Wood-based Panels

German timber industry expecting tough times due to ongoing supply chain problems

The war in Ukraine causes the business climate index in the German timber industry to fall drastically. The current order [...]

EU plans to ban wood imports from Russia

    The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to EU nations sweeping new sanctions against Russia, including banning [...]

European Commission opens in-depth investigation on Kronospan-Pfleiderer deal

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Pfleiderer Polska by Kronospan, under [...]

China’s plywood exports hit record high

    China’s plywood exports hit a record high According to China Customs plywood exports were 12 [...]

Impact of the Ukraine war on the Finnish forest sector

    The most significant consequences of the war for the Finnish forest sector are the cessation of [...]

Netherlands: Availability of wood products to be greatly disrupted

    The Royal Association of Dutch Timber Companies (VVNH) has concluded that the ever-increasing package of [...]

High costs hit Vietnamese wood product manufacturers

    Rising input costs are eroding the profits of Vietnamese wood product manufacturers putting them at risk [...]

German wood industry expects delivery bottlenecks

The situation is already very difficult for wood imports from the countries currently involved in the ongoing war Russia, Belarus [...]

Siempelkamp reached 15 plant acceptances in 2021

    Wood-based panels production technology supplier Siempelkamp says it led 15 plants to acceptance in 2021 [...]

US plans to impose 50% tariffs on Russian birch plywood

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would end normal trade relations with Russia.     [...]