The Croatian Wood Cluster in cooperation with the Local Development Agency PINS organized a two-day business tour to Brussels for several entrepreneurs from the area of Gorski Kotar. The tour was funded by the project ˝Internationalization of SMEs˝ within the program ˝Poduzetnički impuls 2014” with the support of the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts. The aim of the tour was

5th Energy from Wood Conference, Zagreb

Thursday, 04 December 2014

A Thematic Conference in the field of Energy From Wood is launched in Zagreb In Zagreb, on December 3rd, 2014 the 5th International Energy Conference was organized. The participants were government officials, a number of interested companies and experts from the country and abroad. The conference was held in cooperation with the Croatian Wood Cluster, the Association of Producers of Pellets, Biomass,

A successful cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has resulted in the idea of presenting the potentials of a typical region famous for its wood processing to the diplomats accredited in Croatia. The chosen was Virovitica-Podravina county. They visited the companies Tvin, Ciprijanovic and Pan Parket, ending with a wine tasting in the agricultural company Orahovica. The visit

The Ministry of Economy of Poland organized a study tour for Croatian entrepreneurs to the Subcarpathian Voivodeship (Poland) in order to promote trade cooperation among Polish and Croatian companies related to furniture sector. Six interested furniture producers, traders and representatives of the leading sectoral clusters, the Vukovar-Srijem County Wood Cluster and the Croatian Wood Cluster, attended this tour. During the six-day

Cluster started the organization of Sawmill Congress The 5th Congress of Sawmill Industry was organized on 29.10.2014 in Slavonski Brod, under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture. The congress achieved important results in better valorisation of primary wood processing in the SEE countries. The minister Tihomir Jakovina, who emphasized the important statistical indicators that classify the forest-based industries in the leading

The three conferences were full of contents and well visited. They included the topics on biomass and renewable energy sources serving local communities, as well as the use of wood in construction and the future of forestry and wood processing sector. The conferences fully met the expectations, and the topic of biomass was particularly interesting, primarily because of the Croatian and

Education Through Competitions During the fair AMBIENTA 2014 (October 15 to 19), which was organized in the pavilions of Zagrebacki velesajam, the contest of the floor layers was organized for the 6th time. The event is traditionally held in order to promote greater use of wood floors and profession of floor layers. The aim is to awake the interest of the

Parquet floor layer’s day, Zagreb

Monday, 20 October 2014

Association of the layer-parqueting acts as one of the Cluster Member and organizes permanent education The Day of Parquet Layers included free education for parquet flooring layers to use their membership to acquire new knowledge and skills. This training was held by the organization of the Croatian Wood Cluster in collaboration with the partner company MAPEI under the auspices of the

Holzmesse Fair in Klagenfurt

Monday, 01 September 2014

HOLZMESSE FAIR IN KLAGENFURT ATTRACTS WOOD MANUFACTURERS FROM CROATIA In cooperation with its partner company, Centre for Development and Marketing, who is also the representative of the Klagenfurt fair, Croatian Wood Cluster has organized a presentation of the fair Holzmesse in Croatia, as well as the visits and participation of the interested companies. Holzmesse is a leading international trade fair of

On Auguste 27th 2014 in Zagreb was organized the Conference on Private Forests, which brought together more than 150 participants. Participants of this leading international Conference urged the Government for greater promotion of sustainable forestmanagement. Most of the participants are not satisfied with a very bad situation in this sector, and many highlited the lack of support by the