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PEFC receives highest rating against ASEAN RAI guidelines

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has received the highest rating against the ASEAN Guidelines on Promoting Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture and Forestry (ASEAN RAI) launched on 3 November 2020. The ten guidelines of the ASEAN RAI are part of a broad range of initiatives aiming to ensure that investments …


Siempelkamp concludes negotiation with Works Council; cuts 136 jobs

After constructive and goal-oriented negotiations over the past weeks, the management of G. Siempelkamp GmbH & Co. KG and the Works Council have agreed on a reconciliation of interests for the employees of Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH and Siempelkamp Maschinenfabrik GmbH at the Krefeld location affected by the personnel …


FWPA and WoodSolutions Campus announce new online course "Timber Engineering"

Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA) builds the resources of WoodSolutions Campus with "Timber Engineering" – a new online course. Presented by timber engineering experts Jon Shanks and Geoff Boughton, the six modules offer engineers the opportunity to increase their knowledge so they can design and specify timber products with …


Tigercat offers sneak peek at prototype 865 logger

Prototype Tigercat 865 logger A purpose-built logger, the Tigercat 865 will offer many advantages over excavator conversions, including better service access, stronger swing torque and superior …


UK: Laing O’Rourke awarded Landsec's £195 million net zero carbon Timber …

Landsec and Laing O’Rourke have today signed a pre-construction services agreement (PCSA) for the final design and planning of the main construction of £195 million Timber Square development. A start date is yet to be confirmed for the scheme which comprises of circa 370,000 sq ft of mixed-use space, including 350,000 sq ft of grade …


West Fraser Timber to acquire Norbord Inc in C$4 billion deal

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser”) (TSX: WFT) and Norbord Inc. (“Norbord”) (TSX and NYSE: OSB) have announced their entrance into a strategic business combination pursuant to which West Fraser, a leading North American diversified wood products company, will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Norbord, …


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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