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Sweden’s sawn and planed timber exports and delivery prices rose sharply

The Swedish exports of softwood timber (sawn and planed) rose slightly in November, both compared to the previous month and [...]

Shades of grey and textured service- new trends in wood flooring

The intense and rising competitiveness of the European flooring sector is immediately apparent from the DOMOTEX 2017 show numbers which [...]

Growth in laminate flooring sales higher in Eastern Europe than in Western E.

In 2016, producers belonging to the EPLF reported worldwide sales of 476 million m2 of laminate flooring manufactured in Europe [...]

Germany: Slowing softwood timber market

During the third quarter of 2016, the German softwood sawmills experienced a weakly positive outcome.    The [...]
February 2, 2017 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Lumber / Europe / Global

Multilayer modular flooring reports rising success in the EU market

Modular multilayer flooring has been a success in the market, which has resulted in an increase in membership for the [...]

Tallest timber building in Amsterdam shows pattern of the buildings in the future

PATCH22, a 30m wooden high-rise, in an industrial part of Amsterdam strikes one as an ordinary residential apartment but [...]
February 2, 2017 Daily News / Lumber / Wood construction / Europe / Global

EU flooring manufacturers increase market share

The trade background to the Domotex 2017 flooring show held in Hanover between 12 and 15 January is shown in [...]

Austria: Softwood timber more expensive in January 2017

In January, prices of softwood timber in Austria have increased for almost all assortments as compared to December. However, if [...]

Kastamonu boosted its MDF production in Russia by 50%

Kastamonu kept of upgrading its output during 2016 as to reach the planned production capacity at its Russian site in [...]

IKEA’s expansion driving change in the EU market for wood furniture

The continuing expansion of IKEA, the world’s largest furniture company, is a factor driving change in the EU market [...]