Panels

  • 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...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 19, 2018 13:04

France: Lumber prices, Q4/2017

French research center CEEB (Centre d’Etudes de l’Economie du Bois) together with the national wood federation FNB (Federation Nationale du Bois) quarterly publish average prices for French lumber...... [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 12, 2018 15:05

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 5, 2018

Trading in framing lumber calmed down from its frenetic January pace. However, prices continued to advance in all species. Wintry weather in northern markets and rain in the South cooled consumption.... [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...]

  • Panels
  • February 09, 2018 09:44

Researchers Create Super Wood Stronger Than Most Metals

Engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) have found a way to make wood more than ten times times stronger and tougher than before, creating a natural substance that is stronger than many titanium alloys. This new way to treat wood makes it twelve times stronger than ...... [more...]

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