Companies & Industry Events

Kronospan abandons takeover of Pfleiderer due to EU antitrust concerns

    Austrian wood panel producers Kronospan failed to allay EU antitrust concerns over its bid for German [...]

Western Forest Products to cut lumber production

Western Forest Products today announced plans to temporarily reduce its lumber production output for the remainder of 2022 by approximately [...]

Ledinek deliveres equipment for Stora Enso’s CLT plant in Ždirec

Slovenian Ledinek has delivered for about a third of the whole equipment for Stora Enso's new project in Ždirec [...]

European woodworking and sawmill industries welcome EC’s legislative proposal on certification of carbon removals

    The publication today by the European Commission of a draft legislative proposal on the certification of [...]

Nordic forest companies have more money than ever

The Nordic forest industry has never had as much money as it does now, says Danske Bank's forest sector [...]

UK: Timber organisation calls for government support in the event of power outages

    The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has asked government to confirm it will act to [...]

Top 15 biggest lumber producing companies in the world

GWMI picked the top 15 companies across the globe based on their softwood lumber production figures for 2021. The list [...]

Warren Buffet’s investment company buys stake in Louisiana-Pacific

    In the course of the third quarter, the investment company Berkshire Hathaway, managed by Warren Buffett [...]

Egger invests 25 million euros in the Unterradlberg plan

The Egger Group invested in the 25 million euros in its Lower Austrian production facility in Unterradlberg. This involves investments [...]

Austria: Hasslacher to take over Gemson

    The Hasslacher Group will acquire the Austrian timber construction specialist Gemson, which focuses on small and [...]