Archives: 2015

Södra to expand sawn timber deliveries to the United States

Södra seeks to increase deliveries to the United States in the spring of 2015, as demand for wood products [...]

Global innovations showcase for forestry and wood industries at LIGNA 2015

In the first ten months of 2014, the volume of tropical wood product imports into Belgium fell very slightly (-0 [...]

Siempelkamp sells complete MDF plant for Asperbras

Brazilian company Asperbras ordered for its Água Clara location a complete MDF plant from Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH with [...]

Chinese wood products industry continues to expand in 2014

In 2014, China's forest products industry output value and trade value reached US$ 848 billion and US$ 138 billion [...]
February 5, 2015 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Sawmilling / China

Japan to run wood biomass in power generation facilities

In Japan, after FIT (feed in tariff) system was introduced in July 2012, many plans of wood biomass power generation [...]
January 19, 2015 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy

China ends commercial logging in natural forests

President Xi Jinping has signalled that all natural forests should be protected. According to Zhao Shucong, Head of the State [...]
January 15, 2015 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / China

Redwood imports in China rise by 92%

According to China Customs, between January and October 2014 China's redwood imports totalled 1.85 million cubic metres valued [...]
January 15, 2015 Market Analysis / Sawmilling / ...China

Interfor acquires fours sawmills in the US

Interfor announced today it has completed the acquisition of four sawmills from Simpson Lumber Company, LLC, increasing its annual lumber [...]

EU laminate flooring markets go up last year

According to a conservative extrapolation for 2014, the 21 ordinary member companies of the EPLF, i.e. the European producers [...]