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February 20, 2018

Timber Products appoints Steve Killgore as new CEO

Timber Products has appointed Steve Killgore as new CEO. Killgore will assume leadership at Timber Products on February 20, 2018.“As a family run business for four generations, it is with the utmost confidence that we transition to outside leadership for our day to day work. Killgore is an industry ...
February 19, 2018

Eastern Panel Manufacturing plans $1 million expansion in Virginia

Eastern Panel Manufacturing, Inc. (EPM), a custom Plywood manufacturer, will invest $1 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. EPM will move to a 55,000-square-foot facility in the Chatham Industrial Park to accommodate future growth. This project will create ...
February 14, 2018

SVEZA Group launches a new Plywood for laser cutting applications

SVEZA Group launches a new product SVEZA Laser. New product developed specially for diemakers and meets key requirements of the industry. Two grades – SVEZA Laser Standard and SVEZA Laser Premium- are available, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Following die cutti...
February 14, 2018

Peru’s wood product exports to the US dropped by over 50% in January-November 2017

Peru’s wood product exports to the US dropped by over 50% to $110.5 million in the first eleven months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, as ITTO repoted.Last year the main markets were China, ($55 million) followed by Mexico ($16 million). Other significant export markets included some EU...
February 12, 2018

Brazil's wood-based product exports increased by 26% in December

In December 2017 the total value of Brazil’s exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 26% in value compared to December 2016, from $220.8 million to $277.4 million, as ITTO reported.Pine sawnwood exports increased 21% from $35.1 million in December 2016 to $42.4 million in 20...
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