Interior

  • Interior
  • July 21, 2017 09:43

Japan’s wooden windows imports decreased by 13% in May

In contrast to the volatile wooden door imports, Japan’s imports of wooden windows was flat for the first four months of 2017 rising only in... [more...]

Panels
  • Panels
  • July 21, 2017 06:00

Xylexpo: Applications start coming in for the 2018 edition

A really positive mood is characterizing the initial stage of activities leading up to the next Xylexpo, the biennial international exhibition of woodworking technology and furniture industry supplies, to be held in the Fieramilano-Rho fairgrounds from Tuesday 8 to Saturday 12 May 2018. Talks with exhibitors around the world ...... [more...]

  • 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...]

  • Interior
  • July 13, 2017 09:11

Dip in EU imports of wood doors from the tropics

After a 24% increase in 2015, EU imports of wood doors from tropical countries dipped 2% to €167 million in 2016. This slow downward trend continued... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 07, 2017 15:41

Malaysia banned rubberwood exports

Starting the 1st of July, the export of rubberwood from Malaysia was banned, as to address the shortage of the raw material faced by the local furniture industry... [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 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...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 22, 2017 11:20

Italy: Wood and furniture sector developed well in the first quarter of 2017

The Italian wood and furniture sector has flourished during 2017, when more than 79,000 companies spread out across the whole country, providing work for 320,000 people.... [more...]

  • Interior
  • June 20, 2017 15:04

Malaysia: Original furniture designs will generate higher returns

Furniture manufacturing is an important sector of the Malaysian timber industry. According to statistics from the Malaysia Timber Industry Board (MTIB), exports of major wood products in 2016 were worth RM 22,109 million.... [more...]

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