Latest News

Page 5 of 155
  • 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...]

  • Interior
  • March 06, 2017 12:01

Value of furniture production in Poland reaches EUR 9.84 billion

Poland became the sixth largest manufacturer and the fourth largest exporter of furniture in the world in terms of value... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 28, 2017 17:06

Stemau : a strong commitment on quality wooden flooring in Rome region

The Stemau srl is a young company that was born in the late '70s for parquet distribution. The company became the local market leader in Rome region...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 28, 2017 11:05

Non-wood materials taking greater share in exteriors market

While wood is in the ascendance in the interiors sector, the IMM Furniture Fair in Cologne between 16 and 22 January highlighted that alternative materials are making more ground in the exteriors sector. Exterior furniture continues to become more and more flexible and decorative and adapts to growing demand for pieces that can be used both inside and outside.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 22, 2017 14:19

Ikea invests in Dutch recycling company

Ikea has recently acquired a 15% minority stake in Dutch plastics recycling company Morssinkhof Rymoplast. The Swedish-based furniture giant said the investment is part of a EUR 1 bn ... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 22, 2017 12:35

Indian furniture market to exceed US$27 billion in five years

A press release from TechSci Research, a company specialising in research in high growth and emerging markets, points to a likely surge in Indian demand for furniture.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 22, 2017 10:12

Sales of the German furniture industry reached a new record in 2016

The German furniture industry sales grew by 3.2% in 2016 and reached a new all-time high of EUR 17.96 billion. This means that the domestic furniture manufacturers achieved an extra turnover for a third year in a row... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 09, 2017 10:18

Peruvian flooring manufacturers make an impact at this year's Domotex

Peruvian flooring manufacturers make an impact DOMOTEX show publicity highlighted the strong sustainability credentials of the two Peruvian companies, Amaz Floors and Maderera Río Acre... [more...]

Page 5 of 155
special report
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...]

Upcoming events