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EU market for glulam challenging for external suppliers

Anecdotal reports indicate that the glulam sector in Europe struggled with over-supply and low margins in the 2013 to [...]

Germany: Price trends for wood products in March 2018

    Producer prices for wood products in Germany show only small movements in March. According to data [...]

Affordability and supply affect the US housing market

Multi-family housing construction drove the growth in housing starts in March, according to the latest data release by the [...]

Germany: Prices for wood products on a stable trend

In February, the German producer price index for wood products has registered a high degree of stagnation as compared to [...]

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 [...]