Wood processing industry

In 2011 sales of Slovak furniture producers rose for the first time
since the beginning of crisis by 6% to the tota l of 607 million euro
and the employment of the sector stabilized at over 10,000.

The top Slovak players Decodom and Ekoltech are preparing new investments; German Himolla will build second factory in Slovakia and also Swedish Swedwood, production daughter of Ikea is growing stronger.

Slovak producers did focus mainly on export; till now it covered 3/4 of sales, although current trend is to cover domestic market.