Wood-based Panels

Segezha launches first CLT plant in Russia

At the end of February, the Sokol CLT plant was inaugurated in the city of Sokol, Russia. The plant, which [...]

High demand for softwood lumber in N. America, prices rising accordingly

The dual Canada/U.S. long weekend in mid-February did nothing to slow demand for lumber, with prices rising [...]

China to reduces tariffs on some wood products

  China’s Custom Tariff Commission of the State Council has reduced tariffs on certain forestry products imported into [...]

Siempelkamp delivers new particleboard plant to Russia

The Russian wood-based panels manufacturer Uvadrev-Holding placed an order with Siempelkamp for a new particleboard plant.   [...]

Malaysian plywood industry faces timber shortage

Malaysia’s plywood export prices to key Japan market have firmed up due to tight supply of logs for manufacturing [...]

European renovation wave to create opportunities for the wood industry

  In her latest speech on the state of the Union, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen highlighted [...]

Louisiana-Pacific to convert Houlton OSB mill

Louisiana Pacific Corp., (LP) has announced it is making an investment of approximately $150 million into its Houlton mill to [...]

Sales in the German wood industry benefit from high demand of construction sector

  The turnover of the German wood industry was around € 36.5 billion last year and thus 0.8 [...]

Sharp recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

Kronospan wants to invest 100 million euros in Germany

The wood-based panel producer Kronospan wants to massively expand its location in Steinheim-Sandebeck, Germany. Kronospan plans investments totaling [...]