Building products

Jeld-Wen snaps up more firms in US and Australia

13.04.2018 − US-American Jeld-Wen Holding acquired the Australian firm A&L Windows with effect from 28 February. » more


Weitzer to raise 50% stake in Croatian Pana

09.04.2018 − Austrian Weitzer Parkett has acquired a stake in Croatian parquet manufacturer Pana. » more

Internorm boosted revenues by 3% to €331m

02.04.2018 − Austrian Internorm delivered a 3% upturn in revenues to about €331m in the 2017 financial year. » more

Forbo: Flooring Systems achieves 4.7% turnover rise

26.03.2018 − In 2017 Swiss Forbo Holding generated total turnover of CHF1.246bn. » more

AFI: Wood Flooring revenues decreased again

22.03.2018 − US-American Armstrong Flooring (AFI) posted another 7.9% slump in revenues from its Wood Flooring division to US$104.5m in the fourth quarter of 2017. » more

Arbonia significantly increases results in 2017

19.03.2018 − Swiss Arbonia also achieved significant improvements in results in the second year after group restructuring measures initiated in 2015. » more

Jeld-Wen records stable turnover in Q4

15.03.2018 − In the fourth quarter of 2017, US-American Jeld-Wen only marginally increased turnover by 0.3% to US$976.0m. » more

IVC commissions two new plants making Rigid LVT

08.03.2018 − International Vinyl Company (IVC Group) started up the second line to make luxury vinyl tiles (LV)T at its headquarters in Avelgem, Belgium in December 2017. » more

Kährs: Results back in the black in Q4

06.03.2018 − Swedish Kährs Holding significantly improved its results in the fourth quarter of 2017 vis à vis the preceding year as well as the preceding quarter. » more

Gerflor set to buy linoleum assets from DLW Flooring

01.03.2018 − French Gerflor is set to acquire the linoleum activities of insolvent German DLW Flooring and related assets. » more

Masonite takes over DW3 group for roughly 70m £

23.02.2018 − US-American Masonite International has taken over DW3 Products Holding Limited (DW3), a group of companies operating in the windows and doors sector. » more

Growth in Tarkett’s sales revenue continues to slow

21.02.2018 − Tarkett raised its sales revenue by 1% in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 653.6m €. » more

Court prohibits Windmöller from issuing licences

15.02.2018 − The decision that Ulrich Windmöller Consulting (UWC) announced to terminate a licence agreement with Unilin that had been in place since February 2010 during the Domotex flooring fair is not permissible. » more

Masonite takes over DW3 group for roughly 70m £

12.02.2018 − US-American Masonite International has taken over British DW3 Products Holding (DW3), a group of companies operating in the windows and doors sector. » more

Pervanovo planning wood-fibre floor works in Croatia

09.02.2018 − Following the sale of the works in Viken, Sweden, agreed at the end of 2017, Pervanovo Invest wants to set up a new works for powder-based wood-fibre floors (WFF) in Ogulin, Croatia, by 2019. » more

Tarkett investing €70m in increasing LVT capacity

07.02.2018 − French Tarkett intends to invest a total of €70m in raising its LVT manufacturing capacity in North America and Europe over the next three years. » more

ZM Opportunity sells all shares in Bauwerk Boen to EGSB

02.02.2018 − Swiss investment company EGSB is to take over all shares in Bauwerk Boen, which had previously been held by ZM Opportunity II LP (Jersey). » more

FEP expecting slight rise in parquet consumption

01.02.2018 − According to an initial estimate by the Federation of the European Parquet industry (FEP), parquet consumption in Europe was raised again by roughly 1% last year. » more