Archives: January 2016

Siempelkamp to supply particleboard plant in Russia

Siempelkamp received four orders from the Russian market in 2015. At the end of December the company of the "SOUZ [...]

Dubai WoodShow 2016 forecast to be a promising event

Organisers of the Dubai WoodShow, the largest exhibition in the Middle East for timber, machineries and tools, have revealed that [...]

Lentex buys wood flooring manufacturer Baltic Wood

Through its subisidiary Lentex, the Polish construction materlials producer Gamrat has acquired the wood flooring manufacturer Baltic Wood.   [...]

Metsä Wood relocates wooden elements production in Finland

The manufacture of Metsä Wood's Kerto-Ripa® wooden elements is moving from Heinola to Pälkäne in February [...]

Softwood lumber exports from Sweden on an upward trend

In the first ten months of 2015, Sweden has exported about 10,7 million cubic meters of sawn and planed [...]
January 12, 2016 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Europe

Wood-based panels and timber imports strongly increase in the UK

UK’s demand for imported timber and wood-based panel imports jumped 15% to 9.66 million m3 in 2014 [...]

The EU analyzes VPA progress on legal timber imports with Liberia

Representatives of Liberia and the EU have met to review progress towards implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which [...]
January 5, 2016 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Africa / Europe

Solid biofuel market in the EU forecast to grow significantly by 2020

Current indices show that the amount of consumption of wood pellets and briquettes might grow approximately one and a half [...]
January 3, 2016 Market Analysis / Wood Energy / ...Europe