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Editor’s pickVisionary project on "Green Technology": Wood Technology Co. (WOTECH) orders MDF plant based on rice straw from Siempelkamp

18-02-2020
Siempelkamp, WOTECH, contract, MDF plant, Azza Aabd Alaty Serry, Jürgen Philipps, Jochen Dauter, Furniture, Rice Straw

Contract signing in December 2019 in Cairo, center: Chem. Azza Aabd Alaty Serry, Chairman WOTECH - left Jürgen Philipps, Managing Director Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, right Jochen Dauter, Sales Director Siempelkamp In December, the Egyptian company Wood Technology Co. (WOTECH) placed a milestone project regarding "Green …

MIFF 2020 rescheduled to June 30 - July 3

17-02-2020
Malaysia, timber, furniture, Malaysian International Furniture Fair, trade show, exhibition, MITEC

Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) 2020 has been rescheduled from March 6-9 to June 30 - July 3 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC). According to Informa Markets, the Organiser of MIFF 2020, the decision is taken with regret after careful consideration and close consultations with stakeholders. There are a …

Editor’s pickWoodsland: Achieving Excellence through Stability

12-02-2020
Woodsland Joint Stock Company, Bϋrkle, Hanoi, plant, factory, wood processing, furniture manufacturing, Bϋrkle Roller Coater UV Finishing Line,

Vu Hai Bang, owner and chairman of Woodsland Joint Stock Company Woodsland Joint Stock Company may be a company with a yearly turnover of US$70 million and 3000 workers, but its owner, Vu Hai Bang, cuts a humble fi gure. PFA had the chance to visit the biggest of his five factories based in Hanoi; the four others are located nearby in the same …

India government may impose curbs on furniture imports to bolster local manufacturing

04-02-2020
India, curbs, furniture imports, China, domestic manufacturing, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

The government is likely to impose restrictions on furniture imports in bid to boost domestic manufacturing and reduce inbound shipments of non-essential items, an official said. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has suggested to its commerce counterpart to put the restrictions, reported Business Standard from New …

New SMEs business development centre in Central Java

03-02-2020
New SME business development centre, Central Java, Indonesia, Jepara, furniture industry

Gati Wibawaningsih, Director General of Small, Medium Industries in the Ministry of Industry has announced that the ministry will open a material centre in Jepara, a town in Central Java to support growth of furniture SMEs so they can become more competitive in international markets, reported ITTO. Gati said, the new centre will focus on capacity …

India's American hardwood lumber and veneer imports on track to have a record year

17-01-2020
Furniture market, India, AHEC, hardwood lumber, veneer, exports, red oak, INDIAWOOD, furniture manufacturing

A booming furniture market is expected to drive up demand for American hardwoods in India this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. With the total value of American hardwood lumber and veneer exports to India reaching USD 5.272 million in the …

Indonesia's forestry industry anticipates boost this year after exports fall to $11.6b in 2019

15-01-2020
Indonesia, wood products, exports, decline, veneer, panels, furniture, Association of Indonesia Forest Concessionaires, trade war, competitiveness

Indonesian’s wood products exports totalled US$11.6 billion in 2019, a 4 per cent drop from the previous year due to falling demand due to the ongoing trade war and the weak competitiveness of local products. Industry players, however, are more optimistic come 2020, thanks to policy reforms, reported Jakarta Post. Wood veneer, …

Trade dispute undermining performance of the furniture sector

16-12-2019
Indonesia, Ministry of Industry, furniture industry, exports, Small and Medium industries, foreign manufacturers, China, Central Java, Shandong Timber Association, East Kalimantan

The Ministry of Industry (Kemenperin) said it would continue to support growth in the furniture industry. However the sector has faced problems as the Ministry of Industry records show the value of furniture exports reached only around US$730 million in the first half of this year while exports in the first 6 months of last year reached US$845 …

Amazon India expands furniture range

26-11-2019
Amazon, India, furniture, small and medium-sized businesses

Amazon India has expanded its range in the furniture category to over 160,000 products, especially from small and medium-sized businesses, ahead of the festive season, according to a report by Press Trust India. Amazon has been injecting billions of dollars into its Indian operations in recent years, where its furniture business has seen a growth …

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