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  • Interior
  • September 26, 2017 06:14

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...]

  • Panels
  • September 22, 2017 08:39

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...]

  • Interior
  • September 21, 2017 10:25

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...]

  • 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...]

  • Interior
  • September 11, 2017 11:16

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...]

  • Interior
  • September 05, 2017 10:09

Bierson Corporation signs license agreement with Välinge

3D laminate component producer Bierson Corporation has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • September 04, 2017 15:46

Weinig - Luxscan at the cutting edge of innovation with its Easyscan RT at Koetter Woodworking

Koetter Woodworking has recently upgraded one of its molders, with the help of Weinig manufacturer. The US-based company owns 20 Weinig molders and installed their first scanner line from Weinig in 2013... [more...]

Machinery News
  • Machinery News
  • August 22, 2017 11:04

The 12th VietnamWood Fair set to attract elite woodworking equipment & machinery manufacturers

The 12th Vietnam International Woodworking Industry Fair (VietnamWood) is slated to run from Oct. 18th to 21st, 2017 at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC). This year, organizers are aiming for taking VietnamWood to a brand-new level, start with the marketing strategy. The organizer is actively inviting trade visitors from neighboring countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar etc. in order to establish a more fruitful business connection among participants. ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 08, 2017 14:41

Malaysia: Challenges remain in expanding furniture exports

In a statement to the press, Chua Chun Chai, Malaysian Furniture Council (MFC) president said furniture exports will expand faster this year and much of the expansion will be due to the ban on sawn rubberwood export... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 04, 2017 12:31

China-Australia wood products trade increased by 17%

In the first half of 2017 the value of wood products trade between China and Australia rose 17% to... [more...]

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Interzum: Fordaq interviews Sonae-Arauco's CEO Rui Correia

Interzum: Fordaq interviews Sonae-Arauco's CEO Rui Correia

In 2016, the Portuguese Sonae Indústria, SGPS, S.A. and the Chilean Inversiones Arauco Internacional, Limitada founded the 50/50 joint venture Sonae Arauco S.A. The new JV has production sites in Germany, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. Now German Glunz AG belonging to... [ more...]

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