Stora Enso divests Puumerkki wholesaler of wooden building materials

Stora Enso has divested 100% of its shares in the Finnish Puumerkki Oy and the Estonian Puumerkki AS to Mimir [...]

Norbord reports 27.6% increase in sales for 3Q/2017

Norbord Inc., one of the main OSB producers in the world, reported sales revenues of USD 578 million in the [...]

Roundwood prices in Sweden on a negative trend

During the third quarter of 2017, roundwood prices in Sweden have mostly decreased among the logs assortments, while pulpwood types [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices expected to rise in 2018

Finland’s paper and pulp industry will drive the growth of the national forest industry, a role previously attributable to [...]

Egger starts construction of particleboard plant in Poland

The Austrian wood-based materials company EGGER has officially commenced the construction of particleboard production plant in Biskupiec.   [...]

European imports and exports of softwood lumber developing at a similar growth pace

European imports of softwood lumber grew by 3.7% in 2016 to reach 35.9 million m3, comprised mainly of [...]

UPM evaluates potential construction of a new biorefinery in Germany

UPM is evaluating the potential of building a biorefinery in the Chemical Park Frankfurt-Höchst in Germany.    [...]

LCA provides foundation for new tropical wood promotion campaign

According to the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF), a 12-strong group of Netherlands Timber Trade Association (NTTA) members is [...]
October 26, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Interview with Thomas Leissing on Egger Group’s future development in South America

Following the announcement made by the Austrian company Egger Group about the acquire of the industrial assets of Masisa Argentina [...]

Wood products prices drop in Germany

In August, the German producer prices for wood products have predominantly tended downwards. Compared to July, only boards, battens and [...]