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  • December 12, 2017 10:05

Indonesian furniture industry weighed down by regulations and inadequate raw materials supply

The Vice Chairman of the Raw Materials Sector in the Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Industry Association, Andang Wahyu Triyanto, has said the recent poor export performance of the furniture sector is the result of over burdening regulations and problems with raw material supplies... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • December 05, 2017 17:59

HOLZ-HANDWERK sets the stage for 2018

HOLZ-HANDWERK is preparing for yet another successful round: From 21 to 24 March 2018, joiners, carpenters, specialist retailers and experts...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 01, 2017 10:55

Vietnam wood industry sees bright future as orders increase

China’s policy on focusing on their domestic market has prompted foreign importers to place more orders with Vietnamese enterprises. The prosperity of the wood processing industry in the last year has been robust. According to VietnamNet Vietnam hopes it can ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 30, 2017 15:44

Kährs launches B2B e-commerce service

Kährs Group, manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, continues its e-commerce initiative through a broad launch of the Kährs Direct service for the B2B segment in wood flooring. A pilot project has been successfully implemented with selected ...... [more...]

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  • November 28, 2017 07:52

Alno Kitchens to close after unsuccessful sales process

The insolvency administrator of Alno AG, one of the largest kitchen manufacturers in Germany, has announced that the group is set to permanently shut down... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 27, 2017 10:53

Mohawk to acquire large flooring company in Australia and New Zealand

Mohawk Industries has agreed to acquire Godfrey Hirst Group, a leading flooring company in Australia and New Zealand... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 27, 2017 07:39

Indonesia: Bright prospects in furniture markets

Panggah Susanto, Director General of Agro Industries within the Ministry of Industry (Kemenperin), is on record as saying within two years furniture exports could rise to US$5 billion as demand in the United States, Japan, and Western Europe picks up... [more...]

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  • November 17, 2017 09:52

Brazil: Furniture exports increase

Data from the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) show the trend in furniture exports in the first nine months of this year in comparison with the same period of 2016... [more...]

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  • November 14, 2017 09:32

Magna ExpoMueblera reports high numbers of international exhibitors

Hannover Fairs México, the Mexican subsidiary of Deutsche Messe (based in Hannover, Germany) has reported a high rate of international exhibitor participation in Magna Expo Mueblera... [more...]

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  • November 13, 2017 08:03

Chinese rattan furniture makers eye move to Indonesia

The future of the rattan craft industry in Cirebon, West Java, is threatened according to Zaenal Arifin from the Advisory Council of the Indonesian Furniture and Craft Association (HIMKI)... [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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