Industry resources’ annual think-tank The latest product developments and innovations in fiberboard in all its forms, coupled with explorations of current and future market status, opportunities, and challenges, as well as the related environmental and business agendas, are the key focus for this year’s AWA International Fiberboard Industry Conference and Exhibition, taking place in Chicago … Read more

DIEFFENBACHER solutions excite the growing African wood-based panels industry

In El Tarf, Algeria, assembly is underway on the first continuous wood-based panel plant in North Africa. BIGSTAR subsidiary Panneaux d’Algérie commissioned DIEFFENBACHER to supply the complete MDF plant. The first board will be produced in August 2020. The complete plant project includes all subsections, ranging from the wood yard through the CPS+ continuous press … Read more

New Siempelkamp short-cycle press at EGGER in Rambervillers: Four times short-cycle precision KT 700 for the EGGER Group

Krefeld, February 26, 2020 – The “first board” for the fourth short-cycle press KT 700 took place which the EGGER Group has ordered from Siempelkamp so far. This milestone demonstrates the continuity in the business relationship of both partners. EGGER Rambervillers, production site since 1974, is located in the Vosges mountains and has been part … Read more

EPF’s Position Paper on the European Green Deal

Wood-based panels offer innovative solutions for better living and an immense potential for circular and accumulating carbon storage for a sustainable future. The European Panel Federation (EPF) members’ products are outstanding models of circular economy and we believe that the European Green Deal is a unique opportunity for wood-based panels to help Europe to achieve … Read more

Wood Technology Co. orders MDF plant based on rice straw from Siempelkamp

Krefeld, February 18, 2020 – In December, the Egyptian company Wood Technology Co. (WOTECH)placed a milestone project regarding “Green Technology” at Siempelkamp. Representatives of bothcompanies signed the contract for an MDF plant with an annual production capacity of 205,000 m³which will process the annual plant rice straw as raw material. With this plant, WOTECH is … Read more

DIEFFENBACHER invests in Internet start-up APPbyYOU

Company founded in 2012 specializes in digitalization solutions for medium-sized businesses DIEFFENBACHER has purchased a financial stake in APPbyYOU GmbH, the company that developed the MyMessenger ticket and messaging app, a key component of the MyDIEFFENBACHER digital service platform. DIEFFENBACHER introduced the MyMessenger app at last year’s Ligna in Hannover. In mid-2018, DIEFFENBACHER met APPbyYOU … Read more

FIBERBOARD – FAST FORWARD! Industry resources’ annual think-tank

Around sixty delegates from around the world came together in Amsterdam in November to benefit from the fibreboard industry’s annual think-tank on the latest product developments and innovations, explorations of current and future market status, opportunities, and challenges.   The AWA International Fiberboard Industry Conference and Exhibition’s event theme, ‘Fast forward:  how to shape the industry’s … Read more