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Companies in the timber industry

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 [...]

US wood product manufacturers producing at highest levels since 2007

Despite the many challenges presented by the pandemic, US wood products manufacturers are responding to the high demand by producing [...]

Södra to invest in new CLT facility in Värö, Sweden

Södra is investing in a new facility that will increase the production capacity of timber frames ten-fold.  [...]