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  • October 10, 2014 16:20

    furniPRO Asia 2014 – Back for the second time, bigger and better!

    furniPRO Asia 2014 is the definitive international trade exhibition for the woodworking, furniture and panel production industries in ASEAN. Following the successful inaugural showcase in Singapore in 2012, furniPRO Asia 2014 returns to Singapore from 5–8 November 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre bigger and better, and promises to an exciting one-stop regional platform showcasing the latest innovations and technologies for the furniture manufacturing sector... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 13:51

    Germany: Pellets price increases in October

    In Germany, the average price for a tonne of wood pellets in October stands at... [more...]

  • October 14, 2014 12:38

    France: Sawyers face problems as softwood log prices are increasing

    The fall-winter softwood auction campaign organized by ONF (France's National Office of Forests) in France was launched on highly dynamic bases. French sawmills face increasing supply problems, which are particularly noticeable in the mountains of the east and especially in Jura region. For example, the auction organized in Champagnole on September 17 resulted in only 2% unsold volume and a new quarterly price increase... [more...]

  • October 10, 2014 11:10

    Iraq-ISIS crisis causes supply problems in the Middle East; Austrian sawmill goes bankrupt

    The Austrian sawmill Gams GmbH located in the province of Styria has submitted an application for the opening of reorganization proceedings without self-administration at the district court Leoben, Austria. This is due to the political situation in Iraq and neighboring countries, which have caused supply problems for the company... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 16:18

    2014- International Softwood Conference ended today

    On 16th and 17th of October 2014 the 67th International Softwood Conference (ISC) took place at the "Steigenberger Hotel am Kanzleramt" in Berlin. More than 180 participants from 20 countries attended this year’s conference, which was jointly hosted by the German Organization of the Sawmill and Timber Industry (DeSH), the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) and the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF)... [more...]

  • October 14, 2014 14:14

    Timber Expo 2014: Most successful in its history

    The Timber Expo exhibition this year has proved the most successful in its four year history, according to organisers, with over 6,000 visitors to the show. "Timber Expo has grown year on year and this represents a 30% increase on the 2013 visitor numbers,” said Loretta Sale, event director... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 08:43

    China's furniture exports fall as demand from EU and US weakens

    According to the latest statistics from China Customs, the value of China's furniture exports has declined year-on-year for two consecutive quarters. The value of China's furniture and parts exports fell 8.1% to US$11.31 billion in the first quarter and fell 7.6% in the second quarter. The main reason... [more...]

  • October 16, 2014 14:35

    DLH moves ahead with the process of selling the company

    As the sales processes of the business entities are progressing, DLH takes further initiatives in order to dissolve the HQ in Denmark. The remaining HQ employees, including the CEO and CFO, will leave the company no later than 30 April 2015... [more...]

  • October 13, 2014 15:05

    European parquet market condition further deteriorates

    The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met on 30 September 2014 and discussed amongst others both the parquet situation and recent economic indicators on the European market. A brief per country recap is provided... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 10:51

    High deliveries of German beech lumber to China and US

    In July 2014, Germany's sawn beech lumber exports improved by 12% versus the same month last year. The export value rose by 15%. In the period of January to July, exports show an increase of... [more...]