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Sweden: Holmen acquires Martinsons

20-07-2020
Sweden, Acquisition, Wood

Swedish pulp and paper company Holmen has signed an agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden’s leading players in sawn and processed wood products, at SEK 1.0 billion for 100% of the shares. According to a media release by Holmen, the acquisition will almost double Holmen’s sales of wood products to over SEK 3 billion, while also …

Global forest trade continues amid COVID-19 pandemic

13-07-2020
World, COVID-19, Lumber, Hardwood Chips

Wood Resources International (WRI) reports that although the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted supply chains for many industry sectors worldwide, the forest products industry has remained fairly strong.  According to a recent WRI release, many commodity products saw reduced trade during March and April as a result of reduced demand, …

Editor’s pickBIFA WOOD Vietnam postponed to 11th to 14th March 2021

02-07-2020
Vietnam, BIFA WOOD, Exhibition, COVID-19

BIFA WOOD Vietnam was scheduled to be held from 27th to 30th October 2020. However, due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition has been postponed to 11th to 14th March 2021. The postponement seeks to protect the safety and well-being of all exhibitors, sponsors, delegates, trade attendees and staff, as well as to …

Ipe Woods USA joins National Hardwood Lumber Association

19-06-2020
Ipe Woods USA, NHLA

Ipe Woods USA has joined the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA), the oldest and largest hardwood association supporting the North American hardwood industry and the global hardwood community. NHLA provides a platform for the world’s leading hardwood companies to shape the future of the industry. Their mission is to serve NHLA …

UPM Plywood introduces new water repellent plywood

19-06-2020
UPM, waterproof, plywood

UPM Plywood introduces a new water repellent WISA-SpruceWR plywood that enables efficient and effortless construction even in changing weather and humidity conditions. The water repellent yet breathable surface of WISA-SpruceWR slows down the absorption of moisture into the panel while allowing it to evaporate. Thanks to the wood-based treatment …

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