Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • January 17, 2019 13:27

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...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 17, 2019 09:21

Swedish Derome AB becomes shareholder in Eurobaustoff

On 1 January 2019, Derome Aktiebolag in Veddige, Sweden, 50 km air-line distance south of Göteborg, became a new partner of EUROBAUSTOFF Handelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Bad Nauheim... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 15, 2019 14:05

Domotex reports slight drop in visitors' number

The world's leading flooring trade fair Domotex, which took place from January 11 to 14, 2019 in Hanover, reports a slight decline in visitors compared to the 2017 event... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 15, 2019 09:16

Indonesia: Government wants high performance panel industry

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, says the government wants the Indonesian wood panel industry to get back its top performance... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • January 14, 2019 13:04

Where will the European timber industry get its skilled workers in the future?

On November 30, 2018, the European Timber Industry Association CEI Bois organized a seminar in Lisbon on the future of the wood industry in Europe. The 70 participants came from European associations and companies in the wood industry. The organizers were CEI Bois, as the European umbrella organization for the wood industry, the European Association of Engineered Wood Manufacturers EPF and the European Workers' Federation of the Wood Industry EFBWW. CEI WoodThe host was the Portuguese association AIMMP. The topic of the seminar was the future challenges of the wood industry... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 14, 2019 11:49

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...]

  • Panels
  • January 11, 2019 10:03

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...]

  • Panels
  • January 10, 2019 11:09

Egger reports a positive half-year 2018/2019

The Egger Group with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol (Austria) closed with a consolidated turnover of EUR 1.43 billion and an adjusted operative result (EBITDA) of EUR 231.4 million. The outlook for the second half-year is also optimistic, the company said... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 10, 2019 09:16

Välinge signs a license agreement with RenewMaterial (Jiangsu)

RenewMaterial (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of the 5G® locking system and Threespine®click furniture technology... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 09, 2019 15:25

Roseburg to acquire MDF plant in El Dorado, Arkansas

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with PotlatchDeltic Corp. to purchase the assets of its subsidiary Del-Tin Fiber LLC... [more...]

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