LIGNA.21 – big brands confirm participation
Published on : Friday, October 16, 2020
Large companies in the woodworking and manufacturing sector, such as Homag, Biesse, SCM, Weinig, Festool, Felder, Kuper, Jowat, Bacci, Leitz, Burkle, Schuler, Siempelkamp, Vollmer, Weinmann have confirmed their presence at LIGNA.21. The international fair for tools, machines and systems for processing and working with wood will be held from 10 to 14 May next year in Hannover (Germany).
“The event will once again fill ten halls as well as the open-air site booked. All the big industry players are on board. It seems that after many weeks of social distancing, lockdowns, online-only events and video conferencing from home, the industry is really looking forward to meeting up face-to-face,” said Christian Pfeiffer, Deutsche Messe’s Global Director LIGNA & Woodworking Shows.
“Businesses in the wood industry are keen to resume normal production and sales. They want to be able to advise and inform their customers in person. So, we’re doing everything we can to provide a safe and effective marketplace where the wood industry can meet, showcase new products and developments, and get business moving again.” He added further
According to the organisers, it will be a key moment to reactivate the business of the sector in an environment, predictably, more favourable.
The main issues of LIGNA 2021 will be the transformation of carpentry, the processes prefabricated construction and processing of organic materials. In addition, the fair will present solutions for all aspects of primary and secondary wood production and processing. They will be grouped into various exhibition categories. In total, they are Tools and machinery for custom and mass production, Surface technology, Wood-based panel production, Sawmill technology, Wood energy, Machine components and automation technology and Machinery for forestry production, of round wood and sawmill .
Also, a variety of special events will be added to the exhibitions. For example, the LIGNA.Forum , the Timber Industry Summit for the forestry and primary wood industry, the LIGNA Training Workshops with their practical guide and tips for cabinetmakers, cabinetmakers and carpenters, and a visiting program Guided tours that address specific topics.