Companies & Industry Events

New wood pellets plant in South Korea equipped with Italian machinery

    At the beginning of 2019, the Italian machine and plant manufacturer Imal-Pal signed an important [...]

Swanson Group to permanently close its Glendale sawmill

Swanson Group has announced that it will permanently close its Glendale, Oregon, sawmill, which has been operated by the Swanson [...]

Canfor completes acquisition of 70% of the Swedish Vida Group

Canfor has completed its purchase of 70% of the Vida Group. The Vida Group is Sweden’s largest privately-owned [...]

SCA boosts capacity at Tunadal Sawmill

SCA is applying for a new environmental permit for the Tunadal Sawmill. Instead of the currently permitted maximum of 600 [...]

Stora Enso plans lay-offs in Finland, oversupply in the sawn timber market blamed

Stora Enso prepares for temporary lay-offs in its Wood Products division in Finland. The provisional lay-off plans concern [...]

Siempelkamp delivers a new OSB plant in China

Siempelkamp will deliver a production plant for OSB to the wood-based materials manufacturer Jiangsu Hui Dian New Materials Co [...]

Bergs Timber to cease operations at two sawmills in Sweden and Estonia

Bergs Timber made a review of all production facilities during the autumn and as a result, the Board has decided [...]

Norbord to invest a further EUR 40 million in its Inverness panel plant

Wood-based panel manufacturer Norbord is investing around EUR 40 million into the second phase of development of its Inverness [...]

IKEA and UPM to grow wood sourcing in Russia

On 25 February 2019, Hasslacherles, UPM Chudovo, IKEA Industry Novgorod and the Administration of the Novgorod region have signed a [...]

Largest wood pellet plant in Spain to start production

The largest wood pellet production plant in Spain has been put into operation in the town of Erla in the [...]