Birch Veneer made plywood from Russia is getting popular among India consumers. Reports say that a number of trade people are importing Birch Plywood, for which they are receiving good response from the market. Seeing the potential a number of Russian Plywood manufacturing companies recently exhibited in Delhiwood to seek a foothold in India market.
Talking to the Ply Reporter a representative of Muashinskiy LLC, a leading plywood plant in Russia, says that India is good market for plywood consumption, hence he sees good opportunity for his product. He says that his company produces moisture resistance large - size birch plywood for exteriors. The advantages of this product include increased moisture resistance, high durability, and wear resistance, large - size and resistance to temperature differentials. Representative of Cherepovets Plywood says that his factory is one of the oldest and founded in 1958, and they are known producer of high quality birch plywood.
As per market report, a dozen of importers are bringing these plywood in the country and are selling mainly in important cities such as Mumbai, Surat, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ludhiana, Indore, Raipur etc. The product is moving through prominent showrooms specified by Architects and Designers because of its appealing touch, feel and looks. A Delhi based dealer claims that 'Birch plywood is as good as India made top plywood brands because of its straightness, clean look and sturdiness'. This is 100 % calibrated ply, which is the most important feature claimed by retailers and suppliers.
The market inputs and demand sentiments are clearly indicating a gap in supplies and other wholesalers too have started searching for such materials. The users are asking for these plywoods because of growing uses of costly decorative surfaces or new coating that make the furniture very beautiful. Its calibrated feature is very useful when it comes to overlaying new polishes in machines or processing it with help of modern furniture making machine. At OEM for making kitchens, furniture, wardrobes, shutters etc are increasingly being preferred to be made with such plywood. The price of this quality is ranging between Rs 120 to Rs 160 per sq ft which is almost double to good quality plywood manufactured in India. The growing query of such Plywood is mainly from Kitchen makers, OEMs, Architects, Interior and Building Contractors who are making customized furniture for top end clientele.