Print edition

EUWID Wood Products and Panels Issue 48/2010

Roundwood/Sawnwood

  • Exchange rates
  • USA: Hardwood logs
  • USA: Sawn hardwood
  • USA: Sawn softwood
  • Baltic lumber production increased in Q3 as well
  • Czech Republic: Sawn softwood
  • Situation on Baltic log markets is relaxing now
  • Baltic countries: Mounting pressure on lumber prices due to weak demand
  • Estonia: Stabilisation in log prices in September
  • Prices of Baltic planed goods slipped again
  • France: Hardwood logs
  • France: Sawn hardwood
  • UK: Roundwood
  • Switzerland: Hardwood
  • Austria: Roundwood
  • Switzerland: Roundwood
  • Germany: Industrial roundwood
  • Germany: Roundwood
  • Germany: Sawn softwood
  • Vapo loses €4.3m in third quarter
  • Home Depot: Positive trend diminishing again
  • Alno group: decline in turnover worsens

Wood-based panels

  • Europe: Poplar plywood
  • Netherlands: OSB
  • Note: Correction price table particleboard issue 47
  • Schedule for implementation of EU timber-trade legislation
  • Europe: CARB
  • Germany: MDF/HDF

Furniture

  • Bedroom furniture: Prices look set to rise
  • Furniture sector fears possible cost hikes in 2011
  • Strong demand for bathroom furniture recently

Building products

  • Europe: LVT
  • GD Holz executive board releases CEO Luers
  • Europe: Laminate flooring

Construction

  • Building approvals up by 7% after nine months
  • Residential building still enjoying positive rating
  • US residential building declines in October

Companies

  • Bayernpellets interested in insolvent Enviva Pellets
  • Juwi firms up plans for five new pellet works
  • Ökowärme subject to rescue proceedings
  • Karl Hedin interested in parts of Setra Group
  • Metsäliitto planning cuts in softwood lumber output
  • Raute plans to cut a further 18 jobs in Finland
  • Sveaskog increases profits again in the third quarter
  • Eucatex now concentrating more on home market
  • Masisa: Continuing weak demand in Venezuela
  • Mr. Bricolage: turnover declines in third quarter
  • Ainsworth announces several production shutdowns
  • Decline in turnover for Potlach Corp. in Q3
  • Higher prices in Asia bring benefits for Timber West
  • Louisiana-Pacific again shows losses in Q3
  • Tembec profits from strong demand for pulp
  • Inwido again generates record results in third quarter
  • Restructuring by transfer for Stock Fenster has failed
  • Impress decor to cease producing plastic edging
  • Looser increases its turnover in all business divisions
  • West Fraser: Pressure on prices has increased in Q3
  • Kronospan signs contract for Belarus
  • Pergo puts new warehouse into service in Oostende
  • Teknos sets up central warehouse in Fulda
  • UFP: Third-quarter turnover again up on previous year
  • Lopark sale has failed and business now closed
  • Rayong and Guilin Timber order refiners from Metso
  • Schmeisser sole CEO at Witex

  • In brief