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Global trade of wood pellets jumps more than 21%; US, Canada, Vietnam as major suppliers

Global trade of wood pellets jumped more than 21% year-over-year in 2018 when a new record of 22 [...]

Metsä plans to invest EUR 200 million in a new pine sawmill

Metsä Fibre will launch a pre-engineering phase for the construction of a new pine sawmill with approximately 750,000 [...]

The price of wood pellets in Central and Western Europe falls sharply in April

As usual for the end of the heating season, the price of wood pellets has fallen sharply in Central and [...]

Södra to boost CLT production capacity

Södra has decided to invest in an additional CLT facility at Värö and aims to become a leader [...]

This year’s Salone del Mobile Milano closes with a positive trend

The 58th edition of the Salone del Mobile Milano ended on an extremely high note. The 386,236 attendees, over [...]

German building materials giant Knauf completes acquisition of USG Corporation

German building materials maker Knauf and USG Corporation jointly announced the completion of Knauf’s acquisition of USG.   [...]

Top global softwood lumber producers in 2018

As it has since 2007, West Fraser is the world’s largest softwood lumber producer: in 2018, the company produced [...]

SCA will take over the entire pellet production of Moelven Pellets

SCA will take over the entire pellet production of the future 80,000 t plant of Moelven Pellets A/S [...]

Latest market trends in the European parquet market

The European parquet markets are generally showing stable to slightly positive trends. When compared to the same period last year [...]

Sweden: Martinsons gets record order for 80 meters high CLT and Glulam construction

Martinsons has secured its single largest order ever. It concerns the delivery and assembly of the CLT- and glulam framework [...]