Wood Construction

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...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • December 01, 2017 15:00

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...]

  • 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...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • November 10, 2017 15:21

Natural fibre-reinforced plastics: establishment and growth in niche markets

More than 30 compound companies produce over 80,000 tonnes of granulates with wood and natural fibres in Europe 2017 – new producers with major growth plans. World's largest conference and exhibition on biocomposites in December in Cologne (www.biocompositescc.com). ...... [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...]

  • 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...]

  • Panels
  • October 20, 2017 12:12

French competition authority imposes penalty of 302 million euros against flooring producers

The French competition authority (The Autorité) has imposed sanctions totalling €302 million on the three leading manufacturers of PVC and linoleum floor covering, as a penalty for price fixing among other pratices. Acting on information submitted by the ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • October 20, 2017 10:57

Tarkett has to pay fine of 165 million Euro

Tarkett takes note of the French Competition Authority’s decision to fine several manufacturers of resilient floor coverings operating in the French market. The procedure follows an investigation that started in March 2013 concerning former practices that began ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • October 19, 2017 08:51

The Finnish Honkarakenne delivers 2,500th house in Russia

The 2,500th Honka log home will soon be completed in Russia, providing a second home of 1,080 square metres for a family from St. Petersburg. Honkarakenne, currently preparing for its 60th anniversary, has been operating in the Russian market for more than 20 years... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 11, 2017 13:14

European parquet business keeps on experiencing a moderate growth

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 1 September 2017 and discussed amongst others both the parquet situation and recent economic indicators on the European market. In general, the parquet business keeps on ...... [more...]

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