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Companies in the timber industry

Interfor to permanently close Hammond sawmill in Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Interfor Corp. plans to permanently close its Hammond sawmill in Maple Ridge, B.C., affecting more than 100 workers.  [...]

Swiss Krono produced the first MDF board in the plant in Barnwel, USA

On August 24, 2019, Swiss Krono produced the first MDF board in the new MDF HDF plant in Barnwell, South [...]

Pfleiderer Group increases output capacities at Grajewo production plant

In July Pfleiderer Group launched a new melamine faced chipboard (MFC) production line at its Grajewo production plant. The new [...]

Estonian Palmako AS launches new glulam production line

Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has launched a new glulam production line. The new line enables the production of [...]

Plywood markets in Europe facing multiple pressures

Some European importers say the deterioration in market conditions started from the beginning of the year. Others said that their [...]

US investment group takes over Pfleiderer

On 21 August, the EU Commission approved the acquisition of a majority stake in Pfleiderer Group SA by US financial [...]

$50 million CLT plant to open in Ontario

Building upon the success of its existing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) plant and related engineering team in Quebec, mass timber [...]

EU plywood market faces a ‘perfect storm’

As the year has progressed, the European plywood sector has become increasingly depressed. That’s the consensus among a number [...]

Great Southern Wood Preserving to open sawmill in Alabama

Since 8 July, 2019 logs are delivered in the new sawmill Abbeville Fiber in Henry County in Southeast Alabama.   [...]

Canfor to curtail an additional 75 million board feet of production capacity in BC

Canfor Corporation announced additional operating curtailments which will reduce production capacity by 75 million board feet between September 3rd and [...]