Building products

Bauwerk’s margins improved in spite of reduced sales

08.10.2020 − In the first half-year, parquet sales of Bauwerk Boen, which has been operating on the market as Bauwerk Group since 1 September, fell by 10 % to 4.1m m². » more


ITC confirms ruling on general exclusion

07.10.2020 − ITC at the US Department of Commerce confirmed an initial determination published on 15 May by Administrative Law Judge David Shaw regarding vinyl flooring imports into the US from China on 16 September.» more

Arbonia’s German door factories at near full capacity

10.09.2020 − In the first half, Swiss building supplier Arbonia generated turnover of CHF644.9m. » more

Group of investors acquires HDM activities

08.09.2020 − A group of investors has purchased the activities of the insolvent firm HDM in a transferred restructuring with effect from 1 September. » more

Unilin Flooring installing a new laminate flooring line

07.09.2020 − Unilin bvba’s Flooring division is set to take another step in the expansion of laminate flooring capacity at a site in Vielsalm, Belgium that used to do business as Spanplux div. Balterio.» more

Lumber Liquidators turnover down 20.2%

28.08.2020 − In the second quarter, US flooring and timber wholesaler Lumber Liquidators suffered a 20.2% decline in turnover, to US$230.3m.» more

Headlam: Ipswich distribution centre commissioned

27.08.2020 − British flooring trade company Headlam Group brought its new Ipswich distribution centre in the east of England into operation.» more

Mohawk: Laminate flooring better than other products

20.08.2020 − The Covid-19 pandemic culminated in a sharp decrease in second-quarter revenues and earnings at the US flooring group Mohawk Industries, as well.» more

AFI with significant turnover decline and negative results

17.08.2020 − In the second quarter turnover of US flooring group Armstrong Flooring dropped by 18.1% to US$145.6m. » more

Masonite planning to acquire door facility from Lowe’s

14.08.2020 − The US door producer Masonite International is poised to purchase a door production facility in Janesville, Wisconsin from the US DIY chain Lowe’s Companies. » more

US parquet manufacturer AHF closes Shanghai factory

10.08.2020 − US wooden flooring manufacturer AHF Products has ceased production at its Chinese factory in Shanghai.» more