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The widest range of woodworking machinery at the SCM Open House

14-02-2019
SCM, Smart&Human

Thousands of visitors to the SCM “Smart&Human Factory” Open House at the Rimini Headquarters Technology Centre had the chance to see various solutions on display, as well as developments in automation integrated with collaborative robots and in nesting. They were also introduced to a huge range of machines, plus software and …

The SCM “Smart&Human Factory” comes to life

14-02-2019
SCM, Smart&Human, Universal Robots, KUKA, MiR

A new interaction between man and robot completed with the excellence of SCM's technologies. The Italian group has partnered with the leading manufacturers of the robotics sector such as Universal Robots, KUKA and MiR.    Following the excellent results achieved in 2018, with a record-breaking increase in turnover that allowed the …

Editor’s pickWood-Mizer releases new two-sided MP2000 planer/moulder for workshops

14-02-2019

Wood-Mizer has released the MP200 planer/moulder, a new two-sided machine to plane and mould timber on two sides in a single pass. This affordable and easy to use machine is designed for woodworkers who want to produce mouldings, flooring and other wood products quickly, affordably and efficiently. The …

Biesse at Ligna 2019: 50 years of Innovation and Technology dedicated to the Future

13-02-2019

6,000 square metres of innovation, highlighting robotisation and digitalisation in technology: with this statement Biesse presents the future of Industry 4.0 at Ligna. Ligna, a biennial event, will be held at Hanover from 27 to 31 May 2019, it is the leading trade fair when it comes to machines, facilities and tools for the processing of wood and …

ANDRITZ to convert former groundwood reject system to TMP line at JSC Volga, Russia

07-02-2019

ANDRITZ plug screw feeder used in the new high-consistency refiner feeding system International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from JSC Volga in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, to rebuild the existing groundwood reject line into a TMP (thermo-mechanical pulping) line. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of …

DOMOTEX Worldwide: 2019 subsidiary shows to kick off soon

01-02-2019

After the trade fair is before the trade fair! After a successful DOMOTEX 2019 exhibition in Hannover, preparations for the four strong subsidiary shows are in full swing. With DOMOTEX Turkey and DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, the world’s leading trade fair for carpets and floor coverings has been bringing together international industry …

Canfor temporarily curtailing production capacity in BC, Canada

31-01-2019

Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced today it will be temporarily curtailing operations at three British Columbia mills due to log supply constraints, log costs and current market conditions. Canfor’s sawmill in Vavenby will be curtailed for six weeks from February 11 to March 22, 2019. In addition, Canfor’s sawmills in Houston and …