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The market situation for lumber and plywood in Europe is hot this summer

The cessation of imports of lumber and plywood from Russia and Belarus reduced their supply in Europe, which has weakened [...]

Uniboard Canada invsts $250 million in a new particleboard press

  Uniboard Canada is moving forward with the modernization project for its Val-d'Or plant.    [...]

FEP calls EU authorities to limit oak exports

After significant progress in the European parquet consumption in 2021 as well as rising production in FEP countries to a [...]

“Timber prices going up daily” in Europe due to Ukraine war, architects complain

European architects and designers are struggling to source wood for their projects as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has brought [...]

Plywood plants of Russian Sveza work at 20-40% of capacity

Aleksey Mordashov, head of the board of directors of Severstal, which also owns the leading Russian birch plywood producer Sveza [...]

Brazil boosts plywood exports to EU as falling supplies to US

In May, Brazil reduced plywood exports to the U.S. by 38% year-on-year to 101 thousand m3. At [...]

German woodworking machinery industry with record level of demand

The gap between global demand and the production of woodworking machinery is widening.    In the first [...]

Boise Cascade to acquire Coastal Plywood Company for $512 million

Boise Cascade has reached an agreement to acquire Coastal Plywood Company, including its two manufacturing locations, from Coastal Forest Resources [...]

US lawsuit bans Brazilian plywood due to poor quality

A federal court judge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recently entered a permanent injunction ordering the revocation of all PS 1 [...]

Sonae Arauco inaugurates particleboard plant in Germany

Sonae Arauco officially inaugurated its state-of-the-art particleboard plant the Beeskow. Although the plant started operations in July [...]