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The demand for cooling systems is growing rapidly

The development of the European market for ceilings with integrated cooling systems is at its best. Last year, sales rose by 4.0%, while the turnover increased by as much as 5.2%. Overall, growth in the studied countries (Germany, Italy, France, Poland, Austria, Switzerland) will increase even further, according to a new study by Interconnection Consulting....read more

2017-07-07 09:23:33

Central European HoReCa Coffee Market Is Growing Slowly

New Study Released by Interconnection

Once again, coffee is consumed more frequently abroad. Last year, sales growth for gastro-coffee amounted to 1.0%, according to a new study by Interconnection Consulting. In the six countries surveyed (Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia), sales for the Horeca sector (hotel restaurant catering) totalled 120,000 tons. Also in the coming years moderate growth is expected....read more

2017-07-05 14:06:03

Parquet floors are in high demand

Despite the high pressure of other types of flooring, the parquet and real wood flooring market in Europe could maintain its position and increase sales last year with an increase of 1.9%. The trend of rising sales is also expected to continue in the next few years, as a new study by Interconnection Consulting shows. In addition, the industry turnover will rise by 3.1% until 2020....read more

2017-07-03 11:40:24

Industrial gas industry in upheaval

The industrial gases industry in Europe experienced a decline of 1.5% last year. Among the countries studied (the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria), the sales forecasts for Italy and Poland are positive until 2020, according to a new study by Interconnection Consulting. Above all, the higher energy efficiency of the industrial customers makes the demand for industrial gases more sensitive....read more

2017-06-22 10:27:58

Environmentally conscious consumers help the market for blow molding machines to flourish

New Study from Interconnection Available

The European blow molding machine market recorded a positive performance of 4.8% last year. The trend towards light-weight packaging has boosted the industry and will continue to provide further momentum in the coming years, as Interconnection Consulting shows in a new study. Overall, the European market will grow by an average of 3.4% per year by 2020....read more

2017-06-20 13:33:26

Elastic floors will reach the base station soon.

The market for elastic floor coverings in Central and Eastern Europe also suffered heavy losses in 2016. Overall, sales fell by 6.6% behind the 2015 figures. Despite last year’s poor performance, the industry can hope to grow again in the medium term. In 2018, the trend is set to reverse and an era of moderate growth is expected to come, as a study by Interconnection Consulting shows....read more

2017-05-23 16:15:44

Elastic floor coverings become a hit

The market development for elastic floor coverings developed very positively in Western Europe last year. Overall, sales rose by 4.2%. Germany recorded the highest growth with an increase of 8.1%. Italy and France were the only countries in Western Europe that experienced a decline. By 2019, Interconnection Consulting expects a similarly good overall development as in the past year....read more

2017-05-23 16:11:18

Textile floor coverings in the CEE region are waiting for the upswing of Turkey and Russia

The market for textile floor coverings experienced a sharp decline in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). In 2016, sales declined by 4.4%. The main reason for this is the economically weakening large states of Russia and Turkey. However, the phase of a drastically shrinking market for textile floor coverings from 2017 seems to be a thing of the past. For 2017, the CEE regions revenues are expected to increase for the first time in a long time (+ 1.7%). This is shown by a new study by Interconnection Consulting....read more

2017-05-23 15:59:35

Tailwind helps textile floor coverings move position

The market for textile floor coverings continues to rise moderately in Western Europe. In 2016, sales were up by 0.8%. Slight growth is expected in the next few years. In a new study, Interconnection Consulting expects an average annual increase of 2.0% until 2020 in the countries under investigation (Germany, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria and Italy). ...read more

2017-05-23 15:35:26

China and India are driving the blow molding machine market

New Study from Interconnection Available

The global blow molding machine market grew by 6.3% last year. The market volume was just under 3 billion Euros (2.98 billion Euros). Overall, the global market will gain momentum in the coming years. This is mainly thanks to China and India, as a new study by Interconnection Consulting shows....read more

2017-05-05 12:02:03