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Italian woodworking machinery industry sees sharp fall in orders

In the second quarter of 2019 the orders of wood and furniture machinery and equipment in Italy have decreased by [...]

Calamity-wood from the Italian Alps sold to China

Between 27 and 29 October 2018, the Vaia storm destroyed 41,491 hectares of woods in North Eastern Italy. Millions [...]

Falling orders for the Italian woodworking machinery in Q1/2019

According to the Acimall (Italian Woodworking Machinery and Tools Manufacturers' Association) Studies Office, the first quarter 2019 showed an overall [...]

Italian Fantoni Group has ceased MDF production at Novolegno plant

At the end of February, the Italian wood-based panels manufacturer Fantoni discontinued MDF production at its Avellino site, which [...]

Italian forests are on the road to recovery, six months after the most destructive storm in history

With millions of cubic meters of timber still on the ground, and summer approaching, authorities and environmentalists in northern Italy [...]

Italian Florian Group to build a wood pellet plant in Croatia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is granting Italian wood processor Florian SpA a € 5 million loan to [...]

Italy: Imports of wood pellets up 27% in 2018

After a 9% increase in 2017, wood pellets imported by Italy showed a much more consistent trend growth in 2018 [...]

Huge storms ravage Italian forests; almost 15 million m3 damages

In the past week, the storm Vaia in northeastern Italy has ravaged some forests, especially in the Dolomites. The hardest [...]
November 6, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Italy: Housing sector drives growth wood products imports

Italy’s rise in timber imports in 2017 is a key indicator of the sector’s recovery. Overall, Italy’s [...]

Italian woodworking machinery sector announces good results for Q1/2018

The first quarter for Italian woodworking machinery is in line with the excellent results of 2017, a year that closed [...]