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LVT shines at Domotex asia/ChinaFloor

Volume 27/Number 26; April 28/May 5, 2014

By Ken Ryan

Screen Shot 2014-05-05 at 2.57.19 PMThe 16th Domotex asia/ChinaFloor was all about new products and innovations, similar to any large-scale trade show. But for Thomas Baert, president of Chinafloors/Lamett, this year’s event also succeeded in at least partially shedding China’s image as a low-cost manufacturer.

“Many people still have an antiquated view of China as a producer of cheap product,” Baert said. “The reality is China has become a leader in specialty and innovative products and product development. It is also a reality that we now see manufacturers in other leading countries copying the product ideas and product initiatives coming out of China.” Continue reading LVT shines at Domotex asia/ChinaFloor

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Domotex asia/ChinaFloor exhibit space 75% Sold

domotex-asia-exhibit-space-75-percent-sold-fullShanghai, China — Organizers of the Domotex asia/ChinaFloor show reported that 75% of the available exhibition space for next year’s show is sold out.

Domotex noted that the floor coverings markets of Asia are booming, with 377 million square meters of floor coverings having been sold in China in 2012.

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Välinge strengthens presence in China

Shanghai, China — The Välinge team is establishing a strong presence in China thanks to the addition of a business development manager, with experience in the global flooring industry, specifically the Chinese market. A new technical support engineer has also been added, responsible for providing prompt and efficient technical support and quality assurance to Välinge licensees.

With these additions, the Shanghai team now has three experienced Chinese-speaking staff members actively supporting Välinge’s current and potential Chinese licensees. Välinge’s staff and representatives from the Valinge Shanghai Rep. Office (VSRO), as well as the Swedish office, will be present at Domotex asia/ChinaFloor, March 26 to 28 in Shanghai.