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Kronospan is purchasing an area within Ufimsky industrial park for 133.8 million rubles

27 September 2021 ` 08:18  
On August 2, 2021, the Commercial Court of Bashkiria compelled Development Corporation of the Republic of Bashkortostan to sign a purchase and sale contract for lands in Kirillovo Selsovet, Ufimsky District, Bashkiria, with Kronospan Bashkortostan, as reported by...

Igorevsky DOK restored the lamination line

23 September 2021 ` 20:22  
Kronospan invested 226 million rubles in restoring the lamination line at Igorevsky DOK located in the Kholm-Zhirkovsky District of the Smolensk Region. Peter Kindl, the owner of Kronospan Group, had previously declared his intention to invest 1.5 billion...

Kronospan to invest 18.4 billion rubles to expand its production capacity in Bashkortostan

7 April 2021 ` 16:36  
The project aimed at increasing the output of OSB is estimated at 5 billion rubles (15 new jobs), of binding agent – at 5 billion rubles (20 jobs), of plywood – at 8.4 billion rubles (70 jobs).

Austrian timber companies fined in Romania for unfair competition

25 January 2021 ` 19:23  
Romania’s Competition Council fined 31 timber producers on the local market for anti-competitive arrangements in the auctions organized during 2011-2016 by the state forest management company Romsilva. The competition body found that 33 companies, out of the 96...

Kronospan is going to launch production of bases for wood-based panels near Kaluga 

1 December 2020 ` 18:13  
Kronospan intends to implement its second investment project on building a plant producing bases for wood-based panels from ready-made pulp by Ultra Decor Rus in the territory of Kaluga Special Economic Zone (SEZ). The respective agreement was signed...

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...

WhatWood Agency has completed an update to its annual survey MDF / HDF Market in Russia in 2019-2020

28 October 2020 ` 12:28  
The volume of MDF/HDF, fiberboard (all types of panels) production reached 3.7 million m³ (+ 6% vs 2018). Excluding from the calculations the mature segment of the wet fiberboard, the volume of MDF / HDF production, dry fiberboard...

Russian Timber Journal 03-2020: how the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) affects operations of world timber companies; the Russian Government to slash duties on pulpwood of Far Eastern species to zero and increase export quotas by the end of 2020; Russian Forest Industry Review 2019-2020

Russian Timber Journal 03-2020: coronavirus infection was recorded in many countries of the world, the development of the situation showed that COVID-19 has a direct impact on all areas of the economy, including the timber industry — forest...

Kronospan may purchase assets of Russian Laminate

28 April 2020 ` 12:36  
Russian Laminate owns two particleboard production sites in Smolensk and Moscow regions with a total capacity of 480,000 m3 per year. Its MDF production equipment with a capacity of 400,000 m3 per year at the production site of...

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook for the global paper and forest products industry remains negative

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook...