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FEP: Decline in consumption appears to have halted

12.02.2016 − A provisional assessment by the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) indicates that the downward trend on European parquet markets did not continue in 2015. » more


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Arauco and Sonae Industria register transaction

12.02.2016 − On 2 February, Arauco and Sonae registered the establishment of a joint venture previously announced at the end of November 2015 for approval by the EU Commission's Directorate-General for...» more
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Planed products driving export figures up in Sweden

12.02.2016 − Swedish softwood lumber and planed product exports published by the Swedish Forest Industries Federation for November are 2.5% higher than the previous year’s level at a total of 1.066m m³. » more

German pellet production declines further

11.02.2016 − According to figures published on 29 January by German Energy Wood and Pellet Association DEPV German pellet production in 2015 declined by roughly 100,000 t, or almost 5%, to 1.998m t. » more

Raute enjoyed significant growth during 2015

09.02.2016 − Finnish Raute ended the 2015 financial year with a significant leap in revenues and profits. According to preliminary information, group revenues leapt 35% to €127m. » more

Nolte also intends to sell CS Schmalmöbel

08.02.2016 − German Nolte Goup now also wishes to sell the cash-and-carry furniture manufacturer CS Schmalmöbel, which is part of the corporate group. » more

European veneer suppliers raised prices for oak veneer

04.02.2016 − Veneer producers and veneer manufacturers without their own mills have raised their selling prices after all, at least for oak veneer. » more