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Siemens at Ligna 2019: Efficient and digitally networked woodworking

Siemens, Ligna

Under the banner "Digital Enterprise – Thinking industry further", Siemens is showcasing an extensive portfolio of innovative control and automation solutions for digitalising the entire value chain in the woodworking and wood processing industry at the Ligna 2019 in Hannover from May 27-31, 2019 in Hall 16 at Booth C14. Innovative …

Jowat launches new product family for loadbearing glued wood construction

Jowat, Product, Load-Bearing Glue, Glue, Wood, Construction, Adhesives, Jowapur, Prepolymer

Detmold, 24 May 2019 – The new product family in the Jowapur® series of the adhesives specialist from Detmold provides a comprehensive portfolio of certified 1-component PUR prepolymer adhesives, with different product versions for a wide range of manufacturing processes in load-bearing glued wood construction.  The adhesives in …



At LIGNA 2019, DIEFFENBACHER will showcase a wide range of new solutions and fresh ideas to help customers optimise the entire panel manufacturing process. Many enhancements and substantial improvements of established and well-proven DIEFFENBACHER products, technologies and services will also be on display. Practical solutions for Smart …

Gabon leader sacks vice president, forestry minister

Africa, timber, forestry

Gabon’s president Ali Bongo Ondimba has announced the dismissal of his vice president and the minister of forestry, in a move that comes amid a scandal over the smuggling of timber. The president did not give a reason for the sackings of Vice President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou and Forestry and Environment Minister Guy Bertrand …

DIEFFENBACHER’s positive business development continues


DIEFFENBACHER headquarters in Eppingen, Germany Eppingen-based machine and plant manufacturer DIEFFENBACHER has reported solid business results over the past 12 months, highlighted by a higher equity ratio, greater internal efficiency and the strong performance of its business units.  The equity ratio increased to 34 per cent from 31 per …