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2018

Canfor extends temporary BC curtailment

17-12-2018

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 …

Editor’s pickSCM revolutionises the world of Nesting

14-12-2018

SCM will be hosting from the 31st January through to 2nd February 2019, in the Technology Center of its Rimini Headquarters, an Open House event named“Smart&Human Factory” for the launch of a new, advanced production model, with digital and automation systems designed to enable advanced man-machine interaction and 360-degree …

Weinig Group strengthens Voitsberg production site

14-12-2018

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 …

Editor’s pickEnd-of-show report on LIGNA.Conference 2018 in Guangzhou

12-12-2018

Attendees were unanimous that the conference gave a clear and compelling overview of the challenges currently facing the woodworking and timber processing industries, providing a quality roundup of the latest approaches and developments in digitization, automation, IoT platforms and product individualization. Over the course of two busy, …

LIGNA 2019: Wood Industry Summit

07-12-2018

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 …

Editor’s pickBiesse Group is 50 this year

06-12-2018

 Biesse Group celebrates 50 years of Innovation and Technology, remembering half a century of history and success, with an irrepressible focus on the future. In 1969, Biesse machines revolutionised the furniture market, with solutions that served to set new technological standards in the industry. In just a few years, the company became an …

Biesse at Ligna 2019: 50 years of innovation

06-12-2018

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 …

Editor’s pickBernhardt Design introduces Pedersen lounge chair by Thomas Pedersen

05-12-2018

Pushing the boundaries of technology to create eclectic, innovative designs for contemporary environments, Thomas Pedersen makes his American debut with the Pedersen lounge chair for Bernhardt Design.  Pedersen strives to blend experimental ideas with exceptional ergonomics to develop the best possible solutions. The Danish designer first …