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Market research project – take up of timber flooring

The Project Grain Debrief from Forest & Wood Products Australia Limited. Solid timber is well loved among both consumers and specifiers but has some significant weaknesses limiting its uptake including installed cost, skills shortage and perceived maintenance requirements. These weaknesses are contributing to increased uptake of competitor materials including engineered timber, concrete and tiles. The top decision making factors for specifiers revolve around durability, maintenance and aesthetics. For consumers durability …Read More

Host a Corporate Event during the Timber Flooring Week

Would your corporation like to joining in Timber Flooring Week?  You’ll be aware that the notion of an expo just hasn’t delivered for our industry and is a concept lots of other industries are also walking away from.  As a consequence, and to deliver a more high-impact, low cost alternative, we’re organising ‘Timber Flooring Week’.  In simple terms, it’ll be a number of small events laid on by individual companies but …Read More

Media Background

The Australian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA) is the peak body representing the timber flooring industry in Australian and New Zealand. Growth – Timber flooring makes up approx. 25% of the greater floor surfacing industry and has continually grown since 2005. The timber flooring industry consists of solid strip timber flooring, overlay solid timber flooring, parquetry, engineered timber flooring, cork, laminate flooring and bamboo flooring. The size of the timber flooring …Read More