European MMFA welcomes IVC Group as a new member

The IVC Group was founded in 1997 and, according to its own statement, is the leading European manufacturer of luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) and also produces sheet vinyl and carpet tiles. With 1,600 employees and ten production sites in Belgium, Luxembourg, Russia and the USA, the IVC Group produces over 180 million m2 of flooring per year. In 2015, …

ICONIC AWARDS 2020: Innovative Interior – Register now.

Companies in the furniture industry and their partners in interior design can now register to compete in ICONIC AWARDS 2020: Innovative Interior at Companies enjoy multiple benefits from winning an award in this competition: We will exhibit the award-winning projects at the Kölnischer Kunstverein venue with its …

Banned timber at centre of Gabon graft scandal to be auctioned

A haul of illegally-logged tropical hardwood that triggered a major scandal in Gabon is to be auctioned, the environment ministry has said. In February, the authorities seized 353 container-loads of kevazingo, a precious wood that is highly prized in Asia but which is protected under Gabonese law, at two Chinese-owned depots at the Owendo port in …

IPCC report relies on forestry for change

An intergovernmental report on climate change released late last week highlights the need for a whole-of-landscape approach to tackling climate change, and the vital role the agriculture and forestry sector can play in reducing emissions and storing carbon, according to Climate Proofing Australia (CPA). The CPA is pleased to see that the …

WA joins Tasmania and adopts Wood Encouragement Policy

Western Australia has joined Tasmania to become the second state government to adopt a state-wide Wood Encouragement Policy (WEP). A WEP requires responsibly sourced wood be considered, where feasible, as the primary construction material in all new-build and refurbishment projects. It does not in any way mandate the use of timber, but rather …

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Reports Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results

Pinnacle Renewable Energy has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 28, 2019 ("Q2 2019"). Q2 2019 Highlights Revenue increased 22.4 per cent to $104.2 million, compared to Q2 2018; Adjusted EBITDA totalled $16.1 million, compared to $14.9 million in Q2 2018; Excluding the impact of the implementation of IFRS 162 and the …

Conifex Announces Curtailment of El Dorado Sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. (TSX: CFF) (“Conifex”) has announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill. The curtailment is planned to be phased-in over the next 60 days. The curtailment is expected to reduce Conifex’s US South lumber production by approximately 21 million board feet to the end of the …

South Australian forest growers looking to expand in Victoria because of water …

Water in the lower Limestone Coast, a region home to more than 150,000 hectares of commercial plantations, comes from aquifers and is meted out by the State Government through the 2013 Water Allocation Plan. Forestry was included in the region's plan in 2014, and growers had to buy licences to offset the impact plantations had on groundwater …


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