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  • October 29, 2014 13:40

    UNILIN to increase wood flooring capacity with new production site in Czech Republic

    UNILIN, part of the Mohawk Group, a leading global flooring manufacturer, announces the expansion of its production capacity for engineered wood floors. In response to an increasing demand, UNILIN is opening a state-of-the-art production site in... [more...]

  • October 29, 2014 10:07

    Germany: KVH price falls; hardwood more expensive

    The German wood products price index registered some mixed developments in September. Except lumber and reserve square timber, all sawn timber assortments lost ground compared to August. The sharpest decline was recorded in KVH price, which had declined both as compared to August, as well as compared to September 2013... [more...]

  • October 28, 2014 09:31

    Kronospan to launch 350,000 m³ OSB plant in Russia

    Kronospan has launched its fourth Russian OSB mill in Eogorievsk, Moscow region (after Hillman, Novovyatsky LK and DOK Kalevala). The mill will have an annual capacity of... [more...]

  • October 27, 2014 09:13

    32nd Modef Expo - Int'l Furniture and Decoration Fair- to put the spotlight on Turkey

    Modef Expo 2014 - The 32nd edition of the International Trade Fair on Furniture and Decoration (4-8 November 2014), has strengthened its network of agents in the countries with objective forecasts of development and therefore of investment and has planned its road show for meeting the Middle East, North Africa, Turkic Republic Countries and the Balkan States economies and others... [more...]

  • October 23, 2014 13:38

    US furniture trade accelerating

    US year-to-date furniture shipments were 4% higher in the first half of 2014 compared to 2013. Almost 70% percent of companies reported higher year-to-date shipments in June. Inventory levels at distributors and manufacturers increased more than orders and shipments... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 08:43

    China's furniture exports fall as demand from EU and US weakens

    According to the latest statistics from China Customs, the value of China's furniture exports has declined year-on-year for two consecutive quarters. The value of China's furniture and parts exports fell 8.1% to US$11.31 billion in the first quarter and fell 7.6% in the second quarter. The main reason... [more...]

  • October 16, 2014 06:50

    Cooperation between Italian and Chinese furniture makers

    Federlegno Arredo Eventi and BolognaFiere have recently introduced the „Club, Made in Italy‟ which will promote the Italian wood furnishings industry to Chinese manufacturers. As a result of an agreement signed earlier this year the two entities will create a joint venture in China called... [more...]

  • October 13, 2014 15:05

    European parquet market condition further deteriorates

    The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met on 30 September 2014 and discussed amongst others both the parquet situation and recent economic indicators on the European market. A brief per country recap is provided... [more...]

  • October 13, 2014 14:17

    DOMOTEX 2015 – Both a global showcase and a trend barometer

    The gates are opening on DOMOTEX 2015 from 17 to 20 January, when some 1,300 exhibitors from more than 60 countries will be showcasing their product innovations and collections for the coming season at the world’s leading trade fair for carpets and floor coverings in Hannover, Germany. Visitors can look forward to a highly international and innovative event. As a global meeting place and driving force behind the industry, DOMOTEX 2015 is guaranteed to provide fresh impetus and generate business... [more...]

  • October 10, 2014 16:20

    furniPRO Asia 2014 – Back for the second time, bigger and better!

    furniPRO Asia 2014 is the definitive international trade exhibition for the woodworking, furniture and panel production industries in ASEAN. Following the successful inaugural showcase in Singapore in 2012, furniPRO Asia 2014 returns to Singapore from 5–8 November 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre bigger and better, and promises to an exciting one-stop regional platform showcasing the latest innovations and technologies for the furniture manufacturing sector... [more...]