The Philippines’ wood industry can become leading wood supplier with more …

The Philippines could be a leading supplier of wood if the industry were opened up to investment in tree farming as an alternative to cutting down standing forests, the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) said. “One million hectares can produce something like 300 million cubic metres of wood, so we can be a global superpower in …

Malaysian Wood Expo 2019

Spain launches new National Forest Stewardship Standard

The new FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Spain will take effect from 15 January 2020. The standard has been developed by a chamber-balanced standard development group using a multi-stakeholder process, including three public consultations. This new standard applies to all forest types and it includes the certification of forest …

Weyerhaeuser announced sale of Michigan timberlands

Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the largest private owners of timberlands in the world has announced last month the sale of over half a million acres in the state of Michigan, including land in Ontonagon County, reported Daily Global, a daily in Michigan. The company said that it was selling its 555,000 acres in Michigan to Lyme Great Lakes Holding …

Accsys Technologies appoints Robert Harris as CEO

Accsys Technologies PLC appoints Robert (Rob) Harris as CEO of Accsys with effect from 20 November 2019. Rob brings significant experience from across several industrial sectors, including chemicals, oil, metals, renewables and speciality products. Rob initially spent nearly 20 years with BP PLC and Exxon-Mobil. Most recently, Rob was CEO, Europe …

Segezha Group expands plywood product range

Segezha Group of Forestry Companies (part of Sistema JSFC) continues to expand the assortment of large-format birch plywood. The new products in the plywood segment include: Segezha Creative (laminated plywood with colour films), Segezha Art (painting-ready plywood that does not need priming), Segezha ClearPly (plywood with transparent and …

Japan’s wooden window imports increased by 18 per cent in August

The steady rise in Japan’s imports of wooden windows which began in May this year came to an end as August imports dropped almost 11 per cent month-on-month. However, compared to August 2018, there was an increase of about 18 per cent, reported ITTO. The top three shippers in August were China (44 per cent of imports), the U.S. (20 per …

EPF calls for a suspension of new VOC requirements for panels in Germany

The Single Market is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of the European Union. It unites 28 countries and 500 million citizens, allowing goods to flow seamlessly within the territory. Common rules have allowed consumers to benefit greatly from scale, especially in the field of construction products. It is therefore with great …


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

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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