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Oleg Fokin, Commercial Director of Sudoma Sawmill: “At the moment, Russia does not have enough own production facilities for processing low-grade timber in full”

April 14, 2021 ` 11:06  
Sudoma Sawmill is an export-oriented enterprise engaged in the production of thermally modified, impregnated, planed, and brushed sawn timber for the construction and furniture industries. The enterprise is located in Dedovichsky district of the Pskov region; one of...

Russian Timber Journal 02-2021: interview with Russ Taylor, President of Russ Taylor Global; Russian sawn timber market in 2020, outlook for 2021; Metsä Fibre going ahead with € 1.6 billion Kemi bioproduct mill investment; Segezha Group acquires Novoyeniseiskiy Wood Chemical Complex; Uvadrev places an order from Siempelkamp

Russian Timber Journal 02-2021: interview with Russ Taylor, President of Russ Taylor Global; Russian sawn timber market in 2020, outlook for 2021; Metsä Fibre going ahead with € 1.6 billion Kemi bioproduct mill investment; Segezha Group acquires Novoyeniseiskiy Wood Chemical Complex; Uvadrev places an...

Dmitry Rudenko, Vice President of Segezha Group: demand for wooden houses currently exceeds the productive capacity

February 19, 2021 ` 11:09  
The share of wooden houses in the total low-rise housing construction in the USA, Canada, and Finland is over 80%. The share of total wooden housing construction reaches 50% in many countries, while in Russia it is only...

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...

“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

October 21, 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...