SWISS KRONO commissions first board at Menznau site

Celebration of the first board. From left: Mauro Capozzo, CEO, SWISS KRONO AG; Christian Dieffenbacher, member of the Management Board, Dieffenbacher. SWISS KRONO celebrated the birth of their first …

Steinert Co., Ltd - VietnamWood 2017

Georgia-Pacific invests in a new lumber facility, creating a hundred jobs

Georgia-Pacific Lumber announced that they would be building a new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama, United States (U.S.). Construction on the US$100 million, 300,000ft² (27,870m²), technologically advanced plant has already begun, and is expected to open in late 2018. Once it is fully operational, the plant will employ …

ArchXpo 2017

The value of planted trees in a nutshell

To understand the importance of forests, the Brazilian Tree Industry breaks down the details of science in the form of an infographic. Specifically, it suggests that "analysis and management of micro-watersheds allow us to understand the water conditions in specific regions, and how human actions in the landscape affect quantity and quality of …

CIFOR: Forest loss may lead to more hurricanes

According to emerging theories, the world’s standing forests may be protecting continents against cyclonic storms, such as hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones. But as these forests disappear, scientists anticipate more frequent and more destructive storms. Recent research conducted in collaboration with the Center for International Forestry …

Forest fires in Canada affect even far-flung Prince Edward Island

None thought that the forest fires in British Columbia (B.C.) on one end of Canada would have any impact whatsoever on Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.), sitting unobtrusively on the other end of the sprawling nation. But the fires combined with lumber export tariffs imposed by the United States (U.S.) have certainly made themselves felt on the Island …

Post-Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey, prices of lumber expected to rise

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, prices increased. Now, with Hurricane Irma having blown over the United States (U.S.) weeks after Hurricane Harvey, plans and projects to rebuild are well underway, and lumber and plywood are experiencing a surge of pricing across the U.S. “The reality is when a hurricane hits or is intended to hit landfall, …

Sylvawood 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