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Pellet prices considerably higher in W. Europe on a year ago

The price of wood pellets is considerably higher in some Western European as compared to a year ago.   [...]

Homag reports record order intake in Q1/2022

    In the first quarter of 2022, the Homag Group was able to further improve order intake [...]

Russian invasion, Covid and inflation overshadow the outlook of the Finnish sawmill industry

    The uncertainty caused by the Ukraine war is also reflected in the demand for Finnish lumber [...]

HS Timber acquires sawmill in Finland

    HS Timber Group, formerly known as Holzindustrie Schweighofer Group, has acquired 100% of the shares in [...]

Significantly reduced log supply to China

The total log demand in China has reduced since last year’s real estate and construction crisis in China due [...]

Russian timber companies ask for state support due to sanctions

Russian business associations "Opora Rossii" and "Business Russia" sent a set of proposals to Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko on [...]

North American lumber demand expected to remain high even if a recession occurs

    With Russia’s war in Ukraine, runaway inflation and rising interest rates, analysts and economists speaking [...]

Global supply-chain congestion shows signs of easing

Port bottlenecks that have increased supply-chain congestion because of the war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China may be [...]

High demand and prices lead to record Q1/2022 for Moelven

The international market situation for wood products and rising prices are contributing to a strong start for Moelven in 2022 [...]

Bauwerk Group to acquire Somerset Hardwood Flooring

    Swizerland-based Bauwerk Group AG has announced the acquisition of Somerset Hardwood Flooring, a vertically integrated [...]