Wintersteiger presents a firework of innovations at Ligna 2019

The Austrian manufacturer will be presenting

  • Two new systems from the field of wood surface repair and cosmetic processing, as well as a new thin-cutting saw machine combination (stand F60 in hall 27)
  • Automation solution for stacking lamellas
  • A new generation of thin-cutting band saw blades – DSB Prime ST
  • New products from the field of band saw blades for sawmills (stand E69 in hall 25)
  • Mobile and stationary sawmills from the Wintersteiger group company SERRA GmbH (stand N25 in hall 25 and outdoor stand FG K52)
Decospan immediately scores at Interzum and wins two awards!

Cologne, 21/05/2019. Interzum is always the world's leading trade fair for suppliers to the furniture industry and interior design. At the largest trade fair in the world in that sector, the exhibitors set new standards and offer visitors from industry and trade an overview of the most pioneering innovations in the sector.

Joint marketing venture between the Classen Group and Scholz & Partner to promote an innovative ceramic tile laying system: dry tiling

The Classen Group, based in Kaisersesch, and the consulting firm Scholz & Partner, from Hösbach, are collaborating to market dry tiling technology for the adhesive-free and floating laying of ceramic tiles.


HARO Interior Wall Concept

Simple, pragmatic solution for current living trends

Rosenheim – HARO Interior Wall: Award-winning! HARO has set the pace again when it comes to trendspotting and developed a simple and pragmatic solution to suit the latest trend. HARO Interior Wall offers the specialist trade an award-winning product with the promise of increased sales, and customers a simple wall cladding system with beautiful parquet surfaces.

Decospan - Total solutions with wood for interior

They have known for a long time that wood is a versatile product at Decospan. The European market leader in veneer processing is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. It is therefore very convenient that the Interzum trade fair will take place this year. "At our
booth C041 in hall 6, we put the many products from our range in the spotlight even more," says Wouter Polfliet, brand manager division panels. "A lot of special innovations have been developed especially for the trade fair, so that we can offer the professional
even more options. In the meantime, we can propose an appropriate solution for just about every challenge."

Soudal launches new website

TURNHOUT - Soudal today launched the completely new website Thanks to the website, customers, professionals and DIY-ers will now have easy access to all the necessary product information about the more than 1,000 products that the company markets in Belgium.

HARO reference Karo Slot Racing

Exciting slot car races – …and HARO wins!

Rosenheim - Anyone who has come down with racing fever and wants to see some thrilling slot-car action in person will be right at home in the clubhouse of Karo Slot Racing e.V. You can take control and have your little speed demon to be the first car to cross the finishing line.

HARO Property Report

Quartier 23 – super stylish living with HARO in Lüneburg

Rosenheim – Pioneering architecture combines sustainability with innovative ideas to create high-quality accommodation. The “Quartier 23 – Urban Park Living” project, which features HARO parquet, won Gold in the international dry construction competition.

“Digital first” at LIGNA 2019: Gearing up for integrated woodworking

Smart factories, digital integration and customer-centric manufacturing. These are the trends and themes currently shaping the global wood industry and its No. 1 technology hub, LIGNA, the world’s leading trade show for woodworking and wood processing plant, machinery and tools. One the big focus themes of LIGNA 2019, which runs from 27 to 31 May in Hannover, Germany, is “Integrated Woodworking Technologies – Customized Solutions”.

Domotex 2020

We are delighted to announce the new keynote theme for DOMOTEX 2020: ATMYSPHERE.

How can flooring improve wellbeing? Its look contributes to the overall ambiance of a room, while it retains heat and absorbs sound. These and many other qualities facilitate the creation of both individual worlds and ideal work environments.

HARO - New premium adhesives

With quality flooring, it’s important what’s underneath

To enable its various premium flooring products to be used in the best possible way, HARO strives continuously to optimise its range of accessories. Last year, HARO added to this range by introducing enhanced new primers and adhesives for professional installers.

HARO excites customers

HARO among the TOP 150 companies in Germany

Rosenheim – Hamberger Industriewerke, the home of the HARO brand, ranked once again this year among Germany’s most popular family-run companies. For HARO retail partners, this honour serves as another impressive confirmation of their relationship with HARO.

HARO digital! app

Successful selling with the new app HARO digital!

Rosenheim – The HARO digital! app is ready for you to download now. HARO developed the new app HARO digital! to provide sales representatives with professional support during their conversations with customers and to give them all of the sales-relevant information they need. At the press of a button, the app presents sales representatives with all important product information and offers optimal visualisation possibilities.

Beaulieu Fibres International UltraBond finalist for prestigious essenscia Innovation Award 2019
  • essenscia Innovation Award is Belgium’s most prestigious prize for industrial innovation
  • UltraBond is a cost-effective solution for fully recyclable, latex-free, sustainable carpets
  • Significant reductions in ecological footprint and cost for carpet manufacturers

Wielsbeke, Belgium – April 3, 2019 – Beaulieu Fibres International, Europe’s largest producer of polyolefin fibres, was nominated for the 2019 essenscia Innovation Award for its recently introduced UltraBond fibre.

HARO stair nosing

Coordinated staircase renovations

As HARO partners are aware, an increasing number of interior designers are on the lookout for comprehensive solutions enabling them to plan staircases that harmonise perfectly with the desired high-quality parquet, laminate or design flooring. Thanks to HARO’s broad range of accessories, HARO partners have the matching stair nosing to satisfy all requirements, and are therefore equipped to offer complete interior design solutions.


With the new basic range Savannah and Prairie we offer an assortment which is a must for every entrepreneur. Fully focused on the latest trends with floors in an unfinished look or as unfinished available in different widths Solidfloor emphasizes the basic beauty of the real wood.

elephant® : Noble and durable decking and floors

elephant® supplies decking, fences and floors made of bamboo, wood, WPC and LVT. Our outdoor products are ideally adapted to withstand weather and other environmental conditions. They combine a beautiful appearance and a solid quality.


A nice wooden floor finds its origin at the drawing board. And in our case, even a step before that. It starts with what we see around us, in the city, in fashion and in design. But our biggest source of inspiration is color and nature.


Decorating home, business space, restaurant or cafee you can affect on peoples emotions in the enviroment. Do you want them to feel luxury, relaxed, intrigued by interior design? What is the purpose of the space? Answering similar questions you will get idea of your future space.

Iconic Wood

Lido Hotel, built in 1930, is a page in the history of Bucharest. The building was designed by Ernest Doneaud, a famous architect from the period between the wars. The architecture of the building is embedded in the modernist current with Art Deco elements, and that gives it unique beauty and unrivalled historical value.


Looking back at the very successful Ciranova reviews following Domotex USA and the launch of our new product PINK BLOCKER 2C that was showcased on different wood samples, Ciranova once again proves their leadership in developing unique stains and natural finishes that clients have come to know and trust.

IFEX - International Furniture Show

After its successful participation in the Wood Pavilion during the Building Show (Bouwbeurs) 2019, HWZ International AG recently participated in the IFEX (International Furniture Exhibition) from 11 to 14 March in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Wintersteiger acquires German machine builder SERRA

Ried i.I./Rimsting. Wintersteiger AG has purchased SERRA Maschinenbau GmbH in Rimsting am Chiemsee, Germany, with retroactive effect to January 1, 2019.

SERRA employs roughly 40 people and develops, manufactures, and distributes machines and saw blades for mobile and stationary sawmills. Roughly 60 % of its wares are exported to over 80 countries. In 2018 the firm posted increased revenues of 6.4 million euros. Like Wintersteiger, SERRA is also a specialist market leader in a niche sector.

Susanne Büttner joins the Pallmann marketing team

New international marketing manager at Pallmann

Würzburg, March 2019 - Mrs. Susanne Büttner is supporting Pallmann-Marketing in Würzburg with immediate effect. Her areas of responsibility include in particular international marketing and online marketing/social media marketing.

MMFA gains three new members

Further consolidation for industry network

The MMFA (Multilayer Modular Flooring Association, based in Bielefeld) is delighted to announce a growth in membership: both Tarkett France and Portuguese manufacturer Corkart Indústria De Cortiças have recently been welcomed as ordinary members. In addition to these, Italian décor specialist Neodecortech has joined as an associate member. This makes a total of 52 companies and institutes within the MMFA at the present time.

DISANO by HARO: Now in tile styles

Rosenheim – In the market segment of healthy living design floors, HARO has been one of the pioneers of 100% PVC- and plasticiser-free design flooring for years. For this reason, the company systematically works to expand further and has added six new stone styles in a tile format to the DISANO Smart Aqua series.

EPLF technical bulletin “Underlay Materials” now updated - How to choose the right underlay for a laminate floor

Following the publication of European standard EN 16354, the EPLF has updated its technical bulletin “Underlay Materials under Laminate Floor Coverings – Test Standards and Performance Indicators”. This document gives information and advice on choosing the right underlay for laminate flooring used in a variety of applications. The new bulletin can be downloaded as a PDF file free of charge from the Association’s website Language versions currently available are German and English, with the following to be added soon: French, Dutch and Polish.

World Flooring Forum in Shanghai draws global audience

Shanghai. One day before the official opening of its 21st edition, the organizers of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR along with China National Forest Products Industry Association are hosting the 5th international Wood Flooring Forum. The Forum will give wood and resilient flooring manufacturers, buyers and associations an overview of the opportunities and obstacles in the international wood and resilient flooring market addressing topics such as legal, trade and environmental issues affecting the flooring industry.

HARO References

Villscheider Farm – an exquisite wine tasting room for exquisite tipples

Rosenheim – No fewer than 1,980 bottles adorn the ceiling and an impressively long table dominates the room. Located in Bressanone, Italy, Villscheider Farm’s new stylish wine tasting room is the perfect place to enjoy the winegrower’s top-class tipples directly on site. Hamberger Flooring supplied the flooring for this stunning space.

Interior Wood Trends 2019, inspired by Rubio Monocoat

At Rubio Monocoat, we breathe wood. As the ‘King of Colours’, it is our mission to accentuate and protect the natural beauty of the wood in every project. In 2017 and 2018 we responded to colour trends when we launched the Rubio Monocoat trend colours.

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