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Wood Machinery’s Besonen named WMIA chairman

30-04-2019
Woodworking Machinery Industry Association

The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) has elected a new slate of officers to lead the association for the next two years. Jim Besonen, president of Wood Machinery Systems, Inc., Minnetonka, Minnesota, was elected chairman of the board at the association’s annual member meeting during the 2019 Woodworking Industry Conference …

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 …

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 pickAn overview of the global forest industry in 2018’s second quarter

01-10-2018
Global forest industry, Q2/18

On the global timber market, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.4 per cent in 2Q/18. This was the first quarter-on-quarter decline since the fourth quarter of 2016. Sawlog prices fell all over the world in US dollar terms except for in North America, where prices in 2Q/18 went up 3.3 per cent from the previous quarter, and up a staggering …