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  • October 31, 2014 13:30

    Komatsu Forest is launching four brand new harvesters

    The four new harvesters are the Komatsu 901, the Komatsu 911, the Komatsu 931, and the Komatsu 951. Four new harvesters that include everything from completely new designs, a new cab with a damping option, and an eco-friendly Stage IV engine through a keyless system and a new media hub to a completely new hydraulic system with dual hydraulic circuits the like of which the market has never seen. The result is high production capacity and low fuel consumption per processed timber volume. "We've focused on the operator and made every effort to maximize production from every possible angle in a sustainable manner," Ettemo explains. "Not only is this our most extensive harvester launch ever, it's also the dawning of a brand new era," says Tobias Ettemo, Product Manager at Komatsu Forest. [more...]

  • October 24, 2014 10:56

    SCM Group marks an excellent start for ''Technology Days on Tour''

    A highly positive result for the first “Technology Days On Tour” event, a new SCM Group format which brings the group's technologies to customers by visiting key retailers, both in Italy and abroad. The first appointment in Brianza (Italy) at the Cantù-based retailers, Tomesani (2-4 October) marks the start of a calendar of events... [more...]

  • October 20, 2014 16:03

    Siempelkamp: Ten sold wood-based material production plants in 2014

    Including two new orders from Turkish wood-based material manufacturers, Siempelkamp has sold ten wood-based material production plants in 2014 to date. With this result, the machine builder has already reached the total number of orders received during the previous business year... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 14:18

    Dürr AG acquires HOMAG for €228 million

    Dürr has completed the majority acquisition of HOMAG Group AG, which had been announced on July 15, 2014. Dürr Technologies GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dürr AG, now holds 55.9% of HOMAG’s capital. A sum of € 228.1 million was paid for the acquisition. HOMAG is being fully consolidated within... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 08:43

    SPRINGER MiCROTEC increases market presence in North America

    The wood processing equipment manufacturer SPRINGER-MiCROTEC opens a new sales and service office in Vancouver, Canada... [more...]

  • October 14, 2014 14:14

    Timber Expo 2014: Most successful in its history

    The Timber Expo exhibition this year has proved the most successful in its four year history, according to organisers, with over 6,000 visitors to the show. "Timber Expo has grown year on year and this represents a 30% increase on the 2013 visitor numbers,” said Loretta Sale, event director... [more...]

  • October 10, 2014 16:20

    furniPRO Asia 2014 – Back for the second time, bigger and better!

    furniPRO Asia 2014 is the definitive international trade exhibition for the woodworking, furniture and panel production industries in ASEAN. Following the successful inaugural showcase in Singapore in 2012, furniPRO Asia 2014 returns to Singapore from 5–8 November 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre bigger and better, and promises to an exciting one-stop regional platform showcasing the latest innovations and technologies for the furniture manufacturing sector... [more...]

  • October 07, 2014 08:39

    Siempelkamp gets order from Akij Group, Bangladesh

    In March 2014 the Akij Group, Bangladesh, signed a contract for what will be one of the world’s most modern particleboard plants. The Krefeld machine builder Siempelkamp will supply all components ranging from the chipper infeed to the fully automatic sanding and cut-to-size lines including the entire materials-handling technology. All equipment will be manufactured inside the European Union... [more...]

  • September 26, 2014 14:01

    Sneak Preview to ASEANWOOD-WOODTECH 2014

    The sneak preview for the much awaited woodworking technology exhibition, Aseanwood-Woodtech 2014 is now available for viewing! The exhibition will be held from 8th - 11th October 2014 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is the only South East Asia woodworking exhibition exclusively endorsed by European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers (EUMABOIS)... [more...]

  • September 24, 2014 08:20

    European woodworking industry launches its manifesto to the elected members of the European Parliament

    On the 24th of September, Marc Michielsen, Chairman of CEI-Bois, officially presented the Manifesto 2014-2019 of the European Woodworking Industry during the opening ceremony of the Brussels Wood Action Days, which are jointly organised from 22 to 24 September by the European Confederation of the Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois), the European Panel Federation (EPF) and the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS)... [more...]