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German softwood lumber output up by 1.8%

24.11.2014 − German sawmills’ output of softwood lumber in the second quarter of 2014 was only 1.8% higher than in the same quarter of last year at 5.543m m³.» more


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Latvijas Finieris to build new veneer mill in Kurzeme

22.11.2014 − The Latvian birch plywood producer Latvijas Finieris has announced plans to build a new veneer mill in the Kurzeme region of western Latvia. » more

ZDB lowers residential construction forecast

20.11.2014 − The German Construction Confederation forecasts a turnover increase of 4.5% to €35.2bn in residential construction for 2014 vis à vis the previous year. » more

Wilsonart creates new senior management team

20.11.2014 − The US laminates producer Wilsonart International Holding put in place a new senior management team for its Western European activities in the middle of September. » more
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Classen set to install two more lines in Kaisersesch

20.11.2014 − German Classen group is to raise its capacity to manufacture its Neo by Classen line significantly by mid-2015. » more

CNMC imposes fines on pallet producers

11.11.2014 − The Spanish competition authority CNMC has imposed fines totalling €4.73m on 24 Spanish manufacturers of EUR pallets and EUR-pallet repair businesses and on the national EPAL committee Calipal.» more

Business expectations remain pessimistic

16.10.2014 − In September there was a further deterioration in morale within the German furniture industry. » more