Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

9th European Wood-Based Panel Symposium 2014 – meeting point for the wood-based material branch

24.07.2014

For the ninth time, the international wood-based materials branch will meet up in Hanover. From the 8th to the 10th of October, 2014 the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research WKI and the European Panel Federation EPF are organizing the 9th European Wood-Based Panel Symposium. They are thereby being supported by the International Association for Technical Issues Related to Wood (iVTH) and Sasol Wax.

In a total of 23 specialist presentations, international speakers will present new results on the subjects of “Raw materials”, “Environment and health” and “Markets and new technologies for wood-based materials”. The number of presentations has been reduced compared to the previous symposium; this is in order to allow more time for discussions.

Ladislaus Döry, President of the EPF, will begin the symposium with a report on the current situation within the European wood-based materials industry. Fred Kamke, OSU, USA and Shizehiko Suzuki from the Shizuoka University, Japan will talk about their respective domestic markets. Thomas A. Julia, CPA, USA will provide information on EPA and CARB regulations.

Adalbert Westermann from Pfleiderer will demonstrate mega-trends and Alex Berg from the Universidad de Concepcion, Chile will talk about the supply of raw materials to manufacturers of wood-based materials in South America. The needs of the German pre-fabricated building industry will be explained by Georg Lange from BDF.

Further specialist presentations will focus on adhesives, measuring and sorting techniques and the application of nano materials. Emissions from formaldehyde are also a topic: two presentations from the WKI deal with the various international customary chamber methods as well as the formaldehyde reference source which is being established at the WKI and which should ensure quality levels during measurement.

For the first time, the participants can discuss topics with the speakers during the daily panel discussions. Two evening events will enable networking in a relaxed atmosphere. The evening reception on 9.10. is traditionally supported by Sasol Wax; the location for the event will be kept secret until shortly before the event begins.

For the 8th Wood-Based Panel Symposium in 2012, 280 participants from 31 countries took part. 27 presentations provided information on current developments and challenges in the field of wood-based materials.

The program for the symposium can be found on the WKI website at: www.wki.fraunhofer.de

Weitere Informationen:

http://www.wki.fraunhofer.de/en/press-media/pi_9-ehws_press-release.html - further information

Kommunikation | Fraunhofer-Institute

Further reports about: EPF Environment WKI atmosphere enable formaldehyde materials technologies

More articles from Event News:

nachricht Networking 4.0: International Laser Technology Congress AKL’16 Shows New Ways of Cooperations
24.05.2016 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik ILT

nachricht Challenges of rural labor markets
20.05.2016 | Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien (IAMO)

All articles from Event News >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Atomic precision: technologies for the next-but-one generation of microchips

In the Beyond EUV project, the Fraunhofer Institutes for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen and for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Jena are developing key technologies for the manufacture of a new generation of microchips using EUV radiation at a wavelength of 6.7 nm. The resulting structures are barely thicker than single atoms, and they make it possible to produce extremely integrated circuits for such items as wearables or mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.

In 1965 Gordon Moore formulated the law that came to be named after him, which states that the complexity of integrated circuits doubles every one to two...

Im Focus: Researchers demonstrate size quantization of Dirac fermions in graphene

Characterization of high-quality material reveals important details relevant to next generation nanoelectronic devices

Quantum mechanics is the field of physics governing the behavior of things on atomic scales, where things work very differently from our everyday world.

Im Focus: Graphene: A quantum of current

When current comes in discrete packages: Viennese scientists unravel the quantum properties of the carbon material graphene

In 2010 the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded for the discovery of the exceptional material graphene, which consists of a single layer of carbon atoms...

Im Focus: Transparent - Flexible - Printable: Key technologies for tomorrow’s displays

The trend-forward world of display technology relies on innovative materials and novel approaches to steadily advance the visual experience, for example through higher pixel densities, better contrast, larger formats or user-friendler design. Fraunhofer ISC’s newly developed materials for optics and electronics now broaden the application potential of next generation displays. Learn about lower cost-effective wet-chemical printing procedures and the new materials at the Fraunhofer ISC booth # 1021 in North Hall D during the SID International Symposium on Information Display held from 22 to 27 May 2016 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center.

Economical processing

Im Focus: Trojan horses for hospital bugs

Staphylococcus aureus usually is a formidable bacterial pathogen. Sometimes, however, weakened forms are found in the blood of patients. Researchers of the University of Würzburg have now identified one mutation responsible for that phenomenon.

Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium that is frequently found on the human skin and in the nose where it usually behaves inconspicuously. However, once inside...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

Event News

Networking 4.0: International Laser Technology Congress AKL’16 Shows New Ways of Cooperations

24.05.2016 | Event News

Challenges of rural labor markets

20.05.2016 | Event News

International expert meeting “Health Business Connect” in France

19.05.2016 | Event News

 
Latest News

Programmable materials find strength in molecular repetition

24.05.2016 | Materials Sciences

Engineers take first step toward flexible, wearable, tricorder-like device

24.05.2016 | Information Technology

Rice study decodes genetic circuitry for bacterial spore formation

24.05.2016 | Life Sciences

VideoLinks
B2B-VideoLinks
More VideoLinks >>>