Wooden Houses

Although the recent drop in softwood lumber prices since mid-May is helping bring costs down (after having driven them up drastically earlier in the year), the decline has been offset by large increases in the prices of several other building material products.

Stora Enso joins Build-in-Wood

Stora Enso to join Build-in-Wood consortium. Stora Enso will mainly engage in the technical work packages like Materials and Components or Building Systems.

Metsä Fibre and the construction company Lehto Group have entered into an agreement to build an ecological operating office from wood for the Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland. The future office building will be a four-storey wooden structure, comprising the main control room for the bioproduct mill, office and social fa...

For the three months ended June 30, 2021, Hardwoods Distribution's consolidated sales climbed to a record $338 million, an increase of $124.7 million, or 58.5%, from $213.3 million in the same period in 2020.

Woodsafe Timber Protection Ltd has launched an exclusive collaboration with Australias market-leading fire protection coatings company - Fireshield, extending its reach of its specialised pressure impregnated timber processes to New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation's net sales for the 2Q 2021 increased by $777 million (or 142%) over the prior year to $1.3 billion. Net sales for the first six months of 2021 increased by $1.2 billion (or 107%) over the prior year to $2.3 billion.

US LBM acquires multiple businesses in Georgia and Virginia, USA. All three new acquisitions expand and strengthen Company's reach in multiple rapidly growing housing markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.

US LBM has completed the acquisition of American Construction Source from Angeles Equity Partners and Clearlake Capital Group. US LBM has now made four acquisitions in July, also adding Brand Vaughan Lumber Company in the Atlanta metro area, Home Center Supply located outside of Phoenix, and completing the previously a...