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International exhibition for machinery, equipment and technologies, timber, woodworking and furniture industry WOODWORKING-2017

International Specialized Exhibition WOODWORKING-2017 will be held on 24.10 - 27.10.2017 in Minsk, Belarus, at 20/2 Pobediteley ave. It is one of the most prominent exhibitions for forestry, woodworking and furniture industries... [more...]

Demise of furniture making in South Africa

In early 2000 the South African Forestry Company (the major domestic source of logs) adopted a policy of import parity pricing which, along with the strengthening of the Rand, started the demise of the domestic furniture industry... [more...]

Indonesia: Furniture industry struggles to secure raw rattan

Chairman of Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Association (HIMKI), Soenoto, has said Indonesian furniture and craft industries are finding it increasingly difficult to secure raw rattan raw material... [more...]

Koelnmesse takes over 50 percent of Feria Mueble & Madera in Bogotá

German Koelnmesse will become co-organizer of Colombia’s Feria Mueble & Madera (M&M), which was recently acquired by the country’s largest trade fair organizer, Corferias.... [more...]

Indonesia: Furniture exporters face tough competition in international markets

The President/Director of PT Integra Indocabinet, Halim Rusli, has said, while it is now easier to secure verified legal raw materials, the Indonesian furniture industry is no more competitive than other Asian countries in the main international markets.... [more...]

IKEA Industry invests in Kazlų Rūda furniture production in Lithuania

IKEA Industry has decided to invest in furniture production in Kazlų Rūda and advanced technology will offer an opportunity to double the production capacity. Construction is scheduled to start... [more...]

Malaysia boosts furniture sales to China

In a 10 September press release the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) said China continues to provide healthy gains for Malaysian furniture manufactures... [more...]

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...]

Välinge signs a license agreement with Flens BV

Välinge signed a license agreement with Flens BV from the Netherlands for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology.... [more...]

Ghana: Current prices for exported wood products

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 16-31 August 2017... [more...]

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Domotex 2018 closes with record exhibitors and rising number of visitors

1,615 exhibitors with a booked area of ​​106,000 square meters and 45,000 trade visitors from more than 100 nations came to Hanover from 12 to 15 January for this year's Domotex.... [ more...]

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