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Editor’s pickWoodworking machines market to grow by US$679.38 million amid ongoing recession

04-01-2021
Woodworking machinery, manufacturing, machinery, COVID-19, study

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Woodworking Machines Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) The new woodworking machines market research from Technavio indicates neutral growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads. "One of the primary growth drivers for this market is the …

Editor’s pickGlobal forest industry rides out tumultuous year

23-12-2020
market, trend, covid-19, global, wood, pulp, biomass

Wood Resources International has published a report on the global forest industry, outlining the key fluctuations and trends within the timber, pulpwood, pulp, lumber and wood biomass sectors. Here are their findings: Global Timber Markets Strong lumber sales and a weakening US dollar moved sawlog prices upward in many markets worldwide in …

Indonesia's panel sector hard hit by COVID-19 pandemic

18-11-2020
Indonesia, panel, market, COVID-19

The Indonesian Wood Panel Association (Apkindo) has said the Indonesian wood panel industry has been hard hit by the impact of the pandemic and forecasts that production this year will be down by nearly a quarter. Panel production in the first nine months of the year fell 24% to 2.35 million cubic metres. Adding to the concern of Apkindo is the …

Editor’s pickLIGNA.21 postponed to September 2021

10-11-2020
LIGNA, Germany, covid-19, trade show, exhibition, postponement

LIGNA.21 goes into autumn, postponing its original event date from May to 27 September to 1 October 2021. Following intensive reflections and discussions, and in view of the current developments in the global incidence of infections in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Deutsche Messe and the German association VDMA have jointly decided to …

Editor’s pickAcimall: Partial improvement in Italian wood and furniture technology industry in 2020 Q3

27-10-2020
Acimall, woodworking technology, wood manufacturing, economy, COVID-19

Acimall, the association of Italian woodworking machinery and tools manufacturers, has reported the figures for the July-September 2020 period and what's happening in the wood and furniture technology segment of the Italian mechanical engineering industry. In general, orders of machinery and tools for wood and furniture are recording a …

Editor’s pickMalaysian International Furniture Fair concludes first-ever virtual exhibition

01-10-2020
Malaysia, exhibition, COVID-19, digital event, MIFF, Furniverse

Southeast Asia’s largest furniture trade show, the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) has concluded its first-ever virtual exhibition, MIFF Furniverse, which was held throughout the month of August 2020. Aimed to connect global furniture markets with real-time trade opportunities, the inaugural online exhibition consisted of …

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