Heinzel Group will invest roughly Euro 42 million in further expanding the pulp production at its Styrian location in Pöls, Austria. By the end of 2021, this investment will enable the production of up to 100,000 metric tons of brown (unbleached) pulp.

International technology Group Andritz and UPM have signed a preliminary agreement under which Andritz is to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies as well as key process equipment.

CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. announced that Brian M. Davis, previously President and CFO, will succeed Jerry Barag as the company's next CEO and join the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Brazil’s exports volume of tropical plywood in 2019 totalled 89,120 m3, an increase of over 45% compared to 2018. However, the monthly average of around 7,400 m3is very low compared to the past decades and minute compared to the potential of the Brazilian tropical forest

Albany International Corp. has appointed A. William Higgins as President and CEO, effective January 20, to succeed Olivier Jarrault, who has resigned by mutual agreement with the Board. Erkie E. Kailbourne, who currently serves as a Director of Albany, will return to his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors, succ...

Ghana exported a total of 266,015 m3 of wood products in the first 10 months of 2019 earning Euro 129.85 million. Export volumes and values in the first 10 months of 2019 fell by 4% and 18%, respectively when compared to the same period in 2018.

The Felix Schoeller Group starts 2020 with a new organisational structure. With production facilities around the world – in Germany, North America, China, Russia and India – the German Osnabrück-based specialty paper manufacturer is with immediate effect delegating more responsibility to the regions. There has been a r...

Nancy Marcus to retire as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Kruger Products, effective March 1, 2020; Susan Irving formerly of PepsiCo becomes new CMO. Susan joined Kruger Products in early January 2020 and will work with Nancy over the next few months to ensure a smooth transition.

Segezha Group completes the acquisition of Karelian Wood Company (KWC), a logging and wood processing plant in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, with the output capacity of up to 250,000 cubic meters of sawn wood a year, from Pin Arctic Oy Company (Finland).

New home building in the US skyrocketted, by almost 17%, last month however this is after an almost equally sharp drop in November. Reasonably clement weather in the densely-populated US northeast last week allowed for quite robust construction activity, providing softwood lumber sellers the opportunity to hold prices ...

Year-on-year, the value of Japan’s October 2019 wooden bedroom furniture imports were down 9% and while shippers in China maintained their dominance of imports of wooden bedroom furniture (58% in October) there was no increase in the value of imports over the previous month.