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  • Interior
  • November 10, 2017 11:41

First UK company fined for breach of EU Timber Regulation

Designer furniture retailer Lombok has become the first business to be fined for breaching regulations introduced in 2013 to prohibit the importing and sale of illegally harvested timber. On 25 October 2017 at Westminster Magistrates Court ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 10, 2017 10:38

Japan: furniture import values relatively flat in August 2017

In August, there was little in the Japanese furniture import data to suggest the downward trend has come to an end. Month on month import values were flat for wooden bedroom furniture, down for wooden office furniture and up moderately for wooden kitchen furniture. It should be remembered that August is holiday season in Japan so... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 08, 2017 11:26

The 20th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR is coming back 20-22 of March 2018 stronger than ever

The Shanghai New International Expo Center will be the meeting point amongst flooring professionals once more during this anniversary edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR that celebrates 20 years... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 08, 2017 07:26

Ikea Switzerland will repurchase second-hand furniture

The path of Ikea furniture in Switzerland could soon take a different turn. The furniture giant Ikea founded by the Swedish billionaire Ingvar Kamprad, decided to carry out an interesting experiment launching the pilot project Second Life. Thus, Ikea Switzerland launches the pilot project implying that customers can return furniture purchased from the Ikea furniture stores and get paid for it... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • November 07, 2017 13:06

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Domoferm

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Domoferm Group of companies (“Domoferm”) from holding company Domoferm International GmbH. Domoferm is a leading European provider of ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 03, 2017 07:55

China: Furniture from Bazhou City exported to 130 countries

According to Hebei Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau data presented at a conference ‘Second China Export Wood Products Quality Technology Promotion’ in Bazhou City,... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 02, 2017 14:54

Magna Expo Mueblera reports high number of exhibitor registrations

In just a few months the gates will open on Magna Expo Mueblera in Mexico City, at the Centro Banamex. The event will feature the two international exhibitions Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial and Magna Expo Mobiliario e Interiores. From 17 to 20 January, Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial will cover the ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • October 25, 2017 15:16

US cabinet market outlook: more custom and frameless cabinets

US demand for cabinets is forecast to grow 5.7% annually to 2021, according to a Freedonia market study released in September (Cabinets Markets in the US, 10th Edition)... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • October 23, 2017 22:40

BiesseInside 2017

Pesaro, 18 September 2017 – The key element in the future success of manufacturing companies lies in the technological evolution that today...... [more...]

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IHC Venice 2017: Globalisation, branding and building for the future

IHC Venice 2017: Globalisation, branding and building for the future

On 15 and 16 November 2017 the International Hardwood Conference took place in Venice. Several speakers pointed out recent achievements of the hardwood industry as well as their threats and challenges as there are ...... [ more...]

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