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Windmöller wants to start licensing UWC patents

15.10.2018 − UWC intends to award licences for the plastic flooring patents that it holds directly in future despite ongoing disagreements about a licence partnership in place since January 2010 with Flooring...» more


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Levante: Volume and price pressure has intensified

15.10.2018 − An increase in supply have further increased the pressure on softwood timber prices on the North African markets and in the Middle East in recent weeks.» more

Robertson is new CEO of BSP manufacturer XLam

15.10.2018 − As of October 1, Shane Robertson has succeeded Gary Caulfield as CEO of the New Zealand-Australian cross laminated timber (CLT) manufacturer XLam.» more

Stora Enso throttles operation due to lack of water

15.10.2018 − Stora Enso has partially shut down production at its pulp and fine paper mill in Nymölla, Sweden, since 8 October due to insufficient water supply. » more
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DOC launches new investigation into Chinese plywood

12.10.2018 − The US Department of Commerce (DOC) will now open a further investigation into plywood imports from China. » more

Dorel plans to expand European business via Alphason

10.10.2018 − The Canadian conglomerate Dorel Industries has taken over the business operations and assets of the British furniture manufacturer Alphason. » more

Akzo Nobel has acquired paint manufacturer Xylazel

03.10.2018 − The chemicals group Akzo Nobel has acquired all shares in the paint manufacturer Xylazel from the Spanish pharmaceutical company PharmaMar.» more