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Particularly good EU demand for sapele

Looking at individual species and products, importers in several EU countries, report particularly good demand for sapele in 2017, with [...]

Electricity company in Finland opens new 92MW wood pellet plant

Finnish electricity company Helen, has opened a new 92MW biomass plant in Helsinki. The plant is the largest pellet-fired [...]

Setra invests in new CLT factory in order to meet booming demand

Setra plans to invest in a CLT factory in Långshyttan, as to meet the high demand for CLT in [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany higher due to cold weather

The colder temperatures have caused a price increase for wood pellets in Germany during February. The national average price has [...]

Woodworking machinery industry in Italy shows great results for 2017

2017 was a good year for the industry Italian woodworking machinery manufacturers, according to Acimall's latest figures. The value [...]

Chinese woodworking machinery company buys 75% of the Italian Masterwood

Guangzhou KDT Machinery Co. will buy 75 percent of Masterwood, a recognized Italian brand of machinery for wood processing, for [...]

SCA Wood timber sales recorded slight drop in the Q4/2017

Swedish Svenska Cellulosa (SCA) has delivered 602,000 m³ of softwood timber during the Q4/2017,which is 2% less [...]

Egger is considering relocating production in Germany from Marienmünster to Bevern

After reports in several local media, the Egger Group has published an opinion regarding a possible transfer of production from [...]

Finland: Half a million cubic metres more sawn softwood produced in 2017

In 2017, the Finnish forest industry production increased in the majority of the main product categories. However, the production of [...]

Enviva completes acquisition of wood pellet plant from Portuguese company

Enviva Holdings announced that it has completed the acquisition of a wood pellet production plant in Greenwood, South Carolina and [...]