The new year of 2017, whether calendar or lunar, is ushered in with more uncertainties than has been the case in recent memory. When the financial collapse of 2008 was…

Wood vs Laminates

Checking Sustainable Competitive Advantage of Malaysian Manufacturers

To Buy Or Not To Buy

With increasing awareness of health and environmental protection, consumers are now looking for products that can provide better indoor environmental quality and minimise the risk of potential health issues. Huntsman’s…

Integrating RFID Into Plywood Structures

Heat Pump Dryers Offer Real Potential to Slash Industrial Drying Costs

The Sweet Future

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

The 2016 ITTO Annual Market Discussions looked at the pros and cons of free-trade agreements for tropical timber. By Mike Adams, coordinator, Tropical Timber Market Information Service, and Frances Maplesden,…

The Opportunity Costs Of Plantation Forest Management

Forest Certification In Russia

Turning To Secondary Timber Species

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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