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Trade dispute undermining performance of the furniture sector

16-12-2019
Indonesia, Ministry of Industry, furniture industry, exports, Small and Medium industries, foreign manufacturers, China, Central Java, Shandong Timber Association, East Kalimantan

The Ministry of Industry (Kemenperin) said it would continue to support growth in the furniture industry. However the sector has faced problems as the Ministry of Industry records show the value of furniture exports reached only around US$730 million in the first half of this year while exports in the first 6 months of last year reached US$845 …

Hardwood flooring manufacturer AHF Products completes major expansion

09-12-2019
AHF Product, hardwood flooring, manufacturer, North Carolina, major expansion

Hardwood flooring manufacturer AHF Products officially opened its new 85,000-square foot distribution centre on 22 November in Randolph County, North Carolina. The new space at the Beverly-based plant, formerly owned by Armstrong Flooring, will add manufacturing capacity with the potential of creating 50 jobs over the next 10 years. The plant …

Editor’s pickMetro orders new forming and press line from Siempelkamp

05-12-2019
Siempelkamp, Metro, Thailand, wood-based panel, manufacturer, forming and press line, MDF plant

At the end of October, Metro, one of Thailand's leading wood-based panel producers, confirmed its commitment to Siempelkamp with an order for a new forming and press line for an MDF plant at the Kanchanburi site. This order continues a long-standing business relationship under new auspices: Metro President Chatchai Piyasombatkul and Christoph …

New government programme in Indonesia to partner furniture designers with manufacturers

08-11-2019
Indonesia, government programme, furniture designers, manufacturers

Indonesia’s Ministry of Industry has launched a programme to promote the development of the Indonesia’s furniture manufacturing sector. Abdul Rochim, Director General of Agro Industry in the Ministry of Industry said government support will focus on the development of creative and innovative design concepts for the industry, reported …

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 …

Pyramid Lane first Malaysian furniture manufacturer to opt for automation

17-09-2019
Pyramid Lane, furniture, office furniture, kitchen, Asia market, manufacturer, storage system, edgebanding, automation, HOMAG Asia, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Thanks to a reputation for reliability, commitment and quality, the Malaysian furniture manufacturer Pyramid Lane has put its trust in German machine technology from HOMAG. Pyramid Lane, based near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has been manufacturing office furniture and kitchens specifically designed for the Asian market since 1997. The company …

Editor’s pickLargest Japanese particleboard manufacturer relies on Siempelkamp technology once again

16-09-2019
Siempelkamp, particleboard manufacturer, Japan, ENboard, Eidai, Japan Novopan, new plant, wood-based panels, wood processing, energy generation, drying, classification, gluing, forming line, press line, board handling system, ContiRoll Generation 9, recycled wood

Krefeld, 14. September 2019 - ENboard Co. Ltd., the new joint venture of the furniture manufacturer Eidai Co., Ltd. and Japan Novopan Industrial Company Ltd., trusts the Siempelkamp team on the basis of the long-standing business relationship as well as the technological competence and buys a new wood-based panel plant for the local market. The …

Editor’s pickIn September, INDEX will offer a different interiors experience to designers and manufacturers alike

01-08-2018
September, INDEX, interiors, designers, manufacturers

INDEX, the largest interiors exhibition in the Middle East, is gearing up for its second design showcase of the year, and will offer a fully rounded creative experience by running alongside its new sister show INDEX – the Middle East’s largest interiors exhibition – is gearing up for its second design event of the year, and will …

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