All Commercial Floors, Inc., a leading national provider of healthcare and commercial floor covering solutions, announced a recent transaction to acquire Empire Office Inc.’s Florida flooring division.
Andreas Larsson, who is currently Group CFO at Haldex, has been recruited as new CFO for Kährs Group. Andreas will take up the position no later than August 2020 and will be a member of Kährs Group Management.
In the 4Q 2019, Armstrong Flooring's net sales decreased 8.1% to $141.3 million from $153.8 million in the 4Q 2018, including an adverse currency impact of 50 basis points. The decrease in net sales was due to unfavorable mix, volume, and price. For the full year 2019, net sales decreased 14% to $626.3 million as compa...
Lumber Liquidators announced financial results for the 4Q and full year ended December 31, 2019. Net sales for the 4Q 2019 increased $4.9 million, or 1.8%, to $274 million as compared to the 4Q 2018. FY 2019 net sales increased $8 million, or 0.7%, to $1,093 million from $1,085 million in 2018.
Glimakra of Sweden has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology. By implementing Threespine, the Swedish producer of interior design solutions will be able to introduce more sustainable products.
Lumber Liquidators announced that Dennis R. Knowles has resigned as President and CEO and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective February 5, 2020.
I4F® announced a further reinforcement of its focus on the development of digital printing technologies for the global flooring industry. As part of this, the company announced a new partnership with Benchwick that facilitates the introduction of a unique digital printing technology delivering an embossed 3D effect on ...
84 Lumber announced its newest dedicated components plant in New Britain, Pennsylvania. The new components plant is fully automated, outfitted with the latest design software, computerized saws and laser projection equipment.
Välinge Innovation has entered into an agreement with CFL (Creative Flooring) by which it obtains semi-exclusive licensing rights on 12 patent families owned by CFL which relate to MgO (Magnesium Oxide) boards and to certain multi-layered flooring technologies.
Chilean furniture producer La Alpina has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology, thereby becoming the first South American company to introduce easy-to-assemble kitchens.
Välinge has entered an agreement with TH Floors at DOMOTEX show in Hannover for the use of Liteback® core technology.
The Chinese flooring producer Jiangsu Beier Decoration Materials Co., Ltd – also known as BBL – has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Liteback® sustainable core technology for thermoplastic flooring.
In 2019, the worldwide sales of the European Producers of Laminate Flooring Association e.V. (EPLF) members was 447 million m² of laminate flooring from European production (2018: 454 million m², i.e. -1.5%).
Uzin Utz North America has announced the addition of Jerome Mester as their new Environmental Health & Safety Specialist. Mr. Mester will report to Pieter de Lange, Director of Manufacturing.
US imports of hardwood flooring fell by 12% in October to a level more than 25% below that of October 2018. The decline leaves overall imports only slightly ahead of last year, up 3% year to date.
I4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, is exhibiting at all four major global flooring shows in 2020.
Välinge Innovation held a grand opening ceremony of their support center at Homag China Golden Field in Kunshan. A natural result of the growth in the region has been to increase Välinge's local presence and support, to provide faster and more timely technical support and services to the Chinese and surrounding markets...
Pircher is an Italian distributor of wood and wood-based products located in South Tyrol.
Amorim has chosen to sign up for Välinge’s extended patent protection (EPP) for its WISE collection, which will also be equipped with Välinge’s 2G™ and 5G® locking technologies.
Since its establishment in 1993, FSC has issued 33 thousand certificates for timber companies in 120 countries. By 2020, the organization plans to double its share in the global timber trade. The interview of the Director General of FSC Kim Carstensen. - This year the FSC celebrates its 25th anniversary. How and for...