• Panels
  • April 26, 2017 08:25

Positive outlook for Vietnamese furniture exporters

Vietnam exported $7.3 billion worth of timber, non-timber forestry and wooden furniture products in 2016.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 26, 2017 07:52

Step rise in UK tropical hardwood imports

Last year’s increase in EU imports of tropical hardwood faced plywood manufactured in China was heavily concentrated in the UK. In recent years, of all EU importing countries... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 24, 2017 14:24

Mannington extends patent collaboration with Välinge to include US Floors patents

American floor producer Mannington Mills, Inc. has reached an agreement with Välinge related to LVT and WPC flooring with mechanical locking system... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 24, 2017 10:56

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 16, 2017

With the preliminary determination in the countervailing duty case just days away, trading in framing lumber slowed — to a crawl in Canadian S-P-F. Guarding against making any missteps, traders were determined to wait and see what the Department of Commerce’s ruling entails. The ruling is expected to be announced publicly April 25.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 21, 2017 16:06

Classen ends partnership agreement with Pergo

Classen Intellectual Property GmbH, a subsidiary company of the Classen-Group, has terminated, with immediate effect, a partnership agreement with Pergo AB - a subsidiary company of Mohawk... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 20, 2017 15:03

US imposes antidumping duties on imports of hardwood plywood from China

The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Tuesday it had made a preliminary finding of subsidies in imports of hardwood plywood products from China and will impose countervailing duties ranging from ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2017 11:02

Good 2017 start for UK imports of timber and wood-based panels

UK's timber and wood-based panel imports have increased so far in 2017, as compared to the previous year. During January, the import volumes were 26% higher than in the same month of 2016, and amounted to an extra 186,000 cbm... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 20, 2017 10:32

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2017

Sales of framing lumber at the mill level slowed, as secondaries focused on selling from their own inventories and dealers struggled to absorb recent price hikes... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 19, 2017 09:15

Dieffenbacher sets second CPS+ press into operation

In April 2015, before the official presentation at Ligna, the Metro-Ply Group became the first company to order the newly developed CPS+ continuous press from Dieffenbacher. Less than two years later, on March 20, 2017, the new "PB Line 3" particleboard plant ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 18, 2017 16:24

I4F signs strategic partnership agreement with Kowon R&C Corporation

Innovations4Flooring (I4F), Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a technology company providing flooring solutions, announced beginning April that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Kowon R&C Corporation based out of South Korea. Kowon is co-owner of the ....... [more...]

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