Editor’s pickSCM Group unveils highlights for LIGNA 2017

The SCM Group  Boasting a double-digit growth over the last two years, the SCM Group will participate in LIGNA 2017 offering clients "Industry 4.0" solutions. At Hall 13, the Group will display a cell system combined with robot, able to provide a concrete implementation of the "mass customisation" concept, all in order to meet all customer-specific needs, while maintaining the advantages …

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India's furniture market to hit US$27 bn by 2022

India's furniture market will surpass the US$27bn mark in five years, according to TechSci Research. Housing growth, changing lifestyles and rising design awareness will be key drivers of future growth. The report also highlights that the recent shift from traditional furniture to contemporary furniture stems from a more brand-conscious …

Sylvawood 2017

Indonesia's furniture industry 'happy that TPP will not come into effect'

Furniture businesses in Indonesia are relieved that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will not come into effect as the US has now officially withdrawn its support, since manufacturers within this free trade zone would have a trading advantage over Indonesian exporters. Indonesia is not part of the TPP.  The Chairman of the East Java …


Indonesia and EU resume CEPA negotiations

Indonesia and the EU continued discussions over details of the planned Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in late January. A key issue of discussion is that of market access. Iman Pambagyo, Indonesia’s International Trade Negotiation Director General at the Ministry of Trade said that the recent round of negotiations …

Japan invests US$5m in Binh Dinh

The People’s Committee of the central Bình Định Province licensed an investment certificate to Japan-based Marubeni Lumber Co Ltd to invest in a project worth US$5 million during a ceremony held on Monday. The project, located in the province’s Nhơn Hội Economic Zone (EZ), is the first foreign direct investment (FDI) …

Segezha Group reports overall increased sales, China tops export market

Russian timber giant Segezha Group has reported global export sales increments of 33 percent as at end 2016, driven by increased production capacity and an improved economy. The number of countries reached expanded from 11 to 14 countries. Due to reduced export to low margin markets, export focus shifted to the south east, including China. Core …

Improving drying technology for forest chips: LUKE

Finnish researchers are currently studying a more efficient means of drying wood chips, one that is said to be efficient, mobile and suitable for drying various materials. The artificial dryer, in the form of a shipping container, is developed by Finnish company SFTec Oy and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). The project highlights …

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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

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