17.05.2013 − Ipopema FIZAN 76, a closed investment fund created by Ipopema, completed its purchase of Impress decor from Constantia Industries AG on 8 March once all anti-trust authorities approved the deal.
14.05.2013 − In view of the currently modest business expectations in the furniture industry and the reduced macroeconomic growth arising from the fiscal consolidation course in many industrialised countries, Surteco is
08.05.2013 − BauschLinnemann North America has bought the remaining shares in BauschLinnemann South Carolina in two instalments.
30.04.2013 − The laminates producer Formica has faced a 6 % decline in revenues to NZD387m or €240.7m in the first half of its 2012/2013 financial year ending 30 June.
16.04.2013 − The conference organiser Technical Conference Management KEG (TCM) is to organise a conference in Asia again this year after a break.
10.04.2013 − Arclin has moved ahead with the integration of North American Coveright subsidiaries into the Decorative & Flooring Surfaces division made up of former Dynea Overlays in recent months.
04.04.2013 − The Directorate-General for Competition of the EU Commission has once again extended the deadline for the more detailed investigation (phase II investigation) of the planned merger of Munksjö with
28.03.2013 − Digital print joint venture PadaLuma Ink-Jet-Solutions (Palis), and Decor printer Schattdecor want to collaborate to develop a single pass digital printing system with a working width of 225cm, within the scope
28.03.2013 − The special-papers manufacturers Ahlstrom and Munksjö have proposed to the EU Commission an improvement in the planned merger of Munksjö with Ahlstrom‘s Label & Processing division in a new company trading as M
28.03.2013 − In the 2012 financial year, turnover at the surfaces manufacturer Surteco at €407.7m was minimally down on the figure achieved in the previous year.
28.03.2013 − The German sales branch of the edgeband producer Roma Plastik which trades as Roma Plastik Deutschland and in which the Egger Group has had a majority holding since May 2010, will move from
18.03.2013 − Wrede Industrieholding and the Interprint Group achieved further growth in turnover in the 2012 financial year.
06.03.2013 − Glatfelter Gernsbach a company owned by the US specialty-papers manufacturer P.H. Glatfelter, showeddecline in sales of 10% in the Composite Laminates (overlay papers) division in the fourth quarter of 2012.
21.02.2013 − High-filled 80 g white decor paper has become €5-10/100 kg cheaper, as recently predicted, in the wake of talks that typically ran until the end of December.
30.01.2013 − The Spanish speciality paper manufacturer Miquel y Costas is beginning commissioning a new inclined wire paper machine at its production site in La Pobla de Claramunt in the second half of January.
23.01.2013 − Werzalit is closing its beech veneer peeling mill in the German town of Niederorschel.
16.01.2013 − Negotiations to find a new buyer for the Impress decor group, which is presently owned by the Austrian firm Constantia Industries are apparently close to an end.
11.01.2013 − Manufacturers and buyers report that negotiations currently in progress on decor-paper prices for deliveries in the first quarter of 2013 are dragging on longer than they have done in previous years.
09.01.2013 − Dieffenbacher is planning to make a decision about the future marketing strategy for digital printing technology that it developed in the past three years.
07.12.2012 − The Spanish supplier of quartz and natural stone surfaces, Cosentino,is presently building a new plant in Cantoria to make its new ultra-compact material, Dekton.
02.12.2012 − The shareholders of the Finnish group Ahlstrom voted in favour of the planned spin-off of its Label & Processing division's European activities and the sale of LP's Coated Specialities in Brazil.
01.12.2012 − The growth in European laminates markets will likely shift to the east in the years ahead.
29.11.2012 − Resopal expects its turnover in the current financial year to be only marginally below last year’s level.