Fourteen composite panel facilities and one corporation as a whole were recognized for their safety achievements during the Composite Panel Association's annual spring meeting held last week in Tucson, Arizona.
Jeff Johnson is Timber Products’ new Vice President of Composites and Strategic Planning. We’re excited to welcome him to the team as we integrate the particle board division of SierraPine (operating as Ampine, a division of Timber Products Company) into our particle board offerings. We recently caught up with Jeff to talk about trends, applications and what’s in store for 2016.
The investigation into last month's explosion that rocked the WestPine MDF facility in Quesnel, British Columbia, is ongoing, with WorkSafeBC reporting that it may be months before a conclusion is reached.
Capacity for the North American composite panel industry is expected to increase 4.21 percent in 2016, driven by increased demand for engineered wood for use in cabinetry, furniture, flooring and other products.
For laminate panel, Interprint has erected a KBA RotaJet168, the first industrial digital printer for the printing of wood, stone and creative décors on décor paper - normally printed on conventional gravure printing presses. Located in Arnsberg, Germany, the headquarters of the international décor printer.
Waddell Manufacturing, an Ohio wood component supplier in business over 100 years, launched a Kickstarter campaign to promote its Artis Wall reclaimed wood paneling strips. The campaign raises funds and sells product, reaching more than double its goal by raising $40,000 with four days to go.