The French daily Sud-Ouest confirmed today that the Japanese Nankai Plywood has acquired the French panel manufacturer Rolpin. The confirmation originally came on Monday morning from the Commercial Court of Mont-de-Marsan, France.
Today, outside the French Parliament in Paris, French sawyers will gather for a protest. The French Sawmills Association (FNB) has called for the protest due to the fact that back in July a visit to France's Minister of Agriculture has not brought w
Stora Enso has now begun exclusive negotiations with the French company Valpaco on selling its French Corbehem paper mill, informs RISI. Both parties have committed themselves to exclusive talks which will last for a period of four weeks
Plumbing supplies British group Wolseley said on Thursday that it was considering the exit of its remaining building materials business in France, where the market has proved tough.
In the year ended 31 July 2014 Wolseley's business in France generated revenue and trading profit of £
Kingfisher, the DIY chain with operations in the UK and France, is in talks to acquire Mr Bricolage, a French rival, for €275m, including debt.
Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Kingfisher would acquire 41.9
The latest economic data of the French timber industry is without a doubt unpleasing. The production of the French sawmills shrunk by 3 %. According to customs statistics in 2012 imports of softwood timber dropped 7
;s Algro Duo to the French printing and packaging market. In the spirit of "Total Brand Consistency", the purpose of this collaboration is to harness the power and expertise of both companies, enabling them to enhance the product portfolio and service
On the occasion of its press conference, France's National Council of Poplar has provided a number of figures on the market of poplar. Natural poplar is, due to its characteristics of pioneer species, very present in some countries: for example, in Canada there are 30 million hectares of poplar, in
and degradation of the panel surface surfaces during the handling operations. Thanks to its dual-head 5-axis (above and below) combine with heavy duty transport system though high precision numerical clamping heads, the new CNC machining center ORION from the French company EGA mak