Sawmilling

  • Sawmilling
  • May 29, 2017 10:30

Vapo Oy appoints new CEO

Vesa Tempakka has been appointed the CEO of Vapo Oy starting from 29 May 2017. Vapo’s previous CEO, Tomi Yli-Kyyny, became the CEO of the electricity distribution company Caruna Oy at the beginning of May... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 29, 2017 10:02

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 21, 2017

Softwood lumber trading was uneven, and traders’ outlooks uncertain, heading into the holiday weekend in the U.S. Southern Pine mills reported a firmer tone to the market after heavy discounting in previous weeks... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 29, 2017 09:40

BillerudKorsnäs solves production problems at one of its mills in Sweden

BillerudKorsnäs, a leading manufacturers of packaging paper, resolved production problem at in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 26, 2017 09:07

Holzindustrie Schweighofer to delist 2 wood suppliers in Romania

Holzindustrie Schweighofer (HS) informed about desisting of two companies from its supply chain... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 25, 2017 11:38

High rate of certified wood imports in the UK

The latest summary report of certification content in U.K. timber product imports was published by the TTF in April 2017. The analysis, based on data derived from TTF member companies for the year 2015, shows certified, sustainable material at a record high of over 90% of imports by TTF members... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 25, 2017 10:14

Louisiana-Pacific appoints new CEO

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brad Southern to succeed Curt Stevens as the CEO of LP effective July 1, 2017... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 24, 2017 11:05

The AHEC 22nd Southeast Asia & Greater China Convention to be held in Qingdao

As the annual grand event in the hardwood industry, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) 22nd Southeast Asia & Greater China Convention is scheduled on June 22 and 23 at the Westin Hotel, Qingdao, China.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 24, 2017 10:09

Setra to increase sawn timber production in Malå

Setra's plant in Malå is forecast to increase production by more than 20%... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 24, 2017 09:40

China: Softwood and hardwood import species quotas in 2016

Four timber groups dominated China’s sawn softwood imports in 2016, korean and Scots pine (8.3 million cu.m, 47%), spruce and fir... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 23, 2017 11:13

Danzer keeps growing in 2016

Danzer reports a slight overall sales growth of 1 % for the year 2016 based on constant exchange rates. 2016 net sales in euro at current exchange rates were 252 million (2015: EUR 254 million)... [more...]

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