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Ten years of productive kiln-drying
After 10 years of using the DOST-FPRDI furnace-type lumber dryer, Mac Builders has become a major producer of kiln-dried builders' woodworks - especially doors - in Region VIII.

This year, MAC Builders, a company based in Ormoc City celebrates 10 years of continuous use of the DOST-FPRDI furnace type lumber dryer (FTLD) – and there are good reasons to celebrate.

DOST-FPRDI trains Rizal Wind Farm communities
November 10, 2016

The residents living near the giant windmills attended the training.
The residents living near the giant windmills attended the training.

Twenty-eight residents of Brgy. Halayhayin, Pililla, Rizal were trained on bamboo treatment and preservation by a DOST-FPRDI expert last September 29, 2016.

DOST-FPRDI bamboo technologies featured at business forum
November 3, 2016

Around 1,000 members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, had the chance to learn about the Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute’s (DOST-FPRDI) bamboo technologies last 12 October 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport City Complex, Pasay City.

DOST-FPRDI bamboo technologies featured at business forum.
Left photo - Members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Right photo - Dr. Rico J. Cabangon. (Photo credit: PCCI Parañaque City and Engr. Grecelda A. Eusebio)