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German furniture industry reports growth for the first half on booming exports to China and India

The German furniture industry reaches its fourth year of growth in 2017. During the first half of the year, the [...]

Mohawk Industries’ plans investments of up to US$ 850 million

Mohawk Industries’ second quarter results benefited from the ongoing growth of its recycled SmartStrand fiber-made products.    [...]

France: Softwood and hardwood lumber prices for Q2/2017

FRANCE LUMBER PRICES for the 2nd quarter 2017           Prices 2017 [...]

Austrian wood industry reaches satisfying results for 1H/2017

During the first half of 2017, the Austrian sawmill industry was able to close the cut-off markets with a [...]

Metsä Wood plans new Kerto LVL line in Finland

Metsä Wood is considering the construction of a new, 65,000 m3 Kerto LVL line to its mill in Punkaharju [...]

Roundwood prices in Lithuania increased during May

Roundwood prices in Lithuania increased during May 2017 as compared to the corresponding period of last year.    [...]

Improving Euro zone economies not lifting tropical imports

The decline in tropical wood imports into eurozone countries is surprising given evidence of improving economic conditions in the region [...]

Italy’s use of wood pellets is forecast to reach 5 million tons by 2020

Italy is a leading European consumer of wood pellets (approximately 3 million metric tons per year), with domestic consumption representing [...]

Klausner postpones opening of second lumber mill in the US

    Klausner Lumber Two mill was set to open in July, but due to some programming at [...]

European Union wood pellets consumption reached 22.2 MMT in 2016

The European Union countries produce approximately 50% of the wood pellets worldwide. Yet, the EU demand represents about 75% of [...]