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  • December 19, 2014 10:09

    GreenStep Asia Awards return to DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR for 2015

    GreenStep Asia Awards, a joint venture with Floor Covering Weekly (FCW), returns in 2015 to the largest International floor covering show in Asia Pacific for a 2nd edition to honor individuals and organizations working to advance sustainability in floor covering through products and processes... [more...]

  • December 12, 2014 14:30

    Japan: Latest trends in office, kitchen and bedroom furniture imports

    October office furniture imports were almost unchanged from a month earlier. China remains the main supplier but at 48.5% of all office furniture imports China’s share of imports fell around 10%. The other main suppliers in October were Portugal, Italy and Poland which together accounted for 29% of imports in October . The biggest loser in October was Indonesia which saw exports of office furniture to Japan fall around 20%... [more...]

  • December 11, 2014 16:21

    DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR aims to increase value and exposure for visitors and exhibitors

    The space at the 17th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR is filling up fast! 88% of exhibition space is already booked three months prior to the show. Show organizers are serious about creating opportunities for both exhibitors and visitors to connect at the Shanghai show where new and innovative products are introduced to the world each year. Two programs created to maximize the value of the show are the Hosted Buyer Program and the InnovAction Flooring Campaign... [more...]

  • December 11, 2014 15:10

    Kährs Group expands production capacity for wooden floors in Romania

    Kährs Group, a Swedish wood and resilient flooring manufacturer, will increase hardwood flooring production capacity in the existing production unit in Satulung, Romania... [more...]

  • December 08, 2014 13:04

    Slow rise in EU imports of solid wood flooring

    Imports of wood flooring from outside the EU supply around 22% of total consumption throughout the region. After declining in 2013, imports have been rising again this year... [more...]

  • December 05, 2014 16:15

    New online auction of used woodworking machinery on

    New online auction of used woodworking machinery between December 9th and December 16th, 2014. [more...]

  • December 04, 2014 13:08

    Wooden furniture largest contributor to Malaysia's export earnings

    The latest export statistics released by the Malaysian Timber Industry Board showed Malaysia’s exports of timber and wood products for the first eight months this year totalled RM13.52 billion (approx. US$ 4.0 billion)... [more...]

  • December 04, 2014 07:05

    Construction growth boosts UK wood flooring demand

    In the absence of a large domestic wood floor manufacturing sector, the UK is a large consumer of imported wood flooring. UK consumption trends in 2014 have been more positive than in other parts of Europe, driven by strong activity in the construction sector and rising consumer confidence. The latest Construction Trade Survey undertaken by the UK Construction Production Association (CPA) reports that construction activity increased again in the third quarter of 2014, the sixth consecutive rise in activity... [more...]

  • December 03, 2014 15:04

    LIGNA to present "networked manufacturing" for the wood and furniture industries

    Changing conditions are forcing the wood and furniture industries to adapt in many ways. For example, market demand for one-off production is on the rise, and industry needs to deliver on this without compromising quality, efficiency or flexibility... [more...]

  • December 02, 2014 09:31

    Brazil: October wood products exports firm

    In October 2014, exports of all wood products (pulp and paper not included) increased 21% in value compared to October 2013, that is from US$228.4 million to US$276.0 million... [more...]