Machinery News

  • Forestry
  • June 16, 2016 11:44

KWF-Tagung 2016 concludes successfully

The 17th KWF-Tagung ended on June 12. Around 51,000 visitors came to the trade fair grounds in Roding over four days. 551 exhibitors from 24 countries confirmed the reputation of the KWF-Tagung as the world’s largest event for forestry technology this year. ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 15, 2016 13:04

Deutsche Messe enters Mexican market with majority stake in Magna ExpoMueblera

Effective 8 June 2016, Deutsche Messe has acquired a majority stake in Magna ExpoMueblera in a key move that expands its footprint in the Americas trade fair market. The acquisition gives Deutsche Messe a presence in Mexico to match its lineup in the USA, Canada and Brazil... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 14, 2016 14:02

Forest machinery statistics shows stable sales figures for Germany

At the 17th KWF-Tagung in Roding, Germany the Kuratorium für Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik e.V. (KWF; Association for Forestry Work and Forestry Technology) presented the statistics for forestry machinery in Germany and Austria. The numbers for 2015 were mixed. In Germany, nearly as many new large-scale machines for professional forestry use were sold overall as in the previous year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 14, 2016 09:25

British Woodworking Federation joins CTI

The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) has announced that the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has joined the organisation... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 10, 2016 12:15

LIGNA 2017 to put forestry technology on center stage

LIGNA, the world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry, is gearing up for its 2017 season (22 to 26 May) with a new, more visitor-centric layout of themes. “LIGNA is the technology trade show for the forestry and wood energy industries. It is where users of woodworking and timber processing technology meet suppliers... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 10, 2016 08:10

Xylexpo 2016 brings good sales for Biesse

At the close of the 2015 financial year, Biesse announced outstanding results. This year, atXylexpo, the biennial trade fair dedicated to technologies for processing wood and components for the furniture industry, the company provided further confirmation of its astounding growth for 2016... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 07, 2016 07:25

Siempelkamp delivers particleboard plant for Borg Manufacturing in Australia

Borg Manufacturing Pty. Ltd., an Australian producer of melamine-laminated boards, has ordered a new Siempelkamp particleboard plant for its Oberon location. Moreover, Borg has ordered a retrofitting concept from Siempelkamp... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • June 06, 2016 16:20

Hekotek to deliver pellet plant equipment in Belarus

A pellet plant with 30 thousand tonnes annual capacity from Borisov (Belarus), owned by Swoods Export, will double its capacity. The plant was put into operation at the beginning of 2015 and its equipment was delivered and started-up by Hekotek.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 31, 2016 13:31

XYLEXPO 2016: Number of visitors increased by 14.2%

A significant result that reaffirms Xylexpo’s position among the most important exhibitions in the wood technology and wood-based materials industry... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 25, 2016 08:20

Biesse acquires Uniteam

Biesse S.p.A. has today signed a contract for the acquisition of 100% of the Italian Uniteam S.p.A. - Thiene (VI). Since 1991, Uniteam has specialised in the design and production of numerically controlled multi-axis work centres designed specifically for the wood construction sector... [more...]

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