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US sawmills increase softwood lumber production in January-February

US sawmills produced 5.285 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first two months of 2017, a [...]

Brazilian wood-based products rise 12.2% in March

In March 2017 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 12,2% in value compared to [...]

Biesse tops Italian companies in wood machining technology

Biesse tops the list of Italian companies in the production of wood machining technology, following a study made by data [...]

Sweden exports significantly more softwood lumber to China

The Swedish sawmills have exported 1.1 million cubic meters of sawn and planed lumber during February 2017, 6% less [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices recover in April

In April, softwood lumber prices in Austria rose again after a slight decrease in March. The 1-2 EUR/cbm [...]

Forecast: Japan’s wood demand and supply in 2017

Japan's Forestry Agency forecasts stable wood demand for 2017, but the housing starts is predicted to 4.4% less [...]

Swedish softwood lumber market expected to see production capacity increases in 2017

The Swedish forest industry is forecast to grow in 2017, especially in pulp, paper and wood products.    [...]

Russian forestry companies more than double profits in 2016

The Russian forest industry reported pre-tax total profit of 173.55 billion rubles ( appr. EUR 2.87 billion) in [...]

Yildiz Entegre to invest EUR 150 million in a new MDF/HDF plant in Romania

Yildiz Entegre plans to open an MDF / HDF plant near Pitesti, Romania. The investment will rise up to nearly EUR [...]

Italian woodworking technology achieves 10.4% growth in 2016; positive outlook for 2017

The Italian woodworking technology sector ended 2016 with a double digit growth of 10.4 per cent year-on-year [...]