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A bedroom set made from B.C. softwood by MAS Furniture (Mysore).
A bedroom set made from B.C. softwood by MAS Furniture (Mysore).
Ekbote Furniture (Pune), one of the largest solid wood furniture manufacturers in Western India, is pursuing the use of hemlock for solid wood furniture.
Ekbote Furniture (Pune), one of the largest solid wood furniture manufacturers in Western India, is pursuing the use of hemlock for solid wood furniture.
Furniture manufactured from Canadian wood to meet Indian aesthetics.
Furniture manufactured from Canadian wood to meet Indian aesthetics.
Artius (Delhi) has developed and is now marketing a luxury door line in India using B.C. yellow cedar.
Artius (Delhi) has developed and is now marketing a luxury door line in India using B.C. yellow cedar.
October 2015
India
Interest in product trials grows

Canadian Wood Program”, which is providing qualified Indian manufacturers with small volumes of B.C. wood as well as technical support for inclusion in new or existing product lines. Several trials were completed over the past year with established manufacturers of windows, doors and furniture.

Segment-focused product trials with established furniture manufacturers led to direct imports of B.C. lumber. Over 12 such product trials took place in 2014/15.