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Heinola receives order in Estonia

Combimill Reopalu OÜ invested in a new 2-zone Progressive Kiln type HFB in Estonia. The new HFB-Progressive Kiln will be taken into production in the beginning of year 2019... [more...]

Recovery in EU tropical logs imports

After a downturn in 2017, EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little ground at the start of 2018. Imports of 25,500 MT during the first quarter of the year were 9% greater than the same period in 2017... [more...]

Canfor appoints Dianne Watts to its BoD

Canfor Corporation announced the appointment of Dianne Watts to its Board of Directors.... [more...]

Finland: export and import of wood products in March 2018

In Q1 2018, Finland’s wood imports came up to 2.11 million solid cubic metres. The volume of wood imports decreased ... [more...]

Mercer International to expand Friesau sawmill in Germany

Mercer International Inc. has determined to proceed with a Phase II expansion and optimization project at its Friesau sawmill in Germany... [more...]

IKEA to expand into Peru, Chile and Colombia

IKEA is ready to expand into South America with outlets planned in three countries including Peru. To ensure the success of this expansion Ikea will partner with the Chilean retailer Falabella... [more...]

Sharp fall in EU imports of tropical glulam

EU imports of tropical glulam, mainly laminated window scantlings, decreased 37% to 9,800 MT in the first quarter of 2018. Imports decreased from both the leading suppliers... [more...]

Finland: total wood consumption in 2017

In 2017, a total of 79.5 million cubic metres of roundwood was consumed in Finland, which was 3% more than a year earlier and 8% above the average in the previous five-year period... [more...]

Indonesia: Ministry of Trade - No to log exports this year

The Indonesian domestic press is reporting that, according to Tuti Prahastuti, Director of Export of Agricultural and Forestry Products... [more...]

US furniture market indicators generally positive, but cabinet sales slide

The wood products manufacturing sector reported the strongest growth in April of all manufacturing industries, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing ISM Report On Business... [more...]

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Great satisfaction at the Carrefour International du Bois 2018, but roundwood is in short supply

Great satisfaction at the Carrefour International du Bois 2018, but roundwood is in short supply

The 2018 edition of the Carrefour International du Bois (CIB) held in Nantes from the 30th of May until the 1st of June gathered around 570 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors. Both exhibitors and visitors were satisfied with both the fair and the supporting program. The exhibitors came mainly from France and Belgium as well as a smaller number from other European countries. North America was sparsely represented... [ more...]

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