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Weyerhaeuser sells pulp business to International Paper for US$2.2 billion

Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell its Cellulose Fibers pulp mills to International Paper for $2.2 billion in [...]

Finland: Forest industry to boost use of roundwood

This year and next year roundwood trade and removals in Finland are growing towards a new level needed to satisfy [...]

UPM sells Schwedt mill to LEIPA for €70 million

UPM has signed an agreement to sell its Schwedt newsprint mill site (Germany) and relevant assets to LEIPA Georg Leinfelder [...]

Finland: Sawn softwood production and export expected to rise in 2016

Growth in the value of Finnish forest industry exports this year is driven by pulp and paperboard exports. Weak price [...]

West Fraser announces higher earnings from lumber operations

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has reported Q1/2016 net earnings of C$42 million, down from the C$49 [...]

US: Demand for decorative laminates forecast to go up by 2.5%

Demand for decorative laminates in the US is forecast to increase 2.5 percent per year to 11.6 billion [...]

Finland: Forest industry is the country’s largest exporter

    The forest industry is once again Finland's largest export sector.  According to official statistics released [...]

70% increase in Brazilian wood-based panel exports

According to the Brazilian Tree Industry Association (IBÁ), the volume of wood-based panels exported from Brazil in the first [...]

Norske Skog reports good financial results for the first quarter

Norske Skog's gross operating earnings (EBITDA) in the 1Q 2016 were NOK 242 million ($29.7 million), a slight [...]

Stora Enso to start 100 000m3/yr LVL production at Varkaus in this quarter

The contruction of Stora Enso's new LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) production line in Varkaus, Finland is proceeding according to [...]