Published on : Monday, June 24, 2019
WEINIG and HOLZHER came together at the LIGNA 2019, and achieved huge success by selling a total of 273 machines and systems of the two brands. The ambitious order inflow targets were exceeded. Compared to the last LIGNA, the brands jointly experienced a surge in the orders by 20 percent. The WEINIG Group received orders from 29 countries. At the 5,000 m2 stand of the leading technology provider for solid wood and panel processing, experts from 92 countries informed themselves about the complete range during the five-day event.
Several new products were appreciated by the visitors. The stand was constantly attracting the crowd and was live in action. The experts busy in sharing opinion and exchanging ideas also illustrating the competence across the entire value chain of solid wood processing. In addition to the traditional magnets planning, profiling and cutting, WEINIG recorded a remarkable demand in the jointing technology segment. The innovative solutions in timber construction also met with great interest.
In the Forum, the WEINIG Group focused on highlighting the recent trends in the market. Some of the key topic they discussed at LIGNA, included digitisation, automation and networking. At the fair WEINIG was able to convince interested parties with its customer-oriented range of solutions tailored to the individual requirements.
The brand further underlined its social commitment at LIGNA with the campaign “Running for a good cause”. Several visitors at the stand took the opportunity to cover running meters and covert them into euros on a specially provided treadmill. This practice was interactive and engaging.
The WEINIG Group achieved the best first quarterly result in the company’s history in the LIGNA year. Compared to the same period of the previous year, order inflow increased by 5.9% and sales by 8.7%. “The outlook for this year has been very positive to date,” said the CEO.