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Laminate flooring production at highest level in two years

27.01.2021 − During the third quarter German MDF/HDF production developed along inconsistent lines. » more

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Wood felling in Finland in Q1-3 decreased by 15 %

27.01.2021 − In the first nine months, the volume of roundwood felled in Finland for use as a material amounted to around 40.3m m³, equating to a reduction of 15.1 % against a year earlier. » more

SoftBank assisting Katerra with another US$200 million

26.01.2021 − On 30 December, the shareholders of the financially ailing US construction company Katerra voted in favour of recapitalisation and strategic reorientation. » more
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Arbonia sells window business to Dovista Group

22.01.2021 − Arbonia intends to sell its windows division to Danish window and house door manufacturer Dovita, which belongs to VKR Holding. » more

Retail closures making a dent into producers’ order intake

21.01.2021 − The German Government’s decision to close brick-and-mortar retail shops again has so far had little impact on production activity within the furniture industry.» more

Anti-dumping proceedings affecting DEG availability

18.01.2021 − An anti-dumping investigation that the European Commission launched into monoethylene glycol (MEG) imports has meant that the supply situation for diethylene glycol (DEG) has taken another turn for...» more

German DIY sector expects growth in all areas

04.01.2021 − According to estimates by Klaus-Peter Teipel Research & Consulting, German DIY and garden stores have achieved growth of 13.7% to €26.1bn in 2020. » more