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Companies in the timber industry

China: New OSB plant to start production in 2020

    Work to build a new Chinese OSB factory for wood-based materials manufacturer Jiangsu Hui Dian [...]

IKEA close to enter the Mexican market

IKEA is exploring locations in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey to open its first store in the country.   [...]

Conifex to sell Lignum Forest Products to Canwel

Conifex Timber Inc. has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with certain subsidiaries of Canwel Building Materials Group Ltd.  for [...]

Resolute plans several curtailments in Q2, citing log supply constraints

Resolute Forest Products Inc. plans curtailments in Q2 at several stud sawmills in Quebec and Ontario, citing log supply constraints [...]

EIA accuses German company of importing illegal teak from Myanmar

The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) submitted evidence to German and European enforcement authorities showing serious repeated violations of [...]

Kronospan to build a new OSB plant in Ukraine

Kronospan will build a new OSB plant on the existing Kronospan particleboard plant in Novovolynsk in northwestern Ukraine, 10 km [...]

Ten European companies accused of importing illegal wood from DRC

Ten European companies trading in timber have sourced US$2.26 million of wood from a company engaged in illegal [...]

Kalesnikoff Lumber to invest in a mass timber facility in Canada

Kalesnikoff Lumber announced plans for construction of a multi species mass timber manufacturing facility in South Slocan, BC, Canada.  [...]

Kronospan achieves record profits in Latvia

Kronsopan Riga, the company's Latvian subsidiary, has achieved record profits in its financial year (October 2017/September 2018), with [...]