Panels & Furniture Asia July/August 2022


Making timber trade in Lower Mekong forests more sustainable
Forests in the Lower Mekong region have been exploited for profiteering, facing issues such as overlogging and land conversion. To tackle this problem and encourage responsible sustainable timber trade, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has teamed up with the United Nations (UN) to form the FSC x UN-REDD Lower Mekong Initiative.

“An advanced economy with a strong tradition”: Biesse Group expands to Japan
Biesse Group will be establishing a new premise in Osaka, Japan to strengthen its presence across the country. Daniele Campetella, managing director of Biesse Group Asia and Biesse China, shares more about it.

BIFA Wood Vietnam 2022
Held from 8-11 Aug 2022 at the WTC Binh Duong New City Expo, the BIFA Wood Vietnam trade exhibition is back to explore the latest trends and machineries in the wood and woodworking industry in Binh Duong, Vietnam. To glimpse at what some of the exhibiting companies is featuring, turn to page 54.