• Panels
  • March 16, 2018 16:30

EGGER starts construction of an office building in Lexington, North Carolina

In July of last year, the EGGER Group announced that it would build a wood-based material factory in Lexington, North Carolina. A first step has been taken with the ground-breaking ceremony for the office building on site. In early 2019, around 80 administrative employees will ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 16, 2018 11:32

Sveza completed acquisition of Tyumen Plywood Plant

Sveza received approval from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (the FAS Russia) for the previously announced acquisition of Tyumen Plywood Plant from its current owner Almira Karimova... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 15, 2018 10:26

Uniboard to renew its FSC certification

Uniboard, a North American producer of decorative composite wood panels, renewed its Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 15, 2018 08:41

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR : Special Guests and Delegations to Assemble in Shanghai!

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR – the annual hub for Asia-Pacific and global flooring professionals is in its final preparations for the 20th Anniversary Edition. To help celebrate this momentous occasion, select industry delegations have been assembled to bring the best and brightest to Shanghai... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 14, 2018 07:02

Segezha Group's Board of Directors appointed a new President of the Group

Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) – one of the largest Russian vertically integrated timber holding companies – reports that on March 5, 2018, the Board of Directors of Segezha Group decided to appoint Shamolin Mikhail Valerievich to position of ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 13, 2018 07:03

Finland: export and import of wood products in 2017

The real export value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled EUR 12.13 billion in 2017... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • March 12, 2018 16:55

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...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 12, 2018 13:03

The global forest industry in Q4/2017

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased to US$76.34/m3 in the 4Q/17, up 1.0 percent from the 3Q/17. This was the fourth consecutive q-o-q rise, with the GSPI being up 9.8 percent in one year.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 12, 2018 09:04

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 9, 2018

The record run in framing lumber prices came to a halt. Cracks in prices widened across the array of species, offering the first definitive signs of softness since December.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 09, 2018 15:25

European Bioeconomy in Figures 2008-2015

The bioeconomy comprises those parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from land and sea – such as crops, forests, fish, animals and micro-organisms – to produce food, materials and energy. In 2016, a study conducted by nova-Institute on behalf of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC). This study has now been updated ...... [more...]

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