• Panels
  • February 23, 2018 10:15

China: Rise in flooring sales

According to the flooring Committee, China National Forestry Forest Industry Association (CNFPIA), China's wood and bamboo flooring sales in 2017 totalled 415.2 million square metres, a year on year increase of 5%... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • February 22, 2018 13:33

Trends and innovations at the Domotex 2018

The Domotex 2018 was a success from the organizers' point of view. More exhibitors, more booked space and again significantly more visitors than last year. The new start day and the new hall setup have been well received by the exhibitors. At least nobody has complained to IHB-Fordaq about it. However, a downer for the Deutsche Messe was probably the absence of large parts of the German and European wood flooring industry.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 21, 2018 12:14

Kährs Group appoints new Regional Manager Finland & Baltic

Kährs Group has appointed Heli Jaronen as new Regional Manager Finland & Baltic. Heli has a background in sales development and marketing... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 20, 2018 14:31

Germany: Egger to consider moving production from Marienmünster to Bevern

After reports in several local media, the Egger Group has published an opinion regarding a possible transfer of production in Germany from Marienmünster-Vörden to Bevern... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 16, 2018 10:31

Sales of the German furniture industry declined slightly in 2017

The German furniture industry achieved an almost stable sales development in 2017. Although sales fell by 0.6% to € 17.9 billion last year... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 15, 2018 07:39

Furniture enterprises moved out of Beijing

According reports from the Beijing Furniture Industry Association Congress held in early January, the income of furniture manufacturers in Beijing ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 12, 2018 15:29

IFS | Italian Finishing School 2018

Shortly after announcing the upcoming edition of IFS, we have already received a good number of participant registrations...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 09, 2018 10:45

Germany: Wood products price index stable in December 2017

The German producer price indices for industrial wood products remained stable at a high level in December 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 09, 2018 10:00

IKEA buys forest land in Alabama

IKEA Group has recently bought its first forest property in the US. The surface of the property is covering approximately 25,000 acres in Lowndes County, Alabama... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 08, 2018 16:03

Välinge acquires Inotec’s patent portfolio regarding fold down locking systems

Välinge has purchased all Inotec’s patents regarding one-piece fold-down systems (all-side or short-side), which are registered in numerous countries such as the US, Canada as well as China and with many more applications worldwide including Europe. This patent portfolio also consists of ...... [more...]

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