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With plans to strengthen Taiwan’s woodworking machinery industry, including digitalisation and boosting media presence, Joe Chang, the newly elected chairman of the Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association, has much in store to expand the industry domestically and internationally.By Yap Shi Quan"A rich heritage"The Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA) has been...
According to a press release by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), a record high has been achieved for US hardwood exports to India in 2021 as both the value and volume of hardwood lumber shipped to the country was more than double the previous high set in 2019....
In light of border control and quarantine measures, BIFA Wood Vietnam, one of the country’s leading wood and woodworking exhibition held in Binh Duong, Vietnam will be postponed to 8 - 11 August 2022.“Currently, Vietnam borders are still closed and quarantine is required upon arrival,” elaborated William Pang, co-organiser...
In response to the border control and ongoing pandemic, WOOD TAIWAN has launched a new online event, WOOD TAIWAN 2022 DigitalGo and Online Exhibition, a global event presented by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA).The event will feature WOODiscover - Factory Tour,...
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has released a statement that timber from Russia and Belarus is conflict timber. This is the PEFC International Board's response to the Russia government's and President Putin's "military aggression" against Ukraine, which is in "direct opposition" to the PEFC's values.Conflict...
In 2021, China’s GDP increased by 8.1% compared to the previous year, exceeding 110 trillion yuan (over €15 trillion). This economic growth demonstrates the potential of the Chinese economy and its resilience in a world turned upside down by the pandemic.In this context, China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) Guangzhou...
HOMAG Group reported that in order to focus their resources on R&D and production, they will be discontinuing in-house development and production of wide belt sanding machines, and instead, make available Karl Heesemann Maschinenfabrik solutions.HOMAG and Heesemann have been working together for several years, but it is only recently...
Headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnamese Kim Tin Group has commissioned Dieffenbacher to supply two medium-density fibreboard (MDF) plants, with a combined production capacity of 1 million m3 per year, for its sites in Chon Thanh, Binh Phuoc province and Dau Giay, Dong Nai province.Founded in 2000,...
HOMAG has released a new web app and "digital job folder", called productionManager, which gives every personnel in the workshop access to all information about each job in real time. It also makes the current status of individual components transparent for everyone involved.The productionManager is created in response to...
Leitz has launched a multifunctional tool system called ProfilCut Q, which comprises ProfilCut Q, ProfilCut Q Premium, ProfilCut Q PLUS, ProfilCut Q PLUS Premium and ProfilCut Q Diamond, suitable for the production of windows, doors or furniture, for batch-size-one productions as well as for the machining of high quantities...