Stora Enso inaugurates new CLT production site in the Czech Republic

Stora Enso’s new production site for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in Ždírec, the Czech Republic, was inaugurated last [...]

The Swedish forest industry faces major challenges

    The world is currently facing major challenges. Interest rates are rising rapidly and sharply, the costs [...]

Vietnam boosts wood pellet exports and prices

Vietnam has emerged as the world’s second largest exporter of wood pellets, one of the important export items of [...]

Arauco to build $235 million MDF line in Mexico

Arauco Board of Directors approved the construction of a new MDF line in Zitácuaro, Mexico. The project includes an [...]

Romania to cap the price of pellets and firewood

The price of wood used for heating is capped at RON 500 per cubic meter (EUR 100), including VAT, according [...]

Latvia’s forest industry affected by current global events

Last week, representatives of the Latvian Wood Industry Federation (LKF) and the board of JSC "Latvijas valsts meži" (LVM [...]

Wood energy: European forest industry reacts to the amendments voted by the European Parliament

The EU Parliament recently voted on numerous initiatives that will have a significant impact on the sawmill and timber industry [...]

Mercer completes acquisition of German HIT Torgau for EUR 270 million

Mercer International Inc. has completed its previously-announced acquisition of all of the shares of the parent company of Holzindustrie [...]

Substitutes for Russian birch plywood in the European market

Global plywood production was around 105 million m3 in 2021. The Asia-Pacific region is the biggest plywood producer, followed [...]