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Pinnacle acquired 70% interest in Alabama wood pellet plant

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. announced that it has closed the previously-announced acquisition of a 70 percent interest in an industrial wood pellet production facility located in Aliceville... [more...]

Canadian San Group to build a new sawmill

Canadian San Group has signed an agreement to purchase land on the Port Alberni Catalyst Paper mill site in order to build a new sawmill... [more...]

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 41, 2018

Traders noted a change in the tone of the framing lumber market, and even a sense that prices had found or were nearing a bottom... [more...]

CEI-Bois and ETTF team up to give European industry a stronger voice

The European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) decided at their General Assembly in Madrid this summer to become a member of CEI-Bois... [more...]

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The tenth edition of SICAM gathered the elite of the global furniture industry in Pordenone

Today saw the end of the tenth edition of SICAM, the International Exhibition of Components, Accessories, and Semi-Finished Products for the Furniture Industry, with a very positive flow of professional and buyers from all over the world...... [more...]

Hyne Timber to expand its glue laminated timber capacity in Queensland, Australia

Hyne Timber has announced a significant expansion to its Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing capability in Maryborough, Queensland... [more...]

China: Rise in the value of wood products exports through Weifang city

According to Weifang Customs, in the first three quarters of 2018 the value of wood product exports through Weifang City amounted to US$752 million... [more...]

Growth in Brazilian wood panel exports

Statistics from the Brazilian Tree Industry Association (IBÁ) show that there was a significant increase in exports by the timber industry... [more...]

Setra reports growth in profit for third quarter

Swedish wood products company Setra is reporting an operating profit of SEK 287 million (107) for the period January–September 2018. Net sales totalled SEK 3,325 million (3,027)... [more...]

Ahlstrom-Munksjö completed acquisition of Brazilian paper mill

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the acquisition of MD Papéis’ Caieiras specialty paper mill in Brazil for a debt free purchase price of about EUR 98 million. The agreement was announced on April 24, 2018... [more...]

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ISC: Blue Skies for wood industry in 2018, but dark clouds ahead

On the 11th and 12th October 2018 the 66th edition of the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held in Riga in the facilities of the hotel Radisson Blu Latvija. This year's conference was attended by over 200 participants – a record-high attendance – from all over the world and it was ...... [ more...]

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