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Editor’s pickDOMOTEX 2021 to be held as fully digital event

06-01-2021
DOMOTEX, event, exhibition, flooring, carpet

After initially being postponed to 18 to 20 May 2021, DOMOTEX will no longer take place as a hybrid trade show format this year due to the current global COVID-19 situation. Organisers have announced that the pandemic makes it impossible to plan and organise a physical presence on site in Hannover, Germany, at the world's leading trade show for …

Chinese flooring firm CFL to invest over $70 million in Georgia

01-07-2020
United States, Georgia, Flooring

United States governor Brian Kemp has announced that Creative Flooring Solutions (CFL), a Chinese manufacturer of laminate, wood, and luxury vinyl flooring, will invest more than $70 million in a new manufacturing facility in Calhoun, Georgia. This move will create 300 jobs for Georgians. CFL will locate to a newly constructed 252,000-square-foot …

U.S. import of tropical hardwood veneer, hardwood flooring and mouldings rose in March

21-05-2020
hardwood tropical veneer, hardwood flooring, moulding, U.S., imports, March 2020

A surge in imports from Italy helped U.S. imports of tropical hardwood veneer recover from a dismal February as March imports rose by 56%. Despite the gain, the month’s imports still lagged behind March 2019 import levels by over 30%, reported ITTO. Imports from Italy more than quadrupled in March and imports from Cote d’Ivoire more …

MMFA welcomes Flooring Industries Ltd. and Servaco Product Testing - Joint Venture with VITO

14-05-2020
MMFA, new members, Flooring Industries Ltd., Servaco Product Testing - Joint Venture with VITO

MMFA, the Multilayer Modular Flooring Association, announced on 12 May that Flooring Industries Ltd. joined the association as associate member and Servaco Product Testing - Joint Venture with VITO, as supporting member. The President of MMFA, Matthias Windmöller (Windmöller), welcomed both organisations to the association and stated …

Dongwha begins construction of MDF manufacturing plant in Hanoi

24-04-2020
Dongwha Enterprise, South Korea, new production plant, Thai Nguyen province, Hanoi, Northern Vietnam, MDF, laminate flooring

Korea's leading wood materials manufacturer Dongwha Enterprise has begun construction of its production facility in Hanoi, Vietnam. Located in Thai Nguyen province near Hanoi, the plant will manufacture mainly laminate flooring and medium-density fiberboard (MDF) used in furniture. Dongwha Enterprise held a ground-breaking ceremony for its new …