Parador plans to post turnover of €143-145m in 2012. The company employed about 600 workers and generated turnover of €135m in 2011, an increase of a good 5%. Parador’s laminate flooring activities delivered an improvement of roughly 3% last year. Its parquet operations fared even better, with revenues jumping 20%. The company’s export rate stood at 47%. Managing director Volkmar Halbe said that most of the firm‘s exports were destined for other European countries. Parador’s products are sold by 4,500 merchants in 65 countries. The last figures released by Parador showed that turnover stood at €177m in 2007. At that time, the export rate also stood at 47%.