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ISC 2020: The Covid-19 pandemic impact on the softwood market

On 8 October 2020 the 68th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held for the first time ever online [...]

Swedish sawmills defy corona crisis helped by rising global lumber demand and higher prices

Current situation of the Swedish forest industry     Swedish demand for sawn wood products has decreased by [...]

Homag to create a new business segment; acquires Danish company System TM A/S

The Homag  Group intensifies its activities in the new market segment Construction Elements Solutions by acquiring 80% of the shares [...]

USTR to start investigation on Vietnam timber imports

At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is initiating an [...]

Forecast: Finland’s sawnwood to face falling exports and prices this year due to corona crisis

Demand for sawnwood has recovered since the beginning of the year, but this year Finnish exports will decrease sharply from [...]

UPM to cut up to 170 jobs in Europe

As a result of the weakening world economic outlook as well as the COVID-19 related restrictive measures and their [...]

Siempelkamp to deliver new particleboard production line to China

Guangxi Xiangsheng Household Materials Technology Co Ltd has signed an order with Siempelkamp for the supply of a new 300 [...]

Coronavirus crisis has diverse consequences for the German sawmill industry

Half a year after the first survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its members again about [...]

Steady recovery in European plywood deliveries from China

In terms of plywood supply to Europe the major concern early on in the pandemic was China.     [...]