Sales and Markets – Wood Markets News

February 23, 2018

Canfor reported operating income of $214.2 million for 4Q 2017, up $108.8 million y-o-y

Canfor reported operating income of $214.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2017, up $108.8 million from reported operating income of $105.4 million for the third quarter of 2017, with the increase reflecting higher operating earnings for both the lumber and pulp and paper segments. Lumber segment ...
February 22, 2018

U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 5% in January 2018

U.S. printing-writing paper shipments in January 2018 decreased 5%, compared to January 2017. A small increase in shipments of uncoated free sheet was not enough to offset the year-over-year declines in January for the other three grades, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Total...
February 22, 2018

In 2018, Dieffenbacher to complete four record-setting wooden panel plants

German plant manufacturer Dieffenbacher expects 2018 will be the one of its busiest and most significant years ever based on the completion of record-setting wood-based panel plants. In Grayling, Michigan, USA, Arauco will start production on the largest particleboard press in North America ...
February 20, 2018

Papyrus announces opening of the Papyrus Competence Centre in Germany

After 11 months of construction work, Papyrus is now opening the Papyrus Competence Centre (PCC), a state-of-the-art logistical hub and innovation centre that is located in Köln-Niehl, in Germany.The Competence Centre will be Papyrus’ new European logistical hub for creative paper and paper speciali...
February 20, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products partners with PanelArtz

Roseburg Forest Products and PanelArtz announced a partnership to bring European decorative panel technology to the North American market.PanelArtz Inc., located in Kent, Wash., operates the first and only fully automated PET lamination facility in North America. Popularized in Europe, PET is an env...
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