Switzerland: Rise in veneer imports until September

17.12.2014 − In the period between January and the end of September Swiss veneer imports increased significantly concerning all different wood types by 11% to CHF14.22m.» more

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Norbord set to become global leader in OSB production

17.12.2014 − The Canadian wood-based panels manufacturers Norbord and Ainsworth Lumber Co. are to merge to create a new company that will also do business as Norbord. » more

Scheuch to hive off wood operations

16.12.2014 − The Austrian filter and extraction system manufacturer Scheuch is to spin off its Wood Processing Industry division into a new subsidiary, Scheuch Ligno. » more
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British customers are ordering reluctantly

16.12.2014 − Market players believe that UK demand for imported softwood lumber is unlikely to rise again until sometime during the course of the second quarter of next year. » more

Spanish pallet production up by 14%

12.12.2014 − According to the Spanish statistics authority INE in Madrid, a total of 41m flat wooden pallets were produced in 2013, representing year-on-year growth of roughly 14%. » more
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Moderne Bauelemente ceases trading

12.12.2014 − On 31 October, the German PVC window and door manufacturer, Moderne Bauelemente TFA ceased its business operations. » more

German furniture industry sees growth in revenues

10.12.2014 − The German furniture industry experienced a 6.2 % recovery in total revenues to €1.572bn in September after falling in August. » more