Archives: July 2018

Astec Industries to limit wood pellets business due to financial improfitability

Nearly a decade after entering the business of developing new wood pellet production machines, Astec Industries, Inc. said today it [...]

Mixed price developments for softwood lumber in Austria

In June, softwood lumber prices in Austria have registered some mixed developments. Compared with May, edged boards and squared timber [...]

Overview of the EU wood door and window market

Eurostat PRODCOM data reveals that the total value of wood doors supplied to the EU increased by 5% to €7 [...]

Strong rise in earnings for Stora Enso’s Wood Products division

Sales in Stora Enso's Wood products division increased 7.2%, or EUR 29 million to EUR 430 million. This [...]

Rougier to sell its forest and industrial activities in Cameroon and the Central African Republic

The Rougier Group sells its forest and industrial activities in Cameroon and the Central African Republic.     [...]

Top global softwood lumber producers

The top global lumber companies showed further gains in production in 2017 as compared to 2016 output. Three companies recorded [...]

Austria: Wood pellets prices increase in July

In July, consumer prices for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Austria increased slightly.     The average price [...]

Sharp drop in US housing starts linked to lumber tariffs

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) officials recently commented on new data released by the US Department of Housing and [...]

US imposes additional 25% tariffs on imports of Chinese woodworking machinery

As of July 6 machinery and related tools for wood processing as well as presses for the production of wooden [...]

Spanish Garnica to build another plywood plant in France

Garnica, the recognized Spanish manufacturer of plywood from sustainable wood, announced that it is finalizing the details for the start [...]