Archives: 2017

Overview of the global forest industry in Q3/2017

    The strong softwood fiber global prices, led by the US dollar weakening and the growing demand [...]

Italian woodworking machinery in booming abroad demand

The Italian woodworking machinery and tools sector closed its Q3/2017 with an order increase of 42.9%, as compared [...]

Siempelkamp to deliver particleboard plant to Green River Panels in Thailand

Green River Panels invests into a new particleboard plant close to Trang in South Thailand, the center of the Thai [...]

DOMOTEX to feature latest wood flooring trends in next edition

During DOMOTEX 2018, the world‘s leading trade fair for carpets and floor coverings held annually in Hannover, Germany, a [...]

Wood products exports from Vietnam reaches 11.3% rise Q1-Q3 2017

Vietnam's turnover for wood and woodwork during the first nine months of 2017 amounted to $5.55 billion, representing [...]

World’s tallest timber building to be constructed in Norway

The world's tallest timber building is to be built in Norway. Mjøstårnet will be more than 80 [...]

Drax began production at former German Pellets wood pellet plant in US

      Drax Biomass Inc. (DBI) began start up production this week at its newest facility [...]

Softwood sawn timber and plywood production in Finland increased significantly during January-September

Finnish softwood sawn timber production in January-September increased by 5.9% compared to the year ago period and totalled [...]

Sweden, the most important market for prefabricated timber buildings

    Sweden has started to use its natural forests for prefabricating timber buildings of all types and [...]

Canfor might build a large sawmill in the US Southeast

Canfor is evaluating a 250 mmbf greenfield sawmill in the US Southeast region and also announced a new organic capital [...]