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The HOMAG Group closed fiscal year 2020 with a positive result despite the challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.“In spite of the coronavirus crisis, we developed the company further and made acquisitions, in particular to strengthen our business in China and in the solid-wood sector,” pointed out HOMAG...
The fourth quarter 2020 brought some optimism to an economic trend that has been really complicated due to the global COVID-19 emergency, reported Acimall. The woodworking and furniture industry technology, in the October-December period of last year, recorded 3.7% growth in orders compared to the same period in 2019....
Despite special circumstances in 2020, Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) has announced that their members were able to grow their business by 2.74% in comparison to 2019, with 459.0 million m² of flooring sold.Considering that the pandemic brought the flooring industry to a near standstill...
The 2020 global sales figures of members in Europe's Multilayer Modular Flooring Association (MMFA) show that while wood products continue to grow with a global increase in sales of +18.82% and rigid stone plastic composite (SPC) products maintain their market penetration across all major regions with a steady growth of...
Russia exported 15 million cubic metres of logs in 2020, which accounted for almost 12% of globally traded roundwood. Much of this trade may come to a halt next year when a new law proposed by Russia’s president will ban the exportation of softwood logs and high-value hardwood logs...
In December 2020, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 47% in value compared to December 2019, from US$222.3 million to US$327.4 million, reported the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).Pine sawnwood exports increased 53% in value, rising from US$ 34.8 million in December 2019 to US$...