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Sweden: Vida’s sawmills running at full capacity

    Reduced supply, increased demand and higher prices. The pattern is recognizable from many industries right now [...]

An update of the current bark-beetle situation in Europe

    The bark-beetle infestation has caused a lot of problems in the last years especially in [...]

Stora Enso’s CEO: Company’s plants will continue to be located in the Nordic region

The majority of Stora Enso's mills will continue to be located close to raw materials, ie in the Nordic [...]

German sawmill industry feels the effects of the war, especially in terms of energy prices

With a survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its member companies about the current and expected [...]

Stora Enso strengthens its presence in France

    Stora Enso has invested in ACDF Industrie SAS, becoming a 35% shareholder of the French wood [...]

Arauco suspends operations at seven production units

    Arauco, one of the world's largest forestry companies, announced its decision to halt operations at [...]

EPAL pallet production reaches record levels in 2021

    The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) maintained the continuous growth of the EPAL Euro pallet [...]

N. American lumber prices fall to their lowest level in 2022

   Lumber prices fell below $800 on Monday to hit their lowest level of 2022.   The 30 [...]

Japan’s lumber industry under pressure due to ban on Russian wood

    The global lumber industry has been through a tumultuous period over the past year or so [...]

Willwood AB becomes Europe’s largest softwood flooring manufacturer

Swedish Willwood AB, owned by the Hermansson family, has acquired flooring manufacturer Stigma Hyvleri.    This is [...]
May 11, 2022 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Europe