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WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.

American manufacturer of sawmill and woodworking equipment Wood-Mizer announces the expansion of production in Indiana

March 14, 2019 ` 19:00  
According to the corporate press service, Wood-Mizer announces plans to expand its production facility in Batesville, Indiana. The expansion project, which is scheduled to begin in March 2019, will increase production areas by 53 thousand square feet. Wood-Mizer...

In wood-preparatory departament of JSC “Volga” it has ended the scheduled maintenance debarking drum

March 14, 2019 ` 16:00  
According to the head of the shop Nikolai Shaliavin, scheduled repairs of this scale are carried out not often – every 5-6 years. Within one and a half months (from January 14 to March 1, 2019), the contractors...

Ustyansky LPH will be part of the ULK Group

March 14, 2019 ` 14:00  
Ustyansky timber industry would fit in Ustyansky timber industry complex – a decision made by the leadership of GK “ULK”. The logging company will be relocated to the territory of the complex, the corporate press service reported on...

In 2023 ULK group will open advanced sawmill production

March 13, 2019 ` 19:00  
In 2019, the active construction of a new plant for deep processing of wood begins in the village of Karpogory, the corporate press service reports. Since 2020 delivery of equipment and necessary equipment is planned. In 2023, an...

The Ministry of natural resources of Russia has developed a mechanism for priority obtaining of forest resources by Russian enterprises

March 13, 2019 ` 16:00  
This was reported by the press service of the Ministry on March 12, 2019. A special feature of the new procedure for the provision of forest plots is that wood processing enterprises are no longer traded at auction...

Segezha Group certifies deliveries and logging on FSC and PEFC systems

March 13, 2019 ` 14:00  
In 2018 all businesses Segezha Group (part of AFK “Sistema”) confirmed the compliance of its activities to the requirements of the voluntary forest certification according to FSC scheme (FSC-C133272). About it reported in a press release sent months...

Three years of Segezha Group sent to charitable projects 75 million rubles

March 12, 2019 ` 19:00  
It is reported by the corporate press service. In 2018 Segezha Group was allocated 25 million rubles for the implementation of charitable projects. Last year the timber group of companies Segezha Group (part of AFK “Sistema”) directed to...

UK: Brexit deal may affect the dynamics of the softwood lumber market in 2019

March 12, 2019 ` 16:00  
Last week held a conference on the trade of pine wood, which is organized annually by the Trade Federation’s forests (Timber Trade Federation, TTF). Experts shared their views on the development of the coniferous wood market in the...

IMAL-PAL Group will supply equipment for wood pellet production line to South Korea

March 12, 2019 ` 14:00  
In early 2019, the Italian manufacturer of machinery and equipment IMAL-PAL signed a contract with the Korean company Hanwha for the supply of equipment for a new pellet line with a capacity of 320 thousand tons per year...

USA: In January 2019, US housing starts climbed 18.6 %

March 11, 2019 ` 19:00  
On March 08, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported that in January 2019, the number of new home mortgages in the United States increased by 18.6%, after a decline observed in December last year, which exceeded the...

Büttner will supply a second drying line for Norbord’s OSB plant in Scotland

March 11, 2019 ` 16:00  
The Canada-based Norbord OSB-manufacturing company will be installing a second drying line at its plant in Inverness, Scotland.  The order for the supply of a new drying line OSB and power plant was received by the company Büttner,...

Ilim Group will invest more than 8.5 billion rubles in the environmental modernization of its plant in Bratsk

March 11, 2019 ` 14:00  
This was announced on March 07, 2019 by the Director of the branch Alexey Panshin at a meeting of the Deputy Commission on ecology in Bratsk. The integrated environmental improvement program is designed for three years from 2019...

About WhatWood project

WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.