Vietnam and the EU close FLEGT negotiations

On the 11th of May, Vietnam and the EU closed the negotiations regarding the voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest [...]

Stora Enso reports sharp profit rise in its Wood Products division

The wood products division in Stora Enso has recorded a 34 per cent increase in operational earnings before investment, tax [...]

Kastamonu acquires Italy’s third largest particleboard producer

Turkish Kastamonu Entegre has acquired Italian Gruppo Trombini in May. This acquisition along with its last investment, places Kastamonu Entegre [...]

The European parquet market reports moderate growth

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 27 April 2017 and discussed [...]

Swedish Martinsons launched new CLT production line

Sweden-based engineered wood producer Martinsons is now capable of manufacturing high-storey panels up to a width of three [...]

FSC to deliberate on the Holzindustrie Schweighofer case

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has gathered a group of international and national stakeholders in Bucharest (Romania) from 3 to [...]

Biesse tops Italian companies in wood machining technology

Biesse tops the list of Italian companies in the production of wood machining technology, following a study made by data [...]

Wood pellets price in Switzerland drops in May

The Swiss price for wood pellets increased by 1.64% in May 2017 and reached an average of CHF 359 [...]

Sweden exports significantly more softwood lumber to China

The Swedish sawmills have exported 1.1 million cubic meters of sawn and planed lumber during February 2017, 6% less [...]

Finnish roundwood prices keep up in March

Finnish roundwood prices have mostly increased in March 2017, as compared to the same period of 2016.    [...]