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Archives: February 2015

Logs&sawnwood prices in China

This report contains latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China. (Source: ITTO).    [...]

Martco to build new OSB plant in Texas

Martco L.L.C. announced the selection of Corrigan, Texas as the location for a new, state-of-the-art [...]

Lumber Liquidators facing criminal charges for importing illegally harvested wood

Lumber Liquidators on Wednesday revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice is contemplating criminal charges under the Lacey Act [...]

Chinese wood products industry on the rise in 2014

In 2014, China's forest products industry output value and trade value reached US$ 848 billion and US$ 138 billion [...]

Andritz sues Valmet for patent infringement

Andritz Oy has filed a summons application with the Stockholm District Court against Valmet AB, a subsidiary of Valmet Corporation [...]

John Deere’s forestry equipment sales up 13%

For the first quarter ended January 31, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 17 percent decline, down to [...]

Södra raises price for birch sawn timber

Södra is experiencing strong demand for birch sawn timber, thus entailing an adjustment of the price to the market [...]

Schweighofer starts operations at new glulam plant in Romania

After the test period the new Schweighofer glulam plant in Radauti (Romania) received the necessary JAS certificate (Japan Agriculture Standard [...]

German wood pellets slightly more expensive

In February, the average price of wood pellets has increased by just under EUR 1 per ton more than in [...]

Kährs Group buys part of Croatian Pozgaj Flooring

Kährs Group announced it acquires part of recently formed Croatian Pozgaj Flooring to strengthen the supply footprint.   [...]