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Japan’s Daiken to acquire Dongwha New Zealand

Japanese building materials giant Daiken Corp. will acquire Dongwha New Zealand at the end of December.     [...]

New Zealand log prices hit 23-year high

New Zealand structural log prices hit the highest level in the last 23 years, as mills compete to the export [...]

Finnish roundwood prices on an upward trend in July

During July 2017, the roundwood prices in Finland have mostly been on an upward trend as compared to the same [...]

EU furniture industry could boost revenues from cutting waste

Improved refurbishment and remanufacture of discarded furniture can trigger up to 157,000 new jobs and save about 6 million [...]

Holzwerke Weinzierl plans to invest into a new log sorting line in Germany

Holzwerke Weinzierl invests into a new log sorting line at its sawmill in Vilshofen in Bavaria, Germany.     [...]

African countries commit to fight against illegal timber trade

African countries have pledged to tame illegal trade in timber and other forest products by ensuring that the sub-sector [...]

Brazil’s furniture exports set to grow

After the market instability of 2016 the performance of the Brazilian furniture industry has started to improve. Between January to [...]
September 22, 2017 Daily News / Furniture / Statistics / Global / South America

Malaysia: Raw material and labour shortages to drive down wood products export prospects

The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) has revised projections of the country’s woodbased exports from RM53 billion [...]

Drax CEO to step down

British power producer Drax said chief executive Dorothy Thompson will step down after 12 years in the role.   [...]

IKEA Industry invests in Lithuania in order to double furniture production capacity

IKEA Industry has decided to invest in furniture production in Kazlų Rūda and advanced technology will offer an opportunity [...]