Archives: July 2018

Pessimistic forecasts for Malaysian wood products industry

    As the second half of 2018 approaches, analysts have projected that the wood-based manufacturing sector [...]

The wood furniture production in Europe kept stable in 2017

The value of EU wood furniture production was €40.3 billion in 2017, no change from the previous year and [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer accused of purchasing illegal logged wood in Romania

A new investigation takes a look behind the scenes to detail how the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer, one of [...]

Brazil: Giant wood pellet plant to be build in Rio Grande do Sul

Fepam, the environmental protection agency in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, issued on Wednesday the environmental licence [...]

Indian HIL Limited buys German flooring giant Parador for EUR 82 million

The leading Indian building material producer HIL Limited, a subsidiary of the CK Birla Group, will acquire German flooring producer [...]

More than 80% of the Ligna 2019 space is already booked

While opening day is still about a year away, exhibition space at the world's leading trade fair for machinery [...]

Segezha Group launches new plywood production line in Russia

    Vyatsky Plywood Mill (subsidiary of Segezha Group) launched a new premium birch plywood production. According to [...]

Latest prices for Indian teak, sawnwood and plywood

    Demand for Indian imported logs continues unchanged but imports are still affected by the withdrawal of [...]

Lumber companies in Canada lost millions of dollars due to US tariffs

U.S. duties introduced on softwood lumber imports from Canada determined a lot of financial difficulties to Canadian lumber companies [...]

Södra’s Q2/2018 results reach best results in the company’s history

Södra reported sustained strong operating profit of SEK 1,318 million (Q2/2017: SEK 461 million) for the second [...]