Early acceptance of particleboard plant by Anhui Kelin

On February 7, 2018, Chinese wood-based panel manufacturer Anhui Huaining County Kelin Wood Industry Co. Ltd. produced the first board on its new Dieffenbacher particleboard plant. Acceptance of the plant took place on May 4, two months prior to the contractually agreed date. Anhui Kelin's new particleboard plant in Anqing, China. "The smooth …

Sylvawood 2018

Global markets for timber and lumber did well in Q1/2018 despite slowdown in …

In the first quarter of 2018, timber and lumber markets around the world did well, with the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) climbing 5.1 per cent quarter-on-quarter to hit its highest level since late 2014 with sawlog prices steadily going up over the past year and the GSPI rising just above 15 per cent in 12 months, according to Wood Resource …


New testing guide for CLT manufacturers published

Lucideon, an international, independent materials company, has released a new guide for manufacturers of cross laminated timber (CLT). CLT, an engineered timber product, is made from bonding layers of sawn timbers together. This provides a very strong and sustainable panel which is ideal for use in offsite construction and is becoming more …

Log exports from Cameroon to the EU drop in Q1/2018

Timber log exports from Cameroon to the European Union (EU) totalled 3,400 metric tonnes for the first quarter of 2018, signalling an 11 per cent drop as compared to the first quarter of 2017. According to the Journal du Cameroun, the fall could be attributed to Cameroonian lumberjacks moving to the more flexible Chinese market when faced with …

Katerra and Michael Green Architecture join forces

Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, and Michael Green Architecture Inc. (MGA), a globally recognised leader in mass timber architecture, recently announced a partnership that underscores a profound evolution in the design and construction industries. The two companies share the same vision for the future in which …

Lightest plywood in the world available in the United Kingdom

The world’s lightest plywood, now available in the United Kingdom (U.K.), is already popular with a wide range of users, from manufacturers to furniture producers. Sold exclusively by Arnold Laver, the product, Banova Plus, boasts an innovative design that combines a lightweight hardwood surface with a balsa core for a product that is …

IFMAC 2018


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

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