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Archives: October 2014

Record profits for the British timber industry

Data from Britain's Structural Timber Association (STA) shows a record number of orders for the UK's timber sector [...]

Södra to double sawn timber production capacity at two sawmills

Södra Wood has applied for a permit to expand production at sawmills in Unnefors and Orrefors (both in Sweden [...]

Mixed price movements for German wood products

The German wood products price index registered some mixed developments in September. Except lumber and reserve square timber, all sawn [...]

New CLT projects in U.S.

Oregon BEST last week announced a new round of commercialization funding that will team southern Oregon-based DR Johnson Lumber [...]

North American wood pellets exports to Europe plateaued

Pellet shipments from the US and Canada to Europe have gone in opposite directions in 2014, with the shipments from [...]

Forecast: Finland’s forest industry’s export revenues projected to grow

Weak economic growth will slow down the growth of Finnish forest industry’s exports this and next year, according to [...]

Global demand for Chinese plywood on the rise

The international demand for Chinese plywood has improved since the beginning of 2014 according to the latest statistics from China [...]

Lower Chinese furniture exports as EU and US demand weakens

According to the latest statistics from China Customs, the value of China's furniture exports has declined year-on-year [...]

HOMAG bought by Dürr AG for €228 million

Dürr has completed the majority acquisition of HOMAG Group AG, which had been announced on July 15, 2014. D [...]

Central Africa: EU demand weak

Central/West African producers are satisfied with the current order book positions and consider these as about normal levels for [...]