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Eucatex reports Q1/2024 results

Eucatex, one of the largest wood-based panel manufacturers in Brazil announced its results for the first quarter of 2024 (1Q-2023). ... [more...]

Boise Cascade’s Q1 profits rise 7.7%

Boise Cascade Company, one of North America’s largest producers and wholesale distributors of engineered wood products and plywood, reported net income of $104.1 million on sales of $1.6 billion for the first quarter ended March 31.... [more...]

Mondi invests Euro 200 million in recycled containerboard machine at Duino mill in Italy

Mondi held a groundbreaking ceremony in Duino, Italy, today laying the cornerstone on its Euro 200 million investment in the mill acquired in January 2023.... [more...]

GreenFirst Forest Products reports Q1 results

GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. announced results for the Q1 ended March 30, 2024.... [more...]

CEI-Bois and EOS release their manifesto for the 2024-29 political term

Following an extensive period of consultation with their members the European Confederation of the Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois) and the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) have released their political manifesto for the 2024-29 political term.... [more...]

Austria: Spruce log prices regionally decreasing in April 2024

Austria's sawmill industry appeared to be very well stocked with softwood sawlogs in April 2024. During the Foehn storm at the beginning of April, large amounts of damaged wood were produced... [more...]

Market Prices

Germany: Beech log price index mostly decreasing in March 2024

The German producer price indices for beech showed mostly downward tendencies in March 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by... [more...]

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Germany: Oak log price index in March 2024 on average decreasing

The German producer price indices for oak tended both sides in March 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by... [more...]

Production in construction up by 0.1% in the euro area

In March 2024, compared with February 2024, seasonally adjusted production in construction increased by 0.1% in the euro area and decreased by 0.1% in the EU... [more...]

Vietnam wood product exports see 18% rise in the first five months

The export value of timber and wood products in Vietnam is estimated to reach over US$6 billion in the first five months of this year, an increase of 18 per cent over the same period last year... [more...]

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Neural Grader launched at Fehrensen to automate grading with AI

Neural Grader launched at Fehrensen to automate grading with AI

Fehrensen sawmill, a renowned name in the industry since 1920, is now revolutionizing the world of hardwood lumber sorting. The company, based in the heart of Germany, Hannoversch Münden, has begun... [ more...]

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Fordaq and Global Traceability announce launch of EUDR Platform

Fordaq, the leading online market for wood professionals based in Brussels Belgium, and Global Traceability Solutions are launching today, Radix Tree, an intuitive digital platform that enables players in the wood products industry to comply with EUDR... [ more...]

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European elections and Enviva bankruptcy might shape the market in 2024

In the well-attended Wels town hall, Dr. Gerhard Dell, Managing Director of the Upper Austrian Energy Saving Association, and Mayor Dr. Andreas Rabl welcomed the expert audience to the European Pellets Conference 2024. Dell emphasized the increasing relevance of renewable energies in Austria and Europe, before Rabl used the example of Wels to show how cities and municipalities can become pioneers. Wels is already exceeding the Austrian energy saving goals and is currently taking further steps towards the desired energy self-sufficiency.... [ more...]

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