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  • November 09, 2017 07:01

U.S. lumber production up 3.2%

U.S. sawmills produced 22.721 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first eight months of 2017, a 3.2% increase from 22.019 bbf in the previous year... [more...]

  • November 13, 2017 15:46

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 43, 2017

Price trends in framing lumber were mixed by species, but gainers outnumbered losers, and activity still trumped the seasonal norm. Demand was steady to brisk early in the week, especially in Western S-P-F and whitewood species in the Coast and Inland... [more...]

  • November 10, 2017 15:21

Natural fibre-reinforced plastics: establishment and growth in niche markets

More than 30 compound companies produce over 80,000 tonnes of granulates with wood and natural fibres in Europe 2017 – new producers with major growth plans. World's largest conference and exhibition on biocomposites in December in Cologne (www.biocompositescc.com). ...... [more...]

  • November 08, 2017 07:26

Ikea Switzerland will repurchase second-hand furniture

The path of Ikea furniture in Switzerland could soon take a different turn. The furniture giant Ikea founded by the Swedish billionaire Ingvar Kamprad, decided to carry out an interesting experiment launching the pilot project Second Life. Thus, Ikea Switzerland launches the pilot project implying that customers can return furniture purchased from the Ikea furniture stores and get paid for it... [more...]

  • November 10, 2017 17:26

First hardwood cross-laminated structure in the United States is unveiled

Design firm IKD has unveiled the first hardwood Cross Laminated (HCLT) structure in the United States at the 2017 Exhibit Columbus exhibition. The Conversation Plinth, which has won the Miller Prize, sparks conversation whilst transforming the cityscape, and is situated in ...... [more...]

  • November 02, 2017 14:06

Vietnam might become a potential export market for Sweden

The Swedish wood industry considers that Vietnam’s wood processing industry is a potential market for its eco-friendly, competitive and sustainable materials... [more...]

  • November 16, 2017 09:51

Russia: sawn timber export value up by 22.72% in Jan-Sep '17

In the first nine months of 2017, Russia increased its sawn timber exports again, both in value and in volume terms , indicate the statistics... [more...]

  • November 03, 2017 06:08

Calls for comprehensive assessment of harvesting in Myanmar

Analysts report that representatives of the Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE) recently held informal discussions with representatives of its longtime critic the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)... [more...]

  • November 17, 2017 08:37

Russia: plywood exports down in volume in Jan-Sep '17

In January-September 2017, Russian plywood exports went down in volume terms over the respective period of the last year... [more...]

  • November 03, 2017 07:55

China: Furniture from Bazhou City exported to 130 countries

According to Hebei Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau data presented at a conference ‘Second China Export Wood Products Quality Technology Promotion’ in Bazhou City,... [more...]

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