Editor’s pickDieffenbacher supplies MDF plant to Panel Plus in Thailand

Representatives from Panel Plus, the Mitr Phol Group and Dieffenbacher at the contract signing. From left: Mr Reaz Sheriff, Managing Director of Panel Plus; Holger Ries, Sales Manager, Dieffenbacher; Ms Amporn Kanjanakumnerd, COO of the Mitr Phol Group; Mr Christian Dieffenbacher, a Member of the Dieffenbacher Management Board; Mr Teerapol Prakitchaiwatana, Technic and Product Development …

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First PEFC-certified building goes up in Finland

Scandinavia celebrated its first building awarded with PEFC project certification as Mäihä, a wooden apartment block, was unveiled at the Seinäjoki Housing Fair in Finland this July. Lakea Oy, the company responsible for the construction of the building, received a PEFC certificate at a special ceremony before the start of the …

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Raute to supply new LVL line to Steico worth EUR 17.5m

Raute will supply Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) production equipment to Steico Społka z o.o., the Polish subsidiary of German timber construction systems and wood fiber insulation manufacturer Steico SE. The order, worth EUR 17.5 million, is Steico’s second LVL line at the Czarna Woda location in Poland. The scope of supply comprises a …

MTCC's launches award to recognise academic excellence in students

This year, to recognise outstanding undergraduate students in forestry-related courses in Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) launched its inaugural MTCC Academic Award.  “The MTCC Academic Award aims to promote academic excellence by acknowledging …

Global NGOs appeal to Japan to stop illegal timber trade

Environmental activists have appealed to Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, to address weaknesses in its new law, in keeping with its international commitments to halt the trade in illegal timber. In a joint letter, 18 international NGOs highlighted weaknesses in Japan’s new law intended to stop the trade in illegal …

Tomi Halmes joins Lunawood as area manager

Lunawood, an innovative pioneer in the thermal modification of wood, welcomes Tomi Halme as area manager for China and Hong Kong starting September where he will report to Sales Director Sami Kivistö. Under his new role, Halme will be responsible for increasing sales in China and Hong Kong.   Halme has a strong and versatile …

Eleven million tons of wood pellets to ship from U.S. and Europe with signed …

In one of the largest shipping agreements in Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S's (NORDEN) 145-year history, the global independent shipping company has signed a cotnract with Enviva family of companies to transport 11 million tons of wood pellets from U.S. to Europe. ”Enviva is the world’s largest producer of wood pellets and we are proud …

Pfleiderer Group announces 1H/2016 results

The Pfleiderer Group earned revenues of EUR 489.3 million in the first half of 2016, slightly below the level posted in the same period last year (EUR 497.5 million). Revenues were negatively …


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