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  • January 27, 2017 14:03

Chinese companies taking over Vietnam's timber sector

The Chinese wooden furniture businesses are looking for new timber resources due to the Chinese government's decision to close the natural forests in China by 2017. Thus, Vietnam has become one of the top destinations for timber and over 500 foreign-invested businesses in China now operate in Vietnam, out of which one-third are from China and Taiwan... [more...]

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  • January 27, 2017 10:40

Strong dollar boosts earnings in Malaysian furniture sector

Malaysian furniture exporters have seen revenues and profit rise over the past few months despite the ongoing labour shortage due to restrictions on the hiring of foreign workers... [more...]

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  • January 20, 2017 09:20

Strong dollar boosts earnings in furniture sector

Malaysian furniture exporters have seen revenues and profit rise over the past few months despite the ongoing labour shortage due to restrictions on the hiring of foreign workers... [more...]

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  • January 11, 2017 14:06

Välinge signs agreement with Chinese company for click furniture technology

Välinge has signed a license agreement with the Chinese furniture manufacturer William Furniture. The new agreement makes the company the first in China to implement Threespine® click furniture technology in its products... [more...]

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  • January 05, 2017 15:51

International upholstered furniture production zone set to shine at interzum guangzhou 2017

As Asia’s largest and most comprehensive trade fair in woodworking machinery, furniture production and interior decor, the next edition of CIFM / interzum guangzhou will be held from March 28th to 31st, 2017 at the China Import and Export Fair (Pazhou Complex) located in its namesake city.... [more...]

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  • December 16, 2016 10:15

Magna ExpoMueblera: CNC special display and conference program featuring broad mix of international participants

The countdown to Magna ExpoMueblera has begun. Held at the Centro Banamex exhibition center in Mexico City from 18 to 21 January 2017, the trade show will feature an extensive range of woodworking machinery, tools and equipment for custom and mass production, not to mention a wide array of fittings, accessories and materials. Other key display categories include panel products and veneer manufacturing; living room, kitchen and office furniture; and fabrics, upholstery materials and supplies. Magna ExpoMueblera will be in its 23rd season and is expected to attract more than 300 exhibitors from 30 nations and occupy some 30,000 square meters (322,900 sq. ft.) of exhibition space... [more...]

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  • November 24, 2016 09:27

China: Home furnishing 'Green Supply Chain Alliance' established

A new grouping of associations called the ‘China Home Furnishing Green Supply Chain Alliance’ has been created bringing together eight national associations... [more...]

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  • November 18, 2016 11:16

Deutsche Messe comes to Mexico

Magna ExpoMueblera is just around the corner, running at the Centro Banamex exhibition center in Mexico City from 18 to 21 January 2017. The show has been a staple of the Mexican trade fair market for 22 years. What's different next year is that it will be organized by Deutsche Messe. Magna ExpoMueblera is the top event in the timber processing, woodworking, furniture production and equipment segment of the Mexican trade fair market... [more...]

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  • November 15, 2016 11:19

Brexit to have major consequences for the European furniture market

Brexit is particularly significant for the wooden furniture sector as the UK is the largest single EU destination for this commodity imported from outside the EU. In 2015, the UK accounted for 36% of all EU imports of wooden furniture from outside the single market... [more...]

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  • November 03, 2016 12:21

Välinge’s Woodura® receives German Design Award

On October 24, the German Design Counsil announced the winners of the 2017 edition of the German Design Award. Among the winners was the Woodura® surface technology by Välinge applied on hardwood flooring. The German Design Award, organized by the ...... [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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