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Tag: MDF

40 facts on the plywood & panel industry in Russia

4 May 2017 ` 17:48  
The market of OSB, MDF/HDF, particleboard and plywood in Russia has changed significantly in recent years. Companies are finding new niches in Russia and abroad, master the production of new, specialized products like transport industry plywood or thin...

Russian plywood and panel industry in 2015-2016: financial status and capacities

17 February 2017 ` 16:00  
We publish the abstracts of WhatWood’s chief editor Kirill Baranov presentation at the conference “Panel industry of Russia”, which was held by the editorial board of the journal LesPromInform in October 2016 at Lesdrevmash Expo. During this time...

Russian timber industry news #14-15-2016

6 September 2016 ` 02:51  
- Egger launched an MDF/HDF production line in the Smolensk region with a capacity of 350,000 m3. It will produce MDF of standard quality and for deep milling (for hypermarket networks selling construction materials and for the furniture...

Russian timber industry news #11-2016

23 June 2016 ` 07:30  
- Kiev cardboard and paper mill (Ukraine, belongs to Pulp Mill Holding along with Russia’s Arkhangelsk PPM) became completely independent of the Russian market of wastepaper: over a four-month ban on the wastepaper exports from Russia, the plant...

Russian timber industry news #7/8-2016

11 May 2016 ` 22:44  
- Ilim Group has announced the investment of $2 billion in development of its production facilities in the next five years. The company plans to increase annual output by 500 thousand tonnes during this time. - Chinese Hubei...

WhatWood: In 2015, competition intensified in the Russian MDF market; prices slipped

10 March 2016 ` 03:06  
WhatWood agency has completed the study “The market of solid fibreboard and thin MDF/HDF in Russia in 2014-2015”. According to agency analysts, the output of fibreboard and MDF/HDF in the Russian market in 2014 amounted to 2.5 million...

Russian timber industry news #4-2016

10 March 2016 ` 01:42  
- MDF capacity at the Asino timber industry park (Tomsk region) is ready to launch. Total investments into the project will exceed RUR 32 billion, out of which RUR 20 billion are already invested. - Segezha Group holding...

Russian timber industry news #2-2016

10 February 2016 ` 16:40  
- At the end of December 2015, Plitspichprom activated the contract with Siempelkamp, which was concluded in 2014, for the supply of a complete particleboard plant including a Generation 8 ContiRoll press. - The Federal Antimonopoly Service of...

Russian timber industry news #1-2016

7 February 2016 ` 19:38  
- From 1 January 2016, the Russian government prohibited organizations under the jurisdiction of Turkey or controlled by citizens of Turkey to engage in a whole complex of works and services, including wood processing, construction, architecture and design....

Russian timber industry news #23-2015

26 December 2015 ` 00:55  
- The ownership of LPK Partner-Tomsk company is transferred to its successor, Latat LLC. As noted by General Director of LPK Partner-Tomsk Viktor Shpilkin, transfer of rights is connected with the owners’ decision to abandon foreign capital. The...

Russian timber industry news #20-2015

14 November 2015 ` 13:36  
- Lesozavod 25 (Sawmill 25) has signed a contract for the supply of Springer and Linck equipment and modernization of the sorting and sawing line at the LDK-3 mill in Arkhangelsk. - The second phase of the Egger...

Russian timber industry news #18-2015

5 October 2015 ` 13:49  
- The Ministry of economic development has decided to ban the export of wastepaper from Russia for four months, as well as to reduce the rate of import duty on coated paper down to 5% for 1.5 years....