Archives: September 2014

Swedish softwood lumber shipments increase by 7.6%

By the end of July, Sweden increased its exports of sawn and planed softwood lumber compared to the same period [...]

North American timber harvests up 3%

Timber harvests in North America were up for the fourth consecutive year in 2013, reaching 510 million m3, based on [...]

Norvik to double capacity in Russia

Norvik Timber Industries’ Russia subsidiary Norwood will start second production shift in January 2015 in order to double the production [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber rises in H1/2014

Global trade of softwood lumber was up seven percent in the first six months of 2014, with Russia, Germany and [...]

Canfor to build 2 pellet plants

Canfor Corporation plans to construct a pellet plant at each of the company’s Chetwynd and Fort St. John sawmill [...]

Romanian wood products export doubled in five years

Romanian exports of wood and wood products, except furniture, doubled between 2008-2013, reaching EUR 1.9 billion. This represents [...]

New trimmer for Setra at Nyby sawmill

Last week, Thursday 18 September, the new trimmer at the Setra Nyby sawmill was inaugurated. New machinery, a new cutting [...]

Latvia’s forest products export up 12.6%

During the first seven months of 2014, Latvian forest industry's export increased by 12.6%, reaching EUR 1.189 [...]

IKEA opens Poland’s largest sawmill

Swedish furniture giant IKEA on Tuesday opened Poland's largest sawmill in the south eastern city of Stalowa Wola. Its [...]

Steinhoff seeks IKEA’s dominance in Europe

Steinhoff Int. Holdings Ltd. plans to further expand in Europe after rising sales on the continent helped increase full-year [...]
September 8, 2014 Daily News / Global Trends / Furniture / Europe