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Wood Fibre Costs for Pulp Manufacturers Up Over Past Two Years

The cost of wood fibre for the world’s pulp industry has trended upward for over two years because of higher demand and a tightening regional supply of wood fibre. From the 1Q/17 to the 1Q/19, prices for pulplogs and wood chips (in the local currencies) have gone up in all 17 countries tracked by the WRQ. The only exception has been in …


Pinnacle Renewable Energy Enters into Two New Long-term Contracts in Japan and …

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. has entered into two new long-term, take-or-pay off-take contracts with customers in Japan and South Korea, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.   The contract in Japan is an extension of an existing contract with Mitsubishi Corporation, a global integrated business enterprise …


Agonizing South Sea Tropical Plywood Manufacturers

Plywood manufacturers in Malaysia and Indonesia are in tough spot with declining orders from overseas markets and spiraling cost of logs. Since spring of 2017, plywood prices in Malaysia and Indonesia soared to record high level by log shortage while the market in Japan continued sluggish log supply in Indonesia started recovering gradually since …


IFFS TAKES BREAK TO RETHINK, RECHARGE, REVITALISE AND BREAK NEW GROUND

The International Furniture Fair Singapore along with NOOK Asia ("IFFS"), will be taking a well-deserved break in 2020. After 36 years, Asia’s premier sourcing platform and design-led exhibition which has put Singapore on the world map of the global furniture and furnishings industry, will be taking time to rethink, review, revitalise and …


New Engineered Wood Veneers are 14 Times More Impact Resistant

A new engineered wood veneer hopes to replace traditional wood veneer in high-impact commercial applications.   From New Leaf, a new company under Wilsonart, the engineered veneers are developed for use in commercial applications like furniture, architectural doors, wall panels, and case goods. New Leaf says its Performance Veneers overcome …


Malaysia: Short-term Recovery Seen for Wood-based Manufacturing

PETALING JAYA: Short-term recovery is expected for furniture players especially firms with operations in Vietnam, as the US has adjusted offshore sourcing of furniture from China to Southeast Asia (SEA), particularly Vietnam, according to HLIB Research. Malaysian furniture manufacturers that have operations in Vietnam include Poh Huat …


Vietnam's Increasing Timber Imports

KUCHING: Vietnam, a major importer of Sarawak logs and timber products, has a blossoming downstream processing industry. Vietnam has been rapidly expanding its processing sector by increasing its imports of primary wood products, especially hardwoods, from over 100 countries.  In 2018, Vietnam’s wood processing industry imported …


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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

1.「智能制造」成为制造业的热点,针对这一形式,比雅斯如何应对中国市场需求? 
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