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Moody’s changes Ilim Timber’s outlook to negative amid cyclical downturn in the global timber industry

Moody's Investors Service has changed Ilim Timber's outlook to negative from positive. At the same time, Moody's [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer becomes HS Timber Group

The Holzindustrie Schweighofer Group is getting a new name and look with a soft relaunch of its brand appearance: the [...]

SCA to double output at Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Sweden

Peab, in partnership with SCA, is going to build an extension the Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Kramfors Municipality, Sweden. The [...]

Poland ready to invest in wood pellet plants in Belarus, as the country seeks to produce pellets on a massive scale

Polish woodworking companies are ready to invest in pellet plants in Belarus.      Prospects for [...]

European sawn softwood market growth driven more by domestic consumption than exports

The European market showed steady growth in 2018, with consumption rising to 99.9 million m3; it is expected to [...]

Estonia: Falling spruce sawlog prices, as bark beetle infestation puts price under pressure

The year 2019 is marked by falling roundwood prices in large parts of Central, Northern and Eastern Europe. In particular [...]

Finland: Metsä Group, Stora Enso, and UPM plan 6-day lock-out at sawmills, plywood mills

Finnish Forest Industries Federation said on Wednesday it would hold a 6-day lock-out from Dec. 12, closing half [...]

Asia’s largest continuous press production line starts production in China

On November 23, 2019, the signing ceremony of Shouguang Luli Wood Industry Co., Ltd. with an annual output of 600 [...]

IHC 2019: Hardwood industry marked by trade tensions and general economic slowdown

On November 20-21 the 2019 edition of the International Hardwood Conference (IHC) took place in Berlin. The international meeting [...]

Sales of wood products in Germany increase by 2.5% in 1Q-3Q 2019 despite challenges

    After nine months, the German timber trade sector increase its sales across all assortments by 2 [...]