Archives: August 2014

Metsä reduces LVL and glulam production

Metsä Wood, the wood products business area of Metsä Group, is beginning statutory labour negotiations in order to adjust production [...]

Kronospan construction of OSB plant in Poland underway

Kronospan's plans for the construction of a new plant in Poland are ongoing. The OSB plant will be build [...]

Chinese redwood furniture prices climbing

According to the well-known domestic „redwood‟ furniture manufacturer, Liantianhong current tariffs on redwood furniture account for 20% of production [...]

Firm in US to build 500,000 t pellet plant

Highland Pellets LLC, an Arkansas, US based company, announced the building of a 500,000 metric ton per year wood [...]

Austria: Prices for softwood lumber rise slightly

In July, prices for boards in Austria increased slightly from the previous month. In particular, the lower price limits have [...]

Global woodworking technology still in crisis

The figures of the global industry of woodworking technology, processed by the Acimall Studies Office, are clear: all major international [...]

Sweden: Decreasing sawlog prices during 2Q/2014

The second quarter of 2014 shows decreasing sawlog prices in Sweden after a slight surge in the 1Q. Pine and [...]

Germany: Pine lumber exports up 30%

In the first five months of 2014, German sawn pine lumber exports have increased by more than 30 percent both [...]

North America: Changing wood product use in housing markets

In North America, around US $500 billion are spent every year on residential construction and remodelling. Ninety percent of single [...]

German oak lumber exports target Asia

In the first five months of 2014, Germany's oak lumber exports have increased in volume by 12% as compared [...]