German furniture industry turnover down again

24.01.2018 − In October 2017, turnover of the German furniture industry remained below the preceding year’s figure for the second time in a row.» more


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Egger investing much more than in years past

23.01.2018 − Egger has advanced its expansion by acquiring the particleboard and MDF mill in Concordia, Argentina from Masisa and by starting construction on a new particleboard mill in Biskupiec, Poland.» more
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Investment funds planning to take over Siljan Group

23.01.2018 − European Special Situations Venture Partners IV (ESSVP IV) and ESSVP IV (Structured) as well as Silenos are planning to acquire the majority in Swedish Siljan Group. » more

Euroconstruct expects 3.5% construction rise in 2017

22.01.2018 − For 2017 the construction research network Euroconstruct forecasts a 3.5% increase in construction work vis à vis the preceding year in the 19 member countries. » more

LindholmsGruppen opens prefabricated-house works

19.01.2018 − Swedish LindholmsGruppen put the group’s meanwhile third prefabricated-house plant into operation at its headquarters in Eksjö on 12 December 2017. » more
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Kirkbi buys 49.8% stake in Välinge Innovation

17.01.2018 − US-American Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co. LP (KKR) is set to sell the majority stake that it bought in Välinge Innovation in spring 2016 to Danish Kirkbi. » more

Pfleiderer coating facility starts regular operation

16.01.2018 − Pfleiderer Deutschland commissioned the HotCoating coating facility installed in the Leutkirch Thermopal plant over the course of the fourth quarter of 2017 as planned.» more