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Armstrong Wood Flooring posts fall in volumes

31.10.2014 − Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has announced a drop of about 15 % in sales from its Wood Flooring division in the third quarter. » more

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Dieffenbacher wants to make €25m in savings

31.10.2014 − Dieffenbacher wants to make savings totalling €25m over the next two years with a cost-cutting programme adopted on 24 October. » more

USA residential construction starts again exceed 1m

31.10.2014 − In the USA the number of buildings commenced in the twelve-month period up to and including September 2014 increased by 6.3% to 1.017m vis à vis the twelve months up to and including August. » more
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Sweden: Further decay registered in log prices

31.10.2014 − Analyses from the Swedish Forest Agency show that log prices in Sweden continued to fall from the second to the third quarter. » more

Europe: Pellet consumption will rise further in 2014/2015

30.10.2014 − Although pellet consumption within Europe will increase further in the coming years, there are signs that there will be differing rates of growth in the various countries. » more

Sales of decor paper have been on the slow side

30.10.2014 − The revival in demand for decor paper that was expected to happen once the summer holidays were over has yet to materialise. » more

Business expectations remain pessimistic

16.10.2014 − In September there was a further deterioration in morale within the German furniture industry. » more