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China’s new foreign investment law takes effect

The most recently updated Foreign Investment Law took effect on 1 Janauary 2020. This is a comprehensive and fundamental set of legal standards for foreign investment activities with unified provisions for the entry, promotion and protection and management of foreign investment. The new law has replaced the Law of the People's Republic of China …


China’s real estate development in the first 11 months of 2019

Total investment in real estate development in the first 11 months of 2019 showed a rise of 10 per cent year-on-year but there was an overall decline in investment for most of this year. Investment in residential buildings was up by 14.4 per cent but this was at a slower rate than a year earlier. In the first 11 months of 2019, the land area …


Timber Products orders a Meinan lathe line

Hardwood plywood manufacturer Timber Products has invested in a Meinan lathe, which will be installed later this year at its facility in Yreka, California, reported Woodworking Network. The line is part of its strategy to modernise it plywood business. The new line at Yreka, California, will be the first 10 feet long lathe line in the world to …


Metso plans to centralise its warehouse operations in Europe

As part of its global distribution and logistics footprint development, Metso is initiating consultations to evaluate the potential centralisation of its warehousing operations in Europe. “Our target is to enable world-class logistics with easy scalability of operations. Flexible, state-of-the-art warehouse operations would allow orders to …


Some UK housing developers discontinuing CLT for high-rise after post-Grenfell …

Swan is the latest housing developer to join the list of developers evaluating concrete and steel alternative for residential units over 18 metres. Despite a successful completion of the mid-rise, six-storey Watts Grove development Tower Hamlets in East London, a 65-unit residential project, Swan will now restrict the use of CLT to two- and …


Sarawak’s swamp timber premium has increased three to six folds

The premium on Sarawak’s swamp timber species has increase three to six times since 1 January this year. Assistant Minister of Urban Development and Resources Datu Len Talif Salleh confirmed this when contacted by Borneo Post. “Yes, the increase is flat rate for all swamp (timber) species,” said Assistant Minister of Urban …


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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