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May 2015
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Upcoming events:
  • India: Bathroom & Kitchen Expo
    (May 22 until May 24)
  • Austria: EUBCE Biomass Conference
    (Jun 1 until Jun 4)
  • Lebanon: Project Lebanon
    (Jun 2 until Jun 5)
  • Sweden: SkogsElmia
    (Jun 4 until Jun 6)
  • Gemany: Holz bewegt
    (Apr 2 until Jun 7)
  • Gemany: VICTAM
    (Jun 9 until Jun 11)
  • Iran: Project Iran
    (Jun 8 until Jun 11)
  • GA, USA: FPS International Convention
    (Jun 10 until Jun 12)

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people
Franklin D. Roosevelt -

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GOFORWOOD.INFO, the international domain and portal to the forestal, woodworking and related trades, will be for sale soon
- Prospective buyers are invited to contact the present owner at roland.derveaux@telenet.be
- Advertising possible on home- and each category page
- Advertisers may be found among the suppliers to the woodworking industries: forest equipment; woodworking machinery and tools; glues, lacquers and chemicals; timber and wood products; accessories; anything else compatible with wood...

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GOFORWOOD.INFO, featuring The International Green Gazette : the global link between people and companies with an affinity to forests and wood

goforwood.info gathers, links and publishes worldwide inside information from the extensive forestry and wood industry sectors, illustrated by the actors themselves with applications of wood products in the real world. goforwood.info brings news and information to your personal desk. Although logo-links and advertising are welcome, goforwood.info is not a buying and selling e-marketplace.

is an international wood information portal for farmers and foresters, manufacturers and consumers, designers and architects, engineers and technicians, packers and printers, builders and carpenters, joiners and woodworkers, professionals and handymen, authority figures and civilians, teachers and students and many more and last but not least : for all the people caring for the environment and sustainable development.

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Recent offers for agents & importers:

Skirting boards and flooring accessories
from Poland (27.03.2015)

Round wood and sawn timber
from Latvia (26.03.2015)

Plywood products,
formwork panels, film faced boards from China (03.03.2015)

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The International Green Gazette

BOS+ kent Bosereprijs 2015 toe (.be) (2015-05-21)

De 19 Vlaamse Bosgroepen ontvingen vandaag de Bosereprijs 2015 uit handen van Prof. Dr. ir. Kris Verheyen, voorzitter van BOS+ en hoogleraar Bosecologie en Bosbeheer aan de Universiteit Gent.

UPM promotes FSC forest certification in Finland (2015-05-20)

Together with FSC Finland, UPM is hosting today a visit by Kim Carstensen, Director General of the international forest certification organisation FSC.  FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) promotes environmentally friendly, socially beneficial and economically viable forest management. The FSC certificate indicates to consumers that the wood used in the product has been sourced responsibly.

Svenska designers inspirerar till kinesisk formgivning i svensk furu (2015-05-20)

Sju av Kinas mest framstående designers ska formge varsin möbel i svensk furu. För att inspirera dem och öka kunskapen om det svenska träets fördelar fick de möta sex av Sveriges mest aktuella trämöbeldesigners i samband med ett seminarium i Stockholm arrangerat av Svenskt Trä.

Frida Erson och Martin Eckerberg

Moebelkaeufer muessen auf Qualitaet achten (.de) (2015-05-20)

Interview mit dem Vorsitzenden der Deutschen Gütegemeinschaft Möbel (DGM), Andreas Decker

End-of-show report for LIGNA 2015: World's No. 1 (2015-05-16)

LIGNA 2015, which drew to a close in Hannover on Friday, 15 May, was an outstanding success for all parties concerned, featuring an impressive array of innovative technologies and production scenarios, large-scale machinery and the rapid strides made by Industry 4.0 in the woodworking and wood processing industry.

Dr. Bernhard Dirr, Managing Director of the German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers Association within the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), Frankfurt/Main and Dr. Jochen Köckler, Member of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG, Hannover