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  • Sawmilling
  • November 30, 2005 18:09

Stallinger receives go-ahead for exporting glulam to the U.S.

Kaufmann Holz, a subsidiary of the Stallinger group, has recently received the authorization ...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • November 30, 2005 17:05

UPM: Magazine paper price increase for contractual business in Europe

UPM announced price increases for contractual magazine paper business as of beginning 1 January 2006. The increase per tonne is ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 30, 2005 11:50

Weyerhaeuser puts composite panels business up for sale

Weyerhaeuser Company yesterday announced it is seeking to sell its composite panels business as ...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • November 30, 2005 11:11

Japan housing starts rise 9.1% year-on-year in October

Housing starts in Japan rose 9.1% in October (-0.2% in September) to reach 115,769 units, according to ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 30, 2005 00:00

Stallinger receives go-ahead for exporting glulam to the U.S.

Kaufmann Holz, a subsidiary of the Stallinger group, has recently received the authorization to sell glulam on the U.S. market. The Austrian company is the first glulam producer in Central Europe licensed to export glulam to the U.S. Until now, only limited volumes of Austrian and German glulam were sold in the U.S., under a license held by a single trading agency. At the beginning of Octob... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 29, 2005 16:57

Romania: The woodworking industry reports good Q1-Q3 results

In spite of growing difficulties, the Romanian woodworking industry manages to stay afloat and reports ...... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • November 29, 2005 16:04

Parquet and laminate flooring manufacturers are leaving Domotex fair

Although Domotex will not compete in 2006 with Bau fair in Munich, big laminate and parquet manufacturers do not rush to participate in the Hanover trade show. The major reason of their discontent is that the fair organizer does not fulfill exhibitors’ wishes. Companies which exhibit successively in Munich and Hanover are especially dissatisfied with the stand locations offered by the organizer.... [more...]

Interior
  • Interior
  • November 29, 2005 00:00

Window & Door Study: Global Demand will reach US$ 125 Billion

Worldwide demand for windows and doors (fenestration) is forecast to expand 4.7 percent per year through 2009 to $125 billion. Advances will be driven by an acceleration in economic growth, ongoing development efforts and rising personal income levels in most areas. Growth in the industrializing nations of Africa/Mideast, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America will outperform demand in the US, Wes... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • November 29, 2005 00:00

Japan housing starts rise 9.1% year-on-year in October

Housing starts in Japan rose 9.1% in October (-0.2% in September) to reach 115,769 units, according to statistical data released by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. The wooden structure dwellings recovered after 4 months of slump and reached 47,872 units in October (+2.5% year-on-year).... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 29, 2005 00:00

Weyerhaeuser puts composite panels business up for sale

Weyerhaeuser Company yesterday announced it is seeking to sell its composite panels business as a way to strengthen shareholder returns and sharpen the focus of its business portfolio. Although the composite panels business has been a strong performer for Weyerhaeuser, it is a small component of the wood products business, the company said. The mills produce either medium density fiberboard... [more...]

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