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Editor’s pickTechnology transforming the industry

02-11-2018
Technology, transforming, industry

Solving rural producers’ challenges and improving productivity through technology will be key themes at next year’s MobileTECH 2019. Now in its 7th year, MobileTECH will once again bring together the leaders, tech developers, industry corporates and early adopters to Rotoura, New Zealand. “While we have seen some great advances …

Stora Enso the first in the forest industry to utilise augmented reality and 5G technology in mill maintenance

25-09-2018
Stora Enso, augmented reality, 5G technology, mill maintenance

Stora Enso has been developing augmented reality (AR) and 5G technology solutions together with Telia. The utilisation of augmented reality was first tested at Stora Enso’s Oulu mill where real-time information is being used in mill maintenance.  The application of augmented reality and virtual models will in the future enable the more …

Ponsse expands factory

13-09-2018
Ponsse, factory, expansion, smart storage technology

The factory investment is the largest in Ponsse’s history, expanding the production facilities from 2,700 m2 to 4,000 m2. The investment means a leap forward in terms of production technology. The new factory uses new smart storage technology that enables a smooth flow of components to production lines. This has significantly increased …

Editor’s pickLIGNA 2019 will focus on smart surface technologies for stunning surfaces

07-09-2018
LIGNA 2019, smart surface technologies, digitisation, individualisation, automation, integrated woodworking, customised solutions, access to resources and technology

Next year, from the 27th to the 31st of May, LIGNA will showcase the full spectrum of innovations from providers of woodworking and wood processing technologies. The show will feature comprehensive coverage of the latest surface finishing trends and technologies, including haptic, matt and glossy surfaces, digital and decorative gravure printing …

Editor’s pickAn extraordinary building material

27-08-2018
Building materials, extraordinary, wood technology

Image credited to Jeremy Bitterman Known as one of the most brilliant building materials, wood is also the go-to favourite of many architects around the world, bringing an element of aesthetic, and practical and structural value to buildings in a number of versatile ways. With different techniques ranging from prefabricated wood to raw …

Editor’s pickGreenpanel Doors: Shaping homes

03-08-2018
Greenpanel, Door, India, Technology, Wood

One of India’s largest interior infrastructure brand and the pioneers of MDF ( Medium Density Fibre board’s ) in India – GREENPANEL, have recently introduced a new range of  Doors.  GREENPANEL DOORS are made using Quadra Pro Technology and have a thicker glue core. The solid wood filler in the door gives them superior …

Global technologies being showcased at WoodTECH 2018

27-07-2018
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, …

Editor’s pickIMAL presents its latest technology for MDF production

25-07-2018
IMAL, Dynasteam, Dynasteam press, IMAL FiberCam, MDF plant, fibre resination system, nanotechnology

  The Hi-Jet system designed by IMAL is a fibre resination system which injects resin into the blow line at 100 bar and over, and which has been in operation worldwide for several years now. This new technology has also been referred to as “nanotechnology” as the concept is principally based on the micronisation of glue lumps …

Editor’s pickSingaporean students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology identify new applications for Swedish pine

20-07-2018
Swedish wood, Singapore, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Swedish pine, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Wood3 by Pine Nordic, a group presenting on a smart interior solution for offices in China. (Photo credit: Swedish Wood) In collaboration with industry organisation Swedish Wood, 27 students on the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management programme at KTH, most of them from Singapore, were asked to develop applications for Swedish pine. …