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Metsä Wood to start production at new plywood mill in Estonia

Metsä Wood officially started up its birch plywood mill in Pärnu, Estonia. Currently there are around 65 blue-collars [...]

China: Wood-based panels manufacturers to cease production due to new ‘green’ protection policy

According to the Chinese government’s environmental policy called the “Three-Year Plan on Defending the Blue Sky” industrial enterprises [...]

Latvian plywood exports drop sharply

A total of 72,900 m³ of plywood was exported from Latvia in the first quarter, a decrease of 24 [...]

Transformation of China’s wood-based panel companies

China’s production of wood products, especially wood-based panels, has increased rapidly in recent years.     [...]

Russia: Top 10 wood pellet producing companies

Analysts estimate that currently 10 large wood pellet producers manufacture more than 60 percent of total Russian wood pellet production [...]

Changes to US GSP could distrupt Indonesian and Brazilian wood products exports

In a recent statement the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) said it believes the wood products export target for [...]

Homag Group sees dropping incoming orders due to lower Chinese demand

In the first half of 2018 (1H-2018), the Homag Group recorded an increase in sales over the previous year [...]

Vietnam aims to more than double its wood products exports by 2025

Vietnam's government is very positive regarding the wood and woodworking industry, as earning export revenues of $18-20 billion [...]

Lumber prices in the US keep on going down through August

The plunge in framing lumber prices in the US was unabated, but another round of steep discounting drew in more [...]