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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. …