• Interior
  • March 05, 2021 12:06

Two thirds of German furniture manufacturers are planning short-time work in March

Before the federal-state consultations on the corona pandemic on March 3, the German furniture industry is urgently calling for an opening perspective....... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • February 26, 2021 14:15

European laminate flooring sector grows 2.74% in 2020 despite pandemic

Despite special circumstances in 2020, Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) has announced that their members were able to grow their business by 2.74% in comparison to 2019, with 459.0 million m² of flooring sold...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 23, 2021 10:44

US hardwood plywood imports rose in 2020

Despite an 18% drop in December, US imports of hardwood plywood ended 2020 up 6% in volume over the previous year. Imports from China were down 35% in 2020...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 19, 2021 10:16

Brazil: Pandemic could not hold back Bento Gonçalves furniture cluster

The Bento Gonçalves furniture cluster in the state of Rio Grande do Sul reversed the decline in the performance of the furniture sector in the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the Furniture Industry Association of Bento Gonçalves (SINDMÓVEIS) the cluster achieved revenues of R$2.2 billion, up 11% compared to the same period in 2019...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • February 17, 2021 11:31

Sales in the German furniture industry fall by 3.7 percent in 2020

The German furniture industry turned over 17.2 billion euros last year - a decrease of 3.7 percent compared to the previous year. ..... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 11, 2021 11:05

interzum goes virtual for 2021

The upcoming interzum will take place from May 4th to 7th, 2021 as a purely digital event. According to Koelnmesse, the organizer wants to offer planning security. The supplier fair for the furniture industry was planned in advance so that switching to the pure online alternative would not be a problem...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 10, 2021 08:19

CIFF Guangzhou scheduled March 18-21

The 47th edition of the China International Furniture Fair takes place March 18-21 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex. An office and contract furniture and furniture machinery component will be held from March 28-31 at the same complex...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 08, 2021 14:47

IKEA's parent company purchases forested land in Georgia for conservation

Ingka Group, the owner of most IKEA stores, said it had acquired more forest land in the United States as part of the world’s biggest furniture group’s goal to become carbon neutral by 2030...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 05, 2021 10:01

Vietnam: US$14 billion wood product export target for 2021

At a recent press conference the Head of the Vietnam Administration of Forestry, Nguyen Quoc Tri , said wood and wood products exports topped US$13.22 billion last year the highest in the history of the timber sector..... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 04, 2021 11:23

Indonesia: Challenges for small-scale furniture makers

Furniture and wood carvings produced in Jepara and its surrounding area on the north coast of Java Island are widely known for there unique designs and quality..... [more...]

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