Wood-based Panels

Timber prices in UK rise again in March after months of decrease

Material prices in the UK have shot up again after months of gradual decrease, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine [...]

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 [...]

Arauco suspends operations at seven production units

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

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 [...]

UK’s lumber imports return to pre-Covid levels

A slow-down in house-building and housing repair in the first quarter of 2022 is being reflected in lumber [...]

Consequences of the war in Ukraine on Poland’s timber industry

Poland's wood industry expects a shortage of wood raw materials mainly caused by the current war in Ukraine.   [...]

Bauwerk Group to acquire Somerset Hardwood Flooring

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

Shanghai blockade could make Europe face ‘logistics nightmare’

    Although there are signs that Shanghai port congestion is easing, European business could face a "logistics [...]

UPM reports good start of the year; excellent results in plywood and lumber business

    UPM's net sales increased by 12 percent to EUR 2,507 million in the first [...]