Martin Leibrandt leaves EPAL

The Board and General Assembly of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) have decided to end cooperation with the EPAL CEO, Martin Leibrandt. He left EPAL after more than 6 years on 30/06/2018. The EPAL Board will decide on a successor in due course. Until then the President, Robert Holliger,…

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Germany: Price of wood products slightly rising in May

In May 2018, the producer prices for commercial wood products continued to rise slightly in Germany. Almost half of the figures are unchanged compared to April, only wood chips and pellets have fallen slightly. In comparison with the same month of the previous year, the construction-related wood products values ​​in particular have increased…

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Germany: Prices for wood packaging continue to rise

The German Association of Wood Packaging, Pallets and Export Packaging (HPE) price index shows that solid wood and wood-based materials for the production of pallets and wood packaging continued to increase. Apart from OSB, all price indices have reached new highs. The index for solid wood for wooden packaging is now at an all-time…

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