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Hoa Mai 2019 furniture design competition

22-10-2018
Hoa Mai 2019 furniture design competition, Handicraft and Woodworking Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA), American Hardwood Export Council

By Michael Buckley, Counselor to HAWA Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam -- Sixteen years after the Handicraft and Woodworking Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) launched its first furniture design completion Hoa Mai, the 2018-2019 competition was launched in October. Platinum sponsor is the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) which has …

4th edition of North Africa Wood and Woodworking machinery show to be held on 30 Nov to 3 Dec 2018

19-09-2018
North Africa Wood and Woodworking machinery show, Cairo, Egypt, November

The North Africa Wood and Woodworking machinery show is back for the fourth edition on 30 November to 3 December, 2018 in Cairo International Convention &Exhibition Center, Egypt. Over 175 companies from the entire Wood & Woodworking Machinery spectrum are expected to showcase their new products and innovations with 10,000+ …

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 …

SCM, the Innovation Hub at International Woodworking Fair

20-08-2018
SCM Solutions, International Woodworking Fair, IWF, Industry 4.0, Maestro connect, robotic integration

SCM Solutions will be at Booths 4000 - 8500. THe International Woodworking Fair will be held at Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta, from 22 to 25 August 2018. With an above-average double-digit growth rate in the North American woodworking machines market, SCM, the leader for secondary woodworking technologies, plays a key role at …

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 …

Editor’s pickBinh Duong in the beginning

31-07-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Furniture, Wood, Woodworking, Industry, Market

Leader of the pack Word around the industry is that Mr Seven Lee ventures to places where no one dares, but when he steps out, everyone else quickly follows. In this case, Vietnam in 1992. “And then they all come and build bigger, better factories and now I’m the smallest player here,” he jests. Mr Lee is, of course, being …

Editor’s pickBIFA Wood Vietnam: In the heart of Vietnam's Furniture Manufacturing Cluster

26-07-2018
Vietnam, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Furniture, Wood, Panels, Timber, Market, Export, Wood Industry, Woodworking, Southeast Asia, Growth

Vietnam’s woodworking industry is seeing significant growth in recent years. Just last year alone, the industry saw a revenue of US$8 billion, a 10 per cent growth from US$7.3 billion in 2016. The country’s phenomenal growth in the last decade has made it a serious contender to overtake China as the world’s manufacturing …

Editor’s pickThoughts from Tauberbischofsheim

21-05-2017
Weinig, Tauberbischofsheim, woodworking, machinery

Michael Weinig AG showroom in Tauberbischofsheim, Germany   By Lee Zhuomin From the land that gave the world luxury automobiles, eau de cologne, Riesling and the delicious black forest cake, almost everything German is a stamp of quality and assurance. The country has a reputation for no-nonsense efficiency and discipline, from which …