Analyst Comment – Wood Markets News

February 9, 2018

In 2017, Italian woodworking machine tools production value increases 11.6% to Euro 2.29 billion

In 2017, Italian woodworking machine tools producers achieved a production value of Euro 2.29 billion, up by 11.6% compared to the previous year, according to the preliminary figures processed by the Studies Office of Acimall, the Confindustria member association representing industry companies.The...
November 22, 2017

In August pulplog inventories in US Northwest reaching lowest level since 2Q 2014 because of unusually long fire season

Overshadowed by BC’s unprecedented wildfire season, the US states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana also experienced a significant and disruptive wildfire year, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review. By early September, almost two million acres of forest and rangeland had burned in th...
November 21, 2017

Russian Sveza Group to acquire Tyumen plywood plant

Sveza has already signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the business of the Tyumen Plywood Plant with its owner Almira Karimova, Sveza said in a statement. Tyumen plant produces large-format birch plywood, which is used in construction, engineering, aircraft building and shipbuilding. The deal shou...
November 16, 2017

Pöyry: in 2017-2022 AAGR in Russian OSB market estimated at 5%

Russia is decreasing its share in world plywood production, reported Lesnaya Industriya Daily quoting Cormac O'Carroll, Head of Management consulting in woodworking at Pöyry. 'Russia has all opportunities to supply production with birch logs and to increase production volumes', - said Cormac O'Carol...
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