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Germany: Seasonal increase in the price of wood pellets

In February, the price of wood pellets in Germany increased by 1.7 percent compared to the previous month. Consumers [...]

Volatile market leaves many EU plywood importers overstocked

EU plywood importers report that in the latter part of the year, the plywood market started to turn around and [...]

German woodworking machinery reaches record in 2018

In the five years from 2014 to 2018, the production of German manufacturers of woodworking machinery increased from 2.4 [...]

International Forest Products acquires a major UK distributor of timber and panel products

International Forest Products LLC (IFP) is pleased to announce an agreement to acquire all of the equity of Price and [...]

EU plywood market marked by uncertainty

It’s been a roller coaster 12 months for the European plywood industry according to stockholder importers and distributors in [...]

SCA inaugurates its new giant pulp mill in Sweden

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf inaugurated SCA’s pulp mill Östrand in Timrå. The expansion of the mill is [...]

New additive protects wood-based materials from fire

Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) specialists have developed a [...]

Lithuania: Sawlog prices more expensive at the beginning of the year

As compared to December 2018, all prices for roundwood in Lithuania have increased in Lithuania in the first month of [...]

Germany: Record wood pellets production in 2018

The energy turnaround in the heating market is still not progressing in Germany, as the only moderate increase in renewable [...]

Södra achieves record-high result in 2018

Södra’s consolidated net sales for full-year 2018 rose 18 percent to SEK 24,230 million (2018: 20 [...]