Kronospan, a manufacturer of laminate panel and particleboard, will invest $362 million to expand its operations in Calhoun County, Alabama, adding 160 jobs to its workforce.
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Veneer Tech, a manufacturer of high-technology veneer and other wood products, shows how it's able to splice 8 million sq. ft. of veneer monthly.
The U.K. Forestry Commission Research Agency has created a fly-through animation of a real, 400-year-old oak, in a three-dimensionally reconstructed image using terrestrial laser point clouds.
More than 100 woodworkers attended the two-day seminar June 9-10, learning from experts about best practices and manufacturing trends and seeing demonstrations on the latest technologies in panel processing and solid wood manufacturing. The information provided was meant to set attendees up for success at the upcoming IWF.
IKEA has unveiled furniture made from reclaimed wood and other recycled materials. The furniture giant’s new line of kitchen cabinets is to be made from reclaimed wood planks and laminate coating made from recycled plastic bottles. The line, called Kungsbacka, will launch in February 2017.
Cefla has appointed Riccardo Quattrini as global CEO. The Bologna, Italy finishing machinery maker says Quattrini boasts an extensive experience competitors in the field - having begun his career in 1994 and having worked with rivals Biesse and Delmac.
Healthcare and laboratory furniture manufacturer Kewaunee Scientific Corp. announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year, which ended April 30.
A new firm, Trade Job Placement, is servicing over 100 wood product manufacturers and has access to thousands of wood industry professionals nationwide. The firm helps employers recruit workers for all wood manufacturing positions, along with helping job seekers find a desirable career.
TOLEDO, Oh. – Owens Community College has partnered with Finishing Brands: Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK to present two spray finishing technology workshops. The three-day intensive training programs are scheduled for September 14-16 and November 2-4, in Toledo, Ohio.