Ukrshpon has been producing veneer edges since May

18.06.2018 − Ukrainian Ukrshpon started up lines for the production of veneer edges in May. » more


Greenlam’s laminate exports increased by roughly 5 %

14.06.2018 − Indian Greenlam Industries raised the volume of its laminate sales in its business year 2017/2018 (31 March) by 7.9 % against the previous year to 13.81m units. » more

Colorgate agrees cooperation with Metis Systems

07.06.2018 − German Colorgate Digital Output Solutions wants to work jointly with Italian Metis Systems in the field of image and surface detection in future.» more

Uniboard expands laminating capacity in Sayabec

04.06.2018 − Uniboard Canada plans to install another short-cycle press at its particleboard plant in Sayabec/Québec. » more

GfK says lacquer laminate’s market share still growing

01.06.2018 − The share of the market held by foil surfaces for kitchen fronts marketed as “lacquer laminates” continued to rise last year. » more

Fletcher Building to part ways with Formica and RTG

25.05.2018 − Fletcher Building intends to focus on its operations in Australia and New Zealand and part ways with Formica and the Roof Tile Group.» more

Decor paper converters depleting inventories again

17.05.2018 − Decor paper prices have levelled off, as buyers expected. This turn of event is having a growing impact on decor paper manufacturers’ order intake and sales. » more

Probos enjoys a 16.8% EBIT margin after its integration

11.05.2018 − Portuguese Probos Plasticos delivered an improvement in its earnings after its integration into Surteco with effect from 1 July 2017.» more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö set to acquire Caieiras facility

04.05.2018 − Ahlstrom-Munksjö has reached a deal with Brazilian Grupo Formitex to acquire a mill in Caieiras, São Paulo, which specialises in decor paper and has so far been part of the Formitex subsidiary MD Papéis. » more