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January 2, 2018

LPR forms a partnership with James Jones & Sons in the UK

The European pallet-pooling specialist, LPR- La Palette Rouge, a division of the Euro Pool Group, has announced a significant restructuring of its UK pallet inspection and repair operations through a new partnership with James Jones & Sons (Pallets & Packaging) Ltd.The contract sees James Jo...
December 20, 2017

Homag invests Euro 15 million in its location in Schopfloch, Germany

The Homag Group is planning a new, innovative building including a spacious customer center at its Schopfloch site, Germany. The building work is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2018, with the building due to be completed by early 2020. A sum of around Euro 15 million has been earmarked for...
December 12, 2017

American Wood Council elects Roseburg Forest Products CEO Allyn Ford as chairman

The American Wood Council (AWC) elects Roseburg Forest Products CEO Allyn Ford as the AWC chairman for a one-year term, effective in January 2018.Danny White, a director of T.R. Miller Mill Company, was elected the first vice-chairman, and Neil Sherman, executive vice president of siding at LP Corpo...
November 27, 2017

Dieffenbacher expands its production site in Brno, Czech Republic

Dieffenbacher increases the production capacities at the production site in Brno, Czech Republic. In addition to the current production program, machines for wood chipping such as debarkers, chippers, mills or knife ring flakers are now being produced at the site.“Thanks to the existing infrastructu...
November 17, 2017

Homag names Andreas Denker as Executive Vice President Global Sales and Marketing

Andreas Denker joined the Homag Group's top management team as Executive Vice President Global Sales and Marketing. In his capacity, and as member of the executive committee, he reports to CEO Pekka Paasivaara, who had been overseeing the Global Sales & Marketing field as an additional role unti...
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