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Archives: June 2018

US housing starts at the highest level since 2007

New residential construction in the US reported a significant rise in May, according to data released by the US Commerce [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 1-15 June, 2018.        [...]

EU plywood importers comment on FLEGT licensing

Asked about FLEGT licensed Indonesian plywood, many European importers say it had not had significant impact on their purchasing or [...]

Norbord was the best wood-based panel manufacturer in the world for Q1/2018

Canadian panel manufacturer Norbord stood out once again among its peers recording the best performance figures for Q1/2018 period [...]

SCA starts production at the expanded Östrand pulp mill in Sweden

    SCA began production at the expanded Östrand pulp mill in Sweden. The company will investing SEK [...]

Homag to boost production capacity in Germany

The Homag Group has expanded the production capacity of the Schopfloch, Germany site by commissioning a hall in neighboring Horb [...]

Hasslacher Group expands its presence in Slovenia

With effect from June 22, 2018, the Hasslacher Group has strengthened its involvement in neighboring Slovenia. The strategic partnership that [...]

EU plywood imports negatively impacted by supply constraints

Analysis of latest trade figures for plywood supply to the EU tally with importers’ comments. Total EU plywood imports have [...]

Amazon likely to become no.1 furniture retailer in the United States

Wayfair, the largest specialized online furniture retailer in the U.S., redoubled its efforts in search and TV advertising last [...]