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  • agosto 10, 2020 16:07

Western Forest Products earns $8.5M in second quarter

Western Forest Products Inc. beat expectations as the company earned $8.5 million in its latest quarter on a 17-per-cent drop in revenues over uncertainty related to COVID-19...... [más...]

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  • agosto 10, 2020 14:56

Vietnam's wood product exports rise 6.2% in July

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...... [más...]

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  • agosto 10, 2020 11:56

EGGER: Stable results for the year financial year 2019/2020 and optimistic outlook

The close of EGGER Group's financial year on 30 April 2020 came at a particularly challenging time. Nevertheless, the wood-based material manufacturer is reporting eleven successful months and thus a stable business development overall for the financial year 2019/2020...... [más...]

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  • agosto 07, 2020 10:52

Norbord finished second quarter with an increased EBITDA

For the second quarter of 2020 Norbord reported an adjusted EBITDA of $84 million after $75 million in the first quarter of 2020 and $36 million in the second quarter of 2019. The quarter-over-quarter increase was primarily due to lower manufacturing costs, partially offset by lower... [más...]

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  • agosto 07, 2020 10:03

Acimall reports drop in orders of woodworking machinery

A strong decrease of orders of woodworking machinery and tools (-39.2% compared to the same period of last year) was reported for April to June 2020 by the members of Acimall due to the lockdown in April and a slow, gradual recovery of manufacturing operations in May... [más...]

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  • agosto 06, 2020 15:33

Homag reports lower sales in the first half of the year

In the second quarter of 2020, the Homag Group felt the effects of the Corona pandemic. This had a corresponding effect on the balance sheet for the first half of the year. Order intake fell by 17% to a value of € 493 million. Sales also decreased by 13% to € 552 million. The company has... [más...]

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  • agosto 06, 2020 14:47

Brazilian wood exports declined in June 2020

In June 2020, Brazilian exports of wood products (except pulp and paper) declined by 8.5% compared to June 2019 to a value of US$216.9 million. The value of June pine sawnwood exports fell 13.5% (US$38.4 million). In volume terms, June exports dropped 7.5% to 224,500 cu.m... [más...]

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  • agosto 05, 2020 10:27

Andritz had solid business development in the second quarter of 2020

The international technology group Andritz reports a largely solid business development for the second quarter taking into consideration the very difficult general economic conditions. While incoming orders fell sharply year-on-year (-42.2% to € 1.18 billion), sales rose slightly... [más...]

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  • agosto 04, 2020 14:33

Lower timber export volumes in Central and Western Africa

Timber exports from Cameroon almost halfed (-45%) and around 60% of the countrie's sawmills supposedly stopped operations. The government is preparing a very longed for package of support for the local industry. But even if mills wish to resume operations they will face... [más...]

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  • agosto 03, 2020 15:12

UK tropical sawn hardwood imports decreased

Importing less than 100,000 cu.m in each of the last two years, the UK is the fifth largest European importer for this commodity (after Belgium, Netherlands, France and Italy). With the UK trade stagnating in May, imports were well down from nearly all the major supply countries by the... [más...]

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