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  • Machinery News
  • April 14, 2017 12:43

Biesse Group acquires Avant: investments in the creation of digital factories continue

Biesse Group, a multinational corporation that operates within the sector of machinery and systems for processing wood...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • April 14, 2017 10:14

Japanese kitchen furniture imports down in January 2017

Unlike growing Japanese imports of wooden office and bedroom furniture, Japan’s January imports of wooden kitchen furniture decreased 11.5% year-on-year. However, compared to a month earlier imports rose slightly... [more...]

  • Interior
  • April 01, 2017 16:03

US wooden furniture imports up 3% in 2016

US wood furniture imports reached a new record high in 2016. Wooden furniture imports were worth US$16.71 billion, up 3% from 2015. Imports from all major suppliers increased except Malaysia and Indonesia... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 24, 2017 14:57

Moody's upgrades Pfleiderer Group's CFR to Ba3

The rating agency Moody's upgraded Pfleiderer Group's corporate family rating (CFR) from "B1" to "Ba3". The outlook on Pfleiderer Group S.A. has been changed to stable from positive... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • March 24, 2017 12:57

Wood Construction Forum (FBC) Epinal and Nancy 5-7 April 2017

Two sites, huge extension of scientific workshops in addition to architecture and technique oriented topics ; opening towards real estate investors and forest ownership, strong presence from the heart of Europe ; wood sculptures as a signal for all, a new range of exciting items... The international congress about wood construction, FBC, aims to become a european leader of the kind. ... [more...]

  • Interior
  • March 23, 2017 09:14

IKEA will make furniture that doesn’t require tools

IKEA is ready to introduce products with an innovative new snap-together assembly system across its entire range of flat-packed furniture... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • March 14, 2017 14:02

European Commission approves merger of Ahlstrom and Munksjö

Ahlstrom Corporation informed that on March 13, 2017 the company’s merger with Munksjö got approved by the European Commission... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 14, 2017 10:10

Denmark to put limits on formaldehyde for wood products

Denmark has changed its legislation as to restrict the use and sales of new wood-based materials, including furniture, that emit formaldehyde.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 07, 2017 16:44


The company bought in December has had a successful history under the ex-owner’s management, who positioned it as a front-running company...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 07, 2017 13:45

Välinge signs license agreement with Abet Laminati

Välinge has signed a license agreement with Abet Laminati for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology. By implementing the technology in its products... [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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