Wood-based Panels

German sawmill industry under rising pressure as Covid-19 infections skyrockets

The Corona crisis goes into the second round in winter and increases the pressure in the individual processing areas within [...]

Brazil: Exports of most wood products rising

    At the beginning of the pandemic there were forecasts of reductions in domestic demand and exports [...]

Global CLT production expected to double by 2025

CLT has become popular in Europe, Japan, North America and Oceania. The global production of  CLT (cross-laminated timber) in [...]

Largest sawmill group in the world buys largest OSB producer

     West Fraser has announced plans to acquire Norbord in a US$3.1bn takeover in what [...]

North American softwood lumber prices correct further down

North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices did correct down a bit more last week; however, demand remained quite [...]

EUTR and FLEGT to become UK domestic legislation

The Office of Product Safety and Standards has issued guidance staring that from January 1, 2021, Great Britain (England, Scotland [...]

EU wood market challenging as many countries go back into lockdown

   It remains to be seen whether the recovery in EU wood market will be sustained as there are [...]

Prospects of the German wood industry are deteriorating again

     The mood among companies in the German wood industry clouded over slightly in October against the [...]

Canada to issue plywood dumping order against China

   The Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association (CHPVA) says it welcomes the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA [...]

US plywood market sees encouraging signs

US plywood markets remain quiet and slow on the buy side, over all. Though there are encouraging signs in the [...]