Indian exporters of wooden handicrafts and other wood goods face strict traceability norms in the European Union beginning next year, which could dent their trade. The norms require disclosure of the source of timber to discourage illegal logging globally.
With effect from September 1, 2018, the number-one paintbrush manufacturer in the United Kingdom, L.G Harris and Co. Ltd has appointed JAT Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd as exclusive manufacturer, distributor and marketer in Sri Lanka for its range of Harris branded paintbrushes, rollers and accessories.
As part of an overhaul in 2016, design, in-house production and supply chain management transferred to brand owner Inter IKEA from IKEA Group, which owns most of the stores.