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Segezha Group continues the modernization of the Karelian Wood Company, a logging and wood processing company. More than RUB 100 million ($1.3 million) has already been invested in the plant's modernisation. Moving forward, the company plans to expand its production capacity and secure further investments to the tune o...

Carbotech acquires Autolog

Carbotech Group has announced its acquisition of Autolog, a company specializing in wood processing optimization and automation. Thanks to Autolog’s optimization and automation services, the company will now be able to provide an even greater range of solutions.

The Swedish gross felling remained high during 2020 and amounted to just over 93.3 million m3 standing volume, according to preliminary statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. This is a small increase compared to 2019.

New Zealand’s export prices for forestry products rose 7% in the March 2021 quarter. Within that category, prices for wood exports rose 9.1% over the quarter to reach the highest prices on record, slightly exceeding the previous peak in the June 2020 quarter.

Keta Kosman, Publisher of Madison’s Lumber Reporter, monitors lumber prices every day. She thinks we are in a new era for the economy. In the 1950s, there was much infrastructure building, it was all a huge boom for the economy for two decades. We're in a similar situation right now, she says. The U.S. administration i...

In the financial year 2020, the Pölkky Group’s turnover was Euro 160 million, compared to Euro 168 million in 2019. Net loss for the financial year was Euro 0.2 million. The Group’s financial position weakened, with an equity ratio of 28.6%.

Germany exported a total of 12.7 million m3 of raw wood worth Euro 845 million in 2020. In terms of quantity, this was an increase of more than a third (42.6%) compared with 2019.

Demand for wood products remains high, but their supply is limited. Despite full production and manufacturing records in March, Swedish sawmills currently have their lowest stock levels for over 20 years, which has put pressure on sawn wood prices.