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Egger acquires first production site outside of Europe, in Argentina

Egger secures, for the first time, a production site outside of Europe, once with the acquire of the Masisa plant [...]

Tropical wood continues to lose share in European flooring market

European consumption of real wood flooring (i.e. excluding laminates) remains flat and the role of tropical timber in this [...]

Egger plans to build a wood-based materials plant in the US

During an official meeting with the Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, and representatives of local authorities, which took place [...]

US lumber prices on the rise through the end of July

Framing lumber prices went through strong increases in most species for a second consecutive week starting July 21st, in spite [...]

Masisa plans to sell industrial assets in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

Masisa will focus its commercial activity on its forestry and higher added value businesses in the Andean Region, Central America [...]

Trends in China’s domestic demand for wooden flooring

The demand for wooden flooring in China has increased in recent years to become a significant market for producers.  [...]

Siempelkamp will supply MDF/HDF plant to Sonae Arauco in Portugal

To expand production capacities at its Portugese Mangualde location, Sonae Arauco decided to order a MDF/HDF plant from Siempelkamp [...]

Egger has acquired a Masisa plant in Argentina; enters non-European markets

Egger has signed for the acquire of Masisa plant in Concordia, Argentina on the 17th of July 2017.   [...]

Plywood manufacturers in India set to shut down production due to GST

All plywood units in Yamunanagar and Jagadhri were set to go on indefinite strike starting 14th of July on account [...]

US lumber prices hiked due to BC wildfires

Wildfires in the British Columbia Interior fueled heavy trading in framing lumber markets in the United States.    [...]