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By 2023 Koenig & Bauer, a German manufacturer of printing presses for packaging, plans to increase profits to 1.5 billion euros

25 March 2019 ` 14:00  
According to Сlaus Bolza-Schünemann, CEO of Koenig & Bauer, “the growth of the cardboard, corrugated and flexible packaging markets will allow us to actively use the available opportunities. Therefore, by 2023, we plan to increase the company’s revenue...

In Germany, imports of hardwood plywood increased by 5 %

6 March 2019 ` 14:00  
In 2018, the import of plywood hardwoods of Germany increased by 5% to 748 585 m3. According to preliminary data of the Federal statistical office, the growth of production of softwood plywood was even more significant – from...

More than 1.5 thousand companies will exhibit at the upcoming Ligna-2019 exhibition in Hannover in May

28 February 2019 ` 16:00  
According to the press service of the organizer of the exhibition Deutsche Messe, in May this year, more than 1,500 companies will gather in Hanover to demonstrate the technologies of the forest and woodworking industry, which will become...

Kastamonu company introduced in Germany, production plant in Tatarstan

27 January 2019 ` 14:00  
In January 2019, Kastamonu presented wood-Board products from the plant in the SEZ “Alabuga” to the world industry community at the Domotex exhibition in Germany. Visitors and guests of the event were shown new collections of laminate Floorpan...

Global timber market review #21-2016

31 December 2016 ` 15:48  
– In the first three quarters of 2016, log imports through Taicang Port, China, totalled 6.51 million m3 valued at $920 million, ITTO reported. Of the total, the value of log imports from Russia through Taicang Port soared...

Global timber market review #5-2016

22 March 2016 ` 14:46  
– Imports of structural laminated lumber to Japan has been over 700,000 m3 in the recent years, so the market seems to be established, ITTO reported. Meantime, the prices declined because of sluggish market in 2015. The demand...

Global timber market review #19-2015

22 October 2015 ` 17:48  
– A Chinese company plans to invest $250 million to build a massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand. Fenglin Wood Industry Group, based in Nanning, has already been carrying out a feasibility study on building and operating a...

Global timber market review #18-2015

5 October 2015 ` 13:46  
– After adjusting production at its spruce sawmills in Finland, Metsä Wood will start statutory employee negotiations to adjust also pine lumber production due to oversupply and price competition. – European lumber exports to Japan in the first...

Global timber market review #15\16-2015

3 August 2015 ` 19:22  
– Poland has expressed interest in selling the state-owned plywood manufacturer Sklejka Orzechowo SA (formerly OZPS), Fordaq reported. It is one of the last domestic timber enterprises fully owned by the State Treasury. The privatization process is associated...

Global timber market review #14-2015

30 July 2015 ` 15:38  
– Norwegian wood-products company Moelven will shut down Nössemark Trä AB sawmill in Sweden, Fordaq says quoting Sverige Radio. Moelven’s CEO, Erik Sjölund, hopes that a new owner could be found. – China’s Customs has reported that timber...

Global timber market review #12-2015

1 July 2015 ` 20:25  
– Gradual EU economy revival combined with the global economy upward trend will encourage the growth of demand for the Finnish forest sector products, such a conclusion was reached by the Natural Resources Institute of Finland (Luke). Luke...