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OSB production and prices in US to experience sharp growth in 2017

North America’s Oriented Strand Board (OSB) market is expected to improve in 2017, with the right balance between OSB [...]

LIGNA Preview: Innovations showcase ready to roll

LIGNA, the focal point and meeting hub for the international wood industry, is just around the corner.  The 2017 edition [...]

Former Canfor CEO to negotiate with the US a new lumber deal

B.C. Premier Christy Clark has announced the appointment of former Canfor chief executive officer, federal cabinet minister and B [...]
February 16, 2017 Daily News / Sawmilling / Global / North America

Välinge: Investments of €250 million to increase wood flooring capacity by 20 million sqm

Välinge, owned by Pervanovo Invest AB, has initiated a major investment project to meet the growing demand for V [...]

Stora Enso reported 8.6% earnings increase for its wood products division in 2016

    Stora Enso's wood products divison reported 8.6% increase in earnings, reaching EUR 88 million [...]

New wood chips drying technology developed in Finland

Finnish researchers are currently studying a more efficient means of drying wood chips, one that is said to be efficient [...]

Prices for Ghana’s exported wood products at the end of January

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 January 2017:    Boule [...]

German furniture industry sales got up to a record of almost EUR 18 billion in 2016

The German furniture industry sales grew by 3.2% in 2016 and reached a new all-time high of EUR [...]

Protectionism not viable for US and trade partners in the long-run, says VDMA

German machinery exports to USA fell by 3.4 percent between January and October 2016, and by nearly 5.8 [...]

Swedish furniture giant Ikea invests in Dutch recycling company

Home furnishers and consumer goods retailer Ikea has acquired a 15% minority stake in Dutch plastics recycling company Morssinkhof Rymoplast [...]