The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam is reporting that wood and wooden product exports in July were valued at $1.05 billion. A year-over-year increase of 6.2%.
Freres Lumber Co., Inc, headquartered in Lyons Oregon, has a unique and frustrating problem.
Patrick Industries has announced that it has completed their acquisition of Inland Plywood Company. Inland is the predominate supplier, laminator, and wholesale distributor of treated and untreated laminated plywood, medium density overlay panels and other specialty products to the marine, recreational vehicle (RV) and industrial markets.
UPM has provided additional information about the closing of its Jyväskylä plywood mill which was first announced in June. The Jyväskylä plywood mill will be permanently closed as of 7-31-2020.
Norbord has recently provided a review and an update on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to ITTO, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the European plywood markets has proven to be less severe than the originally feared.
The Segezha Group’s Vyatka plywood mill in Kirov, Russia was experiencing a critical defect on the high-grade veneer the plant was producing.
The International Accreditation Service® (IAS) announced, on Friday 6/19, additional requirements for IAS-accredited organizations conducting inspections or testing of plywood products manufactured in Brazil.
Collaborating since 2017, Latvijas Finieris and Stora Enso have been working on developing a lignin-based resin ideal for plywood products.
Japan’s March 2020 imports of plywood rose 21% and there was a 10% month-on-month increase in import volumes as well.