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European sawmills expanding their sales to overseas markets

European lumber exporters have expanded their sales overseas from 30% to 45% over the past ten years, with Asia receiving [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Largest hardwood sawmills in Germany and Austria

Cutting in those German hardwood sawmills which reported their volumes amounted to 1.574 million m³ in 2019. Compared to [...]

Swedish sawmills take advantage of opportunities in the US market

Danske Bank's head of the forestry and agriculture business area, Johan Freij, summarizes the situation in the timber market [...]

US lumber market: Sawmills struggle to supply

The price of lumber in the Chicago futures market is at an all-time high. The demand for lumber is [...]

N. American sawmills can’t keep up with current house construction demand; prices still on the rise

North American forest products manufacturers should put on their seat belts, as the latest housing market data indicates no stop [...]

Germany’s biggest sawmills expected to rise production this year despite pandemic

Last year, Germany’s biggest sawmills again raised their cutting volume. As to 2020, companies are optimistic, too, despite the [...]

Sweden: Reductions in timber storage regulations

The Swedish government ends the rules for timber storage to facilitate the forest industry during the current crisis.   [...]

Bergs Timber’s sold Swedish sawmills to switch operations towards more processed products

Bergs Timber signed an agreement with Vida Aktiebolag on the sale of Bergs's Swedish sawmill business.    [...]