Western Forest Products: highest quarterly EBITDA in history
17/05/2013 - 10:59 AM
Western Forest Products Inc. announced results for the first quarter of 2013. The Company reported EBITDA of $31.9 million for the first quarter of 2013 compared to EBITDA of $14.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2012 and $9.4 million for the first quarter of 2012.
The HOMAG Group reports good order situation
16/05/2013 - 02:00 PM
The HOMAG Group, the world’s leading manufacturer for plant and machinery for the woodworking industry and for cabinet makers, was able to significantly increase order intake by nearly 7 percent to EUR 182.3 million in the first quarter of 2013 (prior year: EUR 170.6 million), contrary to the industry trend. CEO Dr. Markus Flik explains: “This good order intake is even more remarkable considering the recently held LIGNA, the leading trade fair in the industry, as many of our customers typically wait until after LIGNA to make investment decisions.” The order backlog reached with EUR 230.9 million as of March 31, 2013 (prior year: EUR 208.9 million) the highest first-quarter figure since 2008, because among other factors numerous complex projects were in an early phase of processing at the end of the quarter.
Ligna: 52% More Visitors From North American
16/05/2013 - 11:25 AM
The 20th LIGNA in Hannover, Germany has brought impressive results across the board. WMMA executive director, Fred Stringfellow, who was present at the show, noted that overall, more than 3,000 North American attendees were present
Forest contractor reinvents the wheel
14/05/2013 - 04:01 PM
Christer Lennartsson has reinvented the wheel. The perfect one, that is. His new harwarder, “The Beauty”, a combined harvester and forwarder, is a stylish ten-wheeler with a specially designed weight distribution system that reduces