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Companies in the timber industry

The European sawmill industry could have long-term benefits from the Covid-19 pandemic

When in late February 2020 it became apparent that the Covid-19 virus would wreak havoc not just in China [...]

New cooperation project aims to boost European exports of wooden products to China

At present, China is the world's largest timber processing and wood product production base and the most important wood [...]

Södra to purchase sawmill and timber treatment facility

Södra is acquiring Ture Johanssons Trävaru AB and AB Tenhults Impregneringsverk.     According to the [...]

Interview: MDF to replace large part of unorganized plywood segment, says Greenpanel CFO

Greenpanel, India’s largest producer of MDF, has state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh, with [...]

Shareholders approve Drax acquisition of Pinnacle

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. and Drax Group plc. on March 31 each announced shareholder approval for the planned acquisition of [...]

Australian timber faces a long-term deadlock due to the freezing of Chinese imports

Australia is preparing to completely interrupt its annual timber trade with China after Beijing Customs' request to resume log exports [...]

Japanese Komatsu plans to grow forestry machine sales in North America and ASEAN

Japanese machinery maker aims to boost segment's revenue by 40%    Japanese equipment maker Komatsu hopes [...]

Germany to limit spruce logging

The German Federal Council accepted the Forest Damage Compensation Act on March 26th. Because the large amounts of damaged wood [...]

European plywood companies report good profits, but supply a struggle

The good news from the majority of European hardwood plywood importers interviewed March 2021 was that they were making money [...]

Metsä starts construction of its new sawmill in Rauma, Finland

Metsä Fibre is building the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma, Finland. The construction work began in May 2020 [...]