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Komatsu acquires Swedish Oryx Simulations
18/04/2018 - 10:49 AM
Komatsu Forest acquired Oryx Simulations, based in Umeå, Sweden. Komatsu Forest and Oryx Simulation share a long history. During the 1990s a project was started by Komatsu Forest and Umeå University that was the starting point for Oryx Simulations
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Weinig-Luxscan provides automated strength grading with certificate
17/04/2018 - 06:00 AM
Optimization of glulam production with a new scanner line
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Homag Group sets up a Smart Factory for furniture production
16/04/2018 - 12:06 PM
Homag continues to grow with system solutions and booked a major order worth more than EUR 60 million in the first quarter of 2018
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DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR: European flooring producers seek for market opportunities in China
16/04/2018 - 11:16 AM
At this year's 20th DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, which took place from 20 to 22 March, 1,500 of international and local exhibitors of around 40 countries gathered in the 150,000 m2 exhibition hall, and attracted the attention of tens of thousand visitors. Around 21% of the exhibiting space was occupied by international brands, a sign that Domotex Asia is increasing its internationality.
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Club du Bois meeting in Brussels - 10 January 2018

12/01/2018 - 08:15 AM

Mr. Bert Vandenkendelaere (Unilin/Belgium), Mr. Michael Proschek (Schweighofer/Austria)
Mr. Uwe Kies (InnovaWood/Belgium) and Mrs. Maria Noichl (MEP)

The European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois), the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) and the European Panel Federation (EPF), organized the 6th Club du Bois meeting under the chairwomanship of Mrs Maria Noichl, MEP, on 10 January at the European Parliament in Brussels.

The meeting gathered an important number of MEPs, industrials and experts from the Wood and Forest-based family. It was organized in a networking cocktail format and focused on the theme of Innovation in the Woodworking Industry.

The event was opened by a welcoming speech from MEP Mrs. Maria Noichl and followed by insightful presentations from Mr. Bert Vandenkendelaere, on the Innovative product approach, Mr Michael Proschek on Integrating innovation in the sawmill business and Mr Uwe Kies on the Digital Innovations in Woodworking Industries.

The speakers were able to illustrate with concrete examples some of many key innovations in the Wood Industry and their contribution to the circular economy, resource efficiency, sustainability but also increase of productivity, transparency, credibility and job creation. The meeting ended with a fruitful question and answer session, which allowed the participants to exchange views on their experience, knowledge and practices.

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