The wood business has traditionally been a slow moving one. The material has been well-known, much loved and reasonably well understood for centuries. But things are changing now, mainly in…

Snapshot Of Asia’s Timber Market

Are Asian Furniture Manufacturers Ready For Industry 4.0?

Going Autonomous In Maintenance

To mitigate global climatic changes, long-term carbon trading and carbon taxes have been implemented in many countries. However, carbon prices have varied in many of these regions, making it necessary…

Wood Supply & Demand: Questions for 2017

Wood vs Laminates

Checking Sustainable Competitive Advantage of Malaysian Manufacturers

Adhesive through-reinforcement in combination with glass-fibre reinforcement of adhesive bond lines has the potential to improve the fracture toughness of laminated birch wood composites. By HeWenchang and Philip D Evans,…

Safeguarding Business Future With Green Concept

Integrating RFID Into Plywood Structures

Heat Pump Dryers Offer Real Potential to Slash Industrial Drying Costs

Pantone’s Color of the Year has been used by many as a reference for future product designs. This year, the company’s colour institute has named a colour that it believes…

Effects of Decorative Veneer and Structure on the Thermal Conductivity of Engineered Wood Flooring

Making A Splash With Colours

Advanced Design Solutions For Precision Machines

Some surviving forests in tropical developing nations were under growing pressures from human activities. Thus, it's necessary to make some research on forest ecology and conservation so that sustainable development…

The Price Of Free Trade

The Opportunity Costs Of Plantation Forest Management

Forest Certification In Russia

Countries worldwide have launched various initiatives and adopted certification schemes to ensure the responsible and sustainable management and utilisation of forest. To fully understand the meaning of “sustainability”, one should…

Environmental Emissions From Sawmilling

Following The Peninsular Malaysia Footprint

Malaysia Goes Green

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