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Archives: June 2016

Prices for wood products jump in Germany

In April producer prices for wood products in Germany moved significantly above the level of the previous month. For building [...]

IKEA proposes the Indian goverment to open cluster in Kandla port

IKEA has recently asked India’s government to allow the furniture company to develop a cluster near the Kandla port [...]

Metsä invests € 100 million to boost plywood and LVL production

Metsä Wood launches an investment programme in its Kerto® LVL and plywood operations as part of its industrial efficiency strategy [...]

Stora Enso starts LVL production at Varkaus

Stora Enso's LVL production line at Varkaus mill in Finland has successfully started and the first LVL deliveries to [...]

Global Plywood accused of illegal timber imports from the Amazon

A search warrant was executed on the 8th of June 2016, at the premises of Global Plywood and Lumber, a [...]

Finland: Sawn timber production to reach 10.9 mil. m3 in 2016

The market outlook for Finnish forest industry products is expected to increase in 2016, with strong improvements in paperboard, pulp [...]

German Pellets’ Langerlo power plant acquired by As Graanul Invest

The Estonian group Graanul Invest AS subsidiaries have recently acquired the Langerlo NV power plant in Belgium. A new EUR [...]

Austria: Recovery for softwood lumber prices in April

In April, softwood lumber prices in Austria rose again after a slight decrease in March. The 1-2 EUR/cbm [...]

Stora Enso divests Suzhou paper mill site to China

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest the key assets of its Suzhou Mill in China, including the land [...]

Kastamonu to produce over 1.8 million m3 of wooden boards per year in Alabuga, Russia

The Turkish wood-based panel giant Kastamonu has produced its first MDF sample at its second MDF-line in Alabuga [...]