Editor’s pick Biesse Group consolidates Russian subsidiary and appoints new general director

Matteo Vaglica, General Director of Biesse Group Russia Biesse Group has appointed Matteo Vaglica as general director of its Moscow subsidiary, indicating its belief in the region’s potential. Mr Vaglica has a wealth of experience in a number of leading positions in the industrial sector in Russia. Following higher education in Economics, Vaglica moved to Moscow in 2009, leading the …

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Brazilian wood-based sector has more than enough room for growth: Study

Brazil is gaining ground as a key supplier of wood products for the international market, despite its economic crisis at home and perennial problems in the world timber market, the 2016 ABIMCI Sectoral Study indicates. There are also further expectations for growth within the country, especially in the residential sector where over 5.8 million …

Sylvawood 2017

Singapore, Indonesia move to boost trade ties

Singapore is looking to enhance cooperation with Indonesia through investments beyond traditional destinations, increasing tourist traffic and by setting up a business council involving both countries. A joint statement from Indonesian President Joko Widodo and from Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong provided details of plans to …


Finnish forestry sector sees accelerated growth in 3Q; future competitiveness …

Finland’s softwood production accelerated in the July–September period compared to the first half of 2016. Softwood sawn timber production grew 9.2% in the third quarter to 2.6 million cubic metres. Since beginning this year, forestry companies have produced 6.5% more softwood sawn timber, a total volume reaching 8.4 million cubic …

2017 World of Wood Convention now open for registration

61st annual event promises innovative business solutions, market intelligence and networking with over 300 attendees from the global wood products market. Shifting political winds could impact growth prospects for the global wood products market in 2017. The 2017 World of Wood Convention offers attendees the opportunity to learn about regulatory …

RusForest revenue up 26% in 3Q/2016

RusForest reported a 26% revenue increase to $6.4 million in 3Q/2016, compared to the same period last year. However total revenue in the first nine months amounted $9.6 million compared to $15.6 million to the same period in 2015. Profit amounted to $1.3 million, compared to $1.6 million in 3Q/2015. The company’s 3Q/2016 EBITDA …

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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