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Archives: December 2018

Logs supply shortage in Malaysia and Indonesia forces many plywood mills to halt production

Log supply shortage is serious in both Malaysia and Indonesia, and this has forced some plywood mills to halt production [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

UPM to invest EUR 2 billion in new giant pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM plans to invest Euro 2 billion in a new mill to be located near the city of Paso de [...]

Domotex comes to USA in 2019

Hannover Fairs USA announced today that it will debut Domotex USA focused on the American residential floor covering industry in [...]

Holzwerke Weinzierl to upgrade mill in Germany

Holzwerke Weinzierl installs a new chain-less step feeder at its mill in Germany. The commissioning of the system is [...]

Current trends in the Chinese plywood market

There are around 5,500 major enterprises manufacturing plywood in China. The total production capacity of plywood by these enterprises [...]

Russia: Lumber exports keep on growing, while logs exports fall

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer plans to build a biomass plant in Germany

Holzindustrie Schweighofer plans to construct a biomass cogeneration plant at its site in Kodersdorf, Germany. The plant is expected to [...]

US softwood lumber prices fall at the beginning of December

Demand for framing lumber was light last week. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and concerns about the broader [...]

Kronospan to expand its business in Russia

Kronospan announced plans to build a furniture materials plant in the Moscow region. This was announced by David Brenner, Commercial [...]