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The HOMAG Group has launched the largest investment programme in its corporate history. Over the next three years, 60 to 80 million euros are to be invested in the modernisation of its main location in Schopfloch, Germany. HOMAG is investing a further 15 million euros in a new plant...
Following the positive evaluation of the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) chain of custody by the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA), European accreditation bodies can now provide accreditation against the 2020 PEFC Chain of Custody and Trademarks standards. This decision enables certification bodies to update their accreditation and clears...
The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) has kicked off the Vietnam Furniture Matching Week (VFMW) 2021. Scheduled to run from today, 12 April, to 19 April 2021, the hybrid event aims to connect international buyers and Vietnamese manufacturers amid COVID-19-related travel restrictions. Online...
With a 20.17% increase in visitors compared to the previous edition held in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic, China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) Guangzhou reports the conclusion of a highly successful 2021 event. Having concluded on 31 March after a total of eight days (four for the first phase...
INDEX, the Middle East’s largest and longest-serving dedicated trade show for the interior design, architecture and fit-out industry announces the first round of speakers that will participate in the annual, free-to-attend, INDEX Design Talks this May. The reveal of the 2021 edition of INDEX Design Talks follows last month’s confirmation...
Although WOOD TAIWAN 2021 has been rescheduled to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WOOD TAIWAN Digital Days will be held from 22 to 25 April 2021 to keep the industry updated on the latest developments in Taiwanese woodworking machinery. The online event will comprise three main parts –...
The winners of International Furniture Leadership (FLA International) Awards 2020/2021 and International Interior Design (IDA International) Awards 2020/2021 have been announced. Winners Company FLA International 2020/2021IDA International 2020/2021AA Corporation, VietnamBrand Excellence Award, Product Excellence AwardOutstanding Company AwardAkase Co., Ltd, JapanOutstanding Company AwardDeesawat Industries Co., Ltd, ThailandOutstanding Company Award Federmobili, ItalyOutstanding Company AwardGagu Guide,...
In February 2021, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 30.5% in value compared to February 2020, from US$216.1 million to US$282.0 million. Pine sawnwood exports grew 16% in value between February 2020 (US$9.9 million) and February 2021 (US$46.2 million). In volume, exports increased 9% over the...
L to R: DIEFFENBACHER PROjet and DIEFFENBACHER EVOjet P FINSA, a pioneer in the manufacturing of particleboard and medium-density fibreboard (MDF) on the Iberian Peninsula, is purchasing four glue-saving systems from German machine and plant manufacturer DIEFFENBACHER for two production lines in Nelas, Portugal. Two PROjet systems will help reduce glue...
China is the world’s largest importer of softwood and hardwood logs, and for many decades, Russia has been a significant log supplier for them. This relationship may change in 2022 if Russia implements their proposed ban on exports of softwood logs and valuable hardwood logs, while also introducing export...