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Universal Forest Products to acquire Quest

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced that one of its affiliates acquired the operating assets of Quest Design & Fabrication and [...]

Wood business companies start to react to the coronavirus threat

Wood business companies are responding to the threats of coronavirus. Here is a tracking of the most recent developments:  [...]

Container lines face $17 billion fall in revenues, as the efforts to stop spread of coronavirus continue

Container lines could be facing a $17bn shortfall in revenues this year as developed economies’ efforts to halt the spread [...]

Chinese wood industry slowly coming back to life

   Chinese firms are resuming work, and there appears to be an improvement over the last week. However, production [...]

Trump bans travel from Europe; ban doesn’t apply to trade

   The United States has imposed a general entry ban on people wishing to travel to the United States [...]

Plywood market in the Middle East is set to rise robustly

   Middle East's plywood market is performing robustly for at least the past 10 years and is set [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production up 1.2% in 2019; Canadian output down sharply

U.S. sawmills in 2019 produced 35.319 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in 2019, up 1.2 [...]