Building products

Window sales in Germany increase by 2.4% in 2019

11.06.2020 − Last year it was possible to achieve a 2.4% increase in sales to a volume of 14.8m window units (1 window unit WU = 1.69m²) on the German window market. » more

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Number of I4F licensees climbs to over 100

10.06.2020 − The intellectual property firm I4F Licensing awarded ten new licences for glue-free locking of hard flooring during the first quarter. » more

ITC imposes General exclusion for vinyl flooring imports

04.06.2020 − In an initial determination, ITC at the US DoC in large part sided with accusations that the intellectual property firm Flooring Industries made against 45 Chinese flooring producers and US distributors.» more

Masonite withdraws forecast for current business year

01.06.2020 − Owing to the corona crisis, the US door group Masonite International has withdrawn the forecast it had issued in mid-February for the current business year.» more

Switzerland: parquet consumption declined in 2019

28.05.2020 − Last year parquet consumption in Switzerland declined by 0.9% to 5.72m m².» more

Tarkett reports a slight downturn in adjusted EBITDA

14.05.2020 − The coronavirus pandemic is already leaving its mark on first-quarter financials at the French flooring manufacturer Tarkett.» more