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Companies in the timber industry

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill, citing Asian competition for Oregon logs

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products notified employees at its Coos Bay lumber mill Thursday that it will close the facility and [...]

Romania: Cartel forming accusations over Schweighofer, Kronospan and Egger

The Romanian Competition Council has extended again the investigation on the local timber market over 35 more companies operating in [...]

UPM’s plywood production expansion in Russia on schedule

The UPM Chudovo plywood mill expansion investment, which started in late 2017, is proceeding on schedule to the production trial [...]

LIGNA 2019: Primary wood industry out in force

The LIGNA show in Hannover, Germany, is back again from 27 to 31 May this year with another roundup of [...]

SCA completes acquisition of Latvian Forestry Company

SCA has acquired Latvian Forest Company’s forest and land assets in Latvia, in total 10 000 hectares for the [...]

Swedish Setra confident that wood products trade with the UK will continue after Brexit

Wood products company Setra evaluated potential impacts of BREXIT on the company’s operations.    Olle Berg [...]

Furniture manufacturing factory to be built in Belarus For IKEA

The Belarusian subsidary of Polish IKEA supplier GABI Group has announced that it will build a manufacturing factory for the [...]

Pfleiderer and Berneck place new orders from Siempelkamp

Two of the world's leading producers of wood processing products have placed orders for Siempelkamp's Prod-IQ® MES [...]

Germany: Binderholz plans of doubling sawing capacity at Baruth mill ongoing

Eight drying kilns of the 1306 system from Mühlböck went into operation at Binderholz’s mill in Baruth [...]

IKEA tests furniture rental in 30 markets

IKEA will expand tests to allow customers to rent desks and sofas rather than buy them as it shifts away [...]