Furniture & Furnishings

Formica Unveils First Asian Showroom in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Formica(R), the original high pressure laminates company, today announced the opening of a new flagship showroom in Singapore, the company's first in Asia. The new showroom, located at 504, Sims Avenue, Geylang, close to the Central Business District, give...

2012-12-20 16:40 1300

Flowcrete - Offering a Strong Platform Underfoot for Seasonal Refurbishment Projects in China

SHANGHAI, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The traditional holiday shutdown period provides a window of opportunity to introduce a new floor finish, creating an inspired finish for processing and manufacturing centres across China to mark the start of the Chinese New Year - and aiding health and safety...

2012-12-17 22:49 1926

Overseas Property Platform Offered by Shanghai Real Estate Expo

- A Preferred Choice for your Focus on PRC 's Overseas Property Market SHANGHAI, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Real Estate Expo, hosted by VNU Exhibitions Asia, will be held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center during March 15-18, 2013, over an exhibition area of 20,000 square meters. The 7th ...

2012-12-06 10:13 1775

First Ever Southeast Asia Furniture & Interiors Show in September 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM is launching its first ever furniture and interiors show in Southeast Asia in September next year. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/11/26/20121126124003818102.html ) (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/11/26/20121126124149566386...

2012-11-26 15:00 2134

SC Johnson Honored on List of 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place To Work(R)

Company Recognized for Second Consecutive Year with 24th Place Ranking RACINE, Wis., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a family-owned, 126-year-old privately held company, SC Johnson stays true to its roots with a consistent commitment to both employees and their families. Today, SC Johnson is bei...

2012-11-15 00:15 1243

SouFun Holdings Limited to Report THIRD Quarter 2012 Financial Results on November 12, 2012

BEIJING, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN, "SouFun"), the leading real estate and home furnishing Internet portal in China, will report its unaudited third quarter 2012 results before the U.S. markets open on Monday, November 12, 2012. SouFun's management team will ...

2012-11-05 18:03 852

Mohawk Industries, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings

CALHOUN, Ga., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) today announced 2012 third quarter net earnings of $70 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.01. Excluding restructuring charges, net earnings were $72 million and EPS was $1.04, a 25% increase over last year...

2012-11-02 05:47 1315

Formica Group becomes the First Laminate Manufacturer in the World to be Awarded the Carbon Trust's Carbon Reduction Label

-- The Formica Group is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to reducing its global environmental impact by undergoing carbon footprint assessment and labelling products with the Carbon Reduction Label. -- Surface area of approximately 100 million square metres of Formica(R) products ...

2012-11-01 14:03 1574

Mohawk Industries, Inc. Announces Agreement To Purchase Pergo

CALHOUN, Ga., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Pergo, a manufacturer of laminate flooring, for $150 million in cash. Pergo's sales in 2011 were approximately $320 million in the U.S. and Europe. The bu...

2012-10-29 21:00 1515

Malaysian International Furniture Fair to Promote Regional Competitiveness and Integration

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asia's leading Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) seeks to promote greater competitiveness and integration of the Asean furniture industry. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/10/24/20121024122949302400.jpg ) (Logo: ...

2012-10-24 15:40 1156

Furniture China 2012 Remains Strong Despite Global Economic Pressures

SHANGHAI, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the biggest international furniture exhibitions in the world, Furniture China has already become the must-attend exhibition for the world furniture industry. Despite the weak economy around the world, Furniture China 2012 was successfully concluded i...

2012-10-16 09:00 1031

International VELUX Award 2012 for Students of Architecture: Team from Switzerland Takes First Prize Among 983 Entries

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The excitement has peaked with the presentation of four winners and ten honourable mentions at the International VELUX Award 2012 event in Porto, Portugal. A team of two students of architecture from ETHZ in Zurich, Switzerland, takes first prize fo...

2012-10-11 20:00 1266

Formica Group awarded Forest Stewardship Council(R) Chain of Custody Certificates Across Manufacturing Sites in Asia

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Formica Group is delighted to announce that its three Asian manufacturing sites in Taiwan, China and Thailand have achieved the internationally-recognised Forest Stewardship Council (FSC(R)) Chain of Custody (COC) certification from leading certification body,...

2012-10-11 17:47 1464

Mohawk Industries, Inc. Invites You to Join the Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call on the Web

CALHOUN, Ga., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) Third Quarter 2012 earnings release on Thursday, November 1, 2012, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 11:00 am ET. What: Moha...

2012-10-04 15:40 1424

FMC China 2012 Achieves Great Success!

761 Exhibitors, 63,000 SQM, 30,759 Trade Buyers SHANGHAI, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 18th Furniture Manufacturing & Supply China (FMC China 2012) was successfully held from September 11-14, 2012 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. The exhibition lasted for four days...

2012-10-01 10:00 952

"China Flooring's Big Sale Promotion" Held in Chongqing Successfully

Innovative One-stop Shopping Concept Strategically Cooperate with Suning Creates Brand-new Customer Experience HONG KONG, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest wood flooring brand in China in terms of market share by retail sales value of branded wood flooring products - China Flooring...

2012-09-20 14:19 1339

Soufun Declares Cash Dividends To Shareholders

BEIJING, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- SouFun Holdings Limited (the "Company" or "SouFun") (NYSE: SFUN), the leading real estate and home furnishing Internet portal in China, today announced that its board declared a cash dividend of US$1.00 per share on the Company's ordinary shares, which wil...

2012-08-28 10:54 1020

Actis Invests in Commercial Kitchen Equipment Company Vesta

BEIJING, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Actis( http://www.act.is ), the pan-emerging markets private equity firm, has backed the growing consumer trend for dining out in China with an investment in Vesta, the country's leading commercial kitchen equipment company. Vesta is the largest designe...

2012-08-28 10:00 2094

Bureau Veritas Opens Hardlines Laboratory in Malaysia

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services( http://www.bureauveritas.com/cps ) (BVCPS) is pleased to announce the grand opening of its international laboratory in Malaysia in August 2012. The new lab is the first of its kind in Johor Bahru, an...

2012-08-08 08:00 1700

SouFun Holdings Limited to Report Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on August 16, 2012

BEIJING, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN, "SouFun"), the leading real estate and home furnishing Internet portal in China, will report its unaudited second quarter 2012 results before the U.S. markets open on Thursday, August 16, 2012. SouFun's management team...

2012-08-06 19:00 783