Wood-based Panels

Louisiana-Pacific to close OSB mill in BC

    Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) is the latest company to join a growing list of lumber producers [...]

Massive curtailments in BC push US softwood lumber prices up

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Sonae-Arauco ceases laminate operations in Horn, Germany

    GHP Glunz Holzwerkstoffproduktions - GmbH (“GHP”) intends to cease all operations at its Horn Bad Meinberg site [...]

Boise Cascade expands plywood plant in South Carolina

Boise Cascade Company will expand its existing operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The engineered wood products and plywood maker [...]

Norbord to permanently close OSB mill in BC

    Norbord Inc. has announced its intention to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB [...]

Current trends in the Russian wood product industry

    The Russian wood product industry is one of the world’s most dynamic ones thanks to [...]

Chinese tariffs hit the US forest supply chain

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]

Green plywood solution developed in China

    A "non-added formaldehyde" polyurethane adhesive plywood continuous press automatic production line solution has been developed [...]

Brazilian plywood producers worried by fall in exports

    Exports of Brazilian plywood to the United States increased by more than 30 percent between 2017 [...]

US softwood lumber prices continue to fall in June 2019

    Despite a growing list of mill curtailments, prices of framing lumber sagged under the weight of [...]