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Canfor extends temporary BC curtailment

Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) has recently announced that it will be extending its temporary curtailment at sawmills in British Columbia (BC) and will be reducing operating hours at some sawmills throughout Q1 2019. This decision is due to a continuing decline in lumber prices, in addition to high log costs and log supply constraints. The …


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Weinig Group strengthens Voitsberg production site

Precise, efficient and flexible: the new CNC center is an investment in the future of Holz-Her As part of its long-term growth strategy, the Weinig Group has installed a state-of-the-art processing center at the production site of its subsidiary Holz-Her. For this purpose, a new 1,000 sqm extension hall was built in Voitsberg, Austria. The total …


SGS in Hong Kong secures long-term capability to certify composite wood …

SGS in Hong Kong has become the first Third-Party Certifier (TPC) to be accredited by the Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) – an award which secures its long-term capability for the testing and certification of composite wood products for the U.S. market. The Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) is an Accreditation Body (AB) …


LIGNA 2019: Wood Industry Summit

The Wood Industry Summit will be in its third season at LIGNA 2019, which runs from 27 to 31 May in Hannover, Germany. Staged in Hall 26 and themed "Access to Resources and Technology", the summit is a well-established showcase for the forestry and wood industries. It is organized by Deutsche Messe in conjunction with the German Forestry …


Biesse at Ligna 2019: 50 years of innovation

Six thousand square metres of 4.0 innovation at the Biesse stand at Ligna 2019. Robots and a range of solutions for panel handling, software, IoT solutions, digital services and the best technologies for wood processing on the market. Biesse is set to make its presence felt at Ligna 2019, displaying the results of many years of investment in …


ANDRITZ to upgrade thermo ground wood line at Melhoramentos Florestal, Brazil

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Melhoramentos Florestal to supply a high-consistency bleaching and wet lap system with a capacity of 125 admt/d to upgrade the existing thermo ground wood line at Fazenda Levantina Camanducaia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of …


APA releases updated wall bracing calculator

The Engineered Wood Association has updated its Wall Bracing Calculator. The tool, designed to simplify the design of residential structures, has been amended to include the 2018 International …


Woodworking Machinery Fair in 2019 again connects upstream and downstream in …

The Shanghai International Furniture Machinery & Woodworking Machinery Fair (WMF) has achieved great success in 2018. Exhibitors and buyers found the fair fruitful where they could see upstream and downstream enterprises in furniture and woodworking industry gathering at the same platform. In view of that, WMF will be held again on 8-11 …


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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