Year-on-year, Japan’s October 2019 wooden office furniture imports were up 17% building on the rise seen in September. The top three suppliers in October, China, Italy and Poland accounted for around 75% of all wooden office furniture imports.

Boise Cascade Company announced the promotion of three of its business leaders to officer positions. Rob Johnson has been promoted to Vice President of Engineered Wood Products (EWP) Sales and Marketing. Chris Seymour has been promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, Wood Products. Jeff Strom has been pr...

The new bio-boiler plant has been put into operation at UPM Joensuu plywood mill in Finland. It replaces the combined heat and power plant which was built in 1962. The modern bio-boiler plant not only improves the mill's energy efficiency but also environmental performance, occupational safety and fire safety.

Valmet launches a completely redesigned Valmet Microwave Consistency Measurement – Valmet MCA (patent pending) for pulp and paper makers. Valmet MCA is now provided by digital electronics and the new Direct Sweep Detection measurement to offer higher performance measurement sensitivity and accuracy than competing analo...

Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG has appointed Peter Oswald as new Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of the company with a contract for a period of five years. Peter Oswald will become member of the Management Board as of April 1, 2020.

Rayonier Inc. and Pope Resources have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Rayonier will acquire all of the outstanding limited partnership units of Pope Resources for consideration consisting of equity and cash. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2020.