Wood-based Panels

Norbord boosts profits on higher OSB prices in N. America and Europe

    Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $724 million for the full-year 2018 compared to $672 [...]

Boise Cascade to sell a plywood mill

Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its [...]

Sluggish wood flooring sales in Europe

Based on information obtained from its member companies and national associations, FEP – the European Federation of the Parquet Industry - estimates [...]

Lumber prices in the US rapidly increase at the end of January

January closed with a bang as supply-side concerns ignited a rally that pushed many US framing lumber prices up [...]

US considers lowering duties on imports from China

  The United States is considering at least partial loosening of import duties on Chinese products to accelerate trade [...]

Arauco completes acquisition of Masisa’s Mexican panel mills

An USD 160 million acquisition agreement of two industrial plants in Mexico was established by Arauco to Masisa, following the [...]

Malaysian wood products exports likely to drop in 2018

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) is projecting a 4% decline in exports of timber and timber products for 2018 [...]

Germany: Mixed trends in wood products prices

    German producer prices for wood products tended to be mixed in November and December. Although prices [...]

Lumber prices in the US pick up at the end of January

    Wintry weather held back trading in some lumber markets in the US, but sellers of framing [...]

No deal Brexit advice for UK’s timber importers and exporters

    UK's timber importers and exporters are being asked to consider requirements for their businesses in [...]