- There exist in this
country some 290 wood processing industries.
- The Kerala State
Small Industries Association has welcomed the initiative of the Forest
Minister in mitigating the miseries of the wood-based industries on
account of the Supreme Court restrictions on setting up new wood-based
industries in the State.
- The use of timber in
the construction and building industries will experience big changes as
wood is going to be replaced by other materials.
- The wood-based
industry (WBI) has long been an important segment of Malaysia’s dynamic
manufacturing sector, the main driver of economic growth for the
- The Malaysian wood
industry was innovative and creative enough to find and develop the
means to convert wastes into profitable business by putting the
rubberwood to good use for making a variety of products, including
furniture, panelboards and flooring.
- The world demand for
wood products is growing and this trend is expected to continue in the
years to come.
- Wood-based industries
in the region are concerned about the adverse impact of the depreciation
of foreign currencies, especially dollar, against rupee on their export
- The biomass study was
to examine the use of woodwaste-based power and cogeneration in wood
- Recycling of wood
wastes is not done by all wood industries, particularly small to medium
scale wood industries.
- The biomass
technology proposed for wood processing industry (medium and large
establishment) is biomass co-generation that allow the biomass waste
utilization to generate both steam and electricity.
- There are 2,663 wood
industries recorded consisting of 318 large scale wood industries and
2,345 small scale wood industries with the total raw material required
of 6 million m3/year (3.6 million m3 for the large scale industries and
2.4 million m3 for the small scale industries).
- The development of
renewable energy is one of priority targets in Indonesia so the
utilization of biomass energy is encouraged by the Indonesian energy
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