• Panels
  • January 15, 2019 14:05

Domotex reports slight drop in visitors' number

The world's leading flooring trade fair Domotex, which took place from January 11 to 14, 2019 in Hanover, reports a slight decline in visitors compared to the 2017 event... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • January 14, 2019 13:04

Where will the European timber industry get its skilled workers in the future?

On November 30, 2018, the European Timber Industry Association CEI Bois organized a seminar in Lisbon on the future of the wood industry in Europe. The 70 participants came from European associations and companies in the wood industry. The organizers were CEI Bois, as the European umbrella organization for the wood industry, the European Association of Engineered Wood Manufacturers EPF and the European Workers' Federation of the Wood Industry EFBWW. CEI WoodThe host was the Portuguese association AIMMP. The topic of the seminar was the future challenges of the wood industry... [more...]

  • Interior
  • January 11, 2019 12:43

Schattdecor Group acquired US Coating

The Schattdecor Group has finalized the purchase of US Coating Company of Lexington, SC, a 24 year provider of decorative surfaces...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 11, 2019 10:03

Roger Braun appointed manager of SWISS KRONO Group’s Switzerland location

Roger Braun, long-standing COO and member of the Board of Directors at the Switzerland location of the SWISS KRONO Group, will take up the position of location manager from 1 February... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 10, 2019 11:09

Egger reports a positive half-year 2018/2019

The Egger Group with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol (Austria) closed with a consolidated turnover of EUR 1.43 billion and an adjusted operative result (EBITDA) of EUR 231.4 million. The outlook for the second half-year is also optimistic, the company said... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 10, 2019 09:16

Välinge signs a license agreement with RenewMaterial (Jiangsu)

RenewMaterial (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of the 5G® locking system and Threespine®click furniture technology... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 09, 2019 12:25

Kährs Group announces strategic realignment

Kährs Group, a Swedish Europe-leading manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring implements a revised customer channel strategy... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 09, 2019 08:57

Armstrong completes sale of its wood flooring segment

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has completed the sale of its Wood Flooring segment to an affiliate of American Industrial Partners . Proceeds from the sale were approximately $90 million... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 08, 2019 01:31

China: Legal status of wood flooring patents to be monitored

An Alliance for patent protection for floor locking systems has been established in Beijing by the China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA) after approval by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration and the National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)... [more...]

  • Interior
  • January 07, 2019 09:35

Brazil: Brighter prospects for furniture production in 2019

Brighter prospects for furniture production in 2019 September saw the production of 7.4 million pieces of furniture in Rio Grande do Sul which represented a 2.2% decline compared to August... [more...]

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