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West Fraser to further reduce lumber production

07-04-2020
West Fraser, reduce, lumber production, lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, United States, Canada

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, West Fraser is providing an update on production adjustments implemented to address changing operating, supply chain and market conditions. Effective April 6, West Fraser will further reduce its SPF production by 30 to 40 million board feet of production per week which represents between 45% and …

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 …

Jowat to launch new PUR hot melt adhesive for window profile wrapping

07-02-2020
Jowat, PUR hot melt adhesive, reduced monomer content, wrapping, PVC window profiles

Jowat, the adhesives specialist from Detmold, announces the launch of a very special product at the upcoming world-leading trade show for the windows industry: Jowatherm-Reaktant® MR 604.90 is the first PUR hot melt adhesive with a reduced monomer content and thus hazard-free labelling certified according to RAL-GZ 716 for the wrapping of PVC …

Interfor to reduce production due to falling lumber prices and rising log costs

23-10-2018
Interfor, reduce production, falling lumber prices, rising log costs

Interfor Corporation recently announced plans to temporarily reduce production across its operating platform in the BC Interior in 2018’s fourth quarter due to a combination of declining lumber prices and escalating log costs. The curtailment is expected to reduce production in the region by approximately 20 per cent during the quarter and …

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