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Trends in global pellet prices and trade

The global wood pellets market revenue amounted to $5,359.9B in 2018, rising by 6.8% against the previous [...]

Sweden: Wood infested by the bark beetle double as compared to last year

Damage to spruce forest is extensive following the spruce bark beetle outbreak over the past 12 months.    [...]

Falling sawlog prices across the world

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

Swiss Krono produced the first MDF board in the plant in Barnwel, USA

On August 24, 2019, Swiss Krono produced the first MDF board in the new MDF HDF plant in Barnwell, South [...]

Pfleiderer Group increases output capacities at Grajewo production plant

In July Pfleiderer Group launched a new melamine faced chipboard (MFC) production line at its Grajewo production plant. The new [...]

Estonian Palmako AS launches new glulam production line

Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has launched a new glulam production line. The new line enables the production of [...]

Plywood markets in Europe facing multiple pressures

Some European importers say the deterioration in market conditions started from the beginning of the year. Others said that their [...]

Czechia: Half a million hectares of forests threatened by the bark beetle infestation

Approximately 500,000 hectares of forest in the Czech Republic are potentially threatened by bark beetle infestation, according to the [...]

US investment group takes over Pfleiderer

On 21 August, the EU Commission approved the acquisition of a majority stake in Pfleiderer Group SA by US financial [...]