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MATECIA EXHIBITION Announces Dedicated FURNITURE and HARDWARE Pavilions
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MATECIA EXHIBITION Announces Dedicated FURNITURE and HARDWARE Pavilions

Slated to be held from 18, 19 & 20 AUGUST 2023 at Pragati Maidan ...
Delay in Proposed Furniture Cluster in Indore to Impact Investment Plans
Furniture Design

Delay in Proposed Furniture Cluster in Indore to Impact Investment Plans

Over 100 industrialists who have proposed to take land in the clu...
Hardware & Fittings

Hafele Introduces Stainless Steel Grade 304 Argento Kitchen Sinks

The sinks are made of stainless steel grade 304 which offers extraordinary durability and unbeatable performance, and lowers the chances of corrosion and rusting.
FFSC Discuses One Nation, One Industry Initiative at Its First Mumbai Regional Skill Chapter
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FFSC Discuses One Nation, One Industry Initiative at Its First Mumbai Regional Skill Chapter

FFSC recently invited leading industry players from the Mumbai region to be a part of the very first Industry Meet of the Regional Skill Chapter in Mumbai. Hosted by the Narsi Group at its Navi Mumbai plant, the meet saw participation from more than ...
What's New in Furniture Machinery
Machinery & Technology

What's New in Furniture Machinery

Furniture machinery has come a long way in recent years, with new technologies and innovations making the manufacturing process more efficient and cost-effective. Here are a few examples of what's new in the world of furniture machinery:
6 Woodworking Machinery Brands You Should Know About
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6 Woodworking Machinery Brands You Should Know About

There are many brands that specialize in woodworking machinery, e...
Silk - Trending Upholstery Fabric in Luxury Furniture Market
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Silk - Trending Upholstery Fabric in Luxury Furniture Market

Silk is the most adored upholstery fabric used to give furniture ...
Leather - Trending Upholstery Fabric in Luxury Furniture Market
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Leather - Trending Upholstery Fabric in Luxury Furniture Market

The highly desired and opulent fabric used to create most luxury ...
Velvet - Trending Upholstery Fabric in Luxury Furniture Market
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Velvet - Trending Upholstery Fabric in Luxury Furniture Market

Like leather, velvet is another highly treasured material synonym...
Retooling of Old Materials - Hot Trend in Furniture Design
Furniture Design

Retooling of Old Materials - Hot Trend in Furniture Design

There has been an upswing in the recycling of old materials and c...
Natural Stones - Hot Trend in Furniture Design
Furniture Design

Natural Stones - Hot Trend in Furniture Design

Raw, rustic and ecological, stone has a natural charm to it. When...
Innovations: Blending Metal with Wood
Furniture Design

Innovations: Blending Metal with Wood

These days, high-end furniture is not all about wood but a mélang...
Lighting Trends for Trendy Wardrobes
Furniture Design

Lighting Trends for Trendy Wardrobes

Lighting is an important aspect of wardrobe design, as it can gre...
Durian Furniture Opens 18 New Stores in 2022
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Durian Furniture Opens 18 New Stores in 2022

High-end brand Durian Furniture is on the path to strategic expan...
Sleek & Slim LEGRABOX Drawer System by Blum
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Sleek & Slim LEGRABOX Drawer System by Blum

As per the company, if you are looking for a lean, sleek and slim...
Elle Glass Shower Sliding System by Hafele
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Elle Glass Shower Sliding System by Hafele

Promising the highest level of tranquillity and rejuvenation, Häf...
Oak & Teak - Hot Materials for Luxury Furniture Designs
Furniture Design

Oak & Teak - Hot Materials for Luxury Furniture Designs

The current focus is on sustainability and therefore natural mate...
Pottery Barn Signs Deepika Padukone as its Brand Ambassador
Furniture Design

Pottery Barn Signs Deepika Padukone as its Brand Ambassador

Pottery Barn has signed Deepika Padukone as a brand ambassador to...
Australia-India Free Trade Agreement all ows 96.4% of Exports to be Duty-Free
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Australia-India Free Trade Agreement all ows 96.4% of Exports to be Duty-Free

India and Australia will be soon implementing the free trade agre...
J&K to provide Subsidised Timber to Houseboat, Shikara Owners
Furniture Design

J&K to provide Subsidised Timber to Houseboat, Shikara Owners

Reports suggest, the Jammu and Kashmir administration will be pro...
Woodware Products Exports worth Rs 7,891 crore observed in FY 22, informs Govt Data
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Woodware Products Exports worth Rs 7,891 crore observed in FY 22, informs Govt Data

The Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics...
AFC Furniture Solutions Acquires Furniture Brands of Wipro Enterprise to Expand its Operations
Furniture Design

AFC Furniture Solutions Acquires Furniture Brands of Wipro Enterprise to Expand its Operations

One of India’s largest workplace furniture manufacturing solution...
FDI flow into Tamil Nadu increases 30.1% in 2021-22
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FDI flow into Tamil Nadu increases 30.1% in 2021-22

As per the data from the Department for Promotion of Industry and...
IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop 3D Furniture made from Industrial Wastes
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IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop 3D Furniture made from Industrial Wastes

A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (II...
Exotic India Opens its Retail Store in Delhi
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Exotic India Opens its Retail Store in Delhi

Exotic India, an online marketplace that offers a unique selectio...
Pepperfry to Enhance its Furniture Delivery Experience through FarEye
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Pepperfry to Enhance its Furniture Delivery Experience through FarEye

One of the leading e-commerce home goods companies, Pepperfry has...
Huge Relief for Indian Handicraft Exports as Rules Eased for Shisham-Based Export
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Huge Relief for Indian Handicraft Exports as Rules Eased for Shisham-Based Export

During its annual Conference of Parties held in Panama, the Conve...
Durian Launches Mid-Century Modern Range of Furniture
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Durian Launches Mid-Century Modern Range of Furniture

With delivering timeless furniture pieces for over four decades, ...
Furniture for Bollywood Set Designs
Furniture Design

Furniture for Bollywood Set Designs

Each year many films and serials are produced in the country’s fi...
Vasai Industrial area  An emerging hub for modular furniture in Mumbai
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Vasai Industrial Area an Emerging Hub for Modular Furniture in Mumbai

India’s financial capital Mumbai is considered as one of the olde...
Insights on Modular Kitchens in Indian Context from
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Insights on Modular Kitchens in Indian Context from

Maximus Modular Systems is a prominent company engaged in manufac...
India will be the fastest growing Asian economy in FY 22-23, says Morgan Stanley
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India will be the Fastest Growing Asian Economy in FY 22-23, Says Morgan Stanley

As expected/predicted by the Ply Reporter a few months before (in...
Quirky Interior Spaces
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Quirky Interior Spaces

Elegance, power and motion light meet together in one handmade, e...
Elegant Furniture For Luxurious Bedrooms
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Elegant Furniture For Luxurious Bedrooms

The bedroom set Amaranto is defined by an impressive carved cymat...
Glorious Designs Using Marble, Metal and Wood
Furniture Design

Glorious Designs Using Marble, Metal and Wood

DUDLEY ARMCHAIRThis little armchair with its appealing design is ...
Stanley Lifestyles inaugurates their first luxury home solution “Stanley Level Next” in Hyderabad
Furniture Design

Stanley Lifestyles Inaugurates Their First Luxury Home Solution “Stanley Level Next” in Hyderabad

Stanley Lifestyles One of India's popular makers of luxury furnit...
Maison Du Luxe unveils its new collection ‘Ensemble
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Maison Du Luxe Unveils its New Collection ‘Ensemble

Maison Du Luxe, manufacturers and designers of luxury furniture w...
Mehta Cad Cam to Showcase its Latest Machines for Wood Working at IndiaWood
Machinery & Technology

Mehta Cad Cam to Showcase its Latest Machines for Wood Working at IndiaWood

Mehta Cad Cam System Pvt. Ltd. is going to display its latest pro...
Herman Miller to Focus on B2C Retail Space
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Herman Miller to Focus on B2C Retail Space

American furniture maker Herman Miller recently launched its Atla...
Umaboy to Launch New Range of Wood Working Machines During IndiaWood
Machinery & Technology

Umaboy to Launch New Range of Wood Working Machines During IndiaWood

Umaboy, a Gujarat-based wood working machine manufacturing compan...
IKEA is Taking Online Route in India Through Mumbai and Pune
Machinery & Technology

IKEA is Taking Online Route in India Through Mumbai and Pune

IKEA, the Swedish furniture giant is going big on online route in...
Furniture Retailers Adopting a Mix of Strategies to Woo Customers
Furniture Design

Furniture Retailers Adopting a Mix of Strategies to Woo Customers

Furniture retailing, both offline and online, is undergoing a cha...
Colourful Glass Chairs
Furniture Design

Colourful Glass Chairs

British designer Marc Newson has built a career taking traditiona...
Top Furniture Trends For 2020
Furniture Design

Top Furniture Trends For 2020

Furniture plays an essential role in interior design. The most ba...
Beyond Designs a World Full Of Creative Pursuits
Furniture Design

Beyond Designs a World Full Of Creative Pursuits

Founded by Sachin Gupta and joined in by wife Neha Gupta, Beyond ...
Craft Melon Revives the Art of Wood Inlay
Furniture Design

Craft Melon Revives the Art of Wood Inlay

In a world of fast-paced developments when the traditional art an...
Designing Olvvi The Furniture Showroom
Furniture Design

Designing Olvvi The Furniture Showroom

For an interior designer to design a retail display for furniture...
Arches by JSB Wins the International Best Chair Design Award at the TIDAA
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Arches by JSB Wins the International Best Chair Design Award at the TIDAA

Arches dining chair is the winner of the International Best Chair...
Luxurious Armchairs by The Great Eastern Home
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Luxurious Armchairs by The Great Eastern Home

Add a touch of class to your home with one of The Great Eastern H...
Latest Trends in Interior & Furniture Industry 2021
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Latest Trends in Interior & Furniture Industry 2021

There are few trends in the Interior & Furniture industry that ar...
Indian Institute for Architects Calls for Complete Boycott of Chinese Goods & Services
Furniture Design

Indian Institute for Architects Calls for Complete Boycott of Chinese Goods & Services

IIA has issued an advice to stop using and/or specifying any good...
Surat-based Realtors to Boycott Chinese Building Materials
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Surat-based Realtors to Boycott Chinese Building Materials

Realtors affiliated to Surat chapter of CREDAI have decided to bo...
Furniture Hardware Webinar Organised by Ply Reporter and Furniture Design & Technology Magazine
Furniture Design

Furniture Hardware Webinar Organised by Ply Reporter and Furniture Design & Technology Magazine

Ply Reporter and Furniture Design & Technology (FDT) organised an...
Ikea Launches Click & Collect; Restarts Online service in Hyderabad
Furniture Design

Ikea Launches Click & Collect; Restarts Online Service in Hyderabad

Ikea's newly launched ‘click and collect’ service ensures minimal...
IIR-Ply Reporter e-Conclave on Pulse of North India Industries Powered by TRUBOND
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IIR-Ply Reporter e-Conclave on Pulse of North India Industries Powered by TRUBOND

IIR-Ply Reporter e-Conclave on "क्या कहता है नॉर्थ इंडिया? - Pul...
Watch Live Webinar On MATERIALS & FURNITURE - 25 April
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Watch Live Webinar On MATERIALS & FURNITURE - 25 April

This webinar MATERIAL & FURNITURE : SCOPE AHEAD POST LOCKDOWN is ...
Use this Recliner and Feel like Own Airbus Seats at Home
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Use this Recliner and Feel like Own Airbus Seats at Home

Furniture based on aviation themed can be used in homes too
Relief Amid COVID-19, Wood & Furniture Output Expanded by 7.2 & 2.8% Respectively
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Relief Amid COVID-19, Wood & Furniture Output Expanded by 7.2 & 2.8% Respectively

Wood industry ranked sixth in index while furniture had the thirt...
Battle Against COVID-19, Furniture Company is now Producing Protective Garments
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Battle Against COVID-19, Furniture Company is now Producing Protective Garments

Furniture Company is also helping medical teams to defeat COVID-1...
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Furniture Design

Fire Breaks Out in Market, Eight Furniture Shops Gutted Down

The blaze erupted today and soon engulfed other shops too.
Two Containers of Red Sandalwood Shipped From India for Luxury Furniture Seized
Furniture Design

Two Containers of Red Sandalwood Shipped From India for Luxury Furniture Seized

There is a major case of the smuggling of precious wood worth in ...
Popcorn furniture announces one-month workshops and activities amid COVID-19
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Popcorn furniture announces one-month workshops and activities amid COVID-19

One-to-one interaction with Dr Ranjan Ghosh of Good Karma clinic ...
Wayfair Shares Surge 37%, Furniture Sale Booming Amid COVID-19
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Wayfair Shares Surge 37%, Furniture Sale Booming Amid COVID-19

Wayfair’s share surge at a time when most of the countries around...
Prominent Furniture Industry Leader Lost Life Due to Coronavirus
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Prominent Furniture Industry Leader Lost Life Due to Coronavirus

The global furniture industry has also suffered a major setback d...
Ashley Furniture Ind. Donates Mattresses and Other Basic Needs
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Ashley Furniture Ind. Donates Mattresses and Other Basic Needs

Ashley have also developed additional sanitation protocols and ta...
Oldest Store ‘Atz Furniture’ to Close its Door After 98 Years
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Oldest Store ‘Atz Furniture’ to Close its Door After 98 Years

The coronavirus, and the governor’s order resulted to close showr...
COVID-19: World’s Largest Annual Trade Show and Conference Cancelled
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COVID-19: World’s Largest Annual Trade Show and Conference Cancelled

The Attendees will have access to International Contemporary Furn...
Massive Fire Broke Out in Bengaluru’s Oldest Furniture Hub, Huge Loss Estimated
Furniture Design

Massive Fire Broke Out in Bengaluru’s Oldest Furniture Hub, Huge Loss Estimated

A massive fire broke out at Bamboo Bazar in Shivajinagar. Around ...
Indian Furniture Rental Furlenco Raised US$10 Million to Extend Business
Furniture Design

Indian Furniture Rental Furlenco Raised US$10 Million to Extend Business

Furlenco plans to use the new funds to extend its runway
Godrej Interio Released ‘Work From Home’ Guide to Improve Efficiency and Comfortably
Furniture Design

Godrej Interio Released ‘Work From Home’ Guide to Improve Efficiency and Comfortably

The guide will also help professionals to improve their efficienc...
Furniture Manufacturers Created Online Hub to Its Members and Industry
Furniture Design

Furniture Manufacturers Created Online Hub to Its Members and Industry

In order to prevent COVID-19 pandemic, many important steps are a...
Furniture Giant IKEA Producing Masks to Fight Coronavirus, Protective Gears for Hospitals
Furniture Design

Furniture Giant IKEA Producing Masks to Fight Coronavirus, Protective Gears for Hospitals

Several other companies are also working to help address an acute...
Good News, Revised Schedule for CIFF Furniture Fair Announced
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Good News, Revised Schedule for CIFF Furniture Fair Announced

New Dates for China International Furniture Fair (CIFF Guangzhou)...
Fire Breaks Out at Furniture Market
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Fire Breaks Out at Furniture Market

There are also furniture traders who also buy and sell furniture ...
Furniture Company Set Up Welfare Fund to Help COVID-19 Affected People
Furniture Design

Furniture Company Set Up Welfare Fund to Help COVID-19 Affected People

At the time of COVID-19 crisis, many organizations, companies and...
IKEA, Swedish furniture giant, has announced its funding commitment to support the emergency response.
Furniture Design

COVID-19: IKEA Grants €26 Million Relief Fund, Quarantine Center in India

IKEA, Swedish furniture giant, has announced its funding commitme...
This is Good News for Global Furniture Market Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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This is Good News for Global Furniture Market Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Furniture Industry of India will also benefit from it in near fut...
Amid COVID-19 Scare, Developers Have Lots to Offer Including Furniture
Furniture Design

Amid COVID-19 Scare, Developers Have Lots to Offer Including Furniture

Companies are giving relief to customers on some fronts including...
Coronavirus Pandemic: Steelcase Suspended its Production and Distribution
Furniture Design

Coronavirus Pandemic: Steelcase Suspended its Production and Distribution

Steelcase, founded in 1912 in USA, started its journey in India i...
Furniture Design

Coronavirus Lockdown: Weddings-Parties Shelved, Furniture-Furnishing Orders Postponed

The sudden changed circumstances due to COVID-19 have forced many...
COVID-19: It's Time for Home Workouts by Using Furniture
Furniture Design

COVID-19: It's Time for Home Workouts by Using Furniture

A comfortable couch can have many benefits; you can also maintain...
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Amidst Coronovirus Scare, Stay Fit by Using Home Furniture for Workouts

At the time of coronavirus and self-quarantining, find out how yo...
Godrej Interio Launches E-Commerce Platform to Strengthen Market Reach
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Godrej Interio Launches E-Commerce Platform to Strengthen Market Reach

Goderaj Interio owned 300+ exclusive stores and 1200+ dealer netw...
COVID-19: Various Furniture Showrooms and Shops Closed in This City
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COVID-19: Various Furniture Showrooms and Shops Closed in This City

BMC has directed the Zonal Deputy Commissioners of respective are...
COVID-19: IKEA Temporarily Closes Its Only Store in India
Furniture Design

COVID-19: IKEA Temporarily Closes Its Only Store in India

IKEA opened its state of art store spread over 4 lakh sq ft in Hy...
Furniture Manufacturer Booked for ‘Anti-Corona Mattress’ Advertisement
Furniture Design

Furniture Manufacturer Booked for ‘Anti-Corona Mattress’ Advertisement

Legal action can be taken against anyone spreading misinformation...
3cs : Custom Duty, Chinese Import, Cronavirus -  Reactions for Gobind Kapur, Maison Du Luxe - FDT
Furniture Design

3cs : Custom Duty, Chinese Import, Cronavirus - Reactions for Gobind Kapur, Maison Du Luxe - FDT

The hike will definitely have far reaching effects on the furnitu...
3cs : Custom Duty, Chinese Import, Cronavirus -  Reactions for Kirit Joshi, SpaceWood - FDT
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3cs : Custom Duty, Chinese Import, Cronavirus - Reactions for Kirit Joshi, SpaceWood - FDT

Companies who are importing finished furniture products from Chin...
3cs : Custom Duty, Chinese Import, Cronavirus - FDT
Furniture Design

3cs : Custom Duty, Chinese Import, Cronavirus - FDT

Indian Furniture Market is anticipated to reach USD 32.61 Billion...
Stanley Lifestyles Plans to Launch 55 Retail Outlets and Targets an IPO
Furniture Design

Stanley Lifestyles Plans to Launch 55 Retail Outlets and Targets an IPO

Stanley plans to expand its 3.5 Lakh sq. ft. state-of-the-art man...
Fabrento Launched New Range of Rental Furniture for Living Room
Furniture Design

Fabrento Launched New Range of Rental Furniture for Living Room

Zane King Size bed with Mattress and Side Table is a timeless pie...
Coronavirus: Milan International Furniture Fair Postponed
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Coronavirus: Milan International Furniture Fair Postponed

The government of Italy has declared a state of emergency due to ...
Furniture Flammability Test Standard to be Revised
Furniture Design

Furniture Flammability Test Standard to be Revised

The UK and Ireland are the only countries in the world that use t...
This Multi-Billion-Pound 'Furniture City' to Create 100,000 Jobs
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This Multi-Billion-Pound 'Furniture City' to Create 100,000 Jobs

The aim of the 3.6 billion pound ($230 million) project is to boo...
Know About India's Largest and Favourite Furniture Market
Furniture Design

Know About India's Largest and Favourite Furniture Market

Furniture showrooms owners, traders, bulk buyers, home buyers, bu...
Boca Do Lobo's Armchair
Furniture Design

Boca Do Lobo Launches Versailles Armchair

Boca do Lobo envisaged a piece of furniture with powerful express...
 Shifting of Base Material from Wood to Panel Products Visible in Mumbai Furniture Industry
Furniture Design

Shifting of Base Material from Wood to Panel Products Visible in Mumbai Furniture Industry

During a recent visit, FDT (Furniture Design & Technology) team e...
BSDU’s Carpenter School

BSDU’s Carpenter School

In India, there is often a different view for carpentry and all r...
Five Multi-Use Furniture That Changes Function Quickly
Furniture Design

Five Multi-Use Furniture That Changes Function Quickly

Regardless of the size of your residence, it’s hard to adjust wit...
HOMAG offer Their Solutions with 675 Sqm of Display at Indiawood
Machinery & Technology

HOMAG offer Their Solutions with 675 Sqm of Display at Indiawood

With intelligent solutions from entry-level machines for craftsme...
Felder Group to Focus on Providing CNC Woodworking Solutions at Indiawood
Machinery & Technology

Felder Group to Focus on Providing CNC Woodworking Solutions at Indiawood

At FELDER, Customer Centricity has always been at the forefront i...
Rover K FT High-Performance NC Processing Centre by Biesse India
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Rover K FT High-Performance NC Processing Centre by Biesse India

TECHNOLOGIES Biesse India launched Rover K FT extremely compact a...
Mirka Offers Electrical Tools and Suction Devices
Hardware & Fittings

Mirka Offers Electrical Tools and Suction Devices

Mirka India displayed electrical tools having minimum vibration a...
Hettich Twice Awarded If Product Design Award 2016

Hettich Twice Awarded If Product Design Award 2016

Two products from Hettich came out top among 5,295 entries; AvanT...
Blum's latest German design awards

Blum wins German Design Award 2016

Blum's latest German design awards bear testimony to the fact tha...
AHEC Outlines 'Forward Thinking' Strategy to Open up New Market Opportunities for American Hardwoods
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AHEC Outlines 'Forward Thinking' Strategy to Open up New Market Opportunities for American Hardwoods

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading internat...
Acimall - 2015 Ends with A Largely Positive Quarter
Machinery & Technology

Acimall - 2015 Ends with A Largely Positive Quarter

The year 2015 will not be remembered as a season of records, but ...
Homag Launches Edge Banding Machine with Automated Return Conveyor
Machinery & Technology

Homag Launches Edge Banding Machine with Automated Return Conveyor

HOMAG presents edge banding machine plus return conveyor with sta...
Woodtech Ties up with Pune Based Awm to Serve Western India Market
Machinery & Technology

Woodtech Ties up with Pune Based Awm to Serve Western India Market

Bangalore-based WoodTech Consultants has tied up with Aadhunik Wo...
Felder launched its new Edge Banders range
Hardware & Fittings

Felder Launched its New Edge Banders Range

Expanding on the success of the G Series edge bander range, Felde...
Rising Application OF IMPORTED SAWN TIMBER in Furniture

Rising Application OF IMPORTED SAWN TIMBER in Furniture

Indians are known for buying more of round logs to down size the ...
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