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Kährs Group closes hardwood flooring production in Finland

Kährs Group is reorganizing its hardwood flooring production. The company announced a closure of its production unit in Tuupovaara [...]

Global softwood lumber exports reach new record-high in 2016

Global softwood lumber trade increased 12% year-over-year to reach a new record-high of 121 million cu. ft [...]

Raute to acquire US grading technology for lumber and veneer company Metriguard Inc

Raute Corporation and the owners of Metriguard, Inc. have agreed on the purchase of the business of Metriguard Inc., Pullman [...]

US wooden furniture imports remain at record high levels

The value of wooden furniture imported in January was almost unchanged from the previous month at US$1.58 billion [...]

Finnpulp receives environmental permit for the world’s largest softwood pulp mill

    The Regional State Administrative Agency has granted the environmental permit for Finnpulp's bioproduct plant, which [...]

Greenply builds a new plywood plant in Sandila

Greenply Industries said last month it will set up a new manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh for plywood and allied [...]

Booming freight costs determine Chinese buyers to seek alternative sources of lower-cost lumber and logs US, Brazil and Uruguay

A key development of the last month or so has been a rapid, unexpected rise in container rates from the [...]

German furniture producer Vivonio acquires Dutch Noteborn

Dutch wardrobe manufacturer Noteborn has been acquired German furniture firm Vivonio Furniture GmbH as it expands its European presence.  [...]

Rising dependence in EU on tropical sawnwood from Cameroon

The most notable trend in the supply of tropical sawn timber to the EU in 2016 was the rising dependence [...]

US lumber prices rise at the end of March

Prices of framing lumber held to a firm to upward path, as more buyers shed expectations for further downside that [...]