Keyword: Sweden

Polish Andrewex buys Rörvik Timber’s Tvärskog sawmill

Polish company Andrewex has acquired a wood processing plant in Sweden, from the Swedish group Rörvik Timber.   [...]

Value of softwood lumber exported by Sweden and Finland to Egypt dropped 50% since 2014

The countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa, the MENA region, have become a major destination for European softwood [...]

Sawlog prices in Sweden drop sharply in the first quarter of the year

In the first quarter of 2016, roundwood prices in Sweden show a negative development as compared to the previous quarter [...]

Sweden: Vida adds 48,000 m3 of drying capacity at spruce sawmill with Valutec’s continuous kiln

With a new continuous kiln from Valutec, Vida will increases its drying capacity by 48,000 m3 in Vislanda, Sweden [...]

Stora Enso CEO elected chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation

Karl-Henrik Sundström, the CEO of Stora Enso, was elected new chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries Board, during [...]

Swedish wood strong position confirmed at Dubai WoodShow

The Dubai Wood Show was held on 4-6 April this year. The event is the biggest trade fair for [...]

Sweden: Sawmill industry benefits from weaker krona

At the moment the Swedish rising economy offers great benefits for sawmills. Also, the competitiveness of the Swedish sawn timber [...]

Sweden seeks opportunities in the rising Japanese wooden house building

New opportunities arise in the Japanese construction sector for the Swedish lumber. Swedish Forest Industry President, Carina Håkansson (in [...]

Sweden: Forest machines market is falling

The Swedish market for forest machines is shrinking. That’s the conclusion of a review of the past six years [...]

IKEA set to open first store in Morocco

After months of diplomatic difficulties between Morocco and the Swedish government, IKEA will finally open its first store in the [...]