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Singapore plans to expand chain of custody certification and responsible …

As a big consumer of imported materials, Singapore is being encouraged to become a centre of influence, committed to responsible procurement from the Asian region’s forests and plantations, said Ben Gunneberg, PEFC International CEO. He was speaking at a Roundtable and Lunch at Grand Copthorne Hotel on 19 September. The event was attended …


Malaysian Wood Expo 2019

OSU celebrates opening of mass timber research lab

A new facility dedicated to researching and testing mass timber in commercial buildings is now open at Oregon State University (OSU). OSU celebrated the grand opening of the A.A. "Red" Emmerson …


Greenlam Industries announces expansion

Greenlam Industries has announced expansion of manufacturing capacity of laminates at its unit in Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh. It will manufacture an additional 1.6 million laminate sheets per annum. The expanded capacity is now operational. With this expansion, the installed capacity for laminates has increased to 15.62 million laminate sheets per …


SPM Instrument releases new LineLazer app

SPM Instrument has released the new LineLazer app for efficient and user-friendly laser alignment of rotating equipment. The app, designed for use with the LineLazer precision shaft alignment sensors, ensures a smoother-than-ever alignment process. The app guides the user through the entire alignment process in an intuitive manner, using a …


HARO Launches Interactive Room Visualiser to preview floors

Germany’s HARO has launched a new interactive room visualiser that allows customers to preview how their chosen HARO floors will look when installed in their homes.    The new room visualiser feature is an addition to the existing HARO digital! app, which the company has increasingly evolved into the mainstay of its digital …


Closer trade ties between India and Thailand’s wood industry with signing of …

Despite the poor prospects for exports, Thailand remains hopeful that exports to India will grow by 8 per cent this year, reported Bangkok Post. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit, led a Thai delegation to Mumbai and Chennai from 24 to 28 September said Thai products remain promising in India for food, cosmetics, furniture and decorative …


Hancock Lumber names Paul Wainman as President

Hancock Lumber announces an upcoming leadership transition. Beginning in January 2020, Paul Wainman will become Hancock Lumber’s new President, while Kevin Hancock will continue working as CEO …


Carlsberg is testing a beer bottle made of wood fibre

Carlsberg is getting closer to its goal of selling beer in paper bottles, reported CNN. Last Thursday, the Danish beer company revealed two new recyclable prototypes of the sustainably-sourced wood fibre bottle it hopes to eventually bring to market. One version is lined with a thin film of recycled PET plastic to keep beer from seeping out. The …


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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

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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