The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months. Many commodity products saw reduced trade during March and April, a result of reduced demand, closures of manufacturing facilities to protect workers, constraint in the handling capacity of go...
The next international leading trade fair for forestry and forest technology will take place from July 20 to 23, 2022 in Munich, Germany. Personal meetings with members of the Advisory Board and the analysis of the exhibitor survey showed that the majority within the industry welcome a shortened trade fair.
The biggest declines were seen in the US South, Russia, and Latin America, where hardwood pulplog prices were down 5-10% from the 4Q19.
JSC Ilim Group elected Clay Randall Ellis, IP senior vice president, Enterprise Operational Excellence, and James Price Royalty Jr, senior vice president and president of IP EMEA, to the Board of Directors.
Three years ago, the German Saw and Wood Industry Federation (DeSH) began extensive restructuring of its organization and member support. With new responsibilities in the office and creation of a new level of management, the process is now coming to an end. To control the multifaceted representation of interests and sp...
The BID Group of Companies has expanded upon its use of PTC’s Vuforia® Augmented Reality (AR) offerings. In particular, by adding a subscription to PTC’s Vuforia Chalk™ remote experience software, BID is empowering its remote service team to provide real-time assistance for customers wherever – and whenever – needed.
Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in April 2020 was worth Euro 2.5 million, which was about 51% less than in the previous month and almost 46% less than in April 2019.
Tigercat engineering recently completed the drive-to-tree feller buncher line-up with the release of the 718G. One of the last Tigercat machines to receive a Tigercat FPT Tier 4 engine, it was a challenge to package the additional after treatment componentry required for Tier 4 compliance, while still retaining the nim...
The Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education has decided to grant an additional SEK 6.8 million to 13 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry.
Ipe Woods USA has joined the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA), the oldest and largest hardwood association supporting the North American hardwood industry and the global hardwood community.
The 4-year programme ExpandFibre aims to develop ground-breaking technologies and smart business concepts that are required to convert straw and wood pulp fibre into novel bioproducts, such as textile fibres.
In the first two months of 2020 the total export value of US hardwoods to China and Southeast Asia was US$241.5 million, down 7.6% compared to the same period of 2019
International Forest Products LLC (IFP) appoints Dan Stebbins as Director of Export Containerboard Sales.
The Chubb Charitable Foundation announced a $500,000 commitment to Rainforest Trust, a global conservation organization that purchases and protects the most threatened tropical forests, saving endangered wildlife and sequestering carbon through partnerships and community engagement.
Timbeter and the government of Costa Rica kicked-off a project with the goal to support the digitization of forest management, and increase competitiveness of the local forestry sector.
The Board of Södra has appointed Lotta Lyrå as new President and CEO. She will take office this year and thereby replace CFO Peter Karlsson, who has been Interim President since 20 February 2020.
As a new feature, Ponsse Manager displays the progress of work areas in a separate graph, showing harvester production and forwarder production relative to the total estimated volume of the work area in question.
In Q1 2020, Vologda loggers of Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC) purchased 11 new timber carriers equipped with trailers and manipulators, as well as 22 all-terrain vehicles. The total investment amounted to around RUB 300 million ($4.3 million).
Danzer reports sales of Euro 180 million in 2019; a 11% drop from sales of Euro 202 million in the year 2018. Two main drivers caused the sales decrease: the closure of Danzer’s flooring deck layer production in France and sharply declining lumber sales out of North America, due to the US-Chinese trade war.
The Poland State Forests National Holding (LASY PAŃSTWOWE) launched a pilot project to use Timbeter in the Nowe Ramuki Forest District of the country. During the pilot project, the District will use Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technology for measurements, and digital reporting.