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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 2, 2019

The first full workweek of the year generated more inquiries and sales of framing lumber, but traders’ views of the market were mixed... [more...]

Wood packaging: Conner Industries to open new plant in Tennessee

Conner Industries, Inc. announced that it will open a new manufacturing plant in Clarksville, Tennessee on February 1, 2019. This latest expansion comes on the heels of strong first quarter growth for the company and is one of several new investments ...... [more...]

''Wood from Finland'' Conference coming up this month

The EOS Member, Sahateollisuus (Finnish Sawmill Association) is organising the 17th “Wood from Finland” conference...... [more...]


Ghana's wood products exports up by 10% in the first 3 quarters of 2018

Ghana exported a total volume of 251,469 cu.m of wood products during the 9-months to September 2018... [more...]

Schattdecor Group acquired US Coating

The Schattdecor Group has finalized the purchase of US Coating Company of Lexington, SC, a 24 year provider of decorative surfaces...... [more...]

Finland: logging volume 17% in November 2018

In November 2018, 6.2 million m3 of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This logging volume was... [more...]

Roger Braun appointed manager of SWISS KRONO Group’s Switzerland location

Roger Braun, long-standing COO and member of the Board of Directors at the Switzerland location of the SWISS KRONO Group, will take up the position of location manager from 1 February... [more...]

Peruvian wood products exports grow slightly in Jan.-Sep. 2018

According to information provided by the Association of Exporters (ADEX), Peru’s first nine month 2018 wood product exports were worth US$88.9 million FOB, up by about 0.7% from the same period in 2017... [more...]

Indonesia: Exports of wood products reach US$11 billion

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) has reported that Indonesia exported more than US$11 billion in wood products to the end of November 2018... [more...]

Canadian housing starts trend increased in December

The trend in Canadian housing starts was 206,981 units in December 2018, compared to 212,338 units in November 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

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France: poplar price increase after a period of stagnation

France: poplar price increase after a period of stagnation

In 2019, will the poplar follow the same trend that has prevailed over the past three years? The answer is undoubtedly positive if one examines the factors favorable to the wood species that has faced two difficult decades... [ more...]

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