UL EHS Sustainability Named CDP Gold Software Partner

UL’s PURE platform has been named as a Gold level CDP Software Partner. This marks the eighth consecutive year that UL’s sustainability software has been awarded the honour. The company is one of just three software providers to have Gold level status, CDP’s highest ranking for an accredited software provider. “We’re …

Sylvawood 2018

Global softwood lumber prices continue to climb

Global softwood lumber prices continued undisrupted two-year climb in the 1Q/18 with faster growth seen in North America than in the Nordic countries, Russia and China, according to Wood Resource Quarterly. Lumber markets – North America After softwood lumber consumption in the US peaked at a ten-year high in 2017, demand dropped in early …


Export prices of plywood further increase in Sarawak

Sarawak’s major timber companies gain as prices in export plywood products to key market Japan continue climbing. Export prices for Sarawak plywood products to Japan have increase more than 10 per cent since late last year and are anticipated to continue the upwards trend. Sarawak’s top plywood manufacturer and exporter, Miri-based …

FSC Asia Pacific Business Forum 2018 to be held in Mumbai, India

FSC Asia Pacific is delighted to announce that the FSC Asia Pacific BusinessForum 2018 is set to take place from 25th to 26th September 2018 at The Hyatt Regency in Mumbai, India. Titled “Promoting Responsible Value Chains in Forest Products with Brands and Retailers”, this year’s forum will focus on the increasing importance of …

Despite lumber prices at a record high, British Columbia loggers struggle

Lumber prices may be at a record high, but logging contractors continue to struggle to survive, says British Columbia(B.C.)’s main harvester group. Following a recently completed review of logging contractor sustainability, members of the Truck Loggers Association are hoping for quick action by the B.C. government to make …

Papua New Guinea's forest products seeing growth

Increase in downstream processing of products from the forest sector such as sawn timber and veneer sheets or plyboards is observed in PAPUA New Guinea, says Forestry Minister Douglas Tomuriesa. He said performance in the sector has been healthy in the past four years and the export of downstream products sees an increase from 8 per cent to 21 …

IFMAC 2018


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

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

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