CSIL Seminar | World Furniture Outlook 2015 | Press Release
23 April 2015
The 14th edition of the “World Furniture Outlook” Seminar organized by CSIL, Centre for Industrial Studies, took place on April 15th, 2015, at the Congress Centre of Fiera Milano Rho with a large participation of over 100 professionals and representatives of institutions and trade associations of the woodworking and furniture industry, from 25 countries.
The furniture sector is becoming more and more globalized and has to tackle common issues in the attempt of increasing competitiveness. CSIL is constantly monitoring and studying these issues and the annual “World Furniture Outlook” Seminar offers the occasion to share results of CSIL research activity with sector experts and look at future perspectives of the furniture industry and related sectors on a world scale.
CSIL experts introduced their forecasts concerning the furniture sector worldwide and commented on the main factors affecting production, consumption and world trade of furniture on a global scale with a focus on the world market outlook for office furniture.
A panel of institutional and corporate speakers from different countries commented on the current and expected developments in furniture manufacturing with special attention paid to eco-sustainability, consequences of changes in raw material availability, and their impact on R&D and innovation.