LIGNA 2019: Number one platform for the wood-based industries

– Special showcases supercharge tradeshow offering   Hannover, Germany. The upcoming LIGNA, which runs from 27 to 31 May 2019, is not just a place for discovering the latest innovations, closing deals and networking. As well as its wealth of exhibits from around the world, the trade show features a large number of special showcases for all areas of the wood processing and woodworking industries.   LIGNA.Forum Next year’s show marks the premiere of the LIGNA.FORUM, a presentation forum in Hall 11 that will provide in-depth coverage of the key LIGNA focus themes as well as topical issues relevant to…

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Perspectives and Challenges of the Woodworking Industries in Europe

The 1 st Seminar of the joint project between the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois), the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) and the European Panel Federation (EPF) Perspectives and Challenges of the Woodworking Industries in Europe, took place on 7 December 2017, in Oporto. It was hosted by the Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries, AIMMP, member of CEI-Bois. The project focuses on challenges faced and solutions offered by the Woodworking Industries and aimed at developing common opinion and deriving recommendations to the companies and workers involved, so that a real practical on-the-ground effect of this…


Design meets digital. The new machine generation from HOMAG

Since end of March HOMAG presents itself with a completely new appearance – with a new logo, a new look and a modern machine design. In line with the motto “Design meets digital,” all HOMAG machines are now even more intuitive to use and feature modern and unique designs. The machines and plants can now also be networked easily and quickly using the tapio ecosystem. The user decides for themselves if and when this function will be used. Through the advanced, function-oriented design, machine operation becomes a unique experience and the company’s innovative capabilities which are unleashed by the machine…