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Premier Hardwood Flooring and Kennebec Lumber Company Announce New Joint Venture

30-04-2019
joint venture, Premier Hardwood Flooring, Kennebec Lumber Company

Premier Hardwood Flooring and Kennebec Lumber Company have announced a new joint venture. The collaborative effort will construct a state-of-the-art finish and effect line. The joint venture will operate under the name WW Hardwood Flooring Group out of Syracuse, New York. Operations are expected to begin July 2019. Both organisations are …

DOMOTEX 2019: Connecting trends from around the world

15-01-2019
DOMOTEX, 2019, trend, report, flooring

"The floor sets the stage for any interior," said internationally renowned designer Sebastian Herkner. "Along with walls, floors define the context and basis of interior design. The choice of floor material affects how we live and communicate in the resulting interior space,” he added. Flooring Spaces One of the central attractions at …

Editor’s pickDOMOTEX: Connecting the continents

15-01-2019
DOMOTEX, 2019, flooring, parquet. Create, connect

The latest edition of DOMOTEX — the world's leading showcase for carpets and floor coverings (January 11 to 14) — has underscored its reputation as the sector's biggest and most important hub for business, innovations and trends. Over 1,400 exhibitors from more than 60 nations came to Hannover to kick off a successful new year of …

Editor’s pickMultilayer flooring also does “green”

19-10-2018
Modular multilayer flooring, eco-friendly, sustainable, non-toxic, MMFA, plasticisers

Harmless raw materials, proven eco-friendliness Modular multilayer flooring is becoming more popular by the day because of its product advantages: custom design, easy installation, low installation height and good durability are just some of the benefits of this innovative class of flooring. In previous years, designers have increasingly been …

Editor’s pickProducts preferred all over the world carry the signature of Kastamonu Entegre

06-08-2018
Kastamonu Entegre, MDF, particleboard, laminate flooring

Kastamonu Entegre, a Turkish panel producer, has become a major manufacturer with 18 production facilities in the country and abroad since its first particleboard plant in 1971. It manufactures raw and melamine coated MDF and particleboard (which are also fire-and moisture-resistant), laminate flooring, painted panels, honeycomb decorative …

Kährs Group: Strong sales growth with stable underlying operating profit

26-07-2018
Kährs Group, flooring, Sweden, second quarter report, strong sales growth

Net sales for the Kährs Group totalled SEK 844 million (792), or US$95.4 million, an increase of 7 per cent compared with the same period in 2017. Organic sales growth was 6 per cent. Operating EBITA rose 1 per cent and totalled SEK 76 million (75), or US$8.6 million corresponding to an operating margin of 9.0 per cent (9.5). Market …

Positive outlook for 2018 U.S. hardwood flooring market

04-01-2018
hardwood flooring, US

America’s hardwood flooring consumption rose 5.9 per cent in 2016, according to a market research report released by Catalina Research. Growth in laminate flooring was much lower at less than one per cent. The U.S. hardwood flooring market was worth US$3.64 Bn in 2016. In laminate flooring, imports have grown, especially from Asia, but U.S. …