• Forestry
  • June 23, 2017 11:45

TTF/ABIMCI promote Brazil’s wood products in the UK

TTF/ABIMCI promote Brazil’s wood products in the UK The Brazilian Association of Mechanically-Processed Timber Industry (ABIMCI), in cooperation with the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF), hosted an event at the Brazilian embassy in London... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 23, 2017 10:08

New Zealand log prices hit highest level in decades

Structural log prices in New Zealand reached the highest level in the last 20 years, as local mills started to compete with the export market as to secure the supply for the domestic market... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 23, 2017 09:34

Kronospan Romania completes investment in new lamination line

Kronospan Romania has recently completed an EUR 10 million investment in a new fully automated lamination line... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 17:04

European parquet production increased by 2,32% in 2016

After a long period of a challenging market situation for the European parquet producers, the positive indicators of the recent past are now being confirmed and the market is steadily improving. The consolidated data provided by the FEP (European Federation of the Parquet Industry) member companies and ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 11:20

Italy: Wood and furniture sector developed well in the first quarter of 2017

The Italian wood and furniture sector has flourished during 2017, when more than 79,000 companies spread out across the whole country, providing work for 320,000 people.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 10:23

Södra, Derome and Nordströms Group to sign supply agreement

Last week, Södra, Derome and Nordströms Group signed a multi-year agreement for interior wood products. The agreement means Södra will become the main supplier... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 22, 2017 09:43

Tropical timber imports down in nearly all EU markets

After rising strongly in 2016, imports of tropical timber products in Belgium declined 12% to 106,000 MT in the first quarter of 2017. Imports of tropical timber products into France... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 07:38

Stora Enso's SC paper machine (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden shut down

In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 21, 2017 15:28

Vietnam timber industry to benefit from the FLEGT-VPA

Vietnam will considerably export more wooden products to Europe and other markets once the EU-Vietnam Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (VPA-FLEGT) comes into force... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 21, 2017 09:41

Metsä Wood appoints new director of Pärnu birch plywood mill in Estonia

Kaarel Tali has been appointed Mill Director for Metsä Wood’s Pärnu mill in Estonia, effective August 1, 2017. He reports to Jari Tikkanen, SVP, Production & Technology... [more...]

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