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Archives: April 2016

Norske Skog reports good financial results for the first quarter

Norske Skog's gross operating earnings (EBITDA) in the 1Q 2016 were NOK 242 million ($29.7 million), a slight [...]

Södra invests in new research projects

At its last Board meeting, the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education decided to grant funding of SEK [...]

Overview of China’s furniture industry in 2015

According to the China Furniture Association, the value of China’s furniture output increased 0.4% year on year and [...]

Main tropical producer countries extend their market dominance in EU

Cameroon, Malaysia, and Brazil, Europe’s top three suppliers of sawn tropical hardwood, each recorded significant growth in deliveries to [...]

Timber Expo 2016: a promising event for the industry

With some of the timber industry’s biggest names already on-board including Steico, W Howard Group and Jagram, as [...]

UFPI reports improved revenues in Q1/2016

Universal Forest Products Inc. reported Q1 net earnings attributable to controlling interest of $19.2 million, up by 89% over [...]

Canadian lumber giants affected by slow US housing market

The US housing market is stumbling, which makes two of Canada’s top lumber producers, West Fraser Timber Co. and [...]

Canadian wood pellet producer Viridis is for sale

Viridis Energy, a Canadian wood pellet producer with a total annual production capacity of 300,000 tonnes of pellets, has [...]

Ghana: Sawnwood dominates exports of wood products in 2015

Ghana's Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) has released its Timber Export Report for the first 10 months of 2015 [...]

Furniture giants and software titans to be present at LIGNA Conference this May

The first ever LIGNA conference will address the growing importance of new business processes and digital revolution for development, production [...]