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Archives: 2019

Pinnacle and Tolko to build a new wood pellet production facility

The facility is expected to have a run-rate production capacity of 170,000 to 200,000 metric tons per [...]

Binderholz plans to double sales to the US market in the next three years

Austrian Binderholz is planning to boost its US business through a holding company established specifically for this purpose. Binderholz US [...]

Egger starts production at new chipboard plant in Biskupiec, Poland

On June 28, 2019, Egger Biskupiec began to operate its state-of-the-art chipboard production plant for furniture manufacturing [...]

Danzer to close French veneer plant in Souvans

International hardwood specialist Danzer closes his plant in Souvans / France. The production site, which specializes in sliced oak wear layers [...]

China drastically reduces imports of Russian logs and switches to lumber

In January-May, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2% y-o-y to 3.6 million m3 [...]

New player in the Swedish sawmill industry: Bergkvist-Insjön and Siljan Group to merge

The owners of Bergkvist-Insjön AB and Siljan Group AB have decided to create a strong joint sawmill group [...]

Vietnam’s wood products to expand on the EU market due to free trade deal

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) last week signed a landmark free trade deal that will slash tariffs on almost [...]

US wood industry counts cost of trade dispute with China

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]