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Interfor buys lumber producer Eacom Timber for $490-million

  Interfor Corp. will become the only lumber company with operations in all four producing regions of North America [...]

Booming trend in European log exports to China unlikely to continue

    European softwood logs were practically non-existent at Chinese ports five years ago. However, a combination [...]

North American lumber prices rise just over levels of 1 year ago

  As this unusual year slowly wound toward a close, there were some developments which will only add more [...]

Kastamonu to become fifth global largest panels producer with new mega MDF project

    Kastamonu Entegre has placed an order with Siempelkamp for an MDF plant featuring the longest continuous [...]

No lumber shortages at the moment in Germany; price level again competitive

    In the first half of 2021, the German market for lumber was characterized by enormous price [...]

France’s oak industry faces biggest supply crisis in history

    The supply situation of oak logs to French sawmills continues to deteriorate dangerously as exports to [...]