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Bayer Material Science & Glulam

The growing market of heavy timber buildings and the application of engineered wood products in China has attracted attention from Bayer Material Science, a sub-division of Bayer which produces adhesive for engineered wood products such as… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
China’s latest economic data was a mixed bag – with many measures comparatively negative (against the trends of recent years) but stronger than somewhat pessimistic market expectations. While year-on-year GDP growth… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
Weaker than expected industrial production data is likely to generate headlines this month. However these results are not as negative as they may seem – reflecting in part the impact of stimulus in Q3 2013.  This stimulus meant… more

China economy, housing & lumber shipments

Economy
China’s economy showed further signs of softening in July despite a burst of government stimulus measures, suggesting more policy support may be needed to keep growth on track as a property downturn worsens.
Unexpectedly weak… more

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Timber Structure Architecture Design Course 2014

For the second consecutive year, Canada Wood has supported an ambitious and highly productive summer intensive architectural studio in wood design for Chinese architecture students. This year’s studio, titled “Timber… more

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Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) gaining interest in China

Cross Laminated Timber is getting some level of interest from local builders in China. A local WFC builder, Hebei QianAn, has just launched a manufacturing line in Hebei to produce CLT from Grade 2 and better SPF lumber. The company has… more

Crown Homes opens Wenzhou branch office

Crown Homes, the largest wood frame builder in China, held an opening ceremony event on Aug 23 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province to celebrate its new branch office launching in the region. Canada Wood staff Lance Tao and Travon Martez were… more

Chinese instructors attend 3 week carpentry program

UFV Trades, Chilliwack, BC. August 4-22, 2014
Nine Chinese instructors from trade schools across China along with seven building company representatives have completed the first week of their 3 week wood frame construction program at the… more

Over 2,000 Chinese visit Canadian Wood Demo in Qingdao

July 19th-21st – Qingdao Trade Show
CW designed a wood house with complete decoration and framing section to show to public what is common in North America. The whole design was quite perceptual intuition and attractive, it gave the… more