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Germany accused of restricting trade in building products

The German Institute for Building Technology (DIBt) is considering introduction of special rules for building products that go well beyond [...]

Declining EU wood flooring imports from China

While consumption and sales of wood flooring manufactured in Europe improved in 2015, imports came under pressure last year. The [...]

European wood flooring consumption starting to recover

After a steep fall of more than 6% in 2014, the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) reports that [...]

Unilin signs licensing agreements with Chinese companies

Unilin's IP division has extended the license agreements of the following Chinese WPC manufacturers, giving these companies additional protection [...]

Germany: Producer prices for wood products stable in March

Producer prices for wood products in Germany show only small movements in March. According to data provided by the German [...]

Pöyry: ‘Are decorative surfaces ready to meet the circular economy challenge?’

The circular economy has become a highly discussed topic in European industry, leading to Pöyry Management Consulting choosing the [...]

Drop in US hardwood flooring imports

Both US hardwood flooring and assembled flooring panel imports declined in January. Hardwood flooring imports declined month-on-month to [...]

US housing market helps the flooring market grow, says Armstrong’s CEO

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has dismissed their Armstrong Flooring (AFI) subsidiary last week. The CEO of AFI, Don Maier, stated [...]

Innovations4Flooring sues Välinge for patent infringement

Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a technology company providing flooring installation solutions, announced that it has initiated the filing of an action to [...]

The Austrian sawmill industry in 2015

In 2015, Austria’s wood processing companies were able to compensate for the previous year’s losses with a sales [...]