Wood-based panels

German plywood imports have declined on the whole

13.09.2019 − Germany imported less hardwood, softwood and tropical plywood in the second quarter of 2019 than in the prior-year period. » more


Another slide in foreign trade in raw particleboard

12.09.2019 − German foreign trade in raw particleboard has continued to weaken so far this year compared with the same stretches in 2018. » more

Arauco experiences rise in composite panel sales

10.09.2019 − Celulosa Arauco y Constitutión sold a total of 1.451m m³ of composite panels (particleboard and MDF/HDF) in North America during the second quarter.» more

Arauco to stop manufacturing particleboard in St. Stephen

09.09.2019 − Arauco North America is to cease particleboard production at its Canadian site in St. Stephen, New Brunswick at the end of 2019. » more

Norbord cuts back production at OSB Cordele plant

30.08.2019 − The Canadian engineered wood manufacturer Norbord will respond to the persistently difficult conditions in the OSB business by adjusting its shift operations at the Cordele/Georgia site. » more

US hardwood plywood imports fell again

30.08.2019 − The US imported a total of 552,407 m³ of hardwood plywood in the second quarter.» more

Starwood: Dieffenbacher line now up and running

21.08.2019 − The Turkish wood-based panel manufacturer Starwood Orman made the first board using a new continuous production line com-missioned at its headquarters in Inegöl in Bursa province. » more

Slightly regressive business figures for Sonae Arauco

20.08.2019 − After contrasting development in the business year 2018, the sales revenue and key performance figures of the joint venture Sonae Arauco all took a minor downturn in the first half-year.» more

Standstill agreement for Yildiz Sunta extended

20.08.2019 − A three-month standstill agreement that the ailing wood-based panel and laminate flooring manufacturer Yildiz Sunta reached with its creditors in May 2019 is to be extended.» more

Norbord has scaled back its investments

15.08.2019 − Norbord has reduced its investment activity slightly after largely completing projects in Grande Prairie, Alberta and Morayhill, Scotland. » more