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May 17, 2017

SFPA: Southern pine lumber exports increased by 11% in February

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Exports of Southern pine lumber remained steady in February, amounting to just under 58 million board feet (MMbf). This volume represents an increase of 11% above the same month last year, contributing to an overall year-to-date increase of 13% when compared with the first two months of 2016, as the...
May 15, 2017

Canadian lumber production decreased by 3.5% in February

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Lumber production in Canada fell 6.6% in February from January, with sawmills producing 5,429.2 thousand cubic metres of lumber. Production was 3.5% lower than in February 2016, as Statistics Canada said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In February 2017, sawmills shipped 5,119.2 thou...
May 9, 2017

AF&PA: U.S. paper recovery rate reaches record 67.2% in 2016

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The American Forest & Paper Association announced that a record 67.2% of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2016.“The voluntary, market-driven recovery system, the millions of Americans who recycle every day, and industry efforts to inform consumers about the importance of...
May 4, 2017

Brazilian wood-based product exports increased by 12.2% in March

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Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 12.2% in value compared to March 2016, from $202 million to $226.6 million, as ITTO reported.The value of pine sawnwood exports increased 18% between March 2016 ($33.1 million) and March 2017 ($39.2 million). In terms of volu...
May 4, 2017

Energyst Solutions to distribute Pallmann product range

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Energyst Solutions will distribute Pallmann’s Hardwood Complete range of wood flooring products throughout the Grand Rapids, Michigan region, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“The addition of Energyst Solutions in this market further strengthens our distribution c...
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