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Forest industry posts trade surplus of more than USD 4 billion in H1

The forest industry gained a trade surplus of more than US$4 billion (SGD 5.4 billion) in the first six months of this year, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The export value of forest products in the period reached nearly $5.3 billion (SGD 7.2 billion), up nearly 20 per …


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ANDRITZ receives long-term maintenance and service contract for Arauco’s MAPA …

ANDRITZ has been chosen as the maintenance and service partner for Arauco’s MAPA project in Chile. The long-term ANDRITZ SYNERGY™ service agreement covers the entire mill, including all pre-engineering, commissioning, start-up and integral maintenance there as well as supply of spare and wear parts and after-sales service. The service …


Lenzing to invest 100 million Euros to reduce carbon emissions; first milestone …

The Lenzing Group, a recognised leader in climate action, member of the CEO Climate Leaders Group of the World Economic Forum and a signatory to the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, will drastically reduce its CO2 footprint. The Lenzing Group will invest EUR 100 million over the coming years to reduce carbon emissions …


Additional factory support for Australia

Tigercat is pleased to announce that Damien Ambrose has been appointed to the position of product support representative for Australia. Based in Tumut, New South Wales, Damien is joining Tigercat …


New Sydney Metro Northwest Stations Built Using 100 per cent Responsibly …

Metro station canopies and multi-story parking façades recently completed as part of the Sydney Metro Northwest project have been constructed with 100 per cent responsibly sourced timber, according to certification body SCS Global Services (SCS). The wood used at seven stations has been certified by SCS under Programme for the Endorsement …


Timber construction to upskill workers

The Australian construction industry needs to focus more on industry skilling and the enabling of modern construction enterprise capability, a leading construction industry expert has warned. Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Smart Modern Construction at Western Sydney University David Chandler told the 2019 Timber Offsite Construction …


Komatsu Forestry launches new models at SkogsNolia

Komatsu Forestry has launched an upgraded product range at forestry expo SkogsNolia, with the majority of the machines new. The machines are equipped with a brand-new engine installation conforming to the latest emission legislation. The new, future-proof control system, MaxiXT, was also launched. The company presented a number of quality …


Finnish birch takes on an entirely new look in Helsinki–Vantaa’s West Pier …

The West Pier of Helsinki–Vantaa Airport is now open to travellers. The interior of the forest-themed terminal features reliefs made from Finnish wood and birch panels utilising graphics that have been created in a unique way.  Competition between airports is constantly growing and several European airports have major …


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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