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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 [...]

Chinese furniture maker SciSky is entering particleboard production

Chinese company Nanning Shuixin Ketien (SciSky) has recently ordered a particleboard plant from Siempelkamp as to open new business in [...]

Classen subsidiary files US patent infringement action against Mohawk’s IVC company

Akzenta Paneele + Profile GmbH, a subsidiary company of the Classen Group,  filed a patent infringement action against Mohawk Industries' companies [...]

The Czech Republic bans pine and spruce logs harvesting

On September 14th, 2017, the Czech Ministry of Agriculture has banned the harvesting of spruce and pine which doesn't [...]
September 19, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Wood Products / Europe / Global

Indonesia: Furniture exporters face tough competition in international markets

The President/Director of PT Integra Indocabinet, Halim Rusli, has said, while it is now easier to secure verified legal [...]

China: Log imports up 8% in the first half of year

Log imports up 8% in the first half of year China’s log imports in the first half of 2017 [...]

Finnish sawmills: All eyes on the Chinese market

Finland now ranks among the top five global exporters of softwood lumber. The Finnish Sawmills Industries association forecasts that production [...]

Ziegler Holzindustrie orders new continuous kiln from Valutec

German Ziegler Holzindustrie, Europe’s largest privately owned sawmill, has placed an order from Valutec.     “Valutec [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany on the rise in September

The price for wood pellets in Germany rose to an average of EUR 232.69/tonne during September 2017.   [...]

US: Compliance dates extended for new formaldehyde emissions standards

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the compliance dates for the formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products [...]