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“Biopolymers in Wood Adhesives”, – Wood Based Panels Indernational Magazine
Feb-Mar/2016
Article
“Engineered Biopolymers in Wood Adhesives”, – 11th Holzwerkstoffkolloquium, Dresden, Germany
10-11/12/2015
English Abstract
“Industrial Amino Adhesives Satisfying Stringent Formaldehyde Limits”, – 2015 Melamine Conference,  Crowne Plaza Dubai, UAE 15-16/11/2015
Presentation
“Development of Sustainable Engineered Biopolymers in Wood Composite”, – 49th International Wood Composites Symposium, Seattle Washington  21-22/4/2015
Presentation
“Development of recycled wood based panels from forest/urban wood residues and wood industry waste”, – Workshop of Project FORECO, Karditsa, Greece 05/03/2015
Greek Presentation
“Use of Nanomaterials to enhance the Hydrophobicity and Oleophobicity of Laminated Wood-based Panels”, – 9th European Wood-Based Panel Symposium, EPF and Fraunhofer WKI, Hannover, Germany   08-10/10/2014
Presentation
“Lignin-Based Binders: An Industrial Reality”, – 9th European Wood-Based Panel Symposium, EPF and Fraunhofer WKI, Hannover, Germany 08-10/10/2014
Presentation
3rd International Conference on Processing Technologies for the Forest and Bio-Based Products Industries”, – Kuchl, Austria 24-26/09/2014
Presentation
International Conference on Industrial Crops and Products”, – 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops & products and FIBRA and OPTIMA Workshops, Athens, Greece 13-19/09/2014
Presentation
“Development of Lignin based glue”, – Final Workshop of European project CELLUWOOD, Catalan Institute of Wood, Lleida, Spain 04/09/2014
Presentation
“Advancement in Sustainable Resin Binders for Wood Composites using Engineered Bio-Polymers”, – FPS 68th International Convention, Forest Products Society, Québec City, Canada 10-13/08/2014
Presentation
Paper
“Research and Innovation in the service of Economy and Society European Neighbourhood and the Black Sea Region” – Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece 29-30/05/2014
Poster
“Use of Nanomaterials to Enhance the Hydrophobicity and Oleophobicity of Laminated Wood Based Panels” – 2014 International Wood Composites Symposium,  Seattle, U.S.A. 30/4-1/5/2014
Presentation
The Issue of Formaldehyde in Wood-based Panels
Technology for formaldehyde emission at the level of natural wood
1st Euro-Asian International Short Course on Wood-based Composites, Department of Forest Industry Engineering of Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
14-16/04/2014
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
“Wood Binders Latest developments: from Innovation to Application” – Status and Perspectives of Wood Boards Production Conference, Obninsk, Russia 19-20/03/2014
Presentation
“Adhesive Technologies Satisfying Stringent Formaldehyde Limits” – World Adhesives 2013 Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 21-22/11/2013
Presentation
“Bio-Binders for Use in Composite Wood Products”2013 International Conference on Wood Adhesives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 11/10/2013
Presentation
“Value-added industrial products from fiber crops. FIBRA Network” – Summer school with subject “From Production to the Final Use” Catania, Italy 21-27/07/2013
Presentation
“Optimization of Particle Size Distribution” – International Wood Composites Symposium, Washington State University, Seattle, Washington, USA 03-04/04/2013
Presentation
“Thermosetting adhesives with renewable raw materials for wood-based products” – COST Action, 3rd workshop , Thessaloniki, Greece 03/11/2012
Article in Greek
“Binders for wood-based panels, furniture design and manufacturing Asia” – Shanghai New Eastern Media May/Jun/2012
Article
“Thermal study of glass fiber impregnated with resins based on vegetable raw materials” – THERMA 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece 25-27/05/2012
Article in Greek
“Development and study of biodegradable composite materials of poly(butylene succinate) with hemp fibers and shives”9th Hellenic Polymer Society Conference, Thessaloniki 2012
Poster
“Producing Panels with Formaldehyde Emission at Wood Level”World Formaldehyde 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 2011
Presentation
“Novel use of biomass derived alkyl-xylosides in wetting agent for paper impregnation suitable for the wood-based industry”European Journal of Wood and Wood Products November 2011
Article
“CHIMAR and Corporate Social Responsibility”RIMED international conference, Rome, Italy 29/09/2011
Presentation
“Niche markets for specialty industrial crops”Workshop of Crops2industry project Thessaloniki, Greece 02/09/2011
Presentation
“Control and Reduction of Formaldehyde Emission from Wood Based Panels for the Improvement of Indoor Air Quality”4th Environmental Conference of Macedonia, Greece 20/03/2011
Paper (in Greek) English Abstract
“Synthesis, characterization and thermal analysis of Urea-Formaldehyde/nanoSiO2 resins” – Thermochimica Acta 2011
Article
“Thermal study of phenol – formaldehyde resin modified with cashew nut shell liquid”Thermochimica Acta January 2011
Article
“Thermal analysis and optical characterization of UF systems by using SiO2 nanoparticles” – 4th Panhellenic Symposium of Thermal Analysis, THERMA 2010, Athens, Greece 23-24/10/2010
Poster (in Greek)
“Resins from pyrolysis oil to make wood panels”CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS FROM BIOMASS. Dipoli, Espoo, Finland 1-5/11/2010
Presentation
“Producing Panels with Formaldehyde Emission at Wood Level”7th European Wood-Based Panel Symposium, Hannover, Germany 13-15/10/2010
Presentation
“Chemical & Adhesives Industry Demand for Biomass” AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference, Demand for biomass, Brussels, Belgium 30/06/2010
Presentation
“Planning for a long future” International Conference on Wood Adhesives 2009, Lake Tahoe, NV, USA Feb/Mar 2010
Article
“Producing Panels with Formaldehyde Emission at Wood Levels” International Conference on Wood Adhesives 2009, Lake Tahoe, NV, USA 28-30/09/2009
Paper
“Review on green solvents & polymers” 3rd Green Chemistry Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece 25-27/09/2009
Paper (in Greek)
“Innovative and Competitive Chemical Technology for Production of Fire Retardant Wood Based Panels”COST E49 Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey 28-29/04/2009
Paper
“Emissions of Formaldehyde and VOC from Wood-based Panels, in Performance in Use and New Products of Wood Based Composites” – Brunel University Press, London, England 2009
Article
“Adhesives from renewable resources for binding wood-based panels” –  Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology 2009
Article
“Additives Technology”3rd Holtztechnologie Conference, Göttingen, Germany 26-27/11/2008
Presentation
“The Challenge of Bio-Adhesives for the Wood Composite Industries” 9th Pacific Rim Bio-based Composites Symposium, Rotorua, N. Zealand 05-08/11/2008
Paper
“A New Generation of Methodologies for On-line Monitoring of the Industrial Resin Production” 6thEuropean Wood Based Panel Symposium, Hannover, Germany 08-10/10/2008
Presentation
“On-line Monitoring of the Industrial Formaldehyde Resin Production”7th Hellenic Polymer Conference 28/09 – 01/10/08
Poster
“Bio-resins for the production of composite wood panels” 1st Workshop 4F CROPS, Bologna, Italy 17/09/2008
Presentation
“Resin technology around the world – CHIMAR HELLAS S.A.” EPF Annual General Meeting, Austria 09-11/07/2008
Presentation
“Novel process control for the resin and panel industries based on FT-NIR”1st Panhellenic Structural Symposium, Greece 21-23/05/2008
Paper (English Abstract)
“Update on the formaldehyde release from wood-based panels”. MDF Yearbook 2008/09 April 2008
Article
“Adhesives from renewable resources for binding wood-based panels”3rd Environmental Conference of Macedonia, Greece 14-17/03/2008
Paper
“Urea-Formaldehyde Resins Characterized by Thermal Analysis and FTIR Method”Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Vol. 92 (2008 1, 29-33 – ) 2008
Paper
Processes & performance of wood-based panels” –MDF Yearbook 2007/2008 – COST E49 2008
Article
“Study of innovative aminoplastic resins for the production of particleboards” – 3rd Panhellenic Symposium of Thermal Analysis, THERMA 2007, Athens, Greece 07-09/12/2007
Abstract in Greek
“Measurement and Control of VOC Emissions from Wood-Based Panels” Conference Cost Action E49, Braunschweig, Germany 28-29/11/2007
Paper
Comparative evaluation of classical and innovative aminoplastic binders for the production of particleboards”  – ΧΧΙΙ Panhellenic Symposium of Solid State and Materials Science, Athens, Greece 23-26/09/ 2007
Article
Green Future with CHIMAR Hellas SA Know-How” – 2nd workshop of the EU project EPOBIO, Athens, Greece 15-17/05/ 2007
Poster
Making a comeback in resins” –Wood Based Panels International Magazine May 2007
Article
Industry-Academia cooperation in the wood-panel field” –Workshop COST Action E49, Ecole Superieure du Bois, Nantes, France 19/03/2007
Presentation
“Renewable Adhesives for wood composites” ThermalNet Pyne/Gasnet/combNet Magazine 2007
Article
“New trends in wood adhesive technology”6th Hellenic Conference on Polymers, Patra, Greece 03-05/11/2006
Presentation
“Novel process control for the resin and panel industries based on FT-NIR”5th European Wood-Based Panel Symposium, Hanover, Germany 04-06/10/2006
Paper
“Bio-based resins for wood composites” – ECOWOOD, 2nd International Conference on Environmentally-compatible Forest Products, Porto, Portugal 20-22/09/2006
Article
“Recent advances in resin technology for wood composites” Conference co-organised by COST Actions E44 and E49, Wood Resources and Panel Properties, Valencia, Spain 12-13/06/2006
Abstract
“CHIMAR HELLAS State-of-the-art MDF technology” MDF Yearbook 2005/2006 2006
Article
“FORMALDEHYDE FREE COMPOSITE WOOD PRODUCTS FOR IMPROVED INDOOR AIR QUALITY” 2nd Environmental Conference of Macedonia, Greece 08-12/10/2005
Paper
“Medium density fibreboards (MDF) from recycled fibres” 2nd Conference of Cost Action E31, Bordeaux, France 29/09-01/10/2005
Paper
“Cutting edge technologies for the production of wood-based products with zero formaldehyde emissions”5th Panhellenic Conference of Chemical Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece 26-28/05/2005
Paper (in Greek)
“Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass for the Production of Bio-fuels and Bio-Chemicals”1st Panhellenic Bio-fuels Conference, Athens, Greece 27-28/01/2005
Poster (in Greek)
Chimar Hellas acquires former ACM activities”  – EUWID Magazine, No. 19 05/05/2004
Article
“A new recycling process for waste panels” –1st Conference of Cost Action E31, Thessaloniki, Greece 22-24/04/2004
Paper
“A new process for recycling waste fiberboards”38th International Wood Composites Symposium, Washington, USA 06-08/04/2004
Paper
“Use of NIR for structural characterization of urea-formaldehyde resins”International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives 23 (2003) 473-484 18/06/2003
Paper
“Synthesis and characterization of urea-formaldehyde resins”4thPanhellenic Conference in Chemical Engineering, Patra, Greece 29-31/05/2003
Paper (in Greek)
“Using UV-Microscopy to Study Diffusion of Melamine-Urea-Formaldehyde Resin in Cell Walls of Spruce Wood”Holtzforschung 56(2002)103-107 June 2002
Paper
“Wood adhesives made with pyrolysis oils”Euro-sustain 2002 Conference, Rhodes, Greece 02-05/04/2002
Paper
“Recycling of particle- and fibreboards using the extruder technique”2nd Conference on Environmental Protection in the Wood Industry, Goettingen, Germany 21-22/03/2002
Paper
“Real time resin analysis”Wood Based Panels International Magazine February/March 2002
Article
“CFD in a batch reactor”2nd Southeastern Europe FLUENT Users Group Meeting 31/10-2/11/2001
Paper
“Use of FT-NIR spectroscopy for on-line monitoring of formaldehyde-based resin synthesis”5thEuropean Panel Products Symposium, Llandudno, Wales, UK 10-12/10/2001
Paper
“Wood adhesives made with pyrolysis oils”3rd European Wood-Based Panel Symposium, Hanover, Germany 12-14/09/2001
Paper
“Fluent adds value to wood panel adhesives”Greek magazine “Technografima” – FLUENT News, Newsletter Volume 10 Spring 2001
Article
“Converting research into a weapon for the protection of the environment”. Technographima magazine.  February 2001Article (in Greek)
“A novel resin system for colourless OSB production” 4th European Panel Products Symposium, Llandudno, Wales, UK 11-13/10/2000
Paper
“The art of making business” 10-12/10/2000
Interview (in Greek)
“Turning agricultural straw residues into value-added composite products: A new environmentally friendly technology”5th International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Thessaloniki, Greece 28/08-01/09/2000
Paper
“Formaldehyde free aminoplastic bonded composites”5th International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Thessaloniki, Greece 28/08-01/09/2000
Paper
“7th Annual Thessaloniki Forum” – Interview 01/09/2000
Article
“Resins for the future: The continuing evolution of resins for wood based panels” EPF Annual General Meeting, Paris, France 23/06/2000
Paper
“New adhesive system for improved exterior-grade wood panels”Wood adhesives 2000, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada 22-23/06/2000
Paper
“Wood Adhesives Made with Pyrolysis Oil” 2000
Article
“Novel pre-treatment technology for wastewaters from wood-panel manufacturing facilities”3rd European Panel Products Symposium, Llandudno, Wales, UK 06-08/10/1999
Paper
“How to spin straw into gold”Innovation & Technology Transfer September 1999
Article
“European Approach to Particleboard and MDF Adhesives” – Resins and Blending Seminar, Portland, Oregon, Canada 1998
Article
“Recycling furniture waste into environmentally-friendly MDF” –Furniture Manufacturer Magazine April 1998
Article
“Formaldehyde Emissions from Wood-Based Panels: Current Situation”Greek magazine “Wood – Furniture” 1998
Article (in Greek)
Seminar “Resins & Mixing”, Oregon, Canada 1998
Paper
“Panels from annual plant fibers bonded with urea-formaldehyde resins”31st International Particleboard/Composite Materials Symposium, Pullman, USA 08-10/04/1997
Paper
“Formaldehyde emissions from wood based panels and ways to reduce them”. “Monument & Environment”, Greek Society for the Protection of the Environment and the Culture Heritage. 1994
Paper
“Formaldehyde emission a novel approach – Standards and limitations in Europe27th International Particleboard/Composite Materials Symposium, Pullman, USA 30-31/04/1993
Paper
“Indoor pollution by formaldehyde – A review”. “Monument & Environment”, Greek Society for the Protection of the Environment and the Culture Heritage 1993
Article (in Greek)
“Determination of formaldehyde emission of particleboard –  Comparison of the methods” Paper