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MEDEX 2018: Deutsche Messe expands to Iran

Deutsche Messe brings its woodworking industry expertise to Iran. MEDEX – the international trade fair for woodworking and wood processing, materials, accessories, furniture and laminate flooring – will have its premiere event presented at the ...... [more...]

Slightly rising roundwood prices in Tyrol in February

n its monthly market report, the Forestry Agency of Tyrol notes that the price for spruce sawlogs in February is slightly up than in the previous month. The price difference between North and East Tyrol for the main assortment is 8 € / m³... [more...]

Metsä Tissue to invest in new converting line at its mill in Žilina, Slovakia

Metsä Tissue is acquiring a new tissue product converting line to its Žilina mill in Slovakia. The project has started, and the new converting line for consumer tissue products will be operative by the end of 2018... [more...]

Myanmar: Timber export earnings well down on previous years

U Khin Maung Kyi, the Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, has been quoted as saying income from timber exports and domestic trade will exceed the US$90 mil.... [more...]

Rex Lumber to build a new sawmill in Florida

Rex Lumber, headquartered in Graceville, Florida is expanding with a greenfield sawmill in the Southeast. Rex currently operates three sawmills, two in the Florida Panhandle and one in Mississippi, producing a total of 575 million board feet annually... [more...]

Holz-Handwerk coming up this month

Holz-Handwerk, the renowned German trade fair specializing in the wood processing industry, is preparing to open its doors from 21 to 24 March 2018 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center... [more...]

Homag Group's sales were up 13% in 2017

The Homag Group increased its incoming orders and sales in 2017, and further boosted its earnings. Preliminary figures show that the Homag Group’s sales were up 13 percent... [more...]

Canfor Pulp announces leadership changes

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announced today that, due to an organizational change, Brett Robinson, President of Canfor Pulp, has left the Company, effective 5 March. The President responsibilities for Canfor Pulp will be consolidated under ...... [more...]

French Rougier Group in difficulty

On the 27th of February, the listing of Rougier shares on Euronext was suspended at the opening, after a fall of around 20% in the previous days... [more...]

New home sales in the US drop 7.8% in January

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7.8 per cent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000 units after an upwardly revised December reading... [more...]

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Safeguard procedure granted for Rougier SA

Today, the tribunal of Poitiers (France) agreed to the request of Rougier SA, the top holding company of the Rougier Group, to apply for a safeguard procedure... [ more...]

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