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Archives: February 2017

LIGNA Preview: Innovations showcase ready to roll

LIGNA, the focal point and meeting hub for the international wood industry, is just around the corner.  The 2017 edition [...]

Former Canfor CEO to negotiate with the US a new lumber deal

B.C. Premier Christy Clark has announced the appointment of former Canfor chief executive officer, federal cabinet minister and B [...]
February 16, 2017 Daily News / Sawmilling / Global / North America

Välinge: Investments of €250 million to increase wood flooring capacity by 20 million sqm

Välinge, owned by Pervanovo Invest AB, has initiated a major investment project to meet the growing demand for V [...]

Stora Enso reported 8.6% earnings increase for its wood products division in 2016

    Stora Enso's wood products divison reported 8.6% increase in earnings, reaching EUR 88 million [...]

New wood chips drying technology developed in Finland

Finnish researchers are currently studying a more efficient means of drying wood chips, one that is said to be efficient [...]

Prices for Ghana’s exported wood products at the end of January

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 January 2017:    Boule [...]

German furniture industry sales got up to a record of almost EUR 18 billion in 2016

The German furniture industry sales grew by 3.2% in 2016 and reached a new all-time high of EUR [...]

Protectionism not viable for US and trade partners in the long-run, says VDMA

German machinery exports to USA fell by 3.4 percent between January and October 2016, and by nearly 5.8 [...]

Swedish furniture giant Ikea invests in Dutch recycling company

Home furnishers and consumer goods retailer Ikea has acquired a 15% minority stake in Dutch plastics recycling company Morssinkhof Rymoplast [...]

Former German Pellets plant in Wismar performs well with its new American owners

Just over a year ago, the German wood pellet manufacturer German Pellets applied for insolvency. Now the production at the [...]