the timber network


  • Panels
  • August 03, 2015 12:01

Egger plans new MDF production facility in Gagarin

Egger's flooring production facility, which recently went into operation in the Russian town of Gagarin, is the first step of an extensive investment project... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 03, 2015 11:03

Norbord expects a gradually improving OSB market in the upcoming period

Norbord Inc. reported adjusted EBITDA of $18 million in the second quarter of 2015 compared to $14 million in the first quarter of 2015 and $46 million in the second quarter of 2014. The year-over-year change is primarily due to lower North American oriented strand board (OSB) prices. North American operations generated adjusted EBITDA of $11 million in the quarter, unchanged from the prior quarter and compared to $37 million in the same quarter last year.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 03, 2015 09:30

European wood flooring production down again in 2014

The European wood-flooring sector has yet to benefit from the turnaround in the building industry... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 31, 2015 09:39

Weyerhaeuser achieves higher sales in the wood products segment

Sales for Weyerhaeuser's Wood Products segment totaled $1,004 million (Q1/2014: $923 million). Sales volumes increased seasonally across all product lines, says Weyerhaeuser. Manufacturing costs improved due to higher operating rates and operational excellence initiatives, and Western log costs were lower. These higher sales volumes and lower costs were partially offset by... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 31, 2015 09:01

Turnover growth once again for Egger

The Egger Group with its headquarters in St. Johann, Tyrol looks back with satisfaction on its 2014/2015 financial year, which concluded at the end of April. All key figures have developed positively, reports Egger... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 29, 2015 10:49

Plum Creek reports Q2 results

Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. announced second quarter earnings of $21 million on revenues of $302 million. Earnings for the second quarter of 2014 were $55 million on revenues of $356 million... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 29, 2015 07:51

UPM improves results in Q1-Q2 2015

In Q2 2015, the Finnish forest and paper company UPM's sales came up to EUR 2,548 million, 4% higher than EUR 2,441 million in Q2 2014... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 28, 2015 10:25

U.S. softwood lumber prices continue to drop

A slower pace of framing lumber sales was widely reported, as uncertainty about the market’s next move left traders cautious. Much of the concern was focused on whether Canadian mills would push larger volumes into the U.S. market when August ushers in a lower tax under the Softwood Lumber Agreement, and a strengthening U.S. dollar provides further incentive to ship stateside... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 28, 2015 09:15

Latest price movements of logs, sawnwood and plywood in Brazil

The following report contains latest prices of logs, sawnwood and plywood from Brazil...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 27, 2015 13:36

Pfleiderer takeover by Polish subsidiary underway

Shareholders at Polish chipboard manufacturer Pfleiderer Grajewo approved on Monday an issue of up to 40 million shares to finance the takeover of parent company Pfleiderer GmbH. The company said in June that part of the proceeds from the share offer would be spent on cutting the combined company's debt. The deal, worth up to 974 million zloty ($259 million) at June’s market price, seeks to boost the combined entity’s operations and reduce debt. The Polish company said the issue will boost its free float and save as much as 30 million euros ($33.6 million) a year from the end of 2018. The planned transaction would reduce Atlantik’s stake in Grajewo to under under 50 percent from an indirect 65 percent holding now... [more...]

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