Strong lumber sales and a weakening US dollar moved sawlog prices upward in many markets worldwide in the 3Q 2020. The most significant price increases occurred in Western US, Northern and Eastern Europe, and Oceania. Only sawmills in the US South, Russia, Germany, and Chile experienced minor reductions in sawlog costs...

Trex enters 2021 celebrating the startup of its new Virginia production facility that caps a $200 million expansion program. The state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, adjacent to the company’s existing Virginia campus, features approximately 8,500 cubic yards of concrete in its foundation, 75,000-square-feet of exterio...

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced changes to the management structure in its High Purity Cellulose segment and Pulp business. Dr. Christoph Koenig will assume responsibility for all High Purity Cellulose sales, while Tomas Fernandez will assume responsibility for marketing and customer service, sustainability,...

Kotkamills, a manufacturer of food service board, has signed a collaboration agreement with Lahti Ski Games. Food and beverages at the World Cup event will be served in cups, plates and trays made from Kotkamills’ food-safe, eco-friendly, fully recyclable and compostable board.

In cooperation with Service Partner PJP Metsäexpertit OY Eco Log is now extending its technical support on the Finnish market. Responsible for technical support and the one to be contacted first hand is Mats Wester, who has experience since 2007 from servicing and operating Eco Log.

WoodWorks – Wood Products Council has announced that Bart Bender, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Interfor, has been elected to Chair the program for a two-year term beginning in 2021 and Keith O’Rear, Senior Vice President, Wood Products, at Weyerhaeuser, will join the Board as the company’s new represen...

Wilfrid Fabjani has been part of the three-strong management team of the JAF Group. As the new CFO, Fabjani is responsible for the group’s finances and, as a member of the management team, is also responsible for the areas of human resources, legal & compliance as well as corporate social responsibility. He takes over ...