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Tag: OSB

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...

Russian timber industry news #5-2015

27 March 2015 ` 10:32  
– In St. Petersburg, Finnish company Skaala opened a plant for the production of energy-efficient wooden windows. – In case of state procurement contracts, Russian producers of furniture may count on a 15% preference in price compared to...

Russian timber industry news #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:57  
– Sakhles company has put into operation a Japanese automatic sawing line, which will increase the processing of sawlogs to 36 thousand m3. – Arkhangelsk anti-monopoly body approved the purchase of 70.71% stake in Arkhangelsk LDK-3 by Lesozavod...

Russian timber industry news #1-2015

28 January 2015 ` 15:51  
-In 2014, Lesozavod 25 increased production of export-grade lumber by 19.36% -RusForest has engaged Hekotek to build a wood pellet plant at the Magistralny sawmill -LesResurs company opened a pellet production in the Irkutsk region -Belozersky forest enterprise...

WhatWood study: Kronospan launched Russia’s fourth OSB production

28 October 2014 ` 05:27  
Kronospan holding has launched Russia’s fourth OSB mill in in Egorievsk, Moscow region (after Hillman, Novovyatsky LK and DOK Kalevala) with a capacity of 350,000 m3, this is stated in the updated study by WhatWood agency “OSB market...

Kastamonu Entegre opened MDF and flooring plant in Tatarstan

5 October 2014 ` 19:59  
Turkish company Kastamonu Entegre, one of the largest global producers of wood-based panels, launched a large mill in the Alabuga special economic zone (Tatarstan) on 24 September. The volume of investments into the project amounted to $600 million,...

Global Trends Review, July 14-27, 2014: Domestic market saves glulam industry in Germany; global woodworking machinery sales fell in 2013

29 July 2014 ` 14:25  
Germany is lucky to have strong domestic sales market, which supports the laminated timber industry, as Holzkurier journal noted in an article. Austria, unlike Germany, has to export to the sharply declining sales markets like Italy or to...