• Hettich appoints new UK sales director; wins design award

  • Furniture components group continues support projects

  • Soft demand in bedding and furniture impacts sales for US components firm

  • Components firm expands sales team

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Two UK furniture manufacturers fined £2.8m

Two UK furniture component suppliers have been fined a total of £2.8m for illegal cartel activity following an investigation from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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Hettich confirms board appointment

Global hardware solutions firm Hettich Group has announced the appointment of Jana Schönfeld to its management board with immediate effect.

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Components supplier secures North American export contracts

Furniture components manufacturer Crofts & Assinder has secured new contracts in North America worth more than £750,000.

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Furniture fittings firm launches new website

German-based furniture fittings manufacturer Häfele has announced the launch of its new UK website.

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Fittings specialist wins regional Export Award

Fittings supplier Crofts & Assinder has announced it has won the Export Award at the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2016.

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Kobe drafts in Joanne Young

Crowthorne-based fabric specialist Kobe has announced the appointment of Joanne Young as its new account manager to the South West and South Wales region as business continues to grow.

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Upholstery exhibition announced for the Geffrye Museum

24 February 2017

The Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, East London will host a free upholstery exhibition from Tuesday 2 - Sunday 21 May

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Bed manufacturers named as finalists in Yorkshire Business Masters Awards

24 February 2017

The shortlist has been announced for the’s 2017 Yorkshire Business Master Awards, and this year, two bed manufacturers have been named as finalists.

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FIRA welcomes industry peers at open day

23 February 2017

The Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) played host to its first 2017 Open Day at its headquarters in Stevenage.

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Scottish furniture maker receives IIYP accreditation; plans to boost skills in schools

23 February 2017

Supplier of hospitality and healthcare furniture Elite Contract Furniture has received the prestigious Investors in Young People (IIYP) accreditation.

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CPS Group sponsor London Fabric Show

23 February 2017

South Wales-based printing firm CPS Group has announced it will sponsor this year’s London Fabric Show.


UK manufacturers call for investment in skills and technology

23 February 2017

UK manufacturers have called for the government to invest in new technologies to improve skills across the sector.

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Mereway re-launch Premium Partnership

23 February 2017

British kitchen manufacturer Mereway has announced the re-launch of its Premium Partnership programme.