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  • Panels
  • July 13, 2017 10:19

New CEO for Tarkett

Tarkett’s Supervisory Board has appointed Glen Morrison, currently President of Tarkett North America, to be the new Group CEO, effective as of September 1st 2017... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 07, 2017 16:26

EPF: European wood-based panel production rose by 1,8% in 2016

On the occasion of EPF’s Annual General Meeting in Porto on 29 & 30 June 2017 and in the presence of Dr Paolo Fantoni, Chairman of EPF, and Mr Rui Correia, CEO of host company Sonae Arauco, Mr Clive Pinnington, EPF Managing Director, presented an economic review of the wood-based panels industry in 2016. ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 07, 2017 15:28

Kährs Group signs agreement with Ikano Bostad

Kährs Group, manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, has signed an agreement to supply wood flooring to the Swedish property developer Ikano Bostad. Under the agreement, Kährs Group will deliver wood flooring to Ikano Bostad’s new construction projects and ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • June 28, 2017 08:33

Save the date: CIFF Shanghai 2017; 11-14 September, 2017

The 40th edition of CIFF, the world’s largest furniture exhibition, and the most important business platform in Asia , will be held in Shanghai (Hongqiao) from 11th to 14th September 2017 , showcasing leading brands of home furniture... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • June 27, 2017 14:41

Belgium: Machinery online auction on Jun 29th, 2017 following liquidation

Online auction following liquidation of Comes Bois SA. Closure: Thursday 29 June 2017 starting at 14:00. ... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 17:04

European parquet production increased by 2,32% in 2016

After a long period of a challenging market situation for the European parquet producers, the positive indicators of the recent past are now being confirmed and the market is steadily improving. The consolidated data provided by the FEP (European Federation of the Parquet Industry) member companies and ...... [more...]

Interior
  • Interior
  • June 14, 2017 12:02

Demand for wooden furniture in the EU rising slowly

Demand for wooden furniture in the EU is rising slowly but the signs are not very positive for external suppliers into the region, particularly from the tropics... [more...]

  • Interior
  • June 13, 2017 10:03

EU wooden furniture imports from SE Asian suppliers fell in 2016

The EU import value of wooden furniture declined from most of the largest tropical suppliers in 2016. Import value was down 2% from Vietnam to Euro 716 million, 6% from Indonesia to Euro 299 million... [more...]

  • Interior
  • June 13, 2017 08:50

China: Rise in wood furniture exports from Huizhou City

According to Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, furniture exports from Huizhou City in Guangdong province rose 17% to US$133 million in 2016... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 08, 2017 09:39

DREMA: International trade fair of machines and tools for wood and furniture industries

On 12-15 September 2017, the International Trade Fair of Machines and Tools for Wood and Furniture Industries DREMA, which is a global platform for the exchange of knowledge and experience, and an excellent occasion to initiate business negotiations and establish fruitful cooperation in Poland... [more...]

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Interzum: Fordaq interviews Sonae-Arauco's CEO Rui Correia

Interzum: Fordaq interviews Sonae-Arauco's CEO Rui Correia

In 2016, the Portuguese Sonae Indústria, SGPS, S.A. and the Chilean Inversiones Arauco Internacional, Limitada founded the 50/50 joint venture Sonae Arauco S.A. The new JV has production sites in Germany, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. Now German Glunz AG belonging to... [ more...]

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