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Canfor expanding plant in Georgia

Leading producer of lumber in Canada, Canfor Southern Pine, will expand its plant in Moultrie, Georgia, United States (U.S.), with a US$28 million investment. According to the Woodworking Network, the expansion will create 60 new jobs in construction, 30 in supporting roles, and an additional 10 at the mill. In preparation for the expansion, the …


Sylvawood 2018

Singapore: Khoo Teck Puat Hospital wins inaugural Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic …

Organised by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), the very first Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award was awarded to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH), located in Singapore. Hosted at the Greenbuild Expo in Boston, United States (U.S.), the award was presented to KTPH and CPG Consultants Pte Ltd in recognition of the innovative and …


VIFA WOODMAC 2018

Market update for global lumber markets

America and Canada According to the Western Wood Products Association, lumber consumption in the United States (U.S.) did not change very much over the first eight months of 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016. But there was, however, an increase in demand in the third quarter of this year that was met with higher domestic production in …


Georgia steps up sustainable forest management efforts

Georgia is one step closer to achieving its national forestry goals, as well as the commitments under Forest Europe and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is working with the UNECE, UN FAO and German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) to strengthen sustainable forest management. The project “Accountability Systems …


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WMF 2016 - Exhibitor Interview: Mr. Piergiorgio Franca, Chief Executive Officer of Biesse China 专訪比雅斯中国首席执行官Piergiorgio Franca先生

1.「智能制造」成为制造业的热点,针对这一形式,比雅斯如何应对中国市场需求? 
Piergiorgio Franca先生:自2014年起,智能制造在全球都显得非常重要,比雅斯致力在中国市场成为行业领导者。正因为此,我们来到到中国,并努力拓展中国市场。比雅斯为中国制造企业提供可以满足客户多样化需求的生产解决方案。就家具生产和设计而言,比雅斯设备拥有高灵活性和多样性,可以协助改善生产技术,让企业在国内外更具竞争力。

Homag: Drilling and dowelling – ABD 260 Optimat

Drilling and dowelling – more efficient than ever before

CNC Drilling and dowel inserting machine - always keeping a tight grip on everything
• Incredibly fast drilling and dowel insertion
• 8 clamping cylinders keep a tight grip on wokrpieces
• Flexible handling due to lowerable center stop
• SORB TECH machine bed - heavy and sturdy

Kuang Yung: MRS-610M Optimizing Movable Rip Saw

• Choice of 1-6 movable blades
• Extra large 450 / 610 mm cutting width
• Optimizing cut function
•  American designed and developed scan system which has decades of experience since the first system made in 1996
• Worldwide success with more than 200 sets sold in the USA, Europe and Asia.
• Easy to operate, learn, update and maintain with multi-language window operating system such as English and Chinese.
• Rip 10 - 12  lumbers (3.6m each) per minute. (The results may vary according to operator performance, timber length and feeding speed)
• A 7 -10% increase in yield compared to conventional multiple rip saw