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  • Sawmilling
  • August 08, 2017 14:41

Malaysia: Challenges remain in expanding furniture exports

In a statement to the press, Chua Chun Chai, Malaysian Furniture Council (MFC) president said furniture exports will expand faster this year and much of the expansion will be due to the ban on sawn rubberwood export... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 04, 2017 12:31

China-Australia wood products trade increased by 17%

In the first half of 2017 the value of wood products trade between China and Australia rose 17% to... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 03, 2017 13:11

Tarkett reports 98 million loss due to a 150 million provision

Tarkett, producer of wood flooring reports that its net sales at constant scope of consolidation and exchange rates moved up 3.0% in H1 2017. The CIS, APAC & Latin America segment delivered robust growth (+7.2%), led mainly by an increase in volumes and an improved ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 03, 2017 08:35

Japan's wooden office furniture imports were 8% up in May

In May 2017, for the first time in several months the value of Japan’s furniture imports exhibit a level of consistency... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 02, 2017 12:13

Välinge signs new license agreement in China

Chinese floor producer Jiangyin Funuo New Decoration Materials Co., Ltd. has entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with Välinge for the use of the 2G and 5G® locking systems in WPC and LVT/SPC flooring products. Funuo will produce WPC flooring with ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 01, 2017 07:00

The EGGER Group is growing: Stable results for the business year 2016/2017, big plans for the future

During the annual press conference, which took place on 27th July 2017 at the headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol, the EGGER Group presented a positive development of key indicators. The Group sales (+1.7%), as well as the EBITDA (result before interest, taxes and depreciation) (+4.0%) once again reached ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • July 31, 2017 11:43

U.S. cabinet sales up 1,8% in June 2017

According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA)’s monthly Trend of Business Survey, cabinetry sales for June 2017 increased 1.8% compared to sales for June 2016. Stock cabinet sales grew 0.1%, semi-custom sales increased ...... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • July 29, 2017 13:29

Intermac and Montresor & C s.r.l., together on the road to acquisition

Another milestone on the path towards creating a full range of products dedicated to professionals in the natural and synthetic stone machining sector...... [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 18, 2017 10:37

EGGER acquires Masisa plant in Argentina

By acquiring the Masisa plant in Concordia, Argentina from Chilean company Masisa S.A., wood-based material manufacturer EGGER secures a production site outside of Europe for the very first time. Headquartered in St. Johann in Tirol, Austria, the company is consistently pursuing its strategy of continuing ...... [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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