• Panele
  • iulie 24, 2020 11:54

Armstrong Flooring's 2Q net sales decreased by 18.1% to $145.6 million

In the 2Q 2020, Armstrong Flooring's net sales decreased 18.1% to $145.6 million from $177.7 million in the 2Q 2019, including an adverse currency impact of 80 basis points...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iulie 23, 2020 11:37

EU tropical imports already down 9% before COVID-19

Trade data is also less reassuring about future market prospects when cumulative EU imports in the first four months of 2020 are compared to the same period in 2019...... [mai mult...]

  • Panele
  • iulie 22, 2020 12:08

UPM Jyväskylä plywood mill to be permanently closed by the end of the month

UPM Jyväskylä plywood mill to be permanently closed on 31.07.2020, UPM announced. The jobs cut will be 147....... [mai mult...]

  • Panele
  • iulie 21, 2020 11:27

EPLF adopts a new mission, vision and logo

In view of a changing market environment for the member companies of the Association of European Laminate Flooring Manufacturers (EPLF), the industry representative will increasingly focus on the sustainable properties of their product...... [mai mult...]

  • Panele
  • iulie 17, 2020 14:13

Suspicions that Chinese components used in ‘Made in Vietnam’ wood products

The United States Department of Commerce has launched an investigation into whether certain hardwood plywood products completed in Vietnam are using components sourced in China..... [mai mult...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • iulie 15, 2020 15:04

US softwood lumber prices rise during usual seasonal slow-down

At this time of year it is usual for softwood lumber prices to be lowering, as end-users would be stocked-up on inventory needs for ongoing building projects, and sawmills would be slowing down as normal seasonal closures and curtailments come into effect...... [mai mult...]

  • Silvicultură
  • iulie 09, 2020 12:57

Gabon: New tax laws aim to encourage more wood processing

The government of Gabon has passed new laws that will come into effect in 2021 and will affect the forestry and timber sectors. The tax structure has been reset with the aim of encouraging processing for export...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iulie 09, 2020 11:37

European imports of Chinese plywood disrupted

Total plywood imports by the EU27+UK (excluding internal trade) dropped by 16% to 1.58 million cu.m from January through April this year compared to the same four months last year. This follows a dip of 5.3% to 4.4 million cu.m for the full year in 2019...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iulie 09, 2020 10:31

Norbord reviews and updates their COVID-19 response

Norbord has recently provided a review and an update on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic...... [mai mult...]

  • Corona Virus
  • iulie 08, 2020 11:21

Brexit ‘rears its head’ once more

In a recent blog post, the UK TTF Managing Director David Hopkin notes that “just when we thought it was safe to go back into work from COVID-19, the lurking beast of Brexit has reared its head once more”. Mr. Hopkins was responding to issues raised by UK government announcements on the VAT and trade tariff regime planned to be implemented in the UK after the current Brexit transition period has ended, from 1st January 2021, in the event of no deal with the EU – or even in the event of a deal being reached...... [mai mult...]

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