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Northern B.C. wood manufacturing businesses receive funding

Northern B.C.’s manufacturing sector is set to expand with a $1.2 million investment from the BC Manufacturing Jobs Fund (BCMJF). Two wood products manufacturers are set to receive some of the funding, which aims to support job creation, economic diversification, and sustainable practices in rural communities.... [more...]

Eucatex reports Q1/2024 results

Eucatex, one of the largest wood-based panel manufacturers in Brazil announced its results for the first quarter of 2024 (1Q-2023). ... [more...]

Boise Cascade’s Q1 profits rise 7.7%

Boise Cascade Company, one of North America’s largest producers and wholesale distributors of engineered wood products and plywood, reported net income of $104.1 million on sales of $1.6 billion for the first quarter ended March 31.... [more...]

Mondi invests Euro 200 million in recycled containerboard machine at Duino mill in Italy

Mondi held a groundbreaking ceremony in Duino, Italy, today laying the cornerstone on its Euro 200 million investment in the mill acquired in January 2023.... [more...]

GreenFirst Forest Products reports Q1 results

GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. announced results for the Q1 ended March 30, 2024.... [more...]

CEI-Bois and EOS release their manifesto for the 2024-29 political term

Following an extensive period of consultation with their members the European Confederation of the Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois) and the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) have released their political manifesto for the 2024-29 political term.... [more...]

Austria: Spruce log prices regionally decreasing in April 2024

Austria's sawmill industry appeared to be very well stocked with softwood sawlogs in April 2024. During the Foehn storm at the beginning of April, large amounts of damaged wood were produced... [more...]

Germany: Beech log price index mostly decreasing in March 2024

The German producer price indices for beech showed mostly downward tendencies in March 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by... [more...]

Germany: Oak log price index in March 2024 on average decreasing

The German producer price indices for oak tended both sides in March 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by... [more...]

Production in construction up by 0.1% in the euro area

In March 2024, compared with February 2024, seasonally adjusted production in construction increased by 0.1% in the euro area and decreased by 0.1% in the EU... [more...]

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Xylexpo 2024 in Milan ended with ups and downs

The 28th edition of the biennial event of XYLEXPO, a fair dedicated to wood technologies, which was suspended during the pandemic and resumed in 2022, ended last Friday...... [ more...]

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Neural Grader launched at Fehrensen to automate grading with AI

Neural Grader launched at Fehrensen to automate grading with AI

Fehrensen sawmill, a renowned name in the industry since 1920, is now revolutionizing the world of hardwood lumber sorting. The company, based in the heart of Germany, Hannoversch Münden, has begun... [ more...]

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Fordaq and Global Traceability announce launch of EUDR Platform

Fordaq, the leading online market for wood professionals based in Brussels Belgium, and Global Traceability Solutions are launching today, Radix Tree, an intuitive digital platform that enables players in the wood products industry to comply with EUDR... [ more...]

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