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Pfeifer successfully completes the second expansion stage at the CLT plant in Schlitz

6 July 2021 ` 16:35  
The cross laminated timber plant of the Pfeifer Group, which went into operation at the beginning of 2020, is doubling its capacity to 100,000 m³ annually this year as planned. In order to increase the joinery performance and...

Germany: In April 2021, the average price of pellets decreased by 7.8%

27 April 2021 ` 17:36  
In April 2021, one ton (t) of pellets costs an average of €226.74 (purchase of 6 t). That is 5.5% less than in March 2021 and 7.8% less than last year, according to the German Pellet Institute (DEPI)...

Germany: Pellet price in March remains at winter level

18 March 2021 ` 20:07  
The price for wood pellets in Germany has increased in March, with different regional characteristics. According to the German Pellet Institute (DEPI), one ton (t) of pellets costs an average of €239.83 (purchase of 6 t). That is...

Germany: Pellet prices stable despite low temperatures

19 February 2021 ` 18:11  
Even with the double-digit freezing temperatures in parts of Germany in February, wood pellets remain at a stable price. In the northeast region it is highest due to the weather. As the German Pellet Institute (DEPI) reports, a ton of...

Wood pellet production in Germany increased by 9.9% in 2020

28 January 2021 ` 15:08  
In 4Q 2020, pellet production in Germany increased by 7.2% YoY to 806,000 tons, according to the German Energy Wood and Pellet Association eV (DEPV). In 2020, wood pellet production in Germany increased by 9.9% YoY to 3.1 million...

Germany: Stable pellet prices at the beginning of the year

20 January 2021 ` 16:56  
In January 2021, the price for wood pellets in Germany was at the usual stable level. The return to the regular VAT rate of 7% has resulted in a slight price increase. According to a survey by the...

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...

German pellets slightly more expensive in November 2020

18 November 2020 ` 18:44  
In November 2020, German pellets became somewhat more expensive on a national average. As the survey by the German Pellet Institute (DEPI) shows, the price for 1 t is € 229.82 if a quantity of 6 t is...

Dieffenbacher to modernise plants in Germany, Poland and Vietnam

17 November 2020 ` 17:41  
Wood-based panels manufacturing systems provider Dieffenbacher has shared details on a number of plant modernisations projects designed to help panel producers stay competitive. The Eppingen-based company said one example is the retrofitting of a steam preheater at Pfleiderer’s...

IKEA Germany sees a sharp increase in online sales

13 November 2020 ` 16:28  
IKEA Germany closed the 2020 financial year (September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020) with retail sales of € 5.325 billion, which corresponds to an increase of 0.9% compared to the previous year. Online sales amounted to €...

Germany: VDMA reports orders down 20% in Jan-Sep 2020

9 November 2020 ` 20:20  
After 10 years of growth, the sales boom for the woodworking machinery industry is coming to an end this year, said Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) in a statement. In addition to the economic slowdown already indicated in...