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Archives: June 2019

Could wood be 3D printed?

A 3D printing process that uses a wood-based ink to produce components with the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood has [...]

China’s imports of US forest products were down 43% in January-April 2019

The flow of lumber, logs and pulp from the US to China has fallen sharply since the US government initiated [...]

Turkey: Furniture exports increased 18 times since 2000

Turkey's furniture exports have grown consistently since 2000. The industry's foreign sales achieved an eighteenfold rise to nearly [...]

Bergs Timber to acquire wood pellet plant in Sweden

Bergs Timber AB has signed an agreement with AB Fogelfors Bruk to acquire all shares in Fågelfors Hyvleri AB [...]

Why the Russian pine has become so popular in China?

In recent years, the central and western regions have become a hot spot for China's timber trade investment, and [...]

Stora Enso to close Kitee sawmill in Finland; to rise spruce production at Varkaus

Stora Enso plans to consolidate the Finnish spruce (whitewood) production to Varkaus sawmill. The plan includes a permanent closure of [...]

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 1-15 June 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

Finland: Falling spruce roundwood prices in May 2019

Spruce roundwood prices in Finland are on a falling trend in May 2019, both as compared to the previous month [...]

Norbord resumes operations at its OSB mill in High Level

Norbord Inc. reported that its OSB mill in High Level, Alberta was cleared to restart, and safely resumed normal operations [...]

SCA acquires another 10,000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

SCA has signed an agreement to acquire Sundin Mezs SIA from the unlisted Swedish company Livland Skog AB. Sundin Mezs [...]