News archive

Tag: Asia

TÜV SÜD rallies manufacturers to embrace Smart Manufacturing with the launch of its Industry 4.0 portfolio

16-10-2018
TÜV SÜD, Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 portfolio, Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific Conference

Munich/Singapore, 16 October 2018 – TÜV SÜD, the global safety, security and sustainability solutions provider, called upon manufacturers to start their Industry 4.0 journeys as it announced the launch of its Industry 4.0 portfolio today. Global figures1 show that Industry 4.0 has the potential to increase annual revenues by up to …

Editor’s pickThe rising star in Vietnam

12-09-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, BIFA Wood Vietnam, BIFA, Panels & Furniture, Prime Minister, William Pang, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Huynh Quang Thanh

Orgnaiser of BIFA Wood Vietnam and Managing Director of Panels & Furniture Asia, Mr William Pang, shakes hand with Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam. In the centre, is Mr Huynh Quang Thanh, Chairman of Binh Duong Furniture Association, welcoming the prime minister too. In 2017, Vietnam wood processing industry turnover hit …

Siempelkamp creates new growth opportunities for the wood-based materials industry in China

12-09-2018
Siempelkamp, China, wood-based material plants, composite, panel, Asia

In Asia, and especially in China, the use of alternative raw materials offers outstanding prospects to the wood-based materials industry. After all, millions of tons of rice straw burned in the fields every year are ideal sources of medium density fiberboard (MDF) and particle board. Siempelkamp, the global technology leader in the wood-based …

Editor’s pick“You must be on the leading edge of technology, maintain high quality standards with an efficient cost structure”

23-08-2018
Samiron Mondal, Managing Director, Siempelkamp, Asia Pacific, China

Samiron Mondal, Managing Director, Siempelkamp. He is in charge of the wood-based business in Asia Pacific and production facilities in China. He also looks after the metal-forming and composite divisions within the company. PFA: You have been with Siempelkamp for 12 years. In your experience, what are some of the most significant changes in the …

Editor’s pickGreen River to build third PB line, featuring SE Asia’s longest continuous press

16-08-2018
Green River Panels, Southeast Asia, biggest particleboard plant, longest continuous press, Siempelkamp, Hatyai

Green River Panels is set to build Southeast Asia’s biggest particleboard plant, boasting a 50.4-metre continuous press—the longest in the region. The new line, which is Green River’s third, will see the company double annual production capacity to over one million cubic metres, making it one of the largest production powerhouses …

Editor’s pickWood-Mizer releases two new affordable and durable sawmills

14-08-2018
Wood-mizer, sawmills, LT15 Power, LT15 Start, low-investment requirement, Asian sawmillers

Wood-Mizer has released two new sawmills in their popular LT15 series. The LT15 POWER and LT15 START are now available to meet low-investment requirements from Asian sawmillers who want to boost yields, lower costs, and have dependable and durable sawmill machinery. LT15 POWER – Simple, affordable, and sturdy The LT15 POWER (Photo …

Editor’s pickVanachai orders OSB dryer from Dieffenbacher

13-08-2018
Vanachai, Dieffenbacher, Southeast Asia, Drum Dryer

Image: Project meeting in Bangkok. From left to right: Holger Ries (Sales Manager, Dieffenbacher), Phumsakdi Chullavallibha (Assistant Managing Director, Vanachai), Apichai Boonsawang (Project Engineer, Vanachai), Pitsanupong Ruxpakawong (Project Engineer, Vanachai), Alexander Hoffmann (Managing Director, Maier). After the particleboard and MDF …

Editor’s pickThe secret to achieving factory automation

02-08-2018
Wood, Woodworking, Industry, Baumer, Factory, Automation, Asia

From left: Tim Battke, Area Manager Sales & Engineering of Baumer Inspection, and Stefan Bickert, Managing Director of Baumer Inspection Surface inspection system helps to detect defects on various surfaces according to the user’s requirement. As industrial automation continues to develop rapidly, the demand for quality standards in the …