the timber network


  • Interior
  • February 08, 2016 13:03

IKEA boosted the South Korean furniture market

Since IKEA entered the retail sector in South Korea in 2015, the furniture market got explosive sales... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 03, 2016 15:35

FEP sees signs of recovery for the European parquet market

After a year in which the consumption figures of the European Parquet Industry contracted by more than 6%, the first estimates for 2015 paint a more optimistic picture... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 03, 2016 08:58

Lumber Liquidators sentenced for illegal importation of hardwood and Lacey Act violations

The U.S. hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators was sentenced this week to pay more than US$13 million criminal fines, community service and forfeited assets. The sentence regards the ''illegal importation of hardwood flooring, much of which was manufactured in China from timber that had been illegally logged in far eastern Russia, in the habitat of the last remaining Siberian tigers and Amur leopards in the world''... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 02, 2016 12:02

Välinge enters into partnership with Armstrong

Välinge announced that Armstrong World Industries will launch their latest product innovation Vivero™ luxury flooring integrated with Välinge’s 5G technology... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 02, 2016 10:15

Domotex 2016: FN Neuhofer Holz is once again winning over clients with innovations

Already well-known for its innovative strength and unusual marketing, the Austrian family firm FN Neuhofer Holz was once again able to win over clients at this year’s Domotex (16 - 19 January 2016) in Hanover. The new products and ranges ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 01, 2016 12:01

Swedish pine meets Chinese furniture design

What happens when a group of Chinese designers visit Sweden, take in the Swedish nature, culture and lifestyle and then travel back to China and create furniture in Swedish pine for Chinese consumers? This was the premise of Swedish Wood’s project “Design for Sustainable Living” and the outcome has been an unusual journey, culminating in the unveiling of unique furniture at an exhibition in Shanghai on 20 January... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 28, 2016 11:45

Fairs FIMMA-Maderalia will be held on Feb 2-5, 2016

On February 2-5, 2016, Feria Valencia will host a new show of the International Fair of Machinery and Tooling for Furniture, Joinery, and Decor (FIMMA) and the International Fair for Suppliers of the Wood, Furniture and Decoration sector (Maderalia), two trade fairs reaching their 37th edition... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 27, 2016 10:46

The Japanese Lida Group to build a wood processing plant in the Russian Far East

The Japanese Lida Group Holdings intends to invest 10 billion yen (about $84.3 million) in various construction projects abroad. One of these projects is the wood processing plant in the Russian Far East... [more...]

  • Interior
  • January 26, 2016 13:15

Byko-Lat doubles timber windows and doors production capacity

Norvik Timber's subsidiary, Byko-Lat, is investing in its timber window and door factory in Valmiera, Latvia and doubling the manufacturing capacity in 2016. The demand is expected to grow at a rate of 20-30% per annum on key markets... [more...]

  • Interior
  • January 25, 2016 12:08

Tvilum to build furniture manufacturing plant in Poland

The Danish furniture manufacturer Tvilum has decided to establish production in Poland. The move is a result of the company’s growth strategy in several new global markets... [more...]

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