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Valutec supplies TC continuous kilns to Hasslacher Group in Austria

Hasslacher Group invests in TC continuous kilns from Valutec. The deal means the well-known timber industry group becomes the first in Austria to own the groundbreaking lumber kiln..... [more...]

47th CIFF Guangzhou 2021 reports 20% more visitors

With a 20.17% increase in visitors compared to the previous edition held in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic, China International Furniture Fair ..... [more...]

German furniture industry faces supply issues

The German furniture industry is currently facing major challenges. "In addition to the short-term change between open and closed retail spaces...... [more...]

Norra Timber orders again from Linck

Norra Timber continues its investment in Kåge together with Linck. ..... [more...]

Chinese imports of wood products to be altered by Russia's log export ban

China is the world's largest importer of softwood and hardwood logs, and for many decades, Russia has been a significant log supplier for them...... [more...]

Pinnacle obtains final order approving arrangement with Drax Group

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. obtained a final order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada, approving the plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act...... [more...]

SE Asian plywood manufacturers at 50% production

While Chinese hardwood plywood suppliers are reported to have generally returned to pre-pandemic production levels, some manufacturers in Indonesia and Malaysia ...... [more...]

Södra buys sawmill and impregnation plant

Södra recently announced the acquisition of Ture Johanssons Trävaru and Tenhults Impregneringsverk...... [more...]

John Deere expands its harvester head range

John Deere expanded its harvester head range in 2021. ..... [more...]

Nile Wood places follow-up order with Dieffenbacher

Nile Wood, the wood-based panels company founded by Egypt Kuwait Holding (EKH), has ordered from Dieffenbacher a wood chip-cleaning line to complement the MDF plant it ordered...... [more...]

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Where is the industrial timber market heading in France?

Where is the industrial timber market heading in France?

It's not easy to find your way in the French pulp and panel industries. Between a strong trend characterized by fewer processing factories in France - inducing fewer demands -, the influx of bark beetles, the technical reconstitution of stocks and a dynamic activity in packaging, the analysis of the economic situation requires a lot of caution...... [ more...]

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Russia's proposed log export ban in 2022 will have a far-reaching impact on global forest product markets

Russia exported 15 million m3 of logs in 2020, which accounted for almost 12% of globally traded roundwood. Much of this trade may come to a halt next year when a new law proposed by Russia's president will ban...... [ more...]

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Pakistan tries to prevent price-related chaos on the import market

Pakistan is experiencing a major economical imbalance caused by the Corona virus pandemic. The country was suffering from issues even before due to depreciation of Rupee; now the situation has further deteriorated. Today 1 US-$ equals around 160 Rupees. As Fordaq experts anticipate, in a few... [ more...]

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