Arnold Laver TimberWorld announces that its new TimberWorld branch in Milton Keynes is now open. The branch is located at Unit 2 Roebuck Way, in Knowlhill, and will stock a wide range of timber and timber-related products.
Sappi will permanently shut paper machine No. 9 (PM9) and major components of the energy complex at its Westbrook, Maine mill, impacting approximately 75 employees.
Unifor is urging the Nova Scotia government to work with Northern Pulp to secure Debtor-In-Possession (DIP) financing amid the company's restructuring.
Crown Van Gelder and Cosun Beet Company plan to develop sustainable paper and packaging material from sugar pulp, which can be applied as substitute for wood fiber on paper production.
German containerboard manufacturer Aviretta selected Toscotec to rebuild the post dryer section of its PM4 at Ettringen mill, Bavaria. PM4 produces test liner and fluting from 60 to 130 g/m². Start-up is scheduled for the 4Q 2020.
The volume of Russia's plywood exports totalled 1.193 million m3 in the first five months of 2020, which is 6.9% more than a year ago.
The volume of Russia's lumber exports in the first five months of 2020 amounted to 7.34 million tons, which is 10.1% less than a year ago.
Genera, a manufacturer of domestically sourced and produced ag-based pulp and molded fiber products, is hiring for multiple positions at its new state-of-the-art East Tennessee facility in preparation for the launch of full commercial production later this year.
American Construction Source announced the acquisition of Weaver Lumber. Weaver will continue to operate under its existing local brand name of Weaver Lumber.
Norbord Inc. announced an update regarding the 2Q 2020 capacity utilization of its North American oriented strand board (OSB) and European panel mills.
Valmet has received an order to supply wash press technology to Phoenix Pulp & Paper Public Company Limited’s (PPPC) hardwood bleached pulp plant at the Nam Pong mill, located in Khon Kaen province in Thailand.
Raumaster Paper and Metsä Fibre have agreed on the delivery of an automatic sawn timber bundle handling and trailer loading system. The system will be delivered 2021 and the production is set to begin in 2022.
Canada's lumber production increased 6.5% from February to 5 009.2 thousand cubic metres in March. Production was 7.9% lower than in March 2019.
American Forest Management acquires South Rivers Forestry Consultants LLC (SRF), a family-owned forestry consulting business started by Jess and Valerie Crawford in 2006.
Setra is expanding its range of construction timber with a major investment in new planed products. Production will soon begin at the new planing mill in Hasselfors, Sweden. The goal is to manufacture around 200,000 m3 of planed products per year in Hasselfors.
Wallingford’s Inc. announces a new partnership with Veriga, one of the largest global manufacturers of tire chains and forestry tracks. New products include: a full line of bogie and wheel tracks for forestry equipment; forestry chains for skidders and CTL machinery; snow/traction tire chains for trucks, tractors and h...