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Russia reduced the production of wood-based panels in January-November 2020

16 December 2020 ` 19:53  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January-October 2020, plywood production in Russia decreased by 4.5% YoY to 3.6 million m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) decreased as well – by 7.3% YoY...

Norbord to restart OSB mill in Canada

15 December 2020 ` 19:05  
Norbord announced as part of their flexible operating strategy and in response to increased customer demand that they intend to restart production at their Chambord, Quebec OSB mill in the spring of 2021. Peter Wijnbergen, Norbord’s President &...

West Fraser Timber to acquire Norbord in all-stock deal valued at $3.1 billion

20 November 2020 ` 16:20  
A $3.1-billion all-stock deal to take over Norbord Inc. will transform West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. into a “global diversified wood products company,” CEO Ray Ferris said Thursday. Norbord, the world’s largest manufacturer of oriented strand board housing...

Russia reduced the production of wood-based panels in January-October 2020

19 November 2020 ` 19:01  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January-October 2020, plywood production in Russia decreased by 5.1% YoY to 3.3 million m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) decreased as well – by 7.7% YoY...

WhatWood Agency has completed an update to its annual survey Russian OSB market in 2019-2020

29 October 2020 ` 16:46  
Russian OSB market is quite young. The first imported products appeared in the late 1990s. In the period from 1997 to 2014 OSB demand has doubled annually (largely due to the low base effect). Until 2012 there was...

“The majority of the profit is attributable to timber industry clients; this is around 75%,” WhatWood spoke with Management at Metadynea (Metafrax Group) – Russia’s largest synthetic resins producer

21 October 2020 ` 14:16  
Today, phenol-formaldehyde resins are widely applied as a binding agent to produce wood-based panels. Metafrax Group is the largest producer of formalin and synthetic resins in Russia. What share in the revenue structure is attributable to timber industry...

Small enterprises are mastering OSB production. Interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer

21 August 2020 ` 17:40  
The issues of effective disposal of waste from harvesting, woodworking, and value-added wood processing have been particularly topical for Russia in the post-Soviet period. Today, more and more small Russian enterprises are opening their own board production facilities, thereby...

Russia reduced the production of wood-based panels in January-July 2020

20 August 2020 ` 10:55  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January-July 2020, plywood production in Russia decreased by 5.9% YoY to 2.3 million m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) decreased as well – by 11.7% YoY...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

Norbord reports 2Q 2020 earnings

10 August 2020 ` 12:12  
Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $84 million for 2Q 2020 compared to $75 million in 1Q 2020 and $36 million in 2Q 2019. The quarter-over-quarter increase was primarily due to lower manufacturing costs, partially offset by lower...

Russia cut wood-based panels production in January-May 2020

17 June 2020 ` 14:24  
According to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), plywood production in Russia in January-May 2020 decreased by 5.9% YoY to 1.6 million m³. The production of fiberboard (including MDF / HDF / floorings) also decreased by 15.2% YoY...