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Wood-based panels

Rougier/ Malvaux deal not expected to disrupt the plywood market

The acquisition of the €30 million turnover timber and plywood business Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux by plywood and decorative panels leader [...]

Belgian Decospan to double its veneer production capacity

The Belgian manufacturer of veneered panels Decospan plans to double its production capacity at the Menen site.     [...]

Difficult plywood trading year forecast

European plywood businesses say they anticipate ‘a lot of challenges’ this year and one predicted ‘very difficult trading’.   [...]

Roseburg completed purchase of MDF plant in Arkansas

Roseburg Forest Products and PotlatchDeltic Corporation informed the market that they have completed the previously announced purchase and sale of [...]

Volatile market leaves many EU plywood importers overstocked

EU plywood importers report that in the latter part of the year, the plywood market started to turn around and [...]

German woodworking machinery reaches record in 2018

In the five years from 2014 to 2018, the production of German manufacturers of woodworking machinery increased from 2.4 [...]

Lumber prices keep on rising in US

Sales of US framing lumber slowed as winter took a toll on consumption across the continent. Snow in the Northwest [...]

International Forest Products acquires a major UK distributor of timber and panel products

International Forest Products LLC (IFP) is pleased to announce an agreement to acquire all of the equity of Price and [...]

EU plywood market marked by uncertainty

It’s been a roller coaster 12 months for the European plywood industry according to stockholder importers and distributors in [...]

New additive protects wood-based materials from fire

Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) specialists have developed a [...]