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 [...]

Prices for lumber in the US went $11 up at the beginning of February

Lumber trading in the US remained constant through the middle of last week, but started to increase on Thursday and [...]

Housing starts in US expected to increase by 10% in 2017

Residential home construction increased 5% in 2016 from the previous year. An estimated 1,166,400 housing units were started [...]

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

Segezha Group upscaled sawn timber sales to China

As of the year-end 2016, the global reach of Segezha Group sawn timber sales (part of Sistema JFSC) has [...]

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 [...]

Global wood panels surfacing market: re-positioning for growth

The decoration of wood based panels with a variety of surfacing materials is a key value adding step in the [...]