Representatives of the bio‐based industries (wood and food processing industry, forestry and agriculture) from the SEE region will travel on Tuesday, July 11th in Brussels, the headquarters of the European administration. Two‐day programme will include conferences and expert meetings with the European Commission representatives and representatives in whose interest is the bio‐based sector. The program […]

Wood-Technology Conference is the central annual gathering of forest-based industries in Croatia and South-East European region. The Conference will take place on the 5th and 6th of June and for over 14 years it has been held in the Kvarner resort City of Opatija (Croatia) in Grand Hotel 4 opatijska cvijeta. Traditionally, more than 250 […]

On Thursday, March 30, in Praque will be held the first kick-off conference of the international project DanuBioValNet. The project is co-financed from the EU funds (ERDF, IPA) and its objective is cross-clustering partnership for boosting eco-innovation by developing a joint bio-based value-added network for the Danube Region. Project activities began in early January and […]

Earlier this year started the activities within the international project FORESDA, which aims to transform the traditional forest-based areas into innovative, modern areas and to improve or reconfigure the existing value chains. The project will be implemented in the Danube area, that is 9 partner countries – Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Romania, […]

The 2nd KUPRES 2017 Conference will be held on 9-10 February and will bring together more than 250 leading European experts in the field of forestry and wood processing. Croatian Wood Cluster, as a co-organizer of the conference, used his lobbying position in Brussels, in order to bring the greatest authorities in the field of […]

The Congress will once again be attended by the Sherif Company, renowned Croatian wood retailer. Sherif installed 16 new drying chambers in their production facility in Glina, so they now have a total of 45 chambers with a gross capacity of 5,200 m3. The annual drying capacity is up to 35,000 m3 of sawn timber […]

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s furniture manufacturer MS & WOOD recently achieved remarkable results at the regional and European market. In the first 150 days of the year, the company’s revenue has increased by 522 percent, and more than 90 percent of total production is exported. Succesful story is also confirmed by the fact that their designing […]

7th Cogress of the Sawmill Industry of the Southeast Europe will take place in Slavonski Brod (Croatia) on November 9th, 2016. The Congress will gather representatives of the sawmill industry and forestry, timber traders and technology suppliers from Croatia and the SEE region as well as representatives of state administration, local government units, trade unions and the media. 

European path of Bosnia and Herzegovina will be easily achievable with the realization of European projects, reports Kupres based public company for forest management of Herzeg-Bosnian County. Following the successful cooperation with the Croatian Wood Cluster, a joint study visit to Austria is undertaken, during which numerous meetings are pointed and quality project ideas exchange is expected, with Department of Forestry of the Styrian Chamber of Agriculture, the Austrian State Forests, Forestry Association, Styrian Holzcluster and one of the largest Austrian forest owners and wood processors, Mayr Melnhof.

Croatian MEP Marijana Petir, Marijan Kavran, director of the Croatian Wood Cluster and professor Ivica Tikvić, Professor at the Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb were speakers at the press conference held yesterday on September 19 at the Westin Hotel in Zagreb. Main topics were the model of cascading use of wood adopted in July by the European Commission, the need for greater evaluation of Croatian forests in the latest EU climate policy package and the occurrence of bark beetles that endangers almost 30% of the forests in Gorski Kotar.

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