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LIGNA 2019 to focus on digitalisation and automation


Integrated Woodworking – Customised Solutions will be the keynote theme at next year’s LIGNA trade show, which will run from 27 to 31 May in Hannover, Germany. Accordingly, Industry 4.0 technologies will feature prominently among the woodworking and timber processing exhibits in halls 11–17 and 25–27, as well as on the …

凯胜: 谱写成功的未来


凯胜的故事可以追溯到二十世纪六十年代的台湾,当时的林业是一个高盈利性的行业。 来自台湾丰原的罗氏家族,凭借辛勤的工作和坚忍不拔的精神,逐步建立了集团公司。随后,他们又冒险在深圳设立了第一家工厂。过去,中国是制造基地的首要选择。 如今, …

Editor’s pickA play of light and wood -- Audian Art Museum

Audain Art Museum, Whistler, British Columbia, Pacific Coast hemlock, Patkau Architects

Surrounded by tranquil natural landscape, the form and character of the Audain Art Museum, designed by Patkau Architects, is intentionally restrained to provide a quiet, minimal backdrop to the art inside and the nature outside. The interior of the Audain Art Museum (Photo credit: James Dow / Patkau Architects) The Audain Art Museum …

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Vietnamese young designer, Nguyen Hoa, Kim Do Company, Ho Chi Minh City, Marita rocking chair, International Furniture Fair Singapore

Vietnamese designer Nguyen Hoa realised his teenage dream of seeing his sketches come to life but that, he says, is not enough for him. Young Vietnamese designer Nguyen Hoa  Exactly five years ago, Nguyen Hoa decided he wanted to design furniture for a living. Today, this goal is realised with him finding his place at Kim Do Company, …

Global technologies being showcased at WoodTECH 2018

WoodTECH 2018, global technology, robotics, automation, wood manufacturing, wood scanning, board optimisation, finger-jointing, cross cutting, timber gluing, timber laminating, kiln drying, material handling, timber standards

Leading global technology providers will be participating in WoodTECH 2018 series held on September 11 to 12 in Melbourne, Australia and September 18 to 19 in Rotorua, New Zealand. “Last year, we had a record turnout to the WoodTECH series in Australasia. Well over 400 attended. It was the largest gathering yet seen of sawmilling companies, …