Kährs Group closes its hardwood flooring production unit in Finland

Kährs Group, a world leading manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, is reorganizing its hardwood flooring production. The company announced a closure of its production unit in Tuupovaara, Finland. The company is starting the implementation of the decision immediately.

The reorganization effects 21 employee are affected.

Christer Persson, President and CEO of Kährs Group, commented:

“Streamlining our supply footprint and adjusting our production network to what is in demand is necessary to secure our long-term ability to provide customers with competitive, high-quality hardwood floors.”

Earlier Kährs Group signed an agreement to supply wood flooring to Stena Fastigheter. Deliveries under the new agreement will start during the first half of 2017.

 

About Kährs Holding:

The company is a world-leading flooring manufacturer in hardwood and resilient flooring with a number of strong brands in its product portfolio, including Kährs, Karelia and Upofloor. Kährs Group, which delivers products to more than 70 countries, is the market leader in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Russia and holds a strong position in other key markets, such as the UK and Germany. The Group has approximately 1,600 employees and annual sales of EUR 300 million.

Source: Woodbizforum