• Panels
  • February 20, 2018 14:31

Germany: Egger to consider moving production from Marienmünster to Bevern

After reports in several local media, the Egger Group has published an opinion regarding a possible transfer of production in Germany from Marienmünster-Vörden to Bevern... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 19, 2018 13:04

France: Lumber prices, Q4/2017

French research center CEEB (Centre d’Etudes de l’Economie du Bois) together with the national wood federation FNB (Federation Nationale du Bois) quarterly publish average prices for French lumber...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 12, 2018 15:29

IFS | Italian Finishing School 2018

Shortly after announcing the upcoming edition of IFS, we have already received a good number of participant registrations...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 12, 2018 15:05

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 5, 2018

Trading in framing lumber calmed down from its frenetic January pace. However, prices continued to advance in all species. Wintry weather in northern markets and rain in the South cooled consumption.... [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...]

  • Panels
  • February 09, 2018 09:44

Researchers Create Super Wood Stronger Than Most Metals

Engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) have found a way to make wood more than ten times times stronger and tougher than before, creating a natural substance that is stronger than many titanium alloys. This new way to treat wood makes it twelve times stronger than ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 09, 2018 09:02

Russia: plywood export value 16.6% up in 2017

In 2017, Russia increased its plywood exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 08, 2018 16:03

Välinge acquires Inotec’s patent portfolio regarding fold down locking systems

Välinge has purchased all Inotec’s patents regarding one-piece fold-down systems (all-side or short-side), which are registered in numerous countries such as the US, Canada as well as China and with many more applications worldwide including Europe. This patent portfolio also consists of ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 06, 2018 17:11

German court decides in favor of Unilin in dispute on Windmöller patents

On February 2, 2018, the German District Court of Düsseldorf decided that Ulrich Windmöller Consulting GmbH & Co. KG (UWC) may not offer or grant any licenses on the UWC patent rights which are based on the ...... [more...]

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