Bamboo Hardwoods, a fast-growing industry leader of bamboo flooring and panel products, today announced that it has entered into a representation agreement with Commercial Solutions. Commercial Solutions, a division of the B.R. Funsten Co., provides the Arizona, California and Nevada commercial marketplace with a single source solution for any major flooring project – from specification to product installation. Continue reading Bamboo Hardwoods announces agreement with Commercial Solutions
Viken, Sweden—Välinge recently announced it has entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with the Chinese company, Dalian Kemian Wood Industry Co., Ltd. and affiliates for the use of Välinge’s 5G-C system on the short side of its engineered wood floorings. Dalian Kemian consists of a group of wood flooring factories including Kunshan KeMian. An engineered wood flooring manufacturer since 2003, the group started with mechanical locking systems in 2007 and has now taken the natural step to become a Välinge fold down licensee. Continue reading Valinge issues license to Dalian Kemian Wood
Volume 26/Number 28; June 10/17, 2013
Changes in supply and demand affecting lumber market
Hicksville, N.Y.—Citing the rising cost of lumber as the main cause, several of the industry’s major hardwood producers have recently announced price increases on their solid and engineered products. These mills include Armstrong, Mohawk, Mannington and Mullican.
Armstrong announced on May 29 that it will initiate a 5% to 7% increase in the U.S. and Canada on all solid hardwood and on select engineered hardwood products effective with shipments made July 15. Continue reading Hardwood producers announce price increases
Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring, a leading U.S. hardwood flooring producer, has introduced three new adhesives to the hardwood flooring market – one of which also doubles as a revolutionary subfloor protection system and carries a lifetime moisture warranty.
These are the first supply adhesives for glue-down hardwood floors ever offered by Mullican, one of the top five hardwood flooring manufacturers in the country. The company is headquartered in Johnson City, Tenn., with additional manufacturing sites in Norton, Va.; Holland, N.Y.; and Ronceverte, W.Va. Continue reading Mullican enters hardwood market, three new adhesives
Dallas—“Unilin remains committed to delivering the finest service and highest quality products to our customers,” said Shane Calloway, vice president of North American independent distribution sales for Unilin. Continue reading Unilin announces hardwood price increase
Dallas – Mohawk announced it will raise prices on all Mohawk brand solid and select engineered hardwood flooring products up to 7%, effective on all orders placed on or after August 5, 2013.
“The cost of lumber continues to rise due to the demand for wood coupled with a slower supply response,” said Jamie Byrne, senior vice president of hard surfaces. “This sustained increase in raw materials impacts all levels of our hardwood production. We greatly appreciate the support and loyalty we receive from our customers. In addition to offering the highest quality products, Mohawk will continue to provide the finest service, business and marketing support to help our partners be successful,” he noted.
by Steven Feldman
Seattle—Floor covering retailers have a litany of options when it comes to deciding which bamboo brands to display in their showrooms. It is often difficult to sift through every supplier’s rhetoric as it relates to style and design, product quality, etc.
Bamboo Hardwoods may not be the most widely recognized player in the segment, but the company is one that backs up its claims with cold, hard facts. Continue reading Bamboo Hardwoods: Not your run-of-the-mill supplier
Bamboo Hardwoods, a fast-growing industry leader of bamboo flooring and panel products and a part of the Aboeda family of companies, announced on May 29 that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Horizon Forest Products as a new bamboo flooring distributor partner. Since 1993, Horizon has carried one of the most comprehensive inventories in the mid-Atlantic Region of pre-finished and unfinished hardwood flooring, floor equipment, abrasives, finishes, fasteners and accessories. This agreement further expands Bamboo Hardwoods’ existing distribution network onto the East Coast, and offers a trusted name brand of bamboo flooring and coordinating accessories to Horizon’s respective network of flooring dealers. Continue reading Horizon will represent Bamboo Hardwoods in Mid-Atlantic
Wood is one of the most important design elements in any home. While nature may provide the inspiration, it’s HomerWood Premium Hardwood Flooring that brings individuality to hardwood floor design. The alluring and striking Smoked Specialties hardwoods take the natural splendor, elegance and distinction of classic hardwood floors to a new level.
Smoked Specialties flooring warms up a room in an explosion of color and texture, and conveys the look of an antique floor with a touch of contemporary elegance that can complement any décor. Continue reading HomerWood highlights Smoked Specialties hardwood flooring
Lancaster, Pa. – Armstrong announced on May 29 that it will initiate a 5% to 7% increase in the United States and Canada on all solid hardwood and on select engineered hardwood products effective with shipments on July 15, 2013.
“The cost of lumber continues to rise due to the demand for wood sharply increasing and the supply lagging behind as sawmills slowly come on line,” said Kevin Biedermann, senior vice president, Armstrong Residential Floor Products. Continue reading Armstrong announces price increase on hardwood flooring