Wood-based Panels

UK timber trade faces difficulties after Brexit

    A recent survey showed that after Brexit, difficulties in logistics, hindered timber trade with Northern Ireland [...]

Egger to enter building materials market

    In view of the increasing importance of wood as a building material, Egger has established the [...]

Homag Group to acquire stake in Danish Kallesoe Machinery

With the majority takeover of the Danish machine manufacturer Kallesoe Machinery A / S, the Homag Group is further expanding its [...]

Russia might ban exports of particleboard

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (Minpromtorg) has proposed to introduce a temporary ban on the [...]

Prices of N. American softwood lumber surpass impossible highs

    There aren't many adjectives left to describe these non-stop increasing lumber prices. Customers who [...]

Considerable rise in UK timber and panel imports

The recovery in UK import volume seen in the second half of 2020 continued in January 2021 with timber and [...]

Ligna cancels this year’s event

    Perhaps it was to be expected that given the pandemic situation and the knock-on travel [...]

European parquet markets see accelerated rise, but face low availability of raw materials

The European parquet markets had generally slowly started the year with stable to slightly increasing consumption in January and February [...]

North American softwood lumber prices reach incredible highs

    Shock and disbelief resonated throughout the North American forest products industry as solid wood construction framing [...]

Germany: Massive exports to the US put pressure on domestic wood prices

The German wood market is divided into two parts. While wood prices are only rising very slowly for German forest [...]