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Wood flooring

Tropical wood continues to lose share in European flooring market

European consumption of real wood flooring (i.e. excluding laminates) remains flat and the role of tropical timber in this [...]

Acetylated wood strives to gain European market foothold

The latest financial report of Accsys Technologies plc suggests that acetylated wood, often cited as a competitor to tropical wood [...]

Masisa plans to sell industrial assets in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

Masisa will focus its commercial activity on its forestry and higher added value businesses in the Andean Region, Central America [...]

Trends in China’s domestic demand for wooden flooring

The demand for wooden flooring in China has increased in recent years to become a significant market for producers.  [...]

Wood-based panel production in Europe increased by 1,8% in 2016

On the occasion of EPF’s Annual General Meeting in Porto on 29 & 30 June 2017 and in the [...]

Germany: Wood products prices in June 2017

In June, producer prices for wood products in Germany are largely at the levels of May. Only for individual assortments [...]

Europe boosts flooring shipments to US

US Hardwood flooring imports declined 5% in April to US$2.5 million but imports of assembled flooring panels increased [...]

European parquet market steadily improving

After a long period of a challenging market situation for the European parquet producers, the positive indicators of the recent [...]

Improving competitive environment for US wood flooring manufacturers

Imported wood flooring (engineered and solid) lost US market share in 2016 and the underlying reasons present an opportunity for [...]

EPLF members sold 476 mio m2 of laminate flooring in 2016

The EPLF publishes annual statistics - generally issued in time for the Domotex in January - on total sales for the previous [...]