In a candid conversation with Mr. YI ZHU, Chairman & CEO, Schattdecor (Shanghai) China, focuses on marketing strategies in China and price strategies essential for the German manufacturers in the Asian market and lot more from interzum Guangzou 2019.
Georg Prager, Sales/Marketing Director Overseas spoke to us during interzum Guangzhou and updated us on the current market of EGGER, their 20th edition and more. Excerpts.
We got an opportunity to talk to Ms. Arianna Giudiceandrea, Chief Sales Officer of Microtec, right at the show floor of LIGNA about different topics as the most innovative Goldeneye, marketing strategies and more. Read On.
Udo Ofenböck, Director and Alexander Leutner, Executive Vice President of Berndorf Band enlightens us on what LIGNA 2019 means to them, primary products they have highlighted, stainless steel belts, marketing strategies and lot more in a face to face conversation right at the show floor.
Dr. René Pankoke, CEO of Hymmen shares with us their journey to LIGNA, their participation, products and more. Excerpts:
Vecoplan has been considered as one of the giant producers of biomass and shredding technology. We were delighted to have Mr. Patrick Pfeiffer, Area Sales Manager, Wood and Biomass of Vecoplan on the occassion of LIGNA. He enlighted us on shredding technology, their prime products related to wood biomass industry and more. Excerpts:
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Tapani Kiiski, President and CEO of Raute Corporation enlightens us on their participation in LIGNA, and prime innovations like new peeling line, drying and grading technology and implementation of industry 4.0 in customer service. He further added about their business development plans and strategies in 2019, advanced machines and lot more from the floors of LIGNA, Hannover Germany.
Werner Deuring, CEO/Shareholder of Deurotech Group highlights on LIGNA, as he speaks on furniture surfaces and VITS laminate flooring, the acqusition of Deurotech Group, coating lines and lots more in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel on the occasion of LIGNA.
Moritz Ultsch, Market Development Manager, Henkel highlights on their participation, marketing strategies, prime products and lot more during an interview with Wood & Panel on the occassion of LIGNA.
beck FASTENER GROUP welcomes innovative solutions at LIGNA as Christian Beck, General Manager & CEO, beck FASTENER GROUP talks to Wood & Panel on their participation, Lignoloc, 115 years of journey, achievements and more.
Giuseppe Bacci, Managing Director, Bacci Automation shares with us the successful story on automation and robotic technology they have invented over the years. Also, he shares with Wood & Panel about their participation at LIGNA 2019, automation technology, robotic solutions, automated working process, association with FA Robot and more.
Makor welcomes a new era in this LIGNA. Know more, as Mirco speaks to Wood & Panel on their 50th anniversary, the main features of Gemini which was sold to IKEA industry during LIGNA and more.
Aldo Zaffaroni, Managing Director, Zaffaroni talks to Wood & Panel on their participation at LIGNA, their latest innovations which include the multi ripping technology and folding technology and more.
David Schelling, Product Manager, Wood Division, IMA Schelling Group speaks on their participation at LIGNA, their focus on robotics and IOT, the all new ZIMBA the IoT and software platform, the much loved BIMA range and lot more.
Wood & Panel felt privileged to have Mr. Michael Häge, General Sales Manager (WEST), Nestro on the occasion of LIGNA. He shared with us the company’s view on their product, market strategies, Russian market and more.
Wintersteiger has presented a firework of innovations. Know more as Daniela Pozzan, Area Sales Manager, Woodtech Divison updates on the new generation of thin cutting band saw blades- the DSB range and lot more.
LEITZ has put the spotlight on ‘Solutions in new dimensions’ this LIGNA, the core concept of LEITZ that fascinates the customers. Wood & Panel feels privileged to know more on customer-centric solutions and different dimensions of productivity and efficiency through messages direct from Juergen Koeppel, CEO, LEITZ GmBh.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Michael Roebig, Marketing Manager from Hubtex showcased lifting technology that goes beyond the imagination, spoke on special product highlights, FluX 70 – counterbalance forklift, new features of PhoeniX Series – the development platform, multi-directional side loaders and of course third successful day at LIGNA.
Dr. Ing. Dominique Fendeleur, General Manager, R&D Circular Saw Blades and Finger Jointing Tools, LEUCO shares with Wood & Panel about their special display of Q Cut Family which stands for quality cut, customer centric universal standard product G6, Q Cut K, Table sizing saw blades, noise free cutting solutions and more.
For Venjakob, this year’s LIGNA is special. Tim Stender, Sales Engineer of Venjakob speaks to Wood & Panel on their participation at LIGNA, 55 years of successful journey, integrated woodworking solution, VEN Spray Smart, new features for RFID, association with TAPIO, planning for AWFS and more.
Kleiberit focuses on Micro Emission PUR Adhesives this LIGNA. Know more as Holger Scherrenbacher, Head of the Technology Center, Kleiberit speaks to Wood & Panel about this latest high performance adhesives, the major areas of application, its comparision with general PUR adhesives directly from the floors of LIGNA.
Discover YOUR SOLUTION through HOMAG’s holistic approach to modern market requirement and future trends. Christian Schulten, Director, Marketing and Communications, Homag speaks to Wood & Panel on robot solutions, integrated woodworking, solutions on surface technology, latest software, proto-lab research project and lot more at LIGNA.
HOLZ-HER now brings a new dimension in machine networking with its innovative Automation Pro. In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Markus Reisenegger, Area Sales Manager, Holz-her shares the company’s view on networked production, latest additions to Nextex 4.0, their participation at LIGNA, Automation Pro and lot more.
Ingo Bathe, Director, International Sales gives an overview of their presentation at LIGNA, the latest iX version, iX Interio-their all new imos ecosystem and and exciting insights into the software developments of tomorrow in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel right from the floors of LIGNA.
Andre Engert, Marketing, Michael Weinig AG speaks to Wood & Panel on various topics about the Group’s participation at LIGNA, their largest stand ever, networked production, live demonstrations and their strategy behind Think Weinig to Via Weinig at LIGNA.
Marc Jorge Font, Technical Manager, Barberan S.A talks about the new digital finishes for the furnishing industry, Jetmaster texture, ZeeTree, the features of UV ink drying machine and their strategic partnership with Esko during LIGNA.
For SCM, LIGNA is full of new entries and important figures with more than sixty technological solutions on show across 4,000 square metres in Hall 13 and at the Superfici stand in Hall 16. Know more as Luigi De Vito, Division Director, Machinery speaks to Wood & Panel from the floors of LIGNA.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Roberto Bolognini, Sales Manager, Cefla highlights on their latest innovations with respect to digital printing, the super matt tendency, what digitization means to Cefla, UBIQUO and lot more, right from the floors of LIGNA.
Joerg F. Mayer, the managing director of the Altendorf Group speaks on various topics viz. their participation in LIGNA as a group, digitisation, Hebrock edgebanders, and of course F45. He stresses on the importance on after sales service as he speaks to Wood & Panel during LIGNA.
Just a few hours before LIGNA 2019 drew to a successful close, our Editor in Chief, Apratim Ghoshal got a chance to speak to Christian Pfeiffer, Deutsche Messe’s Global Director LIGNA & Woodworking Events and indulge in a face to face to conversation on the show, integrated woodworking, the digital age, Deutsche Messe’s expansion of portfolio to Southeast Asia and lot more. Excerpts.
Giuseppe Bacci, Sales Director, BACCI enlightens on the participation and planning at LIGNA 2019, products to be showcased and lot more in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel on the occassion of LIGNA Preview.
Juergen Koeppel, CEO, Leitz enlightens on the unique features of the much loved ProfilCut Q, the digital world, their expectations and participation at LIGNA 2019, new products to be revealed and lot more in a face to face conversation with Wood & Panel at LIGNA Preview 2019.
Christian Schulten, the newly appointed Director of Marketing and Communication, HOMAG indulges in an exclusive conversation with Wood & Panel during LIGNA Preview 2019 as he speaks more on their participation and expectation from LIGNA 2019, integrated woodworking, the 25 years of successful TREFF and lot more.
Raphaël Prati, Corporate Marketing and Communications Director highlights on robotisation and digitalisation in technology as he speaks on Biesse’s participation at LIGNA 2019 along with latest technologies to be revealed, the group’s 50th anniversary celebration throughout the year and lot more in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel on the occasion of LIGNA Preview 2019.
Joerg F. Mayer, the Managing Director of Wilhelm Altendorf GmbH & Co. KG talks to Wood & Panel on their participation at LIGNA as Altendorf group, their expectations and plans for LIGNA, the unique features of the award winning machines and lot more on the occasion of LIGNA Preview.
Karl Fuchs, Director Sales from 2020 Technologies focuses on what’s coming this LIGNA, the launch of the next generation of Enterprise Manufacturing Solution, their participation and expectations from LIGNA 2019 and lot more during LIGNA Preview 2019 in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel.
Javier Liria, Commercial Director, Venjakob Spain and Latin America, shares with us the secret behind the company’s global success, participation at Magna Expo Mueblera, their popular products and innovative technologies, Mexican market and lot more.
Dennis Bieselt from VDMA speaks to Wood & Panel on the floors of Magna Expo Mueblera on the success of this edition of the show, participation of German companies and their expectations for the upcoming LIGNA.
Marco Pedronici, General Manager, SCM Group Mexico focuses on the group’s presence at Magna Expo Mueblera as well their Latin American market highlighting on the global service program in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel.
Ing. Alejandro Oviedo, Sales Manager, Jowat, Mexico highlights on the Mexican market, their presence at Magna Expo Mueblera, highest selling products and lot more during an interview with Wood & Panel.
Jozsef Kuthy, District Sales Manager of Stiles Machinery, Mexico enlightens us on market strategies and presence in Mexico, their participation in Magna Expo Mueblera, annual European Benchmarking Technology Tour and lot more.
Helga Boehle from German Forestry Council (KWF) speaks to Wood & Panel on their participation at this edition of Magna Expo Mueblera (MEM) and also their preparation for the third edition of Wood Industry Summit to be held at the upcoming LIGNA.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Christian Pfeiffer, Deutsche Messe’s Global Director LIGNA & Woodworking Events briefs on the highlights of the 25th edition of Magna Expo Mueblera (MEM), the successful partnership with AMPIMM, the Mexican Association of Wood Industry Suppliers. The partnership has given the show a new face and effectively transformed it into a one-stop shop and have succeeded in turning MEM Industrial into Mexico’s leading industry showcase.
During IWF Atlanta, Wood & Panel had the opportunity to speak to Cole Martin, the Sales Manager, Dieffenbacher Customer Support, LLC.
Combilift sets the benchmark for mass customization with its new €50 million production plant. Wood & Panel was present there at the inauguration and spoke to Martin McVicar, the CEO of the company to know more on the company, the latest plant and lot more.
Manuela Andreani, SCM Software Product Manager, elaborates on “Maestro Digital Systems”, the platform of digital tools in line with the “Work simple. Work digital” concept in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel during Xylexpo.
Daniel Schrenk, MD, Sales and Marketing speaks to Wood & Panel during Xylexpo about their latest airFace design, powertec hoggers, their know how in industry 4.0, after sales service and lot more.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Federico Broccoli, Wood Division Director, Biesse, gives us an insight into Biesse’s participation in Xylexpo, the latest, ‘Automaction’, their IoT platform and app- Sophia and its unique features, automated solutions and lot more.
Bolognini, Sales Manager, Cefla speaks to Wood & Panel about the current phase of woodworking industry in Italy, their innovations on digital printing, the new iBotic and lot more during Xylexpo.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, during Holz-Handwerk, Luigi De Vito, SCM Division Director speaks on industry 4.0, IoT, SCM Digital Days, and most importantly, the group’s latest, Maestro Digital Systems. Watch the full interview here.
Juergen Koeppel, CEO, Leitz Group speaks to Wood & Panel on at Holz Handwerk on their participation, latest tooling, after sales services, upcoming Xylexpo and lot more. Watch the video for the entire interview.
Wolfgang Hormuth, Vice President, Industrial Adhesives, Kleiberit, Germany speaks to Wood & Panel about their participation at Holz-Handwerk, their recent takeaway from IndiaWood, edgebanding, profile wrapping and the upcoming Xylexpo. Watch the full interview here.
In an exclusive interview with Joerg F. Mayer, the Managing Director of Wilhelm Altendorf GmbH & Co. KG speaks to Wood & Panel on their participation at the show, the F45 special edition 111, their take on industry 4.0, upcoming Xylexpo, the present market and lot more. Watch the video for the entire interview.
Gregor Baumbusch, the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, MICHAEL WEINIG AG speaks to Wood & Panel on the revolutionary MindShare, their participation at the show, the trending industry 4.0, the all new Unimat, the upcoming Xylexpo and lot more on the floors of Holz Handwerk. Watch the video now.
In conversation with Mr. Haluk Baybek, Export Group Manager of Kastamonu right from the floor of interzum Guangzhou.
During Xylexpo, Wood & Panel got the chance to speak to Christian Pfeiffer, Deutsche Messe’s Global Director for LIGNA and Woodworking Events and note some quick know how on LIGNA 2019, the upcoming Medex, Deutsche Messe’s expansion to Iran, the LIGNA Conference to be held at China and lot more.
Mr. Udo Leiber, Managing Director, Leuco Asia, bares his heart on interzum Guangzhou, market strategies, products and lot more. Read on.
Hansjörg Felder, CEO of Felder Group, indulges into an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel on the floors of IndiaWood and talks on the Indian market, tempora edge bander, upcoming shows like Holz Handwerk and Xylexpo.
Directly from the the floors of IndiaWood, Wood & Panel speaks to Xavier Jorge of Barberan about the flat lamination market in India and profile wrapping machines.
Directly from the the floors of IndiaWood, Wood & Panel speaks to Roberto Bolognini of Cefla about the Indian market, exhibited products and upcoming Xylexpo.
Directly from the the floors of IndiaWood, Wood & Panel speaks to Shyam Krishnan of Altendorf about their participation, the new F45, Magis line, and plans for Indian market.
Mr. Chris Bradford, Marketing Director for Wood Coatings, AkzoNobel, bares his heart on upcoming LIGNA, new products, European market and lot more.
Wood & Panel gets up and personal with Mr. Alexander Leutner, Vice President of Berndorf Band GmbH.
On the occasion of WMS Canada, Wood & Panel got a chance to take a shot of purple, right with the President of Leuco Tool Corporation, Jens Schulz. Know more on their presence in the show, AirFace system, plastic processing and more. Read on.
On the floors of LIGNA 2017, Wood & Panel had the privilege of speaking to Mr. Joerg F Mayer, Managing Director of Wilhelm Altendorf GmbH & Co. KG, about his company’s participation at LIGNA, their latest Magis, the most talked about F45, their expansion plans and lot more.
In conversation with Jürgen Köppel, CEO, Leitz
During LIGNA, Wood & Panel has the chance to interact with the who’s who of the industry, Dirk Eisenmann and Bernd Bielfeldt of Dieffenbacher being two of them. Read their take on the new layout, the company’s vision and lot more.
Staffan Karlsson, Global marketing Manager of Sandvik Process Systems, bares his heart on their high quality steel belts, European market, global services of Sandvik and lot more. Read On.
Dr. Rene Pankoke, CEO and President of Hymmen, discusses about the company’s various product lines, its strengths and future market expansions. Know more.
On the ocassion of LIGNA Preview, Wood & Panel had the opportunity to interact with Jürgen Köppel, the CEO of Leitz. Read on:
Christian Pfeiffer, Global Director LIGNA & Woodworking Events, Deutsche Messe speaks to Wood & Panel Europe on the floors of Magna Expomueblera on their acquisition, Mexican woodworking industry, upcoming LIGNA and lot more.
Wood & Panel gets up and personal with Jürgen Hauger, Head of Sales of the VOLLMER Group, Read More.
Wood & Panel gets up, close and personal with Hansjörg Felder, the CEO of Felder Group, as he talks about the group’s 60th anniversary, latest range of planers, the software, the current market and lot more. Read on:
Sam Thomas, Sales Area Manager, Cefla Middle East FZE speaks to Wood & Panel on the current market, the latest iGiotto Twin X2, Fusion and Inert Coating Technology, association with Henkel and a lot more at the show floors of Xylexpo.
Jan Hassan, PR and Marketing of Pollmeier has spoken to us on various issues related to the company, market strategies, product developments, innovations of wood based panels and flooring and more.
In a candid conversation with us, Ebru Manav, Marketing and Product Manager of Henkel IMEA Region bares her heart on product developments, market strategies, researches and more.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel Europe, Roberto Bolognini, Sales Manager, Cefla Finishing Group speaks on their presence in Germany, their latest range of technologies, iGiotto app, on the upcoming Xylexpo and more. Read on.
Face to face with Mr. Bernhard Fox, Product Manager, Leuco, Germany at the Nuremberg Holz-Handwerk show in Nuremberg. Watch the video to know more on the current market of Leuco, the latest range of saw blades, online catalogue and lot more.
Wolfgang Hormuth, Vice President, Industrial Adhesives, Kleiberit speaks to Wood & Panel Europe on HotCoating Technology, polyurethane hotmelts and more at Holz-Handwerk show in Nuremberg.
In an exclusive interview at Holz-Handwerk, Nuremberg, Germany, Mr. Gregor Baumbusch, Chief Sales Officer (CSO), Michael Weinig AG.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Jens Fandrey, the Project Manager for Hot Coating Technology, Kleiberit, speaks on the merits of using the technology in flooring, the technology being the main success driver in Europe and lot more, right from the floors of Domotex, Hannover. Read on.
In conversation with Joerg F. Mayer, the Managing Director of Wilhelm Altendorf GmbH & Co. KG, from the floors of WoodTech India, Chennai
Wood & Panel Europe had the privilege of speaking to Gregor Baumbusch, the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, MICHAEL WEINIG AG and gain first-hand knowledge of these innovative technologies. Read his take on Industry 4.0, smart machines and brand building- right from the floors of LIGNA!
In the recent LIGNA Preview, Wolfgang Pöschl (CEO, Weinig AG) speaks to us on Technology Offensive, the last inTech, the company’s participation in LIGNA, future course of action and much more. Excerpts from the conversation:
Jürgen Köppel, Member of the Board-Sales, Service and Marketing, Homag Group speaks to us on the upcoming LIGNA, smart machines, lightweight construction and most importantly the service- right on the floors of LIGNA Preview. Here is the replica.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, at the recent LIGNA Preview, Raphael Prati, the Director of Marketing and Communication, Biesse Group speaks to us on the company’s plan for the upcoming LIGNA, Industry 4.0, smart machines, new office and much more.
Wood & Panel Europe in a candid conversation with Lorenzo Primultini, President, ACIMALL discusses the just concluded Xylexpo, the comeback of the major companies and Italian woodworking industry in general. Here is the replica.
Rainer Kampwerth, Sales Manager, Surface Treatment Products, PUR-HotCoating, Kleiberit speaks to us right from the floors of Xylexpo on HotCoating, the technology, and future course of action from Kleiberit! Stay updated.
Ashok D’Souza, Head of Operations, Altendorf India Pvt Ltd shared his views on the Woodtech India 2014 and the Indian market
Mr. Stefano Benedetti, VP Marketing & Sales, shares with us a detailed insight about the present industry scenario:
Wood & Panel Europe: In coversation with Santino Buresta, Regional Sales Director, Cefla Finishing Group
GRASS has been talk of the town for quite sometime for its remarkeable contribution to the industry. Recently GRASS has secured a fourth Red Dot Award for its innovation with Vionaro. In an exclusive interview with us, Ronald Weber, Chairman of the GRASS Executive Board, spoke to us about its success and also his views on the present market situations:
Tushar Tandel, Diector, Sales, Felder Woodworking Machines Pvt Ltd, India, spoke to us on the emerging India market right from the floors of Woodtech India.
Hemant D. Kurle, India Sales Manager of Biesse, gave us an insight to the future plans of 2014 and its participation in Wootech India 2014. Read on to know more.
Mr. Umberto Meroni, the Technical Director and Energy Manager, Fantoni Group speaks to us on Berndorf Bands. Here is the replica.
In an exclusive interview with Raphaël Prati, Corporate Marketing and Communications Director, Biesse SpA gave us a detailed insight.
During interzum Cologne 2011, International Committee of Decorative Laminates Industry (ICDLI) presented a laminates gallery to the world. Some of the most intrinsic pieces of laminates were on display for thousands of awestruck participants at interzum. Mr Ralf Olsen, Secretary General, ICDLI, shared his insight on the diverse range of products and the industry.
On the venue of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Woodshow, we had a chance to speak to Walid Farghal, Director General, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions regarding the event that was launched under the banner of Woodshow and the other related industry issues.
Head of Communication, Homag Group, has spoken to us on numerous issues related to the company, its strategies for 2012, latest technologies, the market and a lot more.
The furniture manufacturing sector is brimming with hope for fruitful times in the New Year. Kitchen furnishings sector, which trends an inevitable popularity with changing concepts of the modern day living area, shows an optimistic picture too. Ahead of the EuroCucina, a major biennial show for the kitchen sector, to be held in Italy held from April 17-22 at the Milan Fairgrounds in Rho, Wolfgang Steib, Member of the Management Board, Hettich, elucidates on trends and scope of the industry while briefing about his company’s current stance in the sector.