• Panels
  • September 20, 2017 14:30

Dieffenbacher receives two orders in China

Dieffenbacher has recently received its third order from Wanhua, while Guangxi Hengxian Xin Weilin has ordered an OSB plant.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 10:39

Timber Expo returns to NEC Birmingham

From the 10th to the 12th of October, Timber Expo, the only event in the United Kingdom (U.K.) committed exclusively to timber, will be returning to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC).... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 18, 2017 11:45

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 36, 2017

Sales of framing lumber lacked the fervor of the previous week, but demand outstripped production in most species and prices continued to rise.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 18, 2017 10:08

Only EU tropical plywood and veneer imports rise in first half

In the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, total EU imports of tropical timber products declined 8% to 1.12 million metric tonnes (MT)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 14, 2017 11:06

Danzer to re-open Souvans unit in France

Danzer re-opened its location in Souvans, France on September 7, 2017. According to the announcement, the unit was re-opened after EUR 13 million ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 14, 2017 08:58

US plywood imports fall across the board in June

US hardwood plywood imports fell by almost one third in June to 209,842 cu.m. but year-to-date imports were 22% higher than in June 2016. The value of plywood imported in June declined 15% month-over-month to US$139 million.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 11, 2017 13:14

European parquet business keeps on experiencing a moderate growth

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 1 September 2017 and discussed amongst others both the parquet situation and recent economic indicators on the European market. In general, the parquet business keeps on ...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 11, 2017 13:03

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 35, 2017

Showing signs of life late the prior week, trading in framing lumber gained momentum following Monday’s holiday. Forest fires and logging restrictions in B.C. and the Pacific Northwest tightened supplies, while extended mill order files made it difficult for buyers to cover needs promptly.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 11, 2017 12:20

SCM Group likely to exceed targets this year

Thanks to the excellent results obtained in the first half of this year, SCM is likely to exceed the targets set at the beginning of this year... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 08, 2017 11:01

Monitoring of ‘eco board’ in Shanghai

‘Eco board’ has established itself in the home decoration and indoor home furnishing market in recent years. Eco board is blockboard or plywood laminated with impregnated paper on one face and is marketed as an ‘ecological and environmentally friendly wood panel’... [more...]

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