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US Lumber Coalition is ready to file for trade complaint against Canada

The American lumber industry expects the Q3/2016 results as to have additional data confirming that the Canadian lumber exports [...]

RusForest might be sold for EUR 23.5 million

Dimesilia Holdings Ltd announced on October 24 the offer they made for buying all RusForest shares at a price of [...]

Asian wooden furniture manufacturers losing share in European market

There was a robust rebound in EU wooden furniture production and trade in 2014 and 2015. Wooden furniture production value [...]

Softwood timber exports from Sweden continue to decrease

                During January-August 2016 [...]

SCA Timber plans to position sawmill in Tunadal as market leader in exterior cladding with SEK50M investment

SCA Timber is investing SEK 50 million (EUR 5 million) in its planing mill in Tunadal, in Sundsvall, Sweden. The [...]

US lumber prices fell $5 at the begining of November

Framing lumber markets were very cautious last week, with trading in Canadian SPF going very low last Tuesday.   [...]

Booming orders in the Italian woodworking machinery industry

Orders in the Italian woodworking machinery industry went up 21.2% in 2Q/2016. The upward trend is driven by [...]

Norbord improves earnings on higher OSB prices and demand

High demand and prices for OSB have allowed Norbord to post its seventh consecutive quarter of improvement. The company reports [...]

US wooden furniture imports up 3% in January-August 2016

US wooden furniture imports were almost unchanged in August at US$1.44 billion. Year-to-date imports increased 3 [...]

West Fraser invests $33 million in expansion sawmill operations in South Carolina

West Fraser, a diversified wood products company, is expanding its Newberry County sawmill operations. The project is expected to bring [...]