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Tag: Furniture

Editor’s pickThe rising star in Vietnam

12-09-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, BIFA Wood Vietnam, BIFA, Panels & Furniture, Prime Minister, William Pang, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Huynh Quang Thanh

Orgnaiser of BIFA Wood Vietnam and Managing Director of Panels & Furniture Asia, Mr William Pang, shakes hand with Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam. In the centre, is Mr Huynh Quang Thanh, Chairman of Binh Duong Furniture Association, welcoming the prime minister too. In 2017, Vietnam wood processing industry turnover hit …

Editor’s pickMDF is the future of Furniture in India

11-09-2018
MDF, India, furniture market, ready-made furniture, plywood, particleboard, GREENPANEL

India’s furniture market is undergoing a major shift with a move towards ready-made furniture and a rising preference for medium density fibre (MDF) over plywood in line with the global trends. Moreover, the culture of ready-made furniture is being accepted widely across India as we see in the case of IKEA. The growth rate of plywood today …

Editor’s pickDOMOTEX allows exhibitors to connect and network in cutting-edge style

29-08-2018
DOMOTEX, CREATE’N’CONNECT, "Framing Trends” showcase, furniture manufacturing

“CREATE’N’CONNECT” – the new lead theme for DOMOTEX 2019 – shines a spotlight on the megatrend of connectivity, with a special emphasis on flooring. Forming the literal foundation for the rooms in which we live and work, floors offer an endless array of design options. Preparations for the coming floor coverings …

Editor’s pickTo infinity and beyond

15-08-2018
San Lim Furniture, Indonesia, Vietnam, Dong Nai, WEINIG, OptiCut, CNC machine, Powermat

San Lim Furniture is constantly in search for innovative ways to improve their production line. Their search ended with WEINIG, which provided the furniture manufacturer tremendous benefits: improved efficiency, cost reduction and impeccable service. The relationship between WEINIG and San Lim Furniture traces back to more than two decades ago …

Editor’s pickDownsizing

08-08-2018
Downsizing, furniture, living space, going small

Cities may be expanding but our living spaces are now a fraction of what they used to be. Ewins is going big on this trend by going small. It is hard to say how the world will look like in 2030. Going by current indicators, cities will burgeon alongside the middle class demographic. Consumption will increase, as will waste and global …

Editor’s pickBinh Duong in the beginning

31-07-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Furniture, Wood, Woodworking, Industry, Market

Leader of the pack Word around the industry is that Mr Seven Lee ventures to places where no one dares, but when he steps out, everyone else quickly follows. In this case, Vietnam in 1992. “And then they all come and build bigger, better factories and now I’m the smallest player here,” he jests. Mr Lee is, of course, being …