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Mood of optimism pervades European trade shows

The European trade show season is now well underway, starting in Germany during January with the Domotex flooring show in [...]

Structural panel production in North America went down in the Q4/2017

Structural panel production in North America decreased by 1.7% during the Q4/2017, as compared to the previous quarter [...]

Raute receives order of EUR 23 million from Metsä Wood for its LVL mill

Raute Corporation received from Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Business Area of Metsä Group, orders totaling EUR 23 million.  [...]

Wood-based panels exports from Guangdong dropped sharply in 2017

Chinese plywood exports from manufacturers in Guangdong Province fell in the first 11 months of 2017 with the largest drop [...]

Lumber prices in the US keep up with growth trend

The prices for framing lumber in the US continued to go up through the end of January. While long mill [...]

Indian Rushil Decor commissions MDF production line from Siempelkamp

The Indian wood-based materials manufacturer Rushil Decor buys the first Siempelkamp complete MDF plant in India.     [...]

Segezha Group to start construction of two plywood plants in Russia this year

Segezha Group will start construction of two plywood plants in 2018. According to the announcement, the projects will be executed [...]

Parquet market in Europe keeps progress at moderate pace

Consumption figures for parquet in Europe keeps increasing for the third year in a row. During 2016, the consumption progressed [...]

Lumber prices in the US pushed to all-time highs

Trading in framing lumber in the US remained active during last week, while sales pushed some prices to all-time [...]

Laminate flooring market in Europe kept stable sales in 2017

The EPLF association reported that their manufacturers achieved worldwide sales of laminate flooring made in Europe totalling 477 million m2 [...]