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SFIC launches Youth Furniture Chapter at 4th ASEAN Youth Furniture Exchange

07-11-2018
SFIC, Youth Furniture Chapter, ASEAN Youth Furniture Exchange

Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) has launched its inaugural Youth Furniture Chapter (YFC) to nurture a more resourceful and resilient generation of new and young leaders in the Singapore furniture industry. Formerly known as the Youth Furniture Committee, the YFC launch was the key highlight of the opening ceremony of the 4th ASEAN …

Hoa Mai 2019 furniture design competition

22-10-2018
Hoa Mai 2019 furniture design competition, Handicraft and Woodworking Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA), American Hardwood Export Council

By Michael Buckley, Counselor to HAWA Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam -- Sixteen years after the Handicraft and Woodworking Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) launched its first furniture design completion Hoa Mai, the 2018-2019 competition was launched in October. Platinum sponsor is the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) which has …

Editor’s pickExponential growth awaiting custom furniture market in China, with Custom Furniture Suppliers Zone at CIFM / interzum guangzhou to double in size

28-09-2018
Exponential growth, custom furniture market, China, CIFM / interzum guangzhou

Following positive response from the furniture production industry for the launch of the Custom Furniture Suppliers Zone at the international exhibition area of CIFM / interzum guangzhou in 2018, organisers of the show have announced the return of an expanded feature showcase next year to take up twice as much space in view of strong growth …

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 …