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  • August 28, 2015 10:13

Chinese hardwood plywood performing well in UK and Benelux region

Continued growth in Chinese hardwood plywood deliveries to Europe in 2015 is almost entirely due to three countries: the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands... [more...]

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  • August 28, 2015 07:57

Välinge signs a new 2G/5G wood license in China

Chinese company Jiangsu Mingle Flooring Co., Ltd has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with Välinge for the use of the 2G/5G locking system for their engineered wood flooring... [more...]

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  • August 27, 2015 15:00

Kastamonu seeks a 20% share on the Russian laminate flooring market

There's a downturn tendency in the EU and Chinese shipments of laminate flooring to Russia. However, this gives a good business opportunity for the Turkish Kastamonu to gradually expand production volumes at its Russian site in SEZ Alabuga... [more...]

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  • August 19, 2015 08:59

Mixed fortunes for Russian hardwood plywood exports to EU

Russian hardwood plywood deliveries to the EU totalled 323,198 cu.m in the first five months of this year, down 5.3% compared to 341,328 cu.m in the same period of 2014. Deliveries to Germany, the largest single market, declined 18% to 70,320 cu.m.... [more...]

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  • August 17, 2015 08:51

Kährs group reports increased sales for the second quarter

The Swedish flooring manufacturer Kährs has finished the second quarter of 2015 with an increase in net sales of 4%, up to 681 million SEK. The group's EBITDA in Q2 amounted to 76 million SEK an improvement of 17%. The profit for the period amounted to 24 million SEK in the second quarter.... [more...]

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  • August 17, 2015 07:57

Slow recovery in European laminate flooring sales continues

According to final figures published by the European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) association, laminate flooring sales by EPLF members increased slightly by around 1% to 467 million sq.m last year. Final sales were thus slightly higher than initial figures published earlier this year, which put total sales in 2014 at 465 million sq.m... [more...]

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  • August 11, 2015 14:14

Jeld-Wen acquired Dooria AS

Jeld-Wen, a major manufacturer of windows and doors, announced that it has acquired Dooria AS, one of the largest manufacturers of wooden doors in the Nordics... [more...]

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  • August 10, 2015 13:57

Lumber Liquidators reports loss in 2nd Quarter 2015

Lumber Liquidators the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. Net sales in the second quarter of 2015 were ...... [more...]

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  • August 05, 2015 08:53

Slow recovery in European laminate flooring sales continued in 2014

According to final figures published by the European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) association, laminate flooring sales by EPLF members increased slightly by around 1% to 467 million sq.m last year. Final sales were thus slightly higher than initial figures published earlier this year, which put total sales in 2014 at 465 million sq.m. Market conditions for laminate flooring manufactured in Europe have varied widely by sales region ... [more...]

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  • August 04, 2015 08:28

EU wood flooring export trend swings negative

EU exports of wood flooring were rising in the five years between 2009 and 2014, as manufacturers diversified into new markets during a period of slow demand in Europe... [more...]

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