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Weyerhaeuser announces leadership changes 17 April, 2014
The Weyerhaeuser Company has announced changes in its leadership team. Devin Stockfish will become senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, succeeding Sandy McDade, senior vice president, general counsel, who will retire in July. Kristen Sawin has been named vice president, Government Relations, Environment, Health and Safety, and will report to Mr Stockfish.
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Egger’s next generation Zoom Collection
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Wood based panel manufacturer, Egger, has extending its Zoom Collection with 23 new decors and six completely new textures in the Zoom laminate and melamine board range.The latest update of decors includes synchronised pore surfaces and striking wood reproductions.
Half of Myanmar logging is illegal
Thursday, April 17, 2014 The Myanmar government has been accused of presiding over a multi-billion dollar black hole of illegal logging and exports, indicative of widespread criminality and corruption.
LP reports Q4 and year-end 2013 results
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Louisiana-Pacific Corporation has reported results for Q4 and year ended December 31, 2013.
Steico to build LVL factory in Poland
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Steico has announced a €60m investment to build its own LVL production facilities and an additional wood fibre insulation plant. Both new facilities will be developed at the group's Czarna Woda site in Poland.
Biomass event in Hamburg
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Prof Dr Clems Hiffman, director of Fraunhofer IWES Kassel has been appointed as conference general chairman of the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition which will take place in the Congress Centre, Hamburg from June 23-26, 2014. This platform will attract experts and industrial exhibitors from more than 60 countries.
Pro-Populus argumentation document now in three languages
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 The European association for the poplar sector, Pro-Populus, has now published its argumentation document in three new language versions.
How plywood played its part in the North American war effort
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 North American plywood companies were instrumental in WWII air warfare, as documented by Sara Witter Connor in Wisconsin’s Flying Trees in World War II: A victory for American Forest Products and Allied Aviation.
Pfleiderer down on sales revenue
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Pfleiderer reported consolidated sales in 2013 of Euro €928.3m were 2.7% below the previous year’s value of €954.1m.
Ainsworth exports 39% more OSB to Japan
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 The Canadian OSB manufacturer Ainsworth Lumber raised its shipments to its main export market, Japan, by 39% in the 2013 financial year.
Obituary: Dario Grione
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Dario Grione, founder of Inco Sas, passed away on March 22, 2014 after a short illness, at the age of 78.

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