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Its beauty comes with age while its warmth and texture are almost eternal. Nothing beats the presence of timber in our living space and wooden floorings are stunning additions that provide a direct connection to nature. As an environmentally friendly and durable material, timber floorings have never gone out of style.
There are two types of timber flooring – solid timber flooring and engineered timber flooring. Both offer the same kind of benefits which are:

With a long experience in the field of external flooring started from the nautical field and now available for residential and commercial use, Novowood has made several profiles and solutions for different kind of applications.

Tover understood the growing importance of the resilient floor market and was able to seize this new opportunity by adding to its range of parquet adhesives a complete system for the installation of all these coverings.

Iperwood, originally founded as a company for the import of exotic timber, which later became a pioneer in the creation of wood bank protection, along with the University of Ferrara, has created NOVOWOOD, a mix of Wood Flour, HDPE and additives.

Covid-19 Non-Contact Surface/Floor disinfection with UV light without using chemical solutions

Single stranded RNA viruses such as corona-viruses are highly sensitive to UV radiation.
When using the right UVC equipment COVID-19 is deactivated in seconds.
The most effective wavelength is labeled UVGI (UV Germicidal Irradiation) 254 to 270 nanometers.


Marcel Kies, president of Aspecta™ Flooring announces that the highly respected Mário Pinho with over 15 successful years of Sales & Marketing experience in the International flooring industry, will join Aspecta™ Flooring as VP Sales Europe, Russia and West Africa, as of September 1st, 2020.

COVER NEW GROUND! The new keynote theme for DOMOTEX 2021 (15-18 January 2021 in Hannover, Germany) is intended to motivating people to go beyond previous strategies, visions and experiences in flooring design and application.

The Malaysian Timber Council was established in January 1992 to promote the development and growth of the Malaysian timber industry.

The Council is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act 1965 and is governed by a Board of Trustees whose members are appointed by the Minister of Primary Industries.

Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, announced today that after careful and thoughtful consideration, the trade show scheduled for March 1-3, 2021, will be postponed.

80 years old and still in the firm every day
Franz Neuhofer Sr. is celebrating his 80th birthday

The successful family firm of FN Neuhofer with its registered office in Zell am Moos, Austria is celebrating two occasions in one this year. The 370th year of existence of the company and the 80th birthday of Franz Neuhofer Senior, which is being celebrated on 30th June.
But he doesn’t for one second let his age stand in the way of still energetically getting involved in the firm’s work.

The organizers of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR confirm that the leading flooring show in Asia Pacific will take place from August 31 to September 2, 2020 with a total of 185,000 sqm gross space. With the new date, the exhibition gets also a new location: the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), the largest exhibition center in Shanghai. The postponement of the original date (March 24-26) was necessary to protect the health and safety of exhibitors and visitors from the recent outbreak of the coronavirus in China. International visitors welcome the new dates since conveniently after the summer holidays and perfect restart of the second half of the year. Moreover, organizers research has shown that September is the month with most international visits to Chinese suppliers.

New show dates:
31 August – 2 September, 2020 Why these new dates:
- The beginning of September marks the end of holidays for Europe and USA.
- Statistically, September is one of the most productive months, as the industry awakes, the innovations go out, the business start.
- Timewise in what concerns the global situation with the novel Covid-19, those dates are within what is considered a “safe” period for business to resume in China.

PlyQuet Holzimport, the sales office of TEKA parquet since 25 years, extended it’s range of Chevron and Versailles floor panels. Beside the already established Chevron in 90x600 mm the size of 127x600mm is stocked in several finishes and unfinished.

New Pallmann consultant in the west of France

Mr. Emmanuel Baron is the new sales representative for the Pallmann brand. He supports the sales team in North-West France.

ESTAPARKET factory is operating as usual. We have not stopped work during the time of pandemic because of COVID-19, but extra safety measurements were taken. We now try to help our customers to recover after the many showrooms were forced to stop their work.

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