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Tolko: Kelowna sawmill to be

closed on permanent basis

Approximately two months after the announcement that the Kelowna sawmill in British Columbia was to be shut down for an indefinite period of time, on 08 November 2019 Canadian Tolko Industries Ltd. (Vernon, British Columbia) announced the... more


Ikea Deutschland to open new style stores in Berlin

From 2021 onwards Ikea Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (Hofheim-Wallau) intends to open up to eight alternative stores at various locations across Berlin. As announced by Ikea Deutschland’s managing director Dennis Balslev on 20 November... more

Forte postpones plans

for new plant in Suwalki

Polish cabinet furniture manufacturer Fabryki Mebli Forte S.A. (Ostrów Mazowiecka) has postponed construction of a further cabinet furniture plant in Suwalki for an indefinite period. In a statement published on 25 November 2019, the... more

Parador hopes to lift revenues to roughly €170m

Parador GmbH - a German building material producer based in Coesfeld that has been owned by the Indian group Hyderabad Industries Ltd. (HIL), headquartered in Hyderabad, since August 2018 – intends to generate full-year revenues of about... more

Network breakdown leads to

losses at Lumber Liquidators

In the third quarter of 2019 US flooring and timber wholesaler Lumber Liquidators Inc. (Toano, Virginia) was confronted by a 2.4% turnover decline to US$263.9m (July-Sept. 2018: 270.5m). Excluding the four stores newly opened in the reporting... more

Valentini sells 1.2 million shares in Neodecortech

The investment holding Finanziaria Valentini S.p.A., headquartered in Rimini, Italy, sold 1.2 million shares in the Italian decor paper and surfaces manufacturer Neodecortech S.p.A., based in Filago, on 1 November 2019 through an accelerated... more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs letter of intent in China

The Finnish company Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, based in Helsinki, inked a non-binding letter of intent to acquire the Chinese decor paper manufacturer Hebei Minglian New Materials Technology Co. Ltd. with the latter’s majority... more


sells off another unit

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, based in Helsinki, Finland, has signed two agreements to sell smaller production areas in the past few weeks. According to a press release issued on 30 October, art paper business pooled in Ahlstrom-Munksjö... more

Hexion: Slump in revenues has intensified

The US firm Hexion Inc., based in Columbus, Ohio, generated US$367m (July-Sept. 2018: 431m) in revenues from its Forest Products Resins division in the third quarter of 2019. This 15% decrease compared with the same stretch last year means that... more

Akzo Nobel set to invest

€50m in High Point

The Dutch chemicals firm Akzo Nobel N.V., headquartered in Amsterdam, is poised to invest approximately €50m in expanding its US site in High Point, North Carolina, which specialises in making wood coatings. In addition to adding new... more

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