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Masonite International's consolidated net sales were $762 million in the 2Q 2022, a 15% increase from $662 million in the 2Q 2021. Total company gross profit was $179 million in the 2Q 2022, an increase of 9% compared to $164 million in the 2Q 2021. Net income was $59 million in the 2Q 2022 compared to $35 million in t...

The Government of Canada announced a $1-million contribution to the Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario (WMCO) to support a study involving 10 collaborating wood manufacturing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across three industry segments (cabinetry, commercial millwork and furniture).

Burton Mill Solutions is the new name of Wood Fiber Group and combines the biggest names in sawmill cutting tools and filing room automation technology, including Simonds International, Burton Saw & Supply, BGR Saws, Cut Technologies, U.S. Blades, Armstrong, and Wright Machines.

U.S. new single-family starts expanded at a fast pace in 2021. Nationally, 1,133,145 new single-family units were started in 2021, 14% higher than the units started in 2020. It marked the fastest growth rate since 2013 and the highest count of starts since the Great Recession.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $5.5 million in grants for conservation projects on 11 forests from Alaska to North Carolina. Nearly $500,000 was awarded to the creation of Little Pisgah Labs Community Forest near the Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina.

Ponsse changes performance guidance for 2022. The company’s euro-denominated operating result in 2022 is expected to be on a par with the comparable operating result of its continuing operations in 2021 (Euro 50 million, 8.2% of net sales).

The Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to establish production of bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP) in Norway attracts la...

Latvijas Finieris to launch an expansion project of RSEZ SIA Verems, Latvijas Finieris Group, in Rezekne district, Latvia. The mill's existing birch plywood production capacity will be doubled, high added value products will be developed and approximately 70 workplaces will be created. The expected amount of investment...