Wood-based Panels

EU parquet market severely hit by the coronavirus crisis

The European parquet markets had generally well started the year showing stable to slightly positive trends in January and February [...]

North American softwood lumber prices fall sharply despite steady demand

North American softwood lumber sawmills sold wood at a wide range of prices last week, as some refused to go [...]

Vietnamese wood processing companies have suspended or reduced operations

Vietnamese wood processing firms have reduced production or suspended operations as most of the major importing countries for their products [...]

Coronavirus crisis effects on the global trade of wood products likely to last until 2021

    Pandemic effects will be delayed for forest products industries and recovery slower, particularly for landowners who [...]

Raw material supply for the German wood industry remains secured despite coronavirus crisis

    A continuous supply of raw materials is of central importance for the smooth functioning of the [...]

Sonae Arauco shuts down its industrial production units in Spain and S. Africa

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Sonae Arauco has decided to temporarily shut down its industrial units in Spain and [...]

North American woodworking sector hit hard by coronavirus crisis

The $75 billion North American wood products industry faces serious to major impacts from the corona virus outbreak, but surprisingly [...]

West Fraser announces more production curtailments

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it is further cutting production amid the COVID-19 pandemic.     [...]

Weyerhaeuser to close Kalispell, Montana, plywood mill

The COVID-19 virus is having an impact on Weyerhaeuser. The company announced it was shutting down its Kalispell plywood [...]