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Stora Enso divests Puumerkki wholesaler of wooden building materials

Stora Enso has divested 100% of its shares in the Finnish Puumerkki Oy and the Estonian Puumerkki AS to Mimir [...]

Russian companies announce massive investments in CLT capacities

The capacity of the CLT panels market in Russia is estimated at 130,000-150,000 m2 each year. In [...]

Wood products prices drop in Germany

In August, the German producer prices for wood products have predominantly tended downwards. Compared to July, only boards, battens and [...]

Japan: CLT demand to quadruple this year; production and demand expected to boom by 2020

A meeting organized by the Japanese Government was recently held in order to promote use of CLT. It has been [...]

India- A growing market for American softwoods

American Softwoods (AMSO), the promotional partnership formed by three major U.S. softwood trade associations has recently declared that the [...]

SmartLam quadruples CLT production at former Weyerhaeuser site

SmartLam, the first commercial manufacturers of cross-laminated timber (CLT) in the U.S., is expanding its operations and headquarters [...]

US home builders worried about effect of hurricanes on cost of building materials

Residential construction was almost unchanged in August at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,180,000, according to the [...]

Roseburg orders new LVL production line for its mill in the US

Roseburg Forest Products placed an order for a world’s largest continuous LVL press with Dieffenbacher.     [...]

Europe’s timber giants investing heavily in CLT business

The global cross-laminated timber market experiences continuous growth, due to market advances from mechanical properties, which make the product [...]

Stod LLC to build new OSB and LVL mills in the Ural region

STOD LLC will build in the Titanium Valley (the Sverdlovsk region) factories to produce 300,000 m3 of OSB and [...]