter 11 petitions filed on April 1.
  • Möhring Group announced it will stop slicing veneer in Beaufort, SC.
  • Two Mississippi men charged last year in the largest Ponzi scheme in state history are facing justice.
  • APA report shows soft forecast for 2019 after small 2018 increase.
  • Ligna Exhibitors Preview

  • Altec Integrated Solution
  • Andritz
  • Angelo Cremona
  • Anthon
  • Argos Solutions
  • Baumer Inspection
  • Berndorf Band Group
  • Biele
  • Büttner Energie
  • And More


  • Scheucher Parkett Continues to Enhance Parquet Production
  • Altec Project Enhances Log Scanning
  • Coastland Upgrades Green End Operation
  • Coastal Dryer Is Well Protected
  • Yekalon Group Starts Up Line
  • Chinese Firm Orders OSB Line

  • Doosan Adds Second North America Center
  • Biomass Engineering & Equipment Increases Conveyor Output
  • Quinn Steps Up At Hitachi
  • West Salem Machinery Provides Materials Testing
  • AkzoNobel Plans Major Expansion

  • Katerra Introduces Suite of Products
  • Michigan State University Building Will Go With CLT
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