The European Forest Institute (EFI) announces that Valérie Merckx has been appointed as the Head of the FLEGT and REDD Unit, and will start in her position immediately.
Pinnacle Renewable Energy announces the attendance of company representatives at the Christening and Launching Ceremony of S1130, a Handy class vessel of almost 40,000 DWT.
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.
Ence Energía y Celulosa already has closed cellulose sales contracts for a volume of 1.1 million tons for the year 2020, equivalent to the production capacity of its paper pulp biofactories.
Nobia to invest in a new production plant in Jönköping, Sweden, to replace Nobia’s existing factory in Tidaholm in 2024. The investment in automation and other production equipment is estimated at SEK 2 billion.
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...
Välinge has entered an agreement with TH Floors at DOMOTEX show in Hannover for the use of Liteback® core technology.
Stella-Jones Inc. appoints Robert Coallier to its Board of Directors. Mr. Coallier’s appointment is effective January 15, 2020 and brings the total number of Board members to nine.
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.
Tigercat announced that Bejac Corporation is now the authorized Tigercat dealer for California and Nevada.
James Donaldson and Sons Ltd has confirmed their achievement of ISO 50001 certification at all 28 of their sites throughout the UK.
National Timber Group has revealed plans to further grow its footprint in Scotland after almost doubling the size of its operation in Grangemouth. National Timber Group said the revamped facility will support the roll-out of new branches across the country.
The Board of Directors of Husqvarna AB has appointed Henric Andersson to succeed Kai Wärn as the President & CEO of the Husqvarna Group effective as of April 2, 2020, following the closing of the 2020 AGM.
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.