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Austria: Wood pellets price reaches € 250 per tonne

Enplus A1 wood pellets' price in Austria got up to an average of € 250 per tonne, or 5.11 Cent [...]

Rougier/ Malvaux deal not expected to disrupt the plywood market

The acquisition of the €30 million turnover timber and plywood business Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux by plywood and decorative panels leader [...]

Belgian Decospan to double its veneer production capacity

The Belgian manufacturer of veneered panels Decospan plans to double its production capacity at the Menen site.     [...]

Difficult plywood trading year forecast

European plywood businesses say they anticipate ‘a lot of challenges’ this year and one predicted ‘very difficult trading’.   [...]

Stora Enso to cut a shift at Ala sawmill in Sweden, part of the costs reduction plan

In Sweden, Stora Enso has announced that 23 employees at its sawmill in Ala have received layoff notices. This stems [...]

Germany: Seasonal increase in the price of wood pellets

In February, the price of wood pellets in Germany increased by 1.7 percent compared to the previous month. Consumers [...]

Volatile market leaves many EU plywood importers overstocked

EU plywood importers report that in the latter part of the year, the plywood market started to turn around and [...]

German woodworking machinery reaches record in 2018

In the five years from 2014 to 2018, the production of German manufacturers of woodworking machinery increased from 2.4 [...]

International Forest Products acquires a major UK distributor of timber and panel products

International Forest Products LLC (IFP) is pleased to announce an agreement to acquire all of the equity of Price and [...]

EU plywood market marked by uncertainty

It’s been a roller coaster 12 months for the European plywood industry according to stockholder importers and distributors in [...]