NZ log exports reach a record $2.4Bn in 2017, sparking concerns over future log …

New Zealand log exports hit a new record last year, exporting $2.41 billion of softwood logs in the first 11 months of 2017, surpassing all previous records for a full year, according to Statistics New Zealand. 75 per cent of these exports—worth $1.81 Bn—went to China, which has banned forest harvesting and reduced tariffs on imports …

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More oil palm stem recycling needed: Malaysia minister

Prototype of a panel made of recycled oil palm revealed at LIGNA 2017. The research project was a collaboration between Malaysia and Germany's universities as well as companies Jowat, Minda Industrieanlagen, Möhringer, Leitz, Oberkochen, Boehlerit and Palmwood R+D, Freiburg.   Rather than discarding them, unused oil palm stems can …


Indonesia welcomes use of tropical hardwoods as 2018 plan shows sufficient …

Furniture manufacturing in Indonesia Indonesian teak and other hardwoods are available and Perum Perhutani is encouraging buyers to use more of it this year. In its recent promotion activities, Denaldy M. Mauna, president and director of Perum Perhutani, the Indonesian state-owned forest enterprise, said the timber production plan for 2018 has …

Egger achieves 11% growth in first half of FY2017/18, growth expected for the …

The EGGER Group concluded the first half of 2017 (FY 2017/2018) with a consolidated turnover of EUR 1.32 billion (+11.1% YoY). The result before interest, taxes and depreciation (EBITDA) increased to EUR 222.5 million (+17.4%). The EBITDA margin increased to 16.8% (previous year: 15.9%). Headquartered in St. Johann in Tirol, the group has more …

German mechanical engineering sector posts optimistic outlook for 2017

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector in Germany increased by 14 percent in real terms compared to the previous year. German industries have picked up and are investing in machines, according to VDMA, the association that represents the mechanical and systems engineering industry in Germany and Europe. “It is particularly …


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

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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