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N. American lumber prices plummet all the way back to 2018 levels

This spring lumber prices went on a historic run—shooting up over 300%—but that's all over now. Last [...]

Ziegler Group to invest EUR 255 million in a sawmill in Slovakia

The Bavarian wood processor Ziegler Group wants to build a sawmill and a wood processing plant in the southern Slovak [...]

European plywood imports rebound strongly since September last year

Latest analysis of Eurostat figures underlines the recent volatile conditions in the EU and UK plywood trade. Total EU+UK [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber at main timber distribution markets in August 2021

The below index contains the latest update (August 2021) for prices of lumber from three major timber distribution markets in [...]

Sierra Pacific acquires Seneca

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) plans to acquire Seneca and affiliates, combining two complementary, family-owned forest products businesses.   [...]

Sharp rise in plywood prices in Europe

In terms of source of plywood supply in Europe, China is reported to be keeping up with demand, albeit with [...]

Mercer buys Katerra’s CLT facility

Mercer announced that it received approval from the applicable Bankruptcy Court of the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary of [...]

UK faces timber shortage due to ‘unprecedented’ demand

The price of timber has risen sharply with builders struggling to get supplies, as post-lockdown construction and DIY projects [...]

French wood industry is expected to quadruple its market share in construction in 10 years

The French timber industry, with 60,000 companies and nearly 400,000 jobs, intends to quadruple its market share in [...]