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EU imports more tropical plywood, mainly from China

Plywood is one of the few sectors of the EU market where tropical products have been performing reasonably well, although [...]

Edwards Wood Products to invest $30 million to open new sawmill

Edwards Wood Products will invest $30 million to open new sawmill in Scotland County.    Edwards Wood [...]

Spain’s furniture exports outpace imports

As Spain’s furniture exports continue to grow at a much faster pace than imports, the country’s trade deficit [...]

Norbord starts production at OSB mill in Inverness

Norbord completed GBP 95 million investment at its OSB mill in Inverness, the UK. According to the announcement, the company [...]

2017 International Softwood Conference- 4th-6th October 2017 in Hamburg

After the great success of the previous editions, the 2017 International Softwood Conference will be organized this year on the [...]

Sawmill production costs in Brazil, Russia and Finland on the rise

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017, while they [...]

IKEA Industry started wood pellet production in Poland

IKEA started wood pellets production at the beginning of September 2017, in the Eastern Polish sawmill Stalowa Wola. The newly [...]

Europe’s timber giants investing heavily in CLT business

The global cross-laminated timber market experiences continuous growth, due to market advances from mechanical properties, which make the product [...]

Chinese furniture maker SciSky is entering particleboard production

Chinese company Nanning Shuixin Ketien (SciSky) has recently ordered a particleboard plant from Siempelkamp as to open new business in [...]

Classen subsidiary files US patent infringement action against Mohawk’s IVC company

Akzenta Paneele + Profile GmbH, a subsidiary company of the Classen Group,  filed a patent infringement action against Mohawk Industries' companies [...]