The Wood Magazine "Trä!"
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CMP (Certifierad Målad Panel = certified painted cladding) is a system for quality assuring industrially coated cladding boards for external use. It was developed by Swedish Wood in close collaboration with the Swedish sawmill and paint industries plus experts in the fields of wood and surface treatment. Over the past three years, 15 facilities have been certified.
Sustainable school. At Morö Backe School in Skellefteå, wood plays a crucial role in both the load-bearing structure and the interior design. It makes its greatest impact in the large atrium with its amphitheatre feel.
Dalsland Cottage 2.0 draws inspiration from the classic log cabin. The layout is based on one large social space plus a number of cores housing the private rooms.
Mikael Blomgren, a student on the Furniture Design programme at Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies, has designed a sideboard in Swedish pine - each representing a successful meeting of Swedish design, Swedish pine and modern Chinese furniture manufacturing.
Swedish Wood spreads knowledge, provides inspiration and encourages development relating to wood, wood products and wood construction. Swedish Wood also aims to highlight wood as a competitive, eco-friendly and sustainable material.
PRESS RELEASE April 1 marks the start of Mathias Fridholm’s tenure as Director of Swedish Wood, part of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation. Having previously worked at SCA, Mathias is taking over the leadership of Swedish Wood with the ambition of achieving an even greater breakthrough for architecture and interior design in renewable materials.
Doesn’t it feel like we’re in a wood revolution?
Swedish Forest Industries Federation
Swedish Wood represents the Swedish sawmill industry and is part of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation. The forest industry is one of Sweden’s most important business sectors. It provides employment throughout the country. Thanks to its natural raw materials and products, the forest industry has a key role in the development towards a sustainable, biobased society.