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Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in October

In October, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.8 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

Rougier to sell Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French Malvaux Group

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]

British Columbia’s largest forestry delegation to visit China, Japan and South Korea at the end of 2018

Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to three Asian countries this [...]

The German parquet industry sees great opportunities in the Chinese market

During the first three quarters of 2018, the sales of German parquet fell by 5% year-on-year, reaching a [...]

Egger starts construction of its first US particleboard plant

Austrian wood-based panel manufacturer Egger has started construction on its first U.S. particleboard manufacturing plant here in Davidson [...]

Western Forest Products acquires Columbia Vista

Western Forest Products announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of Western has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets [...]

IKEA accelerates transformation as to meet unprecedented scale change of retail trade

The Ingka Group (Ingka Holding BV and controlled entities) is speeding up its transformation plans. The company plans to invest [...]

Södra to close parquet flooring plant in Sweden

Södra is initiating a process to close down Berg & Berg in Kallinge, Sweden. Trade union negotiations will begin [...]

Germany: Prices for wood pellets on ascending trend in November

During November 2018, the prices for wood pellets in Germany have risen sharply. Thus, the price increased by 1.8 [...]

Georgia-Pacific completes $100-Million lumber facility in Alabama

Georgia-Pacific celebrated the official start of production at its newest lumber facility in Talladega, Alabama. The $100-million, 300 [...]