IndiaWood 2020- witnessed overwhelming response
Published on :Tuesday, March 3, 2020
IndiaWood 2020 concluded on a happy note. Under the growing complexities in the wood working industry, this year the exhibitors of the show, overwhelmed the Indian market with the best of automation and rapid technical innovations. And this triggered investment interest in the woodworking machinery production in the sub-continent.
This edition of IndiaWood was the region’s biggest knowledge sharing platform for both the furniture and wood working and manufacturing sector. The 5-day long show focused on a variety of areas bringing the best of the sector to the worldwide participants gathered at the trade fair centre. The exhibitors from carpentry, skilling, innovations, digitization and automation to digitalization aimed at driving the Indian furniture manufacturing and woodworking industry, in sync with the “Make in India” vision of the Government.
Spread over an area of 65,000 square metres and extended till five grand halls this edition welcomed over 875 exhibitors from over 50 countries. Specific country pavilions from Canada, Italy, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Sweden, the US were organised to present the best of the wood industry. International companies like Biesse, Felder, Grass, Hafele, Homag, rehau, Hettich, SCM participated to bring forth latest innovations and development. Besides this, skill development programmes were organised by Furniture and Fittings Skill Council (FFSC) of India.
In a one-of-its kid initiative, FFSC collaborated with the organisers NurnbergMesse as the “Skill Development Partner”, and introduced the concept of ‘Skill Pavilion’ as a unified platform that provide all skilled manpower related solutions for beneficiaries.
Canadian Wood established a new trend in India of building a complete house with wood by putting up two distinctive styles of building techniques at IndiaWood. The displayed houses demonstrated wood frame style (WFC) and tongue-and- groove (T&G) style of construction that has introduced construction style created by using Spruce-pine –fir sustainable sourced from British Columbia, Canada.
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