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Södra seeks to invest in additional cross-laminated timber (CLT) production capacity

    Södra Wood will invest into a pilot plant for CLT production. The idea behind the [...]

Analysis of global cross-laminated timber (CLT) production capacities in 2020

In 2020, worldwide CLT production will amount to over 2 million m³ due to numerous large-scale projects. Central Europe [...]

Finland: Prices of logs expected to drop sharply this year and in 2020

Due to the downward trend and lower production volumes in Finland's wood products industry, the average stumpage prices of [...]

ISC 2019 story 1: Is the bark beetle crisis the new ”normal”?

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

Global wood pellet demand – current and projection

The size of the global wood pellet market for 2019 was estimated to be valued at over U.S. $8 [...]

Sweden’s Sodra to extend production stoppages at its sawmills due to spruce bark beetle infestation

Södra has decided to extend production stoppages at its sawmills during the Christmas and New Year period. The move [...]

Finland: Oversupply in sawnwood markets reduces export prices

Oversupply in key export markets is reflected in the average export price of Finland’s sawnwood. The average export price [...]

Steady growth in EU wood pellet production and consumption

The 28 European Union member states produced nearly 17 million metric tons of wood pellets last year and consumed nearly [...]

Homag Group shuts down Hemmoor plant in Germany

Homag Group’s Supervisory Board approved shutting down production at its Hemmoor site, Germany, effective December 31, 2020. Homag has [...]

Sweden: Unusually large stocks of wood in September

Stocks of softwood, pulpwood and pulp chips have fallen since this summer but are nonetheless unusually large for the season [...]