Wood-based panels

Russian birch plywood exports headed lower in Q3

28.01.2021 − Russian birch plywood exports fell by 7% to 637,840 m³ in the third quarter of last year, according to preliminary information from Russian customs authorities. » more

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Laminate flooring production at highest level in two years

27.01.2021 − During the third quarter German MDF/HDF production developed along inconsistent lines. » more

OSB production grows at double-digit rate in Q3

26.01.2021 − In the third quarter a total of 302,003m³ OSB (goods tariff number 1621 13 160) was produced in Germany.» more

All product segments surpass preceding year’s volumes

25.01.2021 − Following the corona-related declines recorded in the second quarter of 2020, in the third quarter German particleboard manufacturers increased their production again vis à vis the previous year.» more

Norbord to bring Chambord into operation in spring

21.01.2021 − Norbord plans to recommission the OSB plant in Chambord (Québec) in spring. The plant was shut down in the third quarter of 2008. » more

British OSB imports rebounded in the third quarter

15.01.2021 − British particleboard, MDF/HDF and OSB imports did not fare quite as badly in the third quarter after declining by double-digit percentages in both of the first two quarters. » more

Kadant reports growth in order intake in Wood unit

14.01.2021 − Kadant has announced that its Wood Processing Equipment operations reaped the rewards of good ordering in the North American timber industry in the third quarter. » more

Deurotech expands exhaust air treatment operations

13.01.2021 − Deurotech Group (DTG) has ramped up its exhaust air treatment and environmental technology activities by acquiring Eisenmann Environmental Technology with effect from 11 November. » more

Andritz delivering 60” refiner for Starwood’s MDF project

08.01.2021 − Turkish Starwood Orman Ürünleri Sanayi ordered the technology to make wood chips and fibres for its thin MDF/HDF project announced in early November from Andritz. » more

Significant surge in elliotis pine plywood exports

05.01.2021 − Brazilian elliotis pine plywood exports to Europe rebounded this November after spiralling lower in August, September and October.» more

Latvia exported less plywood in the third quarter

04.01.2021 − Latvian plywood exports decreased again in the third quarter when compared with the two previous quarters. » more

First break bulk shipments of plywood to depart China

18.12.2020 − Soaring prices for container shipments from China have prompted a variety of German plywood importers to switch to break bulk shipments for the time being. » more

India taking more action on MDF imports from Asia

14.12.2020 − The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s Department of Commerce is probing anti-dumping measures affecting MDF imports from Asia in four separate investigations.» more