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  • April 14, 2014 10:40

    Weinig announces changes in the Board of Management

    The Supervisory Board of Michael Weinig AG informs that Mr. Stephan Weber is not any more member of the Weinig... [more...]

  • April 14, 2014 10:27

    Spain's wood and furniture exports up 9,5% in 2013

    The Spanish wood and furniture industry exports grew by 9,5% in 2013, with total sales worth EUR 2,770.5 million (2012: EUR 2,530.5)... [more...]

  • April 11, 2014 08:15

    Japan: Trends in office, kitchen and bedroom furniture imports

    Japan‘s office kitchen and bedroom furniture imports from 2009 to the end of February 2014 are shown in the picture. Imports of bedroom furniture exhibited a cyclical trend between 2009 and 2012. However, from 2012 bedroom furniture imports began to increase and have continued upwards since... [more...]

  • April 10, 2014 06:09

    Falling EU imports of engineered wood window scantlings

    Weak construction sector activity during 2013 led to further declines in EU glulam imports. EU imports of this product, which consist primarily of scantlings for the window sector, were 56,000 m3 in 2013, 12% less than the previous year... [more...]

  • April 08, 2014 14:02

    Downward trend continues in EU decking and mouldings imports

    EU imports of continuously shaped wood (HS code 4409) from tropical countries fell 19% in 2013 to 178,000 m3. Imports from Brazil fell particularly heavily, down... [more...]

  • April 08, 2014 12:38

    Kingfisher in talks to acquire French rival, Mr Bricolage

    Kingfisher, the DIY chain with operations in the UK and France, is in talks to acquire Mr Bricolage, a French rival, for €275m, including debt... [more...]

  • April 01, 2014 13:03

    German wood products price index stagnates in February

    In February, the German producer price index for wood products has registered a high degree of stagnation as compared to January. However, compared to February 2013, most of the prices rose sharply. Spruce lumber, roof battens and raw particle boards... [more...]

  • April 01, 2014 11:05

    Baillie Lumber acquires American Hardwood Industries

    H.I.G. Capital, LLC , a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $15 billion of equity capital under management, announced that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company American Hardwood Industries to Baillie Lumber... [more...]

  • March 31, 2014 15:30

    HOLZ-HANDWERK & fensterbau/frontale 2014: success

    The exhibition duo HOLZ-HANDWERK and fensterbau/frontale ended on Saturday, 29 March 2014, with a new record result. Over 108,000 trade visitors, some ten per cent more than at the previous event in 2012, found their way to Nürnberg during the four days of the exhibitions. Completely undaunted by token strikes in the German air traffic sector, more than 37,000 visitors from all over the world poured into the halls on the second day of the event alone–a top figure that has never been achieved on a single day by any other event in the history of the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg. Altogether 1,320 exhibitors from 39 countries presented current know-how and lots of innovations from the sectors concerned... [more...]

  • March 31, 2014 07:00

    Pollmeier's LVL plant scheduled to start in April

    The launch of the new LVL plant in Creuzburg of the company Pollmeier has been delayed several times. Extensive tests and adjustments had already pushed the start date... [more...]