9 Mantras For The Post Lockdown Businesses - Pragat Dvivedi, Founder Editor, Ply Reporter

The average output (business recoded for industry and trade in wood panels) in May 2020 was around 18-20% of Pre-COVID period. I count May at 20% and expect June at 25%, July and August at 30 percent.

Saturday, 20 June 2020, 4 Min Read

लाॅकडाउन के बाद - बिजनेस के 9 मंत्र

मई महीने में वुड पैनल इंडस्ट्री व ट्रेड ने तकरीबन 18 से 20 प्रतिशत का व्यापार किया है। मेरा आकलन है कि मई में 20, जून में अनुमानित 25, जुलाई और अगस्त में 30 प्रतिशत तक का व्यापार हो सकता है।

Saturday, 20 June 2020, 4 Min Read

Do Not Be Trapped In Sales Numbers, Money Wont Come...

Till writing this editorial, the market scenario is seemingly better and looks promising. Demand for plywood, Film faced plywood, decorative laminates, PB and MDF are better in flow than the last two quarters.

Wednesday, 08 April 2020, 4 Min Read

Budget Plans to Help Indian Wood Panel Industry

The budget of 2020 offered a fresh perspective to see things in the changing economic scenario for several sectors. Entrepreneurs of today understand that the restructuring and reforms are meant for the long term goal.

Friday, 06 March 2020, 3 Min Read


2019 was so uncertain that people are scared to remember. We at Ply Reporter, our colleagues at other magazines SURFACES REPORTER and FURNITURE DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY, never anticipated such a weak year for industry and trade as 2019.

Thursday, 06 February 2020, 5 Min Read

Edge Band Has Bigger Role to Play Than Being Just Tape!

India is a big retail market with huge network and structure in place, where small items and ingredients too play a vital role for bigger impacts on entire ready product experience for a customer.

Thursday, 06 February 2020, 4 Min Read

Calibration is Requisite Property for Plywood Product

The calibrated panel processing goes well with CNC machines and better surface finish hence without calibration, plywood cannot grow further.

Friday, 02 August 2019, 5 Min Read

Dealers & Distributors Need to Reinvent with Changes in the Market

Every product category be it Plywood, Laminate, wood veneer, PVC boards, Particle Board, MDF is crowded, competitive and confusing in today's scenario.

Monday, 08 July 2019, 4 Min Read

The ILL-Effect of Face Veneer on Plywood Is Significant

Face Veneer is an important part of plywood manufacturing. Putting face on ply is not just color but also directly related to mechanical and physical properties

Monday, 08 July 2019, 5 Min Read