Surfaces

Neodecortech starts up several pieces of technology

16.10.2019 − Neodecortech intends to expand its manufacturing capabilities for speciality products by making a variety of investments at its Filago headquarters.» more

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Greenlam further enlarges capacity for laminates

04.10.2019 − By putting a production line into operation in Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh, Indian Greenlam Industries has increased its annual production capacity for laminates by 1.6m panels. » more

Worldwide decor paper sales have not risen any further

02.10.2019 − Following five years of varying improvements in sales, the global decor paper market (excluding China) held at the previous year’s level last year. » more

Lazard Frères Gestion trims its stake in Surteco

30.09.2019 − Lazard Frères Gestion slightly reduced its stake in Surteco Group which was last put at 5.06%, at the start of September 2019.» more

Formica enjoys a strong improvement in its earnings

27.09.2019 − Formica delivered a considerable improvement in its earnings in the 2018/2019 financial year (30 June). » more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to spin off decor paper business

26.09.2019 − Ahlstrom-Munksjö is currently exploring strategic options for its decor paper business, which is pooled in its Decor division.» more

Akzo Nobel profits from higher prices again

20.09.2019 − Akzo Nobel generated sales revenue of 2.451bn € in the second quarter. » more

Greenlam: 20 % minus for laminate exports

13.09.2019 − The Indian laminate manufacturer Greenlam Industries sold a total of 2.77m laminates in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. » more

Glatfelter posts growth in overlay paper sales

28.08.2019 − P.H. Glatfelter Co. has reported that its Composite Fibers (CFBU) business unit ended the second quarter of 2019 with another 14% upturn in sales of overlay paper compared with the prior-year period.» more

Swiss Krono Group orders digital printer from KBA

19.08.2019 − Swiss Krono Group had already ordered a “RotaJET 225” single-pass digital-printing machine from the printing-machine manufacturer Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) in the first quarter of 2019.» more

CGS acquires Rotodecor and Palis

12.08.2019 − CGS Management is set to acquire a majority stake in the printing machine manufacturer Rotodecor and the digital printing joint venture PadaLuma Ink-Jet Solutions.» more

Further decline in sales at Ahlstrom-Munksjö Decor

09.08.2019 − The persistently weak demand and the resulting decline in sales have also slowed down the sales and earnings development in the "Decor" business unit of Ahlstrom-Munksjö in the second quarter. » more

Surteco sells treating facility in East Longmeadow to Arclin

31.07.2019 − Surteco Group has sold its US treating site in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts to the North American resin producer and treating firm Arclin in an asset deal. » more

British Synthomer group aiming to take over Omnova

25.07.2019 − British special-chemical group Synthomer is aiming to take over in full the US conglomerate group Omnova Solutions, whose areas of activity include surface materials. » more