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Furniture enterprises moved out of Beijing

According reports from the Beijing Furniture Industry Association Congress held in early January, the income of furniture manufacturers in Beijing ... [more...]

2017 Brazilian furniture trade – a call to diversify markets

A look at residential furniture export shows that there was an almost 7% rise in 2017 compared to 2016. But analysts consider this a poor performance as half of the exports were dependent on just three countries... [more...]

IFS | Italian Finishing School 2018

Shortly after announcing the upcoming edition of IFS, we have already received a good number of participant registrations...... [more...]

Brazil: Recover in furniture sector some way off say analysts

According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) furniture production increased 4.4% in the first eleven months of 2017, the fastest pace of growth since 2011... [more...]

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Mold your wood waste into any finished product, in hardwood-quality, without machining

Not since the Industrial Revolution have we all been forced to rethink the way we do business. To compete in today’s ever changing global markets Sorbilite, Inc. invented and patented a new technology. It combines three industries into one streamline manufacturing process... [more...]

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at the age of 91

As the whole world already knows, the IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad has died at the age of 91. IKEA is the paragon of the global players in the wood industry and perhaps the only representative who deserves this qualification. This company continues to expand its commercial presence in the world, while developing a vertical integration that extends from the forest to the house. Even though the founder had already retired from operational activities for ages, he retained some form of control of his empire. It can not be said that the major developments in IKEA in recent years have been against his will... [more...]

EU imports of furniture from tropical countries rising in 2017

In the first nine months of 2017, EU imports increased from all four leading tropical supply countries; rising by 3% from Vietnam to euro567 millio... [more...]

Growth in hospitality sector creates new opportunities for the furniture industry

According to recent CSIL research carried out with focus on 16 Western pean countries, the total value of the European market for contract furniture and furnishings in 2016 was euro7.5 billion while total production was 9 billion... [more...]

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Domotex 2018: FN Neuhofer Holz presents digital printed panels and more

Already renowned for its innovation in marketing, services and product development, the Austrian family-owned company FN Neuhofer Holz also shone at this year's edition of Domotex in Hanover. The numerous visitors were able to admire exciting new products and get professional advice from the FN team at two stands with a total presentation area of 380 m². ...... [more...]

End-of-show report on Magna Expo Mueblera (17–20 January 2018):

This year’s Magna Expo Mueblera – consisting of two international flagship fairs, Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial and Magna Expo Mobiliario e Interiores – delivered top-notch results. The double-header event featured 210 exhibitors from around the world, including countries such as ...... [more...]

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Salone del Mobile 2018: China National Furniture Association on 2017 furniture industry results

On April 18, 2018, the CSIL World Furniture Outlook seminar took place at the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan. During this meeting eight qualified speakers from different countries provided market insights to an audience. One of the speakers represented China. Linda Tu, Vice Secretary General of CNFA (China National Furniture Association) provided figures on the Chinese furniture industry... [ more...]

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