Asia Pacific Wood-based Panels Conference

24 - 25 March2005, Shanghai, P.R.C.,

at WoodMac China 2005


In cooperation with:

China National Forest Products Industry Association
China International Exhibitions Ltd.
China Chamber of International Commerce - CCPIT
WoodMac China 2005










Thursday, 24 March 2005
09:00 Welcoming remarks
09:30 Market Overview
Jaakko Pöyry
10:00 Your Industry is THE Classic Example of Sustainable Development!
Marcel van Berkel, DSM Melamine
10:30 From Boom to Bust? Market Prospects for Wood-Based Panel Producers in North America and China
Bernard Fuller, Resource Information Systems, Inc (RISI)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Wood-based Panels Production and Market in China
Shengfu Wu, Green Panel Consulting
12:00 China’s Exports of Flooring and Plywood
Zhang Sen Lin, China National Forest Products Association
12:30 Plywood Export from China and Value Added Solutions
Robert Wei Han, Dynea
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 New Technical Solutions for the Continuous Production of Particleboard, MDF and OSB
G eorg Rahm, Dieffenbacher
14:30 Process Optimisation in MDF Manufacture on Multi Daylight Presses Using PressMAN and Statistical Design of Experiment Techniques
avid Rigg, Technical Consultant – Resin and Process Technology, and Glenn Ryan, Tech Partners Australia
15:00 Berndorf – Reliable Partner for the Wood and Laminating Industry
Otto Stadler, Berndorf Hueck
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Prolonging the Lifetime of High Value Press Tools
W ilfried Drilling, Sandvik – Hindrichs-Auffermann
16:30 Market and Technology
Michael Rupp, Andritz
17:00 End of day 1
Friday, 25 March 2005
09:00 Flooring Production - Direct Printing
Andreas Lentner, Hymmen
09:30 Technology Transfer in the Asian Medium Density Fibreboard Industry – Challenges and Solutions
Daniel Naug and Angus Kay, Orica Adhesives and Resins
10:00 Economical and Technical Properties of Agri Waste Based MDF and OSB Panel Boards
Krijn D.K.Leendertse, Agri Fiber Systems
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Flooring Production - Melamine Facing
Michael Hesse, Hymmen
11:30 Optimising Blowline Resin Blending in MDF Manufacture
Kelvin Chapman, MDF Tech
12:00 Lunch break
13:30 Emission from Wood-based Products – A World Update on Regulations and Trends
Stephen Young, Stephen Young and Associates
14:00 Added Value Means for Wood-based Panels
Li Kaifu, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou
14:30 Development of Low Emission Panel Technology
Robert Wei Han, Dynea
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Reduction of Wood-based Composites Manufacturing Process Variation through Process Modeling
Herbert J. Kennedy, Georgia Pacific Resins
16:00 The New Generation of the Inline Measuring Systems for Process Control and Optimisation, as well as of Spark Extinguishing Systems as the Best Preventive Fire Protection
Roman Lichomski, GreCon
16:30 The Press-plate World
Cesare Tonello, Sesa Spa
16:30 Closing remarks
16:35 End of Conference


Technical Conference Management KEG
Bruennerstrasse 209/5/4, A-1210 Vienna, Austria
Phone +43 (0) 1 29 24 748
Telefax: +43 (0) 1 29 05 266

Local Organizer

CCPIT - China Council for the Promotion of International Trade,
Shanghai Sub-Council
Mansion 5F, 28
Jinling Xi Road
Mr. Tim Xu
Shanghai 200021, China
Phone : 86-21-63847736 Fax : 86-21-63878454