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Segezha Group launched the first industrial production line for CLT panels in Russia

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, the Sokol CLT plant was inaugurated in the city of Sokol. The plant, which is [...]

China to reduce tariffs on certain wood products

China’s Custom Tariff Commission of the State Council has reduced tariffs on certain forestry products imported into the country [...]

Ocean freight rates at record levels

Global container freight rates continued to sky-rocket into the new year as major freight companies applied surcharges for premium [...]

Siempelkamp to deliver new particleboard plant to Russia

The Russian wood-based panels manufacturer Uvadrev-Holding placed an order with Siempelkamp for a new particleboard plant.   [...]

Malaysia plywood industry facing a timber shortage

Malaysia’s plywood export prices to key Japan market have firmed up due to tight supply of logs for manufacturing [...]

European renovation wave creates opportunities for the wood industry

  In her latest speech on the state of the Union, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen highlighted [...]

Austrian Pfeifer Group to double its CLT capacity

The Austrian Pfeifer Group is increasing its production capacity to 100,000 m³ cross laminated timber (CLT) annually with the [...]

Louisiana-Pacific to convert Houlton OSB mill

Louisiana Pacific Corp., (LP) has announced it is making an investment of approximately $150 million into its Houlton mill to [...]

Steady recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

Kronospan wants to invest 100 million euros in the Steinheim-Sandebeck site in Germany

The wood-based panel producer Kronospan wants to massively expand its location in Steinheim-Sandebeck, Germany. Kronospan plans investments totaling [...]