the timber network


  • Sawmilling
  • May 03, 2016 10:51

Vietnam and EU agree on timber legality

Vietnam and the European Union have agreed that the Timber Legality Assurance System of Vietnam (VNTLAS) will be applied to wood and wood products exported to the EU, and also to other countries, as well as the ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • May 02, 2016 21:54

Porada in Salone del Mobile 2016

Porada launches a brand new collection and many other novelties in Milan. This year the “Salone” is indeed also an important event for the company’s growth ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 02, 2016 11:41

Global WPC Market to Reach US$5.39 bn by 2019

The global wood-plastic composites (WPC) market was valued at USD 2.64 billion in 2012 and is anticipated to reach USD 5.39 billion in 2019, expanding at a CAGR of 10.8% between 2013 and 2019. The growth trajectory exhibited by the wood plastic composites market over ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • April 28, 2016 13:14

Salone del Mobile Milano 2016: more than 372,000 visitors

With an unprecedented 372,151 total attendees, up 4% since the 2014 edition – when the biennial Kitchen and Bathroom exhibitions last took place – the 55th edition of the Salone del Mobile Milano has drawn to a close. 41,372 people visited on the Saturday and Sunday, when the fair was open to the public... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 26, 2016 15:47

EU and Indonesia launch first ever FLEGT licensing scheme

The European Commission has announced that EU and Indonesia are ready to launch the first ever Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) licensing scheme on legally produced tropical timber.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • April 26, 2016 14:34

Highlights of the Chinese furniture industry in 2015

According to the China Furniture Association, the value of China’s furniture output increased 0.4% year on year and the 2015 income generated by the main enterprises rose 9% with a corresponding rise in profitability (+14%)... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 25, 2016 10:18

Unilin offers new licensing agreements to Chinese companies

Unilin's IP division has extended the license agreements of the following Chinese WPC manufacturers, giving these companies additional protection on the US Floors Coretec® patents for their respective WPC product lines... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 18, 2016 11:11

Key innovations which are shaping tomorrow's decorative surfaces industry

The circular economy has become a highly discussed topic in European industry, leading to Pöyry Management Consulting choosing the theme ‘Sustainability driven innovation in decorative surfaces value chain’ for its Executive Session during the 16th Decorative Surfaces Conference organized by Technical Conference Management, held April 6-7 2016 in Leipzig. ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 18, 2016 08:50

Clear upward trend for the European parquet market

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met on 7 April 2016 and discussed amongst others both the parquet situation and recent economic indicators on the European market... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 13, 2016 14:15

KASTAMONU launched a test-run of its second MDF-line in Alabuga, Russia

The Turkish KASTAMONU produced the first MDF sample during the second MDF-line test run at its Russian woodworking site in SEZ "Alabuga". On completing the pre-commissioning activities, the site's production capacity will surpass 1 million m3 of wooden boards per year... [more...]

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