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Overview of the 7th Club du Bois meeting at the European Parliament

The European Panel Federation (EPF), the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) and the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries [...]

ETTF becomes a member of CEI-Bois

The European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) decided at their General Assembly in Madrid this summer to become a member of [...]

Siempelkamp to supply MDF panel production line in China

Linyi Huan Ge Co., LTD, Chinese manufacturer of MDF panels ordered a complete forming and press line with ContiRoll® for [...]

Segezha Group orders a new finger jointing line

Segezha Group has signed a preliminary agreement to order a finger jointing line with the equipment manufacturer Ledinek (Slovenia-Austria [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices this autumn

In September, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.6 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

Holmen boosts production at Brakiven sawmill

Holmen has decided to invest SEK 170 million to increase the production of wood products at Braviken Sawmill in Sweden [...]

Current trends in the French sawmill industry

The year 2017 in France is characterized by a return of confidence and growth. France has experienced a big political [...]

The German sawmill industry in difficulty due to massive amounts of beetle and storm wood

After the high amount of damaged timber from various windthrows and the subsequent problem of beetle wood, the sawmills focus [...]

Shifts in European furniture sector problematic

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

Swedish sawmill industry in difficulty because of bad weather conditions and raw material supply

During the last year, raw material supply in Sweden has been restricted somewhat by different factors. After a rainy autumn [...]