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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.

700 million rubles will be spent on the development of wooden housing in the Tambov region

June 8, 2019 ` 16:40  
As part of the St. Petersburg international economic forum on June 06, 2019, the administration of the Tambov region and Tamak Holding AG (Republic of Austria) signed an agreement of intent to cooperate in the implementation of the...

Sveza is one of the few in the world launched a line of UV-varnishing plywood

June 7, 2019 ` 19:15  
As reported in the press release, in the framework of a comprehensive program of modernization of production facilities, Sveza put into operation a new line of production of plywood with UV-coating at its plant in St. Petersburg. Processing...

Korea invests more than $100 million in the woodworking industry of the Sverdlovsk region

June 6, 2019 ` 15:30  
As reported in the press release, the Corporation for the development of the Middle Urals at the site of the representative Office of the Governor of the Sverdlovsk region in the state authorities of the Russian Federation concluded...

An investment project worth over 522 million rubles is being implemented in the Ryazan region

June 6, 2019 ` 11:45  
During a working trip to Sasovsky district, the Governor of the Ryazan region Nikolai Lyubimov got acquainted with the work of  Toplivnue technologies LLC. The investment project for the creation of a new logging and wood processing enterprise...

Ilim Group has signed a contract with Voith to supply the world’s most powerful cardboard machine

June 5, 2019 ` 14:30  
Ilim Group signed a contract with German engineering group Voith to supply cardboard machine XcelLine.  Its commissioning is scheduled for the end of 2021 at the new pulp and cardboard plant in Ust-Ilimsk – the main project of...

Pavlovsk woodworking plant shipped the first 100 cubic meters of MDF with a thickness of 8 mm and 16 mm

June 4, 2019 ` 21:30  
Only two months have passed since the test launch at the Pavlovsk woodworking plant of MDF production and on June 03, 2019 it became known that the first batch of products was shipped to foreign buyers from the...

Nikolay Nikolaev: “When information is distorted, objective decisions cannot be made»

On June 03, 2019, the fourth stage of the National forest forum started in Yakutia. When discussing the state of the forest industry on one of the main thematic areas of the “Forest law in action” the Chairman...

International Paper announced its intention to sell its business in India

June 2, 2019 ` 19:00  
On May 29, 2019, International Paper entered into an agreement with West Coast Paper Mills Limited (WCPM, India) to sell a controlling stake in International Paper APPM Limited, according to the press service of International Paper. International Paper...

Kronospan plans to produce wood boards on the the territory of advanced development of Primorye

June 1, 2019 ` 20:00  
According to Ardasher Kurbansho, General Director of Kronospan LLC: “Primorye has a great export potential: the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, China are nearby. The project will be more competitive if it is produced and sold from the Far...

Wood-based panels consumption in Russia is at its peak, construction industry is in a state of uncertainty and furniture production has shown an increase of 30%.

May 31, 2019 ` 14:15  
Russia: wood-based panels market in 2018-2019 The consumption of wood-based panels in Russia in 2018 set another record in modern history and amounted to 12.9 million m3 (+12% YoY). The consumption growth was mainly driven by an increase...

Sveza will invest about 6 billion rubles in the expansion of production

May 31, 2019 ` 14:35  
According to the corporate press service, Sveza is implementing the investment project “Novator +52”, which provides for the construction of a high-tech full-cycle production line in partnership with the Japanese company Hashimoto Denki and will increase the production...

Stora Enso will convert a paper mill in Oulu in the production of packaging

May 30, 2019 ` 13:25  
The investment will amount to 350 million euros. As a result of technical re-equipment, the paper machine No. 7 will be transformed into the production of high-quality Kraftliner based on natural fiber, as well as the paper machine...

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.