11TH CONGRESS OF THE SAWMILL INDUSTRY OF SOUTHEAST EUROPE
September 25, 2020, Slavonski Brod, Croatia

EUR 55 mil. from Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Wood-Processing Industry Last ...

The Croatian wood-processing industry is one of the most active sectors, both by employment rates and number of investments in the last twenty years. The companies use different models of financing, partially using their own resources, partnerships with foreign buyers of their products, etc. Most...

Private Forests Cover 18.2% of Territory in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Production and Sales Up!

In the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, forests and forest lands cover approximately 1.5 mil. ha or 48% of the country’s territory, 1.2 mil. ha or 81.8% of which is state-owned, and 277,000 ha, or 18.2% under private ownership. The overall forest area covered with landmines amounts to...

Quercus Sawmill Invests EUR 3.1 mil. in a New Woodchipping Line

Quercus, the Croatian sawmill specialized in the processing of ash and oak tree, continues to invest in new equipment. In the recent years, the sawmill modernized its main infrastructure with new Bongioanni sawing machines, significantly increased their drying capacities with Mühlbock drying...

Sawmills more Frequently Turning to Production of Electricity from Wood. First Full-size Cogeneratio...

In line with the European trends and efforts to increase production of energy from renewable sources, large sawmills and wood-processing companies in Southeast Europe, with annual sawing capacity of 50,000 and 100,000 m3, resulting in large quantities of wood waste, are more frequently turning to...

Production Restarted at a Closed Down Factory; Jobs for 85 Workers

After furniture company S. Sekulic declared bankruptcy, wood-processing company DI Nova Gradiska restarted the production in their sawmill, employing 85 workers since the beginning of the year. Production of flooring for the Benelux market is also scheduled to be restarted, with twenty employees...

Best Oak Logs, after Auctioning, instead of in Sawmill, more Frequently Exported in Containers to Ch...

That which has been the subject of media speculations over the past few years received its official statistical confirmation in Q1 this year. Increasing export of logs from Croatia has been raising concerns. Apart from fire logs and energy wood, which have traditionally been most frequent export...

Serif export-import Buys FinvestCorp Sawmill in Crni Lug, Croatia

Zagreb-based company Serif export-import bought Malo Selo Sawmill in Gorski Kotar, northwest Croatia, from the company FinvestCorp, owned by the Filipovic family. Murat Pasic, one of the owners of Serif, says that the overall investment, after the renovation of the sawmill, since it has not been...