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India's American hardwood lumber and veneer imports on track to have a record year

17-01-2020
Furniture market, India, AHEC, hardwood lumber, veneer, exports, red oak, INDIAWOOD, furniture manufacturing

A booming furniture market is expected to drive up demand for American hardwoods in India this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. With the total value of American hardwood lumber and veneer exports to India reaching USD 5.272 million in the …

The Outdoor Classroom in Pune, India / Studio Inifinity

13-01-2020
Kindergarten, India, timber, wood, design, material, aesthetics, child-centric approach

The client approached architect firm Studio Infinity with a requirement to design a pre-primary school for about 80-100 students on a site, which was part of a commercial building abutting a large residential colony. The client (already having two operational schools) gave a very clear brief for this new addition. She wanted a school that will …

Editor’s pickAHEC: Demand for American red oak at an all-time high in India

09-12-2019
AHEC, hardwood exports, India, Hickory, Red Oak, Walnut, veneer

Demand for American red oak in India is at all-time high, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC). It is this increased demand for red oak lumber that has pushed total exports of American hardwood lumber and veneer to India to a value of USD 5.272 million in the first three quarters of 2019. A closer look at the numbers reveals …

Amazon India expands furniture range

26-11-2019
Amazon, India, furniture, small and medium-sized businesses

Amazon India has expanded its range in the furniture category to over 160,000 products, especially from small and medium-sized businesses, ahead of the festive season, according to a report by Press Trust India. Amazon has been injecting billions of dollars into its Indian operations in recent years, where its furniture business has seen a growth …

Editor’s pickLatest export data reflects developing market for American hardwoods in India, says AHEC

18-10-2019
American hardwood, lumber, veneer, AHEC, MumbaiWood, India

USD 4.59 million of American hardwood lumber and veneer were exported to India during the first eight months of this year, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. The statistics, which have been compiled from the latest data released by the United …

Greenlam Industries announces expansion

16-10-2019
Greenlam, India, laminate, expansion

Greenlam Industries has announced expansion of manufacturing capacity of laminates at its unit in Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh. It will manufacture an additional 1.6 million laminate sheets per annum. The expanded capacity is now operational. With this expansion, the installed capacity for laminates has increased to 15.62 million laminate sheets per …

Closer trade ties between India and Thailand’s wood industry with signing of MOU

15-10-2019
Thailand, India, MOU, signing, rubberwood, Thai Hevea Wood Association, Association of Furniture Manufacturers & Traders (India)

Despite the poor prospects for exports, Thailand remains hopeful that exports to India will grow by 8 per cent this year, reported Bangkok Post. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit, led a Thai delegation to Mumbai and Chennai from 24 to 28 September said Thai products remain promising in India for food, cosmetics, furniture and decorative …

Editor’s pickAmerican hardwood industry means business, as U.S. hardwood shipments to India see record increase

07-08-2019
AHEC, India, MumbaiWood

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of the next few years, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. For some time, anecdotal evidence has pointed to a genuine increase in interest from …

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