Archives: January 2014

DOMOTEX 2014: Ideas for the global flooring industry

DOMOTEX, the world’s leading tradeshow for the floor coverings industry, next runs from 11 to 14 January in Hannover [...]
January 6, 2014 Industry Events / Wood flooring / Europe

Kronospan wants to buy two of Sonae’s plants in France

Sonae Indústria, SGPS, SA today announced in a press release that its indirect affiliate Isoroy SAS received an offer [...]

Arauco’s Nueva Aldea mill restarts plywood production

The production of the first plywood panel marked the start-up of Arauco’s new Nueva Aldea plywood mill. The [...]

Europe grows demand for Malaysian plywood

Reports suggest that the last quarter of 2013 brings a slight upturn in demand of Malaysian plywood into the EU [...]

The Binderholz Group closes MDF plant in Austria

The Binderholz Group will have to shut down its operations at MDF Hallein GmbH & Co KG in Austria at [...]

John Deere to improve fuel economy on Forestry Swing Machines

John Deere has officially released an updated pump/management system and fuel economy kit for existing models of Forestry Swing [...]

Ikea wants a 25% share on the German market

Ikea has ambitious growth plans for the EUR 30 billion German furniture market.  In Germany we have a [...]
January 2, 2014 Market Analysis / Furniture / Europe