the timber network


  • Interior January 23, 2015 14:27

    Come to Shanghai to floor your success in Asia Pacific at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2015

    The floor covering industry will meet in Shanghai to see the hottest new products and innovations in Asian floorings at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR in March 24-26, 2015. With less than 3 months to go and over 95% of exhibit space already sold, organizers are urging international participants to make travel and visa arrangements now... [more...]
  • Panels January 23, 2015 10:04

    Danzer doubles thick-cut capacity for precious hardwoods

    During Domotex 2015, the international trade fair for floor coverings in Hanover, hardwood specialist Danzer announced to double its thick-cut capacity for precious hardwoods. Three years ago, Danzer had added a new method to the existing techniques: the precious surface layers for engineered wood flooring can now be sliced with little to no waste; in the past, they were sawn with raw material losses of up to one-third. The new product has been well received by the European parquet industry. The investment in new capacity is needed to meet the growing demand in the coming years... [more...]
  • Interior January 21, 2015 11:37

    €50 million invested for the biggest kitchen furniture plant in Russia

    The Russian company First Furniture Factory (FFF) and the German furniture giant Alno (which is a part of the Whirlpool group) will set up a joint venture under the brand: First Furniture Factory - Alno. Both companies will have an equal 50% share in the JV, and are going to invest €50 million to launch the biggest kitchen furniture plant in Russia... [more...]
  • Market Prices January 20, 2015 13:17

    Ghana: Timber and wood product exports increase 21 percent

    In the first nine months of the year Ghana exported a total of 249,846 cu.m of timber and wood products worth euro 98.50 million. This represented increases of 21% in volume and 7.8% in value compared to same period in 2013... [more...]
  • Sawmilling January 19, 2015 11:20

    Finnish Heinola to install two tunnel dryers for IKEA's sawmill in Poland

    IKEA Industry has ordered two automatic Progressive Kilns type HFB from Finnish Heinola Sawmill Machinery Inc. with annual capacity of ca. 80 000 m3 when drying pine to 9 % final moisture content. The kilns are delivered to IKEA Stalowa Wola plant in Poland... [more...]
  • Interior January 16, 2015 09:35

    China accelerates furniture exports to UK and Germany

    Between January and September 2014 China's furniture exports rose 10% to US$10.18 billion, up 16% from the same period in 2013... [more...]
  • Panels January 08, 2015 15:00

    Armstrong Group exits European flooring business

    The U.S. flooring group, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. in December announced that, following a review of strategic alternatives, it has decided to exit its European flooring business and cease further funding of its DLW subsidiary effective immediately. As a result of this decision, local DLW management filed for insolvency in Germany...... [more...]
  • Sawmilling January 05, 2015 13:06

    EGGER’s turnover increased by 2.3 % to Euro 1,163 million

    Despite a difficult market situation, the EGGER Group, with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol (AT), has increased its turnover...... [more...]
  • Interior 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...]
  • Interior 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...]
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