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Pfleiderer Group delivers bigger growth in revenues

Pfleiderer Group S.A., based in Wroclaw, Poland, enjoyed a 4.4% upturn in consolidated revenues to BRL253.6m (April-June 2016: 242.9m) in the second quarter of 2017. This performance was even stronger than the first quarter’s 2.5%... more


Weyerhaeuser reaps the rewards of higher OSB prices

The US company Weyerhaeuser Co., headquartered in Seattle, Washington, boosted its second-quarter revenues from OSB by 23.6% compared with the same stretch last year to USD225m (April-June 2016: 182m). Adjusted EBITDA and operating income from... more

Surteco books downturn in revenues from Paper

Surteco SE, headquartered in Buttenwiesen-Pfaffenhofen, Germany, experienced a similar fall in revenues from individual product groups within the Paper division during the second quarter of 2017 as it did in the first three months. Looking at... more

Formica to modernise North Shields in three phases

The laminate manufacturer Formica Corp., based in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is part of Fletcher Building Ltd’s International division, invested a total of NZD12m or €7.7m in modernising its site in North Shields in the UK during the... more

Shaw closing Ringgold laminate flooring mill

and ceasing treating operations in Welcome

The US flooring company Shaw Industries Inc., based in Dalton, Georgia, is to exit the laminate flooring manufacturing business and source its laminate flooring from other manufacturers in future. The group informed its customers of the plans... more

Demand for softwood timber reviving in North Africa

North African importer’s stocks, some of which had been run down to a very low level by the beginning of the second quarter, led to a noticeable increase in the number of enquiries and orders received by central and northern European... more

Felling in Norway reduced

by 8% in second quarter

At a total of 2.684m m³ (April-June 2016: 2.920m m³), the volume of logs felled in Norway in the second quarter was roughly 8% lower than in the same period of last year. The volume of logs felled in the first six months was still... more

Swedish exports at level of a year earlier in May 2017

In May 2017, Swedish softwood-timber and planed-product exporters were able to compensate for marked reductions in exports to Africa by means of increases in volumes delivered to Asia in particular. Last year’s volume was slightly... more

Further decay registered

in sawlog prices in Sweden

Swedish statistics reveal further decay in softwood sawlog prices in Sweden during the course of the second quarter 2017 even though forest owners and the industry had put their prices up from April/May. After they had already been an average... more

2.3 million m³ of storm-damaged wood left in

wake of thunderstorm in Lower Bavaria alone

The thunderstorms in the night of 18 to 19 August 2017 give rise to at least 2.3m m³ of damages wood in Lower Bavaria. A volume of 200,000 m³ of storm-damaged wood is assumed to have been left in the wake of the storm in Upper... more