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Companies in the timber industry

USNR to sign contract with Tschopp Holzindustrie AG for new sawline

At the end of 2020, USNR signed a contract with Tschopp Holzindustrie AG in Buttisholz, Switzerland, for a complete new [...]

Northwest Hardwoods’ bankruptcy approved

Global lumber supplier Northwest Hardwoods secured a Delaware bankruptcy judge's approval last Wednesday to immediately put its Chapter 11 [...]

Japanese save CLT manufacturer Katerra from bankruptcy

The Japanese SoftBank has saved the US CLT manufacturer Katerra from bankruptcy with a cash injection of US $ 200 million [...]

Swedish AB Karl Hedin to expand Krylbo sawmill

Swedish sawmiller AB Karl Hedin intends to build a new planing mill, extra storage capacity and further timber kiln drying [...]

Vietnam to tighten timber laws to avoid US tariff threats

Vietnam’s wood industry, under investigation by the U.S. Trade Representative for allegedly importing illegally harvested or traded timber [...]

Södra to sell prefabricated timber house division

    Södra is divesting Trivselhus AB to housing supplier Svensk Husproduktion with a completion date set [...]

European trade of wood chips has gone up substantially as sawmills have ramped up production

Softwood lumber production in Europe has increased steadily increased over the past five years. Consequently, additional volumes of sawmill by [...]

Phytosanitary controls extended to UK wood product imports from EU countries

A significant impact of the UK’s exit from the EU single market on 1st January is the requirement for [...]

North America: Wood products pricing volatility likely to persist in 2021

Pandemic-related supply constraints likely in new year  A year marked by high demand, supply constraints, and mercurial [...]

Egger highlights recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

The Egger Group, headquartered in St. Johann in Tirol, closed the first half of its 2020/2021 financial year (reporting [...]