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Siempelkamp to supply of a production plant for fiberboard made of rice straw in the US

CalAg LLC commissioned Siempelkamp with the supply of a production plant for fiberboard made of rice straw, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.CalAg LCC is investing more than $315 million for the new location in Willows, California. This order requests Siempelkamp’...
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Tolko Industries to restart its OSB mill in High Prairie, Canada

Tolko Industries Ltd. is restarting its oriented strand board mill, located near High Prairie, Alberta, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The mill has been closed since 2008 when North American housing starts fell to a generational low, resulting in a loss of marke...
June 20, 2017

Metsa Wood appoints Kaarel Tali as director of Pärnu birch plywood mill in Estonia

Kaarel Tali has been appointed Mill Director for Metsä Wood’s Pärnu mill in Estonia, effective August 1, 2017. He reports to Jari Tikkanen, SVP, Production & Technology, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.As Mill Director Tali will be responsible for the birch p...
June 19, 2017

Moelven invests in its Valåsen mill in Sweden

Moelven is making changes at its mill in Valåsen outside Karlskoga, Sweden, which includes introducing new solutions from Renholmen, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In summer, Moelven will be making a strategic change at its Valåsen mill in Sweden by abandoning t...
June 19, 2017

Sabah, Malaysia: Sawnwood exports increased by 16% in 1Q

While Sabah’s (Malaysia) 1Q 2017 exports of laminated boards and mouldings remained almost unchanged year-on-year there was a 16% increase in sawnwood exports and an almost 39% increase in veneer exports, ITTO reported.However, compared to levels in the 1Q 2016 plywood export in the same period in 2...
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