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Companies in the timber industry

Swanson Group curtails production at two sawmills; citing deteriorating market conditions

Oregon's Swanson Group is implementing production curtailments with immediate effect, citing deteriorating market conditions.    The [...]

Kebony doubles modified wood production capacity with new plant

Modified wood cladding and decking manufacturer Kebony announced the opening of the company’s new factory in Flanders, Belgium.  [...]

Boise Cascade to acquire Arling Lumber

Boise Cascade Co. announced an agreement to acquire Arling Lumber, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Arling is a third generation [...]

Tolko to curtail operations at Quest Wood sawmill citing high log costs and poor market conditions

Tolko Industries Limited has told their employees in Quesnel on October 13 that they will be curtailing operations at their [...]

China: 3000 plywood enterprises closed

    A massive restructuring effort to eliminate outdated and polluting wood processing mills, many of them being [...]

Hyne Timber expands its glue laminated timber capacity in Queensland

Hyne Timber has announced a significant expansion to its Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing capability in Maryborough, Queensland. Construction of [...]

Interfor cuts production by 20% in BC Interior due to dropping lumber prices

Interfor Corp. says it plans to cut production by about 20 percent across its sawmills in the B.C. Interior [...]

Amazon makes major investment in prefabricated housing

As Amazon announced their investment in a prefabricated housing start-up, factory-built homes may just become the next voice [...]

Spanish Garnica cofirms €80 million investment in a new plywood factory in France

Spains's Garnica confirmed its intention to build a new factory in Troyes, France. Work at the factory will begin [...]

Expansion in India and higher online sales boosts IKEA’s sales

Swedish furniture giant IKEA reported rising sales for the year to August, helped by a big push online and new [...]