APAC sees exponential growth in FSC CoC certifications

Asia Pacific has become second to Europe in terms of the number of FSC CoC certificates attained, reaching a record high of 10,077, according to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) International. China has the highest net increase in the actual number of CoC certificates. The 3,032 certificates gained account for 67 per cent of the …

Interzum Cologne 2017

Universal Forest Products posts second quarter results

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) posted their financial results for the second quarter of 2017, and showing a 23 per cent increase of net sales over the same quarter of 2016, alongside double-digit gains in each of its markets. Net earnings also experienced a slight increase over 2016 results, and are company records. Other highlights …

Sylvawood 2017

Wood systems are the best for wellness and green building

The recent renaissance wood has been experiencing as well as global building trends and innovation are immutable – green is healthy. But now, thought leaders so not only want buildings that meet top sustainability ratings, but a vast majority wants to realise new standards for wellness as well. And this meeting of designs that meld …

Demand for assembled flooring in Japan fluctuate 18 per cent

Volatile demand for flooring in the Japanese market has seen sales falling as low as 18 per cent, almost matching last August poor sales record.   Imports of assembled flooring rebounded in March and April after an unexpected decline in February figures. May data however showed that assembled flooring imports were down 18 per cent …

Brazilian softwood exports to USA exempt from duties for the next five years

Brazilian softwood lumber shipments to USA is being exempt from duties for the next five years, a move hailed a victory by the Brazilian Association of Mechanically-Processed Timber Industry (ABIMCI), which has been lobbying hard for the renewal. Brazilian exports could have been subjected to a 3.2 per cent import tax if the renewal had not …

ArchXpo 2017


WMF 2016 - Exhibitor Interview: Mr. Piergiorgio Franca, Chief Executive Officer of Biesse China 专訪比雅斯中国首席执行官Piergiorgio Franca先生

Piergiorgio Franca先生:自2014年起,智能制造在全球都显得非常重要,比雅斯致力在中国市场成为行业领导者。正因为此,我们来到到中国,并努力拓展中国市场。比雅斯为中国制造企业提供可以满足客户多样化需求的生产解决方案。就家具生产和设计而言,比雅斯设备拥有高灵活性和多样性,可以协助改善生产技术,让企业在国内外更具竞争力。

Homag: Drilling and dowelling – ABD 260 Optimat

Drilling and dowelling – more efficient than ever before

CNC Drilling and dowel inserting machine - always keeping a tight grip on everything
• Incredibly fast drilling and dowel insertion
• 8 clamping cylinders keep a tight grip on wokrpieces
• Flexible handling due to lowerable center stop
• SORB TECH machine bed - heavy and sturdy

Kuang Yung: MRS-610M Optimizing Movable Rip Saw

• Choice of 1-6 movable blades
• Extra large 450 / 610 mm cutting width
• Optimizing cut function
•  American designed and developed scan system which has decades of experience since the first system made in 1996
• Worldwide success with more than 200 sets sold in the USA, Europe and Asia.
• Easy to operate, learn, update and maintain with multi-language window operating system such as English and Chinese.
• Rip 10 - 12  lumbers (3.6m each) per minute. (The results may vary according to operator performance, timber length and feeding speed)
• A 7 -10% increase in yield compared to conventional multiple rip saw