Register

Europe

Germany: Wood products prices round-up; February 2019

In February, the German producer price index for wood products has registered a high degree of stagnation as compared to [...]

Austria: Wood pellets prices in March 2019

The price of wood pellets in Austria is higher in March 2019 as compared to March 2018. The price currently [...]

Wintersteiger to acquire Serra

Wintersteiger AG has purchased Serra Maschinenbau GmbH in Rimsting am Chiemsee, Germany, with retroactive effect to January 1, 2019. Serra [...]

Lack of demand determine SonaeArauco and Tarkett to close laminate JV in Germany

Tarkett and Sonae Arauco announced the intention to cease the operations of their joint venture LaminatePark GmbH & Co. KG [...]

Metsä Wood starts test phase for its new Kerto LVL line

Metsä Wood has started test runs on the new 65,000 cubic meter Kerto LVL line at the Punkaharju mill [...]

China: New OSB plant to start production in 2020

    Work to build a new Chinese OSB factory for wood-based materials manufacturer Jiangsu Hui Dian [...]

IKEA close to enter the Mexican market

IKEA is exploring locations in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey to open its first store in the country.   [...]

Europe’s softwood lumber exports to China collapse; 1 million m3 less sent last year

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

EIA accuses German company of importing illegal teak from Myanmar

The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) submitted evidence to German and European enforcement authorities showing serious repeated violations of [...]