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Canfor Announces Additional Capacity Reductions in BC

Vancouver, BC, Canada – Today Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced further capacity reductions at two of its British Columbia sawmills with an indefinite curtailment at its Mackenzie sawmill and the permanent elimination of one shift at its Isle Pierre sawmill. The indefinite curtailment at Mackenzie, which is effective immediately, is …


Australian Paper and SUEZ Appoint SMBC as Financial Advisor

Australian Paper and SUEZ have joined forces with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) as an important next step towards a $600 million Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in the Latrobe Valley. SMBC has been appointed Financial Advisor to the project, bringing significant EfW sector experience and a global perspective …


Ghana Signs Agreement with World Bank to Cut Carbon Emissions and Reduce …

Ghana - with one of the highest deforestation rates in Africa – has become the third country to sign a landmark agreement with the World Bank that rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.   Ghana’s five-year Emission Reductions Payment Agreement (ERPA) with the Forest Carbon …


SCM at the Forefront of Change at AWFS

Once again, the leader for secondary woodworking technologies SCM is to play a key role at AWFS, boosted by its continuous and significant growth. The Group's turnover exceeded 700 million Euro at …


Universal’s Parent Company Buys Stake in Vietnam Plant

DONG NAI PROVINCE, Vietnam – Samson Holding Ltd., the parent company of case goods and upholstery resource Universal Furniture, is acquiring a majority ownership position in one of the largest furniture plants in Vietnam for $32.5 million. The company announced it has acquired a 70% stake in the Timber Inds. furniture plant in …


Malaysia: Plywood Production Threatened by Declining Log Supplies and Rising …

Meranti regular log prices in Sarawak jumped to US$320 per cu m (free on board) from about US$300 per cu m after Sabah stopped the timber export. Meranti regular is Sarawak’s main export timber species. “This (price) is almost an unacceptable level for users in Japan.  The JLR is a trade journal on the Japanese market …


7.4 Million Seedlings Being Dispatched from Forestry Corporation of NSW’s …

More than seven million pine seedlings are being dispatched from Forestry Corporation of NSW’s Blowering Nursery near Tumut, Australia, this winter, which is one of the largest crops since the nursery began producing containerised seedlings a little over a decade ago.   Phil Green, Plantation Improvement Manager, said the 7.4 million …


German Sawmillers Call for Action to Curb Log Exports to China

Germany’s main sawmilling association has called for customs and tax changes to reduce the high volumes of logs being exported to China. Lars Schmidt, managing director of the Federal Association of the German Sawmilling and Wood Industry (DeSH), also said German log availability was being impacted for nature conservation rules. Data …


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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