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Panel World Issue: July 2011

Panel World’s September issue spotlights materials and photographs submitted by companies in the category of quality control technologies, which don’t always represent the biggest capital expenditures but can put the squeeze on operational inefficiencies and can save money. Also featured is South Carolina’s Darlington Veneer, which sources from abroad for the most cost-effective supply. Metro is highlighted for expanding particleboard production with the startup of a turnkey plant near Bangkok.

July 2011 Taking Stock: Arizona Fire Reflects Opportunity Burning

With wildfires burning out of control in northeast Arizona, spreading into New Mexico and parts of Colorado, Pascal Berlioux could be forgiven for exclaiming a loud “I told you so!” to those who oppose taking direct action to address forest health issues in Arizona and other parts of the U.S. West. Read More

July 2011 Update: Roseburg Aquires Simsboro Facility

Roseburg Forest Products has entered into an agreement to acquire Flakeboard’s particleboard manufacturing and laminating facility in Simsboro, La. “This acquisition demonstrates our continued commitment to the composite industry and the customers we serve,” Allyn Ford, Roseburg CEO and president. Read More

July 2011 Roy O Martin Plywood Mill Shows Innovation

Roy O Martin has developed a reputation for not holding back when it comes to implementing the latest machinery and technologies in its softwood plywood plant in Chopin, La., which is the largest in North America with annual production of 487MMSF (3⁄8 in. basis).

July 2011 Interwood Delivers Top Quality, High Value Specialty Veneer

Once in a blue moon, on very rare occasions, extremely valuable one-of-a-kind logs or parcels of logs become available. Such rarities are in high demand, and the road to veneer production can be a long and thorny one that requires a lot of experience and specialized knowledge as well as a bit of luck.

July 2011 At The Core: Market Trends Dominate Discussions at Ligna 2011

Ligna Hannover 2011 experienced one of its more successful shows in recent memory during the week of May 30-June 3. Some 1,765 exhibitors from 52 nations showcased their products and services on total display space of 130,000 square meters (1.4 million square feet). The event drew 90,000 visitors from 90 nations, with major influx from Russia, Finland, the United Kingdom, Austria and Sweden. Attendance was also up from the U.S.

July 2011 Projects: TimTek is Back?

My Wood Resources Sdn. Bhd has signed a technology agreement contract with TimTek, LLC to produce TimTek engineered lumber in Malaysia. FRIM (Forest Research Institute Malaysia) has done extensive next generation R&D and market research for this Scrim product.

July 2011 Supply Lines: Final Numbers are in - 2010 Was Strong!

The Siempelkamp Group, including its three business units—machine and plant engineering, foundry technology, and nuclear technology—received new orders in 2010 amounting to 808 million Euros, a two and a half times increase compared to the previous year, according to the company.

July 2011 Clippings: APA Safety Awards

LP and Canfor-LP OSB Ltd. Partnership won Safest Company awards in their respective categories while Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC, Camden, Texas, earned the coveted Innovation in Safety Award in the 2010 Safety and Health Awards Program sponsored annually by APA for the structural wood panel and engineered wood products industry.

July 2011 PanelWorks Classified Advertising

Employment Opportunities, Professional Services and more. Download the latest classifieds from Panel World magazine. Interested in running a classified ad? Use the online form to contact a sales rep and start running your own Panel World classified listing.

July 2011 Geo Directory: Veneer and Panel Suppliers

Download the latest Geo Directory. Promote your veneer and plywood or located veneer and plywood products and services worldwide. Us the online contact form to inquire about reserving your space today, or call and ask for Susan Windham at (334) 834-1170 or fax (334) 834-4525 with details about your listing.

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