the timber network

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  • Sawmilling
  • February 04, 2016 07:15

Brazilian timber industry prospects in 2016

Brazil’s timber industry experienced a mixed performance in 2015 as a number of factors affected competitiveness... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 03, 2016 15:35

FEP sees signs of recovery for the European parquet market

After a year in which the consumption figures of the European Parquet Industry contracted by more than 6%, the first estimates for 2015 paint a more optimistic picture... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 03, 2016 08:58

Lumber Liquidators sentenced for illegal importation of hardwood and Lacey Act violations

The U.S. hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators was sentenced this week to pay more than US$13 million criminal fines, community service and forfeited assets. The sentence regards the ''illegal importation of hardwood flooring, much of which was manufactured in China from timber that had been illegally logged in far eastern Russia, in the habitat of the last remaining Siberian tigers and Amur leopards in the world''... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 02, 2016 12:02

Välinge enters into partnership with Armstrong

Välinge announced that Armstrong World Industries will launch their latest product innovation Vivero™ luxury flooring integrated with Välinge’s 5G technology... [more...]

Panels
  • Panels
  • February 02, 2016 10:15

Domotex 2016: FN Neuhofer Holz is once again winning over clients with innovations

Already well-known for its innovative strength and unusual marketing, the Austrian family firm FN Neuhofer Holz was once again able to win over clients at this year’s Domotex (16 - 19 January 2016) in Hanover. The new products and ranges ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 29, 2016 15:01

Deutsche Messe and SYMOP to organise this year's EXPOBOIS

The trade show EXPOBOIS, the most important event in France for the forestry and woodworking industry, will take place in Paris, Villepinte, from 22 to 25 November 2016. Deutsche Messe AG is cooperating for the first time with the French industry association for machine and production technology SYMOP ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 29, 2016 12:01

Norbord doubles OSB capacity in Inverness, Scotland

Norbord will invest US$135 million (£95 million) to modernize and expand its OSB mill in Inverness, Scotland, nearly doubling its capacity to 720 million square feet (MMsf) (3/8-inch basis) (640,000 cubic metres)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 28, 2016 11:45

Fairs FIMMA-Maderalia will be held on Feb 2-5, 2016

On February 2-5, 2016, Feria Valencia will host a new show of the International Fair of Machinery and Tooling for Furniture, Joinery, and Decor (FIMMA) and the International Fair for Suppliers of the Wood, Furniture and Decoration sector (Maderalia), two trade fairs reaching their 37th edition... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 26, 2016 14:08

German Pellets: bond debts and Kago's insolvency

It is not easy to be a leader of a pellet segment on the market where the price of a barrel of crude oil drops below 30 euros. On January 19, price of the bonds issued by German Pellets plummeted, and today we learn that the company's subsidiary Wärmesysteme Kago GmbH, with headquarters in Postbauer-Heng Bavaria, filed for insolvency... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 25, 2016 14:07

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 3, 2016

A bearish tone enveloped framing lumber markets, as traders stepped back amid an onslaught of troubling economic news and a snowstorm poised to pound the Mid-Atlantic region. Prices of various dimension and stud items in all species tumbled... [more...]

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