Wood products

Red Stag Timber planning to build CLT works by mid-2019

22.03.2018 − New Zealand Red Stag Timber is planning to build a cross-laminated timber (CLT) works with an annual capacity of around 55,000 m³ at its headquarters in Rotorua. » more

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Enviva takes over pellet works from Colombo Energy

16.03.2018 − On 16 February, US-American Enviva Partners (Enviva) completed the acquisition of the 500,000-t pellet works of Colombo Energy, announced at the beginning of January. » more

Lefibo starts producing construction timber

09.03.2018 − Belgian Lefibo has invested a total of around 13m € in building a production plant for finger-jointed carcassing (KVH). » more

Setra plans to build CLT works in Långshyttan by mid-2020

05.03.2018 − Swedish Setra Group wants to build a cross-laminated timber works with an annual capacity of 55,000 m³ in two-shift operation at its Långshyttan facility by mid-2020. » more

Mayr-Melnhof Holz taking over Hüttemann Holz

03.03.2018 − Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Holz (MM-Holz) is taking over the German gluelam timber producer Hüttemann with works in Wismar and Olsberg. » more

Pfeifer contracts for CLT works in Schlitz all awarded

02.03.2018 − Austrian Pfeifer Group has meanwhile awarded plant and machinery suppliers all the contracts for the planned cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant in Schlitz. » more

Binderholz concludes third expansion stage in Jenbach

28.02.2018 − Austrian Binderholz has completed the third stage of expansion of the gluelam beam works in Jenbach and has thereby enlarged the facility’s capacity to the present 280,000 m³ of gluelam timber per year.» more

IPO successfully completed by Pinnacle

27.02.2018 − Canadian Pinnacle Renewable Energy successfully concluded the Initial Public Offering (IPO) announced on 15 December 2017 as well as a secondary offer from existing shareholders on 6 February. » more

James Jones investing 7 million £ in I-joint plant

26.02.2018 − James Jones has placed an order for a high-speed automated I-joist production line with US-American Globe Machine Manufacturing. » more

CPM to supply 15 pellet presses to Vietnam

22.02.2018 − At the beginning of 2018, Dutch CPM Europe received a major order from an undisclosed customer for supplying a total of 15 pellet presses. » more

Another JAS infringement by Stora Enso in Imavere

19.02.2018 − A further infringement of the Japan Agriculture Standard (JAS) has occurred at another of Stora Enso’s works, this time the beam works in Imavere.» more

EPAL pallet production reaches record level in 2017

13.02.2018 − Global production of EPAL Euro pallets increased by 9.7% in 2017 to some 88.3m pieces.» more

German pellet output increased to 2.25m t in 2017

09.02.2018 − At around 605,000 t, the output of pellets in Germany in the fourth quarter 2017 was almost 12% higher than in the reference period of the year before. » more

Holzverpackung Hüfingen files for insolvency proceedings

02.02.2018 − The initiation of insolvency proceedings under self-administration were filed for Holzverpackung Hüfingen before Villingen-Schwenningen district court on 17 January. » more