Pallets and Packaging

  • Statistics
  • April 18, 2018 10:14

German production of wooden pallets on the rise in 2017

The German manufacturers of pallets were able to further increase their production volumes last year. The production of wooden pallets increased by 7.3% for the Federal Association of Wood Packaging, Pallets, Export Packaging (HPE) companies with at least 20 employees... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 29, 2018 12:03

UFPI acquires certain assets of North American Container Corporation

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement to purchase substantially all of the operating assets of North American Container Corp. (NACC)... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • March 07, 2018 11:02

MEDEX 2018: Deutsche Messe expands to Iran

Deutsche Messe brings its woodworking industry expertise to Iran. MEDEX – the international trade fair for woodworking and wood processing, materials, accessories, furniture and laminate flooring – will have its premiere event presented at the ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 28, 2018 12:34

Austrian Mayr Melnhof takes over two locations of the Hüttemann Group in Germany

The Mayr Melnhof Group, headquartered in Leoben (Austria), will take over the two locations of the Hüttemann Group in Olsberg... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 28, 2018 08:30

Germany: Wood products prices rising in the medium term, uneven in the short term

The German producer prices for commercial wood products shows a clear upward trend in January as compared to the same month of the previous year... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 09, 2018 10:45

Germany: Wood products price index stable in December 2017

The German producer price indices for industrial wood products remained stable at a high level in December 2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 30, 2018 11:47

German wood producers price index stable in November

The German producer price index for industrial wood products showed little price change in November 2017 as compared to the previous month... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 22, 2018 17:09

End-of-show report on Magna Expo Mueblera (17–20 January 2018):

This year’s Magna Expo Mueblera – consisting of two international flagship fairs, Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial and Magna Expo Mobiliario e Interiores – delivered top-notch results. The double-header event featured 210 exhibitors from around the world, including countries such as ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 22, 2018 15:17

EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor launches website and newsletter

The EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) project has launched its website and published the first edition of its quarterly newsletter. Funded by the EU and managed by the International Tropical Timber Organisation, the role of the IMM is to monitor trade flows from ...... [more...]

  • Statistics
  • January 22, 2018 06:49

88.3 million EPAL pallets produced last year

The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) announced a record result for 2017 of 115.8 million EPAL quality load carriers produced and repaired.... [more...]

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