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  • marzo 28, 2018 13:30

Fordaq interview at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR: Klaus Trautner, Head Marketing and Product Management at Haro

Many European flooring producers were present at this year's 20th Anniversary of the DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, a sign that the Chinese and Asia-Pacific market is becoming more important. As the German leading wooden flooring brand, Haro, decided not to be present at this year's Domotex in Hannover, Fordaq was curious why and approached Klaus Trautner, Head Marketing and Product Management at Haro, for an interview.... [más...]

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  • enero 26, 2018 09:00

Company accused by EIA of supplying illegal teak for luxury yachts denies allegations

Two of the biggest exhibitors at the London Boat Show, which took place between January 10-14th are accused by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) of building luxury yachts with illegitimate teak from Myanmar. The investigation made on Sunseeker International and Princess Yachts International has revealed that the Burmese teak entering the supply chains of the companies had been traded in breach of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR)... [más...]

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  • enero 17, 2018 09:06

Domotex 2018 closes with record exhibitors and rising number of visitors

1,615 exhibitors with a booked area of ​​106,000 square meters and 45,000 trade visitors from more than 100 nations came to Hanover from 12 to 15 January for this year's Domotex.... [más...]

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  • junio 02, 2017 11:52

Interzum: Fordaq interviews Sonae-Arauco's CEO Rui Correia

In 2016, the Portuguese Sonae Indústria, SGPS, S.A. and the Chilean Inversiones Arauco Internacional, Limitada founded the 50/50 joint venture Sonae Arauco S.A. The new JV has production sites in Germany, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. Now German Glunz AG belonging to... [más...]

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  • septiembre 07, 2015 11:01

Global timber industry to be affected by the current Chinese financial crisis?

Global markets are once again trembling. China has been experiencing a stock market crash all summer, which for the moment, has unknown repercussions. Some analysts say that this crisis will have enormous implications for the real Chinese economy, and consequently for the world economy. Will the timber trade be affected?... [más...]

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  • mayo 13, 2015 12:24

Interzum 2015: Veneer industry sees light on the horizon

At Interzum fair held in May, 5-8 in Cologne, IHB-Fordaq asked the exhibitors how they estimate the current market situation. Almost all of them declared themselves more satisfied now than a year ago, with few exceptions... [más...]

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  • febrero 03, 2015 12:13

I4F patent lawsuit against Unilin: ''Hot air'' or revolution?

On the 22nd of December 2014, the company Innovations 4 Flooring (I4F) has filed a lawsuit against the flooring manufacturer Unilin. It concerns the cancellation of the patent EP 1.026.341 from 1997 in the Netherlands. In the patent laminate floorings with click-connection and their production is described. In early January, Unilin made a counter lawsuit against the patent for the Triplelock tecnhology I4F. Reactions from the industry indicate that the action is a marketing measure, in order to start a dialogue. IHB-Fordaq has spoken at this year's Domotex in Hannover, Germany with all stakeholders.... [más...]

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  • enero 29, 2015 12:03

FORDAQ launches online auctions service on its website

FORDAQ is pleased to announce the launch of a new online auctions service on its website. You can already check our exclusive auctions with products starting from tools, woodworking machines to full production lines and many more in France, Belgium and the Netherlands... [más...]

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  • septiembre 04, 2014 13:32

Tackling FSC fraud: Will the Online Claims Platform fail or fly?

As the FSC system grows, so does the potential for false claims and labels. FSC’s answer is the Online Claims Platform (OCP), a system enabling users to record and confirm their FSC transactions online. If strong buy-in from the industry can be secured, the OCP may vastly reduce the risk of fraud and errors. Despite serious obstacles, constructive dialogue may be paving the way for a solution. ... [más...]

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  • septiembre 11, 2013 15:26

It´s “only” wood

The underestimated explosion hazards in wood handling facilities. Wood can burn –wood chips and pellets belong to the important secondary fuels category in modern power plants, furnaces or heat generators, so this is quite obvious. But although this feature of wood is known in general, it is still not common knowledge that this combustibility makes wood handling processes some of the most hazardous in industry from an explosion standpoint.... [más...]

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