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Södra retains some of the operations at the Torsås hardwood sawmill

Södra will retain one planing line plus the tongue and groove board line at the Torsås sawmill.   [...]

Guyana expects to conclude FLEGT-VPA negotiations by July 2017

Guyana delegation is on the way to Belgium to finalize the negotiations regarding the European Union-Forest Law Enforcement Governance [...]

UK’s timber imports went off to a good start in 2017

UK's timber and wood-based panel imports have increased so far in 2017, as compared to the previous year [...]

EU plywood imports rise to near record levels

EU imports of plywood increased by 8% to 4.13 million cu.m in 2016, the second highest level ever [...]

Biesse Group acquires Avant software developer

Biesse Group has acquired control of Avant, a company specializing in the development of software for the integration and supervision [...]

Bergs Timber acquires Myresjö sawmill from Rorvik Timber

Bergs Timber announced that it will acquire Myresjö sawmill from Rorvik Timber. Based in Mörlunda, the Rorvik will use [...]

Switzerland: Wood pellet prices in April 2017

The average price for pellets in Switzerland decreased year-on-year in April 2017, by 1.19% and reached 373 [...]

Russia: UstyeLes expands plywood production

UstyeLes completed the second phase of investment project at its plywood production mill in the city of Sokol in the [...]

France: Hardwood trade affected by rising ocean freight costs to Asia

French hardwood trade was mixed during the Q2 of 2017. The French oak keeps on increasing and there is no [...]

Metsä to build a new birch plywood mill in Estonia

Metsä Group’s Wood Products Industry Metsä Wood has bought a 10 hectare industrial site in the city of P [...]