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Hayashi Plywood Industrial plans to curtail production by 20%

24-04-2020
Hayashi Plywood, softwood plywood, Maizuru, Nanao, plants, curtailment, temporary, partial

Hayashi Plywood Industrial Co., Ltd. (Osaka, Japan) manufactures softwood plywood at Maizuru and Nanao plants. To deal with dropping sales, it has started reducing the production by 10% since last month and March production is down by 15%. With dropping orders from precutting plants and large house builders, it plans to curtail the production by …

Conifex Timber extends temporary production curtailment at Mackenzie sawmill in Canada

20-04-2020
Conifex Timber Inc., extension, temporary curtailment, Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada, sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that, in response to continued weakened global demand for forest products impacted by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, it is extending its temporary production curtailment at its Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada sawmill for two weeks to May 3, 2020. The curtailment is not expected to have any adverse consequence …

Sinclar Group curtails lumber production at three sawmills in British Columbia, Canada

07-04-2020
Sinclar Group, curtailment, lumber production, three sawmills, British Columbia, Canada

Global market conditions for lumber have changed rapidly as a result of a number of factors, not least of which is the Covid-19 situation. Sinclar Group Forest Products has therefore made the decision to curtail some of its operations. Effective Sunday, April 5th, 2020, all of Sinclar’s lumber manufacturing operations in British Columbia, …

Weyerhaeuser to reduce lumber production by 20% in April

01-04-2020
Weyerhaeuser Company, reduction, operating capacity, temporary mill curtailments, reduced shift postures

In response to recent changes in customer sentiment and order flow, Weyerhaeuser Company is dynamically adjusting operating capacity at certain of its manufacturing facilities. For the month of April, the company expects to reduce operating capacity by approximately 20% for lumber, 15% for oriented strand board, and 15% to 25% for engineered wood …

Canada's Interfor announces initiatives to address prevailing COVID-19 situation

20-03-2020
Interfor, initiative, tackle, coronavirus, impact, capital expenditure reduction, production curtailment

Interfor announced two days ago that it will implement a number of initiatives in order to adjust its business to operating conditions being impacted by COVID-19. “We are very focused on ensuring the health and safety of our employees as well as adapting to the evolving market conditions,” said Ian Fillinger, Interfor’s …

Nordic sawmill curtailments continue

11-11-2019
Nordic sawmills, curtailment, lower prices, oversupply, spruce beetle infestation, Berg Timber, Stora Enso, Moelven, Setra, SCA

Nordic sawmillers have reported weaker results and curtailment of production to manage lower prices, oversupply and weakening demand amid a background of uncertain global economic conditions, reported Timber Trades Journal Online. Spruce beetle infestation is also resulting in large amounts of material flooding the market. During the autumn and …

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