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Archives: May 2016

10.2% turnover increase for the German furniture industry

The German furniture industry’s turnover reached a 10.2% increase in February 2016, compared to the same month of [...]

Columbia Forest Products to acquire Ontario’s Nova Wood Lamination

Columbia Forest Products announced that they have purchased the shares of Nova Wood Lamination Inc from its founding owners, Frank [...]

Russian softwood lumber exports reach peak during Q1/2016

The Russian softwood lumber sales to foreign markets have registered a 32% (m/m) growth during March 2016. This is [...]

Lumber Liquidators crashes

Losses worsened at Lumber Liquidators during the first three months of its fiscal year and sales declined for a fifth [...]

Only few countries which haven’t completely fulfilled EUTR obligations

This month the European Commission has updated the table with information on the state of implementation of the European Union [...]
May 11, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Brazilian Guararapes triples MDF production capacity with a new line

Brazilian plywood and MDF manufacturer, Guararapes SA has announced the start of production at its new MDF line in Ca [...]

Prices for softwood lumber in Austria fall slightly in March

In March, the prices for softwood lumber in Austria declined slightly compared to February. The decline is of 1-2 [...]

Higher US hardwood flooring imports from China

US imports of hardwood flooring declined to US$2.4 million in February, while assembled flooring panel imports increased to [...]

Danzer to expand capacity of engineered hardwood flooring in France

Danzer has started the construction work for converting its plant in Souvans, France: The goal is an efficient production site [...]

Sawlog prices in Sweden drop sharply in the first quarter of the year

In the first quarter of 2016, roundwood prices in Sweden show a negative development as compared to the previous quarter [...]