Wood Flooring: Solid Wood Flooring, and Engineered Wood Flooring

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Dublin, Oct. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lxv6xp/wood_flooring) has announced the addition of the "Wood Flooring - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wood Flooring in Million Square Feet, and US$ Million. The US market is further analyzed by the following Product Segments: Solid Wood Flooring, and Engineered Wood Flooring. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 124 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • A&W (Shanghai) Woods Co. Ltd.
  • Armstrong World Industries Inc.
  • Award Hardwood Flooring Inc.
  • Barlinek Capital Group SA
  • BLC Hardwood Flooring LLC
  • Boa-Franc Inc.
  • Boral Limited
  • Chickasaw Brand Hardwood Flooring
  • China Flooring Holding Company
  • D&M Flooring
  • Dalian Jia Yang Wood Products Co. Ltd.
  • F Junckers Industrier A/S
  • Gammapar
  • Johnson Premium Hardwood Flooring
  • Koetter Woodworking Inc.
  • Kentucky Wood Floors Inc.
  • Mannington Mills Inc.
  • Mohawk Industries Inc.
  • Mullican Flooring Company
  • Nydree Flooring
  • Shaw Industries Inc.
  • Anderson Hardwood Floors Inc.
  • Tarkett AG
  • Tembec Inc.
  • Wayerhaeuser Company

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. OUTLOOK II-1

  • Mixed Fortunes in the Present Wood Flooring Market Worldwide II-1
  • Wood Flooring Industry - An Overview II-1
  • Current & Future Analysis II-2
  • An Overview of the Global Construction Industry II-2
  • A Peek into the Global Flooring Market II-3

2. TRENDS & ISSUES II-4

  • Economic Instability Affecting Wood Flooring Industry II-4
  • Green Image Drives Demand Growth II-4
  • Manufactured Floors More Popular than Solid Wood Floors II-4
  • Pre-finished Products Rule the Roost II-4
  • Cost Factor: Unfinished Vs Pre-Finished Hardwood Flooring II-5
  • Red Oak - The Most Commonly Used Hardwood Flooring Species II-5
  • Customers Demand for More Natural Touch in Colors II-5
  • Laminate Flooring - the Fast Emerging Substitute to Wood Flooring II-6

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-7

  • Wood Flooring II-7
  • Types of Wood Flooring II-7
  • Solid Wood Flooring II-7
  • Hardwood and Softwood Flooring II-8
  • Engineered Wood Flooring II-8
  • Approaches to Manufacture of Engineered Wood Flooring II-9
  • Wood Ply Construction II-9
  • Finger Core Construction II-9
  • Engineered Hardwood Flooring - Manufacturing Process II-9
  • Rotary-Peel II-9
  • Sliced-Peel II-9
  • Dry Solid-Sawn II-9
  • Acrylic Impregnated Wood Flooring II-10
  • Veneer, Laminate, and Vinyl Floorings II-10
  • Comparing Engineered Wood and Solid Wood II-10
  • Floor Finishing, Refinishing, and Sanding II-10
  • Wood Floor Care II-11
  • Maintenance of Wood Flooring II-11
  • Wood Flooring Species II-11
  • Wood Flooring Species and Properties II-11
  • Styles of Wood Floors II-12
  • Strips II-12
  • Plank II-12
  • Parquet II-12
  • Cuts of Wood Floors II-12
  • Primary Wood Cutting Types and their Properties II-12
  • Factory Pre-Finished Flooring II-13
  • Primary Types of Finishes and Related Attributes II-13
  • Insulation of Wood Floor II-13
  • Sub-Floor Insulation II-13
  • Installing Wood Flooring II-13
  • Tools II-13
  • Installation Options (IO) II-14
  • Popular Wood Floorings Options II-14
  • Oak Flooring II-14
  • Pine Flooring II-14
  • Bamboo Flooring II-14
  • Reclaimed Lumber Flooring II-14
  • Green Flooring II-15
  • Exotic Flooring II-15

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS II-16

  • Aacer Launches 2013 Wooden Tiles Collection II-16
  • Weyerhaeuser Launches Hardwood Edge OSB Floor Panel II-16
  • Square Foot Launches Innovative Range of Engineered Wood Flooring II-16
  • Hardwoods4less Launches Innovative Collection of Engineered Hardwood Flooring II-17
  • Coswick to Launch Heritage Collection Specialty Hardwood Floorings II-17
  • Ambient Launches Unique Strand Woven Bamboo Floors II-18
  • Delmege Launches Junckers' Solid Hardwood Flooring II-18
  • Kährs Launches Avanti Range of Wood Floorings II-19
  • Lauzon Unveils Homestead Series of Innovative Time-Worn Floors II-20
  • Pergo Launches New Engineered Wood Parquet Floors II-20
  • TORLYS Unveils TerraWood Hybrid Floors II-20
  • Armstrong Launches Performance Plus® II-21
  • Urban Floor Unveils the Downtown Series II-21
  • Coswick Hardwood Introduces the Signature Oak Collection II-22
  • Aacer Flooring Introduces the Northern Solid Hardwood Range II-22
  • Coswick Hardwood Launches Select Ash Flooring Products in North America II-23
  • N-Hance Introduces Light Speed Service II-23
  • The Lubrizol Launches Turboset 2027 II-24
  • BR-111 Launches the New Wood Flooring for the Kitchen II-24
  • Square Foot Unveils Waltz 191, the New and Unique Range of Laminate Wooden Flooring II-24
  • Preverco Introduces a New Kind of Flooring with an Innovative Wave Texture II-25
  • Square Foot Unveils New 'Designer Collection' II-25
  • Bella Cera Unveils New Amalfi Coast Hardwood Flooring Series II-26
  • California Classics Floors Unveils New Hardwood Flooring Range II-26
  • Squarefoot Unveils New Wooden Flooring Line for Wood Cladding and Pergolas II-27
  • Symphony Unveils White Wood Flooring II-27
  • Squarefoot Unveils New Line of Outdoor Wood Flooring II-27
  • Lamipro to Introduce Woodpro.US Wood Flooring II-28
  • BKB USA Unveils Malaysian Hardwood Flooring Products II-28
  • Symphony Unveils Château by Adler Wood Flooring Line II-28
  • Florence Unveils New Solid European Oak Beryl Flooring II-29
  • Bausen Launches Novel Collection of Engineered Wooden Flooring II-29
  • Tarkett Enters into License Agreement with Style II-29
  • Apex Wood Floors Launches the Revival Collection II-30
  • Apex Wood Floors Launches Artisan European Oak Collection II-30

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-31

  • Mohawk Industries Acquires Pergo II-31
  • Unilin Holding to Merge with Pergo II-31
  • The Heritage Collection Announces Annual Sale on Oak Engineered Flooring II-32
  • Södra Interiör Acquires Föllinge Golv II-32
  • Long Flooring Merges into Horizon II-32
  • Q.E.P. Acquires Imperial Industries II-32
  • Kaycan® Finalizes Acquisition of Uniboard® Canada II-33
  • Patrick Industries Purchases Creative Wood Designs II-34
  • Välinge Inks Licensing Agreement with Lauzon II-34
  • Mullican Flooring Inks Licensing Agreement with Välinge Innovation II-35
  • TW Flooring Group Takes Over EcoTimber II-35
  • TW Flooring Group Inks Import Agreement with Dasso II-36
  • Arauco Enters into JV with Unilin II-36
  • USFloors Inks License Agreement with Välinge II-36
  • Bolefloor to Ink Partnership Agreement with Sawbridge II-36
  • PWWP Inks Distribution Deal with Kolay Flooring II-37
  • Södra Interiör Takes Over Berg & Berg II-37
  • Tembec Completes Sale Transaction with Boa-Franc II-38
  • RedBuilt™ Acquires Assets of SSI II-38
  • Lumber Liquidators to Take Over Certain Assets of Sequoia II-38
  • Tarkett Acquires Parquets Marty II-39
  • Timberman Enters into a JV Agreement with Amorim II-39
  • Q.E.P. Takes Over Porta-Nails II-40
  • Home Legend Takes Over Bakers Creek Wood II-40
  • Affiliates of Freeman Spogli and Ares Management Takeover Floor and Décor II-40
  • McClain Acquires North Pacifics Lumber and Flooring Operations II-41
  • WOCA to Merge with Whole Log Lumber II-41
  • CMH Space Acquires Ellis Space Flooring Company II-41
  • Shaw Industries Takes Over Stuart Flooring II-42
  • Q.E.P. Acquires ArborCraft II-42

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-43

  • A&W (Shanghai) Woods Co. Ltd. (China) II-43
  • Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (US) II-43
  • Award Hardwood Flooring, Inc. (US) II-43
  • Barlinek Capital Group SA (Poland) II-44
  • BLC Hardwood Flooring, LLC (US) II-44
  • Boa-Franc, Inc. (Canada) II-44
  • Boral Limited (Australia) II-44
  • Chickasaw Brand Hardwood Flooring (US) II-45
  • China Flooring Holding Company (China) II-45
  • D&M Flooring (US) II-45
  • Dalian Jia Yang Wood Products Co., Ltd. (China) II-46
  • F Junckers Industrier A/S (Denmark) II-46
  • Johnson Premium Hardwood Flooring (US) II-46
  • Koetter Woodworking, Inc. (US) II-46
  • Kentucky Wood Floors, Inc. (US) II-47
  • Mannington Mills, Inc. (US) II-47
  • Mohawk Industries, Inc. (US) II-47
  • Mullican Flooring Company (US) II-47
  • Nydree Flooring (US) II-48
  • Shaw Industries, Inc. (US) II-48
  • Anderson Hardwood Floors, Inc. (US) II-48
  • Tarkett AG (Germany) II-49
  • Tembec Inc. (Canada) II-49
  • Wayerhaeuser Company (US) II-49


III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA

7. LATIN AMERICA

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 124 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 129)

  • The United States (75)
  • Canada (13)
  • Europe (25)
  • - France (1)
  • - Germany (2)
  • - The United Kingdom (3)
  • - Italy (1)
  • - Rest of Europe (18)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (12)
  • Latin America (4)

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