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Siempelkamp has announced that over 200 of its Prod-IQ systems are sold, with Turkish wood-based panel producer Orma having ordered the 40th unit of Prod-IQ manufacturing execution system (MES) and Pavatex having ordered the 41th unit.With the Prod-IQ MES system, Siempelkamp provides plant operators with a digital system that...
Altendorf has announced the certification of HAND GUARD by the German Wood and Metal Trade Association (BGHM) with the German “GS” seal of tested safety, which means that up to 120 reportable accidents per month in Germany in connection with sliding table saws can be almost completely prevented with...
Fagus-GreCon has launched a new intelligent extinguishing module, the GreCon IEM, with sensors integrated to improve the facilities’ operating safety by integrated early wear recognition.According to a press release by the company, small leaks can be detected automatically and reported to the control centre, thus informing the facility's operator...
Threespine™ is a tool-and-hardware-free click technology used in furniture assembly, taking away the need for nails, dowels and glue to assemble the panels. Instead, it uses a tongue-and-groove principle with a flexible glass-fibre re-enforced plastic insert as the key feature that locks the panels together.Adapted from the floor locking...
At the end of 2021, Leitz was awarded the Innovation Award of the Eastern Württemberg Chamber of Industry and Commerce, for the development of the flexTrim3 automatic profile changing system.The Innovation Award judged the flexTrim3 automatic profile changing system based on the evaluation criterion of economic efficiency, originality, chance...
With forest areas declining worldwide and wood resources becoming scarcer and consequently more expensive, it is important to sustainably and economically use raw timber resources by turning them into wood-based materials. The potential for this responsible and economical use of wood can be found in the size reduction technology...
By Dr Ralf Schelbach, vice president of Asia Pacific Jowat Group; Sebastian Schaefers, general director of Jowat Vietnam; and Andreas Weymann, Tim Rosenthal, and Marius Misch, product managers of Jowat SEThe ongoing pandemic and changes in consumer behavior have created many challenges for panel and furniture manufacturers around the...
Recognising the advantages of an owl’s wing structure, Leuco implements this concept into the design of its new generation of jointing cutters. The Leuco airFace surface is featured on the entire tool body of the jointing cutter, and allows the principal effect of the gullet with the “owl wing...
Manufacturers who invests in modern machine technology today wants to unlock the full potential of their production environment. Manufacturers of furniture, components and prefabricated houses often face the same questions: Am I making full use of my production capacity? On what machines is there potential to be more efficient?...
The Korean wood-based panel producer Dongwha is "very satisfied" with its new Siempelkamp plant after a record-breaking ramp-up curve. Only 6 weeks after the first board was produced, the plant was accepted by the customer, and it is already producing with more than 20% above the output guaranteed in...