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EU plywood prices on the rise, due to increased demand and limited supply

Plywood prices are rising sharply in the EU on the back of buoyant demand across the region and supply issues [...]

Overview of EU wood products imports in 2017

The value EU imports of sawnwood (including softwoods and hardwoods) was unchanged in 2017, at Euro 3.2 billion, ending [...]

BlueLinx acquired Cedar Creek for $345 million

BlueLinx, a leading distributor of building and industrial products in the US, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cedar [...]

Mega construction projects in UAE push wood products demand in the region

The demand for wood and wood related products in the United Arab Emirates are driven by planned and ongoing construction [...]

New Zealand’s XLam to start CLT production at site in Australia

New Zealand wood products manufacturer XLam started manufacturing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) panels at its Wodonga site in Australia.  [...]

Germany: Uneven price movements for wood products in January

Producer prices for wood products in Germany registered uneven movements in January 2018. The great part of the products became [...]

Setra invests in new CLT factory in order to meet booming demand

Setra plans to invest in a CLT factory in Långshyttan, as to meet the high demand for CLT in [...]

LignaTerra announced $30 million investment in cross-laminated timber plant in Maine

LignaTerra will build a $30 million Cross-laminated timber (CLT) and other mass timber products plant in Millinocket (ME, United [...]

Binderholz to expand glulam production in Jenbach

Binderholz has completed the third expansion stage (Plant 3) of the glulam in Jenbach, thereby expanding the site's capacity [...]

Timber construction in Australia might be allowed up to 8 storeys

The Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) insisted to make some changes in the National Construction Code (NCC) as to [...]