EFI and CIFOR join forces

The European Forest Institute (EFI) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) plan to join forces on research including the role of sustainable forest management in achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and to better connect science to policy action.  The two organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Barcelona, establishing…

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EPAL goes India

Since 1st May 2019, EPAL has had its first licensee for producing CP pallets on the Indian subcontinent. The producer of wooden pallets and box pallets applied to also assemble CP pallets as well as to produce and repair EPAL Euro pallets. EPAL’s newest licensee is located in the state…

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UAB Juodeliai invests 40 million EUR in a new plant

Having increased its sales by 26% and multiplied its profits by several times over in 2018, Lithuanian wood processing company UAB Juodeliai launched the construction of the world-class packing elements plant with capacities twice as high as those of the currently operating company. The new packing elements plant is to…

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121.8 million EPAL load carriers in 2018

The European Pallet Association eV (EPAL) reports 121.8 million produced and repaired EPAL pallets in 2018. Compared to the previous year, this represents an increase of 5.2% (2017: 115.8 million units). Looking at production and repair separately, a total of 93.9 million EPAL pallets were produced in 2018, 6.3% more than in…

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