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Companies in the timber industry

Hot demand and delivery delays push N. American lumber prices higher

Still hot demand and relentless delivery delays served to pop up lumber prices yet higher. Buyers scoured their supplier contacts [...]

Estonia: Ministry calls for increase in logging due to wood shortage caused by war in Ukraine

A joint communique sent to Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas from the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the [...]

Versowood to acquire Kissakoski sawmill

Versowood has bought the Kissakoski sawmill in Hirvensalmi. The sawmill owned by Veisto Oy will be transferred to Versowood in [...]

US homebuilders urge the Biden administration to end lumber tariffs

Jerry Konter, Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) urged the Biden administration to increase domestic production of [...]

Ante-holz puts into operation a new CLT plant in Germany

Ante-holz puts into operation Ledinek's CLT-plant in Bromskirchen-Somplar, Germany.    The first CLT [...]

Metsä Group prepares for wood raw material availability problems

Metsä Group is prepared for the problems of availability of wood raw material caused by the depletion of birch imported [...]

Forestry machinery manufacturers hit by delivery stop to Russia

The Ukraine war has had a significant impact on the global economy. The manufacturers of forest machines are also affected [...]

Estonian timber industry to be hit hard by trade bans with Russia and Belarus

The volume of felling in the state forest should be increased rapidly and a clear framework for action should be [...]

War in Ukraine places ‘significant pressure’ on the European wood supply chain

War in Ukraine is expected to put significant pressure on the supply of wood in Europe in the coming weeks [...]

International Paper says it may sell 50% stake in Ilim Group

International Paper announced its intention to explore strategic options, including the possible sale, of its 50% ownership interest in Ilim [...]