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Companies in the timber industry

SCA acquires more forest land in the Latvia

SCA has signed an agreement to acquire forest land in Latvia. The acquisition comprises an area of 19,150 hectares [...]

North American lumber market called ‘unprecedented’

The North American lumber industry is having its craziest year in memory -- and that was before the wildfires.   [...]

Swedish forest companies receive lower credit ratings

One of Sweden's largest forest industry groups has its credit rating lowered by the credit rating agency Standard & [...]

Impact of Covid 19 on US’ forest supply chain

The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at the beginning of 2020 [...]

EGGER marks key production milestone at new manufacturing plant in Lexington

EGGER announced it has laminated its first particleboard panel at its new manufacturing facility in Lexington, North Carolina.    [...]

Initial reports indicate heavy timber damage in Louisiana and Texas from Hurricane Laura

Early reports from Louisiana in areas battered by Hurricane Laura are indicating that forestland losses will be extensive. There are [...]

Tschopp Holzindustrie to invest in a new sawmill

Tschopp Holzindustrie to build a new sawmill in Switzerland. This will replace the existing plant, which has been operating at [...]

Swedish sawmills take advantage of opportunities in the US market

Danske Bank's head of the forestry and agriculture business area, Johan Freij, summarizes the situation in the timber market [...]

ULK Group’s new mega sawmill in Russia equipped with Nordic technology

Russia’s ULK Group is investing about Euro 400 million in one of the country’s biggest sawmill investments.   [...]

Ireland: Timber supply for 2020 and 2021 is “under severe threat”

Coillte has warned the Government that it could run out of timber to sell off before the end of the [...]