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EU imports more tropical plywood, mainly from China

Plywood is one of the few sectors of the EU market where tropical products have been performing reasonably well, although [...]

Norbord starts production at OSB mill in Inverness

Norbord completed GBP 95 million investment at its OSB mill in Inverness, the UK. According to the announcement, the company [...]

Chinese furniture maker SciSky is entering particleboard production

Chinese company Nanning Shuixin Ketien (SciSky) has recently ordered a particleboard plant from Siempelkamp as to open new business in [...]

US: Compliance dates extended for new formaldehyde emissions standards

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the compliance dates for the formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products [...]

Stod LLC to build new OSB and LVL mills in the Ural region

STOD LLC will build in the Titanium Valley (the Sverdlovsk region) factories to produce 300,000 m3 of OSB and [...]

Lumber prices in the US continued to rise last week

Sales of framing lumber in the US slowed down last week, but the demand outstripped production in most species and [...]

Latest prices for Ghana’s exported wood products

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 August 2017:    Boule [...]

Dieffenbacher receives orders for particleboard and OSB plants in China

Dieffenbacher has recently received its third order from Wanhua, while Guangxi Hengxian Xin Weilin has ordered an OSB plant.  [...]

Turnover of the German wood industry on a upward trend this year

The German wood industry has recorded 1.7% sales increase during the first half of 2017, reaching its fourth year [...]

Masisa sold Brazil wood-based panel operations plant to Arauco

Masisa announced the sale of its manufacturing operations in Brazil to Arauco (Chile), for USD 102.8 million, on the [...]