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Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination could disrupt production, say US wood panel manufacturers

    US wood panel manufacturers have expressed concern about potential production disruption coming from President Joe Biden [...]

More than 100 companies ask for suspension of antidumping duties on Russian birch plywood

Brussels has been accused of driving building businesses across Europe to the brink of insolvency after imposing antidumping duties on [...]

USNR and Wood Fiber merger to create a giant supplier

Two North American sawmill suppliers are joining forces: USNR and Wood Fiber will become the biggest supplier in the world [...]

Global CLT capacities expected to rise sharply as demand continues to grow

At the Ligna Forum Digital, four industry experts discussed the prospects for CLT production and discussed the potential in technology [...]

Segezha to become a global forestry giant with Bonum acquisition

A deal between investment group Bonum Capital and Russian forestry major Segezha will create the largest forestry assets holder in [...]

Finland: The price of lumber seeks balance; plywood competitiveness improves

Demand for Finnish lumber this year has been supported by favorable developments in construction investment in Europe, the United States [...]

Vietnam wood processors shut down temporarily

Although Vietnam’s wood and wood exports grew by more than 62% (year-on-year) in the period January–June [...]

Big increase in UK timber imports from the EU despite Brexit

An impact of the UK’s departure from the EU single market and customs union on 1st January this year [...]

US and Vietnam reach timber deal avoiding punitive tariffs

The US and Vietnam reached an agreement over illegally harvested and traded timber that will see the Asian nation avert [...]

UFP acquires Alabama wood distributor in anticipation of growing demand

Anticipating an uptick in demand for factory-built housing, Grand Rapids-based wood products manufacturer UFP Industries Inc. announced the [...]