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Companies in the timber industry

Coronavirus crisis: France and Germany announce new severe restrictions

   In the fight against the spread of the coronavirus, France severely limits the freedom of movement of its [...]

Wood business companies start to react to the coronavirus threat

Wood business companies are responding to the threats of coronavirus. Here is a tracking of the most recent developments:  [...]

European countries imposed heavy restrictions; borders close and some retail activity restricted

European governments took a series of measures over the weekend to slow the coronavirus spread. Many countries closed their borders [...]

Coronavirus: New Zealand forestry sector not likely to return to normal for six months

   New Zealand’s forestry industry continues to be impacted by coronavirus related disruption. GWMI's industry contacts, primarily [...]

Chinese wood industry slowly coming back to life

   Chinese firms are resuming work, and there appears to be an improvement over the last week. However, production [...]

Swedish Martinsons Groups in search for a new owner

Swedish Martinson Group wood group in Bygdsiljum is looking for a new principal owner. All eight partners in the fourth [...]

Dieffenbacher delivers wood-based panel plants to North Africa

   In El Tarf, Algeria, assembly is underway on the first continuous wood-based panel plant in North Africa [...]

Plywood market in the Middle East is set to rise robustly

   Middle East's plywood market is performing robustly for at least the past 10 years and is set [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production up 1.2% in 2019; Canadian output down sharply

U.S. sawmills in 2019 produced 35.319 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in 2019, up 1.2 [...]