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Lumber producers’ profit margins improve slightly in Austria, Eastern Russia, Western U.S. and Western Canada

02-01-2020
lumber producers, profit margins, Austria, Eastern Russia, Western U.S., Western Canada, Sweden, Finland, Wood Resource Quarterly

The financial health of the world’s lumber producers was mixed in the 3Q/19. The gross margins fell in Northern Europe, while they improved slightly in Austria, Eastern Russia, Western U.S., and Western Canada, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. In North America, lumber prices started to flatten out and increased slightly in the …

Nobia to invest in highly automated production plant in Sweden, its largest investment to date

05-12-2019
Nobia, highly automated production plant, new, Sweden, made-to-order kitchens

Nobia’s Board of Directors has made a directional decision to invest in a new production plant in Jönköping, Sweden, to replace Nobia’s existing factory in Tidaholm in 2024, Nobia said in a statement. The investment in automation and other production equipment is estimated at SEK 2 billion. As a result of the decision, Nobia …

Komatsu Forest Invests in Northern Sweden

23-05-2019
Sweden, Komatsu Forest

Komatsu Forest in Umeå, Sweden, is implementing one of its largest investments in industrial Sweden – a future-proof factory in large format, with a focus on sustainable production. The company's investment aims to further strengthen the region's position as a leader in the field of forest technology. "The forest industry is an …

Editor’s pickKomatsu Forest wants to create a factory for the future

18-10-2018
Komatsu, new factory, Umeå, Sweden

Komatsu Forest has revealed their ambition to build a completely new factory, following their announcement recently of their intention to acquire land in Klockarbäcken, Umeå, Sweden. The site plan of the new Komatsu factory in Sweden (Image credit: Komatsu) The ambitious plan to build a factory is conceived with human possibilities …

Editor’s pickRadisson Collection Hotel, Strand Stockholm hotel reveals new look

20-08-2018
Radisson Collection Hotel, Strand Stockholm, Wingårdhs, Sweden, Nybroviken, oak, walnut, floors, walls

The Radisson Collection Hotel, Strand Stockholm opens its doors after an extensive renovation by Swedish Architectural Studio Wingårdhs, revealing a modern luxurious new look for the hotel, fit for the modern traveller and design enthusiast. The full renovation, including 170 guest rooms, lobby, meeting rooms and a new restaurant and bars …

Editor’s pickA canine training hall with an architectural edge

17-08-2018
Dressyrhallen Training Hall, AIX Architects, Sweden, Swedish Police Force K-9 Unit, canine, dog, training

The Rosersberg Palace Park in Sweden now holds a new weather shelter for the Swedish Police Force’s K-9 Unit , providing a protected space for canine training on the listed heritage site.  The Dressyrhallen Training Hall is constructed of cross-laminated timber mounted on a standard glulam frame (All images are credited to Peder …

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