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EPAL pallet production reaches record levels in 2021

The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) maintained the continuous growth of the EPAL Euro pallet pool in 2021. The [...]

Russian factories continue to produce IKEA’s furniture under their own brands

Once IKEA left Russia, the local furniture factories continued to produce IKEA’s furniture under their own brands.   [...]

UK’s lumber imports return to pre-Covid levels

A slow-down in house-building and housing repair in the first quarter of 2022 is being reflected in lumber [...]

Log prices in Estonia set record high in Q1/2022

The war in Ukraine has pushed up timber prices in Estonia to unprecedented heights. All assortments became more expensive and [...]

Willwood AB becomes Europe’s largest softwood flooring manufacturer

Swedish Willwood AB, owned by the Hermansson family, has acquired flooring manufacturer Stigma Hyvleri.    This is [...]

Mondi Group to sell its Russian assets

The board of Mondi Group announced its decision to divest the group’s Russian assets. According to the group, as [...]

Czech Republic: Wood prices are at the highest level in 20 years

Wood prices in the Czech Republic are at the highest in two decades due to high demand. Prices have been [...]