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  • December 01, 2023 17:28

India still in demand for core veneers

India shows a low demand for lumber in November 2023. Also the market for logs - especially hardwood - is not showing much evolution. Most demand comes via the... [more...]

  • November 28, 2023 10:53

Metsä Group laid foundation stone for Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski

Metsä Group's Kerto LVL mill project in Äänekoski, Finland is progressing as planned and the foundation stone of the mill was laid on 24th of November 2023. The mill will have an annual production capacity of about 160,000 cubic metres of Kerto LVL and is expected to start production in the second half of 2026.... [more...]

  • November 29, 2023 09:15

Masisa's sales down sharply in Jan.-Sep. 2023

Masisa reported that sales during the first nine months of 2023 (9M-2023) reached USD 257.4 million...... [more...]

  • November 27, 2023 10:59

Forest products trade between China and Belt & Road countries

According to China Customs, the value of forest products trade between China and the Belt and Road countries has been on the rise since 2017 and grew 52% from US$51 billion in 2017 to US$78 billion in 2022.... [more...]

  • November 29, 2023 11:16

Japan: Demand and supply of domestic softwood plywood

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, shipment of structural plywood in September, 2023 is 201,000 cbms, 6.6 % more than September, 2022.... [more...]

  • November 24, 2023 11:45

Kronospan to acquire Roseburg particleboard plant in Louisiana

Kronospan has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Roseburg Forest Products to acquire Roseburg’s Simsboro, Louisiana, particleboard facility.... [more...]

  • November 29, 2023 10:15

Ikea to invest in plastics company Nilo

Nilo has announced its entry into a development and access agreement with Inter Ikea. Nilo, a deep tech company, has successfully developed and patented an adhesive derived from plastic waste for the production of wood-based panels.... [more...]

  • November 27, 2023 11:19

UPM starts temporary layoff negotiations

UPM Pulp, UPM Timber, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Biofuels will start change negotiations on possible temporary layoffs. The negotiations are conducted to prepare for possible temporary adjustment of production in the Finnish units should the uncertainty in the operating environment continue.... [more...]

  • December 01, 2023 12:19

Germany: Beech log price index tending up

The German producer price indices for beech showed upward tendencies in September 2023. On average, the index for log wood increased by... [more...]

  • November 28, 2023 10:20

Scania and SCA develop 80 tonne electric timber truck

SCA and Scania are together developing the first electric timber truck with a technical capability of up to 80 tonnes total weight. The vehicle is a sustainable transport solution enabled through another close cooperation between Scania and a progressive customer. ... [more...]

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