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  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2015 11:03

Turkish companies can benefit of 70% state support for membership on Fordaq

Are you a Turkish company interested in membership on Fordaq? Are you already a Turkish company member on Fordaq? Did you know that the Turkish Government offers subsidies of up to 70% for memberships on foreign e-commerce websites?... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 29, 2015 10:31

Japanese housing starts rise again in April

Housing starts rose in Japan for the second consecutive month in April, the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism revealed Thursday... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 21, 2015 15:20

Good prospects of the Swedish forest industry on the European and Chinese markets

Despite the global economy still suffering after the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and dependence of the Swedish industrial sector on it, it seems that the outlook for the timber industry is rather good in the upcoming years... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 21, 2015 10:29

Large increases in LVL capacity in Europe and Russia

LVL capacity in the EU is expected to rise from the current level of 410,000 m3 to 590,000 m3 by the middle of next year... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • May 21, 2015 09:35

Housing starts in US jump to seven-year high

New residential construction in United States surged in April to the highest level in more than seven years... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 20, 2015 11:21

European joinery product import trends

With the exception of flooring products, imports contribute only a small proportion of total EU consumption of joinery products. In terms of value, only around 4.5% of doors and glulam, and around 0.5% of wood windows installed in the EU are imported from outside the region... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • May 19, 2015 10:13

Emerging signs of recovery in the EU joinery sector

The European construction and joinery sectors continue to recover slowly. The rate of recovery in the UK, which was rapid in 2014, weakened again in the first quarter of 2015. However there is confidence that the UK market will pick up again over the summer months... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 18, 2015 08:56

Unilin restructures marketing for the Japanese market

Unilin (Belgium), general building materials manufacturer in Europe, plans to restructure marketing to Japan since it considers Japan is one of the important markets of flooring. It lines-up four different type items for Japan and starts marketing actively... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 15, 2015 13:05

LIGNA 2015 closes better than expected: 96,000 visitors

LIGNA 2015, which drew to a close in Hannover on Friday, 15 May, was an outstanding success for all parties concerned, featuring an impressive array of innovative technologies and production scenarios, large-scale machinery and the rapid strides made by Industry 4.0 in the woodworking and wood processing industry. ... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • May 15, 2015 11:25

Dutch and Spanish construction sector keep on improving; no recovery forseen before 2017 for Italy and France

After a slight dip in the last semester of 2014, the German construction sector is again growing at a slightly faster pace expected in previous quarters. The positive signs in the Netherlands and Spain which were seen throughout the whole of 2014, are also there in Q1 2015. France and Italy are not recovering as fast as expected in earlier quarters, so a lot of architects in these two countries have been struggling throughout 2014 and keep on doing this in 2015. ... [more...]

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