zakaz@whatwood.ru | +7 905 704 5133
130 clients in 15 countries within 5 years of timber market research

Tag: OSB

For the first time in its history, Russia began shipping OSB to North America

5 June 2017 ` 21:34  
OSB import to Russia in the 1st quarter of 2017 increased by 76% (YoY) to 68,000 m3. This is the highest level during the last 3 years: 1st quarter of 2014, Russia imported 102,000 m3. 90% of deliveries...

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...

Talion-Terra launched OSB production in the Tver region

27 October 2016 ` 22:44  
Talion Terra (owned by the managing company STOD LLC) has launched the OSB line in test mode at its site in Torzhok (Tver region) and produces 900-1000 m3 of panels daily on Dieffenbacher equipment, with rated capacity being...

Russian timber industry news #13-2016

21 July 2016 ` 22:05  
- Valmet will deliver a biomass-fired boiler plant and related automation and environmental systems to Segezha pulpmill in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. Equipment delivery is scheduled for 2017. - The head of Buryatia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn has recently...

Kirov region governor arrested for suspected bribe from timber companies: case in detail

6 July 2016 ` 17:56  
The investigation Committee of Russia opened a criminal case against the Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh on the fact of receiving a bribe for a total amount of €400 thousand from the owners of Novovyatsky ski...

Russian timber industry news #9-2016

27 May 2016 ` 11:37  
- The Central Asian and Northern African markets remained difficult in the Q1 2016, as Rusforest mentioned in its quarterly report. However, the company managed to redirect more low-quality product sales to the Japanese market instead. - Pomorskaya...

WhatWood: Import substitution has changed the OSB market in Russia in 2015

22 March 2016 ` 15:15  
The situation on the Russian OSB market has changed dramatically in the second half of 2014 – 2015, as stated in the third edition of the analytical review “OSB market in Russia” published by WhatWood agency in March...

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 #21-2015

27 November 2015 ` 18:20  
- RusForest announced preliminary Q3 2015 production and sales results. Sales to the Japanese market grew, and prices increased slightly, however, overall sales volumes of both sawnwood and sawlogs decreased due to sustained unfavorable market conditions in the...

Global timber market review #17-2015

14 September 2015 ` 22:38  
– According to a representative from one of the main redwood markets in Beijing, some 12 stores selling redwood products have closed and only 2 remained open as of the end of July. The future for solid wood...

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...