LSLA Winter Meeting Includes Hardwood Industry Updates

The Lake States Lumber Association (LSLA) recently convened for its annual winter meeting at the Hilton Appleton Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, WI. Approximately 130 members and guests were treated to three days of networking, informational presentations and receptions. A welcome reception opened the meeting followed the next day by a welcome speech by Larry […]

Metsä Group’s sawmills work at full speed

Despite the recession, Metsä Group’s sawmills work day and night. “Demand has…

Italian wood furniture industry declines 8% in 2023, with U.S. exports falling

The Italian wood furniture industry declined 8.1% in 2023 from 2022 to…

West Fraser Timber’s CEO encouraged by outlook despite ongoing difficulties

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. president and CEO Sean McLaren said he…

China: Log imports face challenges as construction market uncertain

A Hong Kong court has issued an order to liquidate the heavily…

Interfor curtails lumber production in Oregon and British Columbia

Interfor Corporation has declared an indefinite curtailment of its sawmill operations in…

Koskisen: Profitability affected by high price of wood

The financial performance of the Koskisen Group declined last year. The operating…

Raute more than doubles order intake in 2023

Raute’s order intake for 2023 soared to Euro 315 million, more than…

LOTS Group: Lots of success

LOTS Group: Lots of successJennifer Ellson LOTS Group Canada started as a…

German sawmill industry: ”Implementation of the EUDR is currently impossible”

After the completion of the test phase for the implementation of the…