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  • July 18, 2017 10:37

EGGER acquires Masisa plant in Argentina

By acquiring the Masisa plant in Concordia, Argentina from Chilean company Masisa S.A., wood-based material manufacturer EGGER secures a production site outside of Europe for the very first time. Headquartered in St. Johann in Tirol, Austria, the company is consistently pursuing its strategy of continuing ...... [more...]

  • July 25, 2017 11:30

Egger announces plans for a Greenfield project in the USA

During an official meeting with the Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, and representatives of local authorities, which took place on 24.07.2017... [more...]

  • July 18, 2017 08:05

Germany: Price of wood pellets seasonally lower in July

In July, the price of wood pellets in Germany is seasonally low. The average pellet price in Germany reached ... [more...]

  • July 21, 2017 12:14

SCA published the first financial report as a separate forest and forest products company

SCA has published its January-June 2017 interim report, for the first time as just forest and forest products company. As reported before, the Annual General Meeting’s decision to split SCA into two listed companies has been implemented... [more...]

  • July 20, 2017 07:26

Sonoco Names Philippe Guillemot to Board of Directors

Sonoco announced that Philippe Guillemot had been named to its Board of Directors. Guillemot, 58, was chief operating officer of Alcatel-Lucent SA, Boulogne-Billancourt, France, prior to its acquisition by ... [more...]

  • July 24, 2017 07:48

Myanmar- illegal felling and smuggling continues

Minister - illegal felling and smuggling continues Corruption in the forestry sector and the extent of illegal trade in timber has captured the attention of the Parliament with the submission of a proposal by a member of parliament to strengthen the action to combat the illegal logging... [more...]

  • July 18, 2017 13:39

Indian plywood manufacturers have shut down units from July 14 over GST

All India Plywood Manufacturing Association has declared that all plywood units in Yamunanagar and Jagadhri would go on indefinite strike from July 14 on account of imposition of goods and service tax (GST) on the wood industry, as the Times Of India reports. Their main grouse is imposition of 28% GST on plywood ...... [more...]

  • July 21, 2017 09:11

Karl Knauer KG obtains a majority interest in HEPACK druck+verpackung GmbH

Karl Knauer KG, packaging manufacturer from Biberach/Baden, has acquired HEPACK druck+verpackung GmbH from Neuenstein near Heilbronn as of 3 July 2017... [more...]

  • July 18, 2017 07:06

Metsä Wood invests in partnerships in industrial wood element construction

Through its partner network in Europe, Metsä Wood is increasing the amount of Kerto® LVL-based element construction. ... [more...]

  • July 18, 2017 06:55

Siempelkamp will supply MDF/HDF plant to Sonae Arauco in Portugal

To expand production capacities at its Portugese Mangualde location, Sonae Arauco decided to order a MDF/HDF plant from Siempelkamp. The scope of supply includes ... [more...]

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