Europe

New biomass subsidies schemes in Europe

The support of electricity generated from solid biomass is the most important stimulation for the development of the biomass power [...]

Yekalon starts MDF/HDF production in China

Yekalon has produced the first board at its a new MDF/HDF production line in China. According to the announcement [...]

Switzerland: Prices for wood pellets in February 2019

In February 2019, the prices for wood pellets only increased slightly in Switzerland. The average price for pellets of quality [...]

Ligna 2019 coming up in May

This May over 1,500 companies will be gathering in Hannover, Germany, to showcase the future of the woodworking and [...]

New records for the prefabricated house industry in Germany

In Germany, the prefabricated house market is booming. The sales volume increased by 7.2% last year. This is not [...]

Swiss Krono plans to build new MDF and laminate flooring lines in the US

Swiss Krono Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of wood-based materials, continues to invest in rural its [...]

UN provides new update on EUTR evolution

The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has published its latest briefing note on the implementation of the [...]
February 13, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Pfeifer Group to start CLT production this year

The Pfeifer Group is currently investing a good 25 million euros in the conversion and expansion of its traditional location [...]

Södra plans to build a new wood pellet plant in Sweden

Södra has invested in a new pellet factory at its sawmill in Långasjö, Sweden. The investment totals SEK [...]

Steico will start production of prefabricated components for the Polish market

In the course of the year 2019, the German building products and components manufacturer Steico SE wants to start in [...]