• Panels
  • December 13, 2018 09:32

Välinge to file a lawsuit for patent infringement against Oneflor Europe

Välinge has filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against the Belgian entity Oneflor Europe. The lawsuit, filed in the District Court of Mannheim in Germany, asserts unauthorized use of Välinge’s patented technology... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • December 08, 2018 08:05


Dear IHB member, We are pleased to announce you that from the 11th of December 2018, the IHB website ( is merging with This merge will not affect the services proposed to IHB members and visitors. The whole IHB website content is reachable from the site. ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • December 07, 2018 16:26

European Social partners signed agreement on enhanced workplace safety regarding formaldehyde

The European Wood-based Panels Federation (EPF) and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW), have signed a landmark agreement on enhanced worker protection known as the European Action Guide. The two partners signed the accord within the context of ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • December 05, 2018 11:09

I4F initiates legal action against a Välinge licensee in the US

Innovations4Flooring (I4F) has initiated legal action against a Välinge licensee, Beauflor US LLC. According to the announcement... [more...]

  • Interior
  • December 03, 2018 08:20

Export and import of China’s wooden furniture

According to data from China Customs, in the first half of 2018 the value of China’ s furniture exports was US$10.3 billion, down 5% from the same period last year.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 30, 2018 07:40

Södra to transfer Berg & Berg to Mor-Gerd Group

Södra is transferring Berg & Berg in Kallinge to the Mor-Gerd Group, controlled by Bernt Ivarsson, who also owns the Profura Group. On 21 November... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 29, 2018 08:15

Overview of China's furniture industry

The furniture industry in China is a traditional industry and it has developed rapidly over the past 30 years. Large scale furniture enterprises are mainly concentrated in Guangdong, Zhejiang, Fujian, Sichuan and Shandong Provinces and 5 major furniture manufacturing zones... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 27, 2018 14:28

Armstrong sells its wood flooring segment

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Wood Flooring segment to an affiliate of American Industrial Partners ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • November 26, 2018 09:38

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in October

While the upward trend so far sustained for German producer prices for commercial wood products is still intact compared with the previous year, this no longer applies compared to the previous month.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 26, 2018 08:34

Income growth and expanding retail distribution to lift furniture demand in India

According to a recently published report by TechSci Research, “India Furniture Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019”, the country’s furniture market is projected to reach USD32 billion by 2019... [more...]

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