Archives: December 2014

Kastamonu is now Russia’s largest MDF producer

The Turkish Kastamonu Entegre, one of the world's largest producers of wood-based panels, has presented at the 26th [...]

Norbord and Ainsworth create giant OSB merger

Norbord Inc. and Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which they will [...]

Softwood lumber prices trending downwards in US, Russia and Japan

Prices for softwood lumber imported to China increased this fall, while they fell in Japan as the housing market weakened [...]

UK wood flooring demand booms on construction sector growth

In the absence of a large domestic wood floor manufacturing sector, the UK is a large consumer of imported wood [...]

LIGNA presents “networked manufacturing” for the wood and furniture industries

Changing conditions are forcing the wood and furniture industries to adapt in many ways. For example, market demand for one [...]

The global forest industry shows signs of growth

Sawlog prices were lower in the 3Q in most of the 20 regions that are the basis for the Global [...]

Rusforest to sell all Arkhangelsk assets

RusForest AB announced the sale of its Arkhangelsk assets in Northwest Russia for approximately $31 million, including the related debt [...]