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DELHIWOOD 2023 – A driving force for the woodworking and furniture manufacturing Industry
  • 2022-11-24

       The recently concluded INDIAWOOD 2022 had an impressive turnout with more than 72000 visitors from 1143 cities and 30 Countries. The event, held between 2nd-6th June, witnessed a stupendous response from the industry, surpassing previous visitor numbers, gaining favorable reviews from the exhibitors and emerging as the most important congregation point for the entire woodworking and furniture manufacturing Industry. INDIAWOOD 2022 spread over 64,000 SqMs hosted over 850+ exhibitors from 50 countries and hosted 5 dedicated country pavilions. The event was supported by leading Industry associations and trade bodies, with various knowledge and skilling sessions, thus creating a platform which was all-encompassing and relevant for the industry.        The Indian furniture industry is gradually transforming into a more organized and competitive sector. The entry of global brands in the sector, emergence of large retail players, online D2C sales and the resultant consolidation, are trends that highlight this transformation. It has been identified as one of the sunrise sectors, which has the potential to emerge as a crucial pillar for the “Make in India” campaign.        DELHIWOOD aims to drive the Indian furniture manufacturing and woodworking industry and establish India as one of the top manufacturing destinations in the region. At the upcoming 7th edition of DELHIWOOD, scheduled to take place from 2nd-5th March, 2023 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida (DELHI, NCR), the stakeholders from the woodworking and furniture manufacturing industry will get an opportunity to meet numerous national and international decision-makers, acquire new customers and discuss key issues including Digitalization, sustainability, skilling, supply chain management as also discover new trends, technologies and materials.        The 2019 edition of the event saw participation from 500+ brands from 35 countries spread across 11 country pavilions and offered a 360-degree view on global trends from the Woodworking Industry. Furniture & Kitchen manufacturers, architects, interior designers, timber traders, saw millers, builders, contractors, hardware distributors, dealers from all over the country and neighboring countries such as Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, the middle-east & other international countries were part of this 4-day mega event. Source:DALHI Wood

CIFM/interzum guangzhou 2023 to continue focus on innovation, spotlight upholstery accessories with upgraded exhibition space
  • 2022-11-21

       Asia’s largest furniture manufacturing event - CIFM/interzum guangzhou - will take place once again in China from March 28 to 31, 2023. As the weathervane of the furniture industry, the exhibition attracts more than 1,000 leading companies to participate every year.        The industry celebrates positive signals on development following the recent release of an action plan by the Chinese government to promote high-quality development of the home furnishing market.        The upcoming CIFM /interzum guangzhou will also continue its focus on presenting innovative furniture production technologies and applications to provide new momentum for industry growth. A gathering of leading companies        CIFM/interzum guangzhou 2023 will cover 330,000 square meters in space and feature over 1,100 exhibitors, including about 200 international leading companies. More than 140,000 trade visitors are expected to walk the exhibition halls.        Product exhibits cover hardware accessories and components, interior decoration materials and accessories, upholstered furniture production machinery and accessories, wood products and panels, adhesives, coatings and other chemical raw materials as well as woodworking furniture production machinery, equipment and accessories.         Originating from interzum Cologne - the world's leading exhibition in the industry - interzum guangzhou entered the Chinese market in 2004 and has been joining forces with the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF). As one of the few international platforms integrating innovative technologies and applications in the furniture industry in China, CIFM/interzum guangzhou brings together furniture manufacturers with international influence and the promising Chinese and Asian furniture markets, providing exhibitors with more exposure, attention, and cross-regional opportunities. The industry heavyweights to exhibit at the event in 2023 include:

  • Machinery and Equipment for Woodworking: Freud, Hiteco, HSD, Paolino Bacci, SCM, Wemhoener
  • Hardware and Components: FGV, King Slide, Reggar, Repon, Sugatsune
  • Decorative Papers, Decor Surfaces: Ahlstrom-Munksjö, impress,
Interprint, LamiGraf, LX Hausys, Rehau, Schattdecor, Senosan
  • Wood, Wood Products and Panels: American Hardwood Export Council, American Softwoods, DECOSPAN, Kronospan, Quebec Wood Export Bureau
  • Materials for Upholstery and Bedding: Coolist, Love Home Fabrics (GTA,Symphony Mills, Ter Molst, Artilat, Talalay Global)
  • Adhesives and Chemical Products: H.B. Fuller, Henkel, IWG, Kleiberit,Simalfa
  • Machinery and Equipment for Upholstery and Bedding: Adler,DewertOkin, limoss, LINAK, Timotion
  • Anticipating market demand        Participants can expect an expanded and upgraded upholstery accessories zone in Hall 14.2, Zone C for the new edition of CIFM/interzum guangzhou to accommodate more new technologies and products.        According to statistics from iResearch, the post-80s and 90s consumer segment have become the backbone of the market. Their demands for variety, customisation, and environmental sustainability of furniture are constantly emerging, presenting new business opportunities, pushing traditional furniture makers to think out of the box, integrating advanced technologies and applications from abroad to enhance competitiveness, and in turn driving the recovery of the entire industry.        The well-received Vitality of Sustainable Innovation to Life (VSIL) Forum to be held during the exhibition will also launch a dedicated session on furniture upholstery accessories, and feature experts and scholars at home and abroad to discuss and share their industry insights alongside key opinion leaders. Cutting- edge solutions and hot topics such as material innovation, product R&D, and cross-border technical integration. Celebrating outstanding furniture accessories        Originating from the famed interzum Award, the interzum guangzhou AWARD - 20 PLUS 20 Outstanding Furniture Accessories Annual List is the Asian equivalent attracting the active participation of leading furniture accessories enterprises at the exhibition annually. The winning list has been serving as a constructive source for guiding and shaping the development of the industry.        The Awards, which is open for nomination, boasts a jury comprising internationally renowned designer and imm creative director Dick Spierenburg as well as well-known European material expert and member of the Red Dot product design jury panel Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters. Selections will be made based on the innovativeness, sustainability, safety and functionality of the nominated products.
  •          A special exhibition area will showcase the winning products throughout the entire exhibition period, and winning companies will also be honoured at the 2023 awards ceremony.
  •        Online visitor pre-registration for the exhibition will be available at the end of November. To learn more about the event, visit www.interzum-guangzhou.com.
Source : interzum guangzhou

VietnameWood 2022. Stunning Return On October 18-21 Pioneer to Spur the Technology Innovation in Woodworking & Furniture Industries
  • 2022-10-20

Following a year hiatus, VietnamWood 2022-the 14th Vietnam international Woodworking Industry Fair and Furnitec 2022-Vietnam international Furniture Accessories, Hardware & Tools Exhibition present an in person exhibition during Oct 18-21 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center(SECC), with online platform scheduled from Oct 18-24.As the most trustworthy and iconic trade fair in Vietnam’s wood processing and furniture industry, VietnamWood along with Furniture gather the world top manufactures to showcase the innovative supply chains, top-end technologies and future development trends in one platform, draw visitors from across Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.         In view of the rising demand for innovative technologies across the entire supply chain of furniture production and woodworking industry, VietnamWood and Furnitec has managed to gather over 250 world-class suppliers from 25 countries and regions to display the iconic manufacturing solutions needed bolster the growth of the woodworking industry and market in Vietnam.The worldwide leading brands fill up seven international pavilions from Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Russia, Taiwan and US to provide a one-stop business platform for woodworking and furniture production equipment manufacturers and showcases a series of complete manufacturing solutions.         Taiwan exhibitors are LEADERMAC, CHIA LUNG, BLUE STEEL, GOODTEK,INNOVATOR, JUN SHIAU, KUANG YUNG,PINE PRECISION, SK GLOBAL, TAI CHAN , YAN”S, LIHSING,NEWSWIN MEDIA,etc.

Taiwan's largest hardware exhibition will be held in Kaohsiung on October 19th. The presentation capability of the overall exhibition will be enhanced through new digital technology.
  • 2022-10-14

       ntroduce the first digital technology exhibition in Taiwan with forums and seminars, attracting more than 1,000 international buyers from more than 44 countries The equipment exhibition will be exhibited at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center from October 19th to 21st.        The organizer, Kaigo Company, said that the exhibition has attracted more than 1,000 important international buyers from more than 44 countries and signed up online and offline. It will showcase the latest product development and technical strength of Taiwan's metal and hardware hand tools and seize global business opportunities for Taiwan. .        Taiwan Hardware show participated in the Expo tech digital pilot program of the International Trade Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, and was selected as the first wave of selected demonstration units by the International Trade Bureaue.        Features of the exhibition include: 1. Smart robots bring international buyers to the exhibition, 2. 3D panoramic interactive booth, 3. Online 3D exhibit display, 4. 360-degree panoramic factory tour guide, 5. Foreign social media advertising, 6. Combined with AR And VR foreign lecturer forum, 7. Metaverse opening ceremony and competition announcement, will use new digital technology to enhance the presentation ability of the overall exhibition, completely subvert the impression of Taiwan Hardware Processing Metal Exhibition.        During the exhibition, there are forums and seminars brought by many professional units, such as: metal products AI technology value-added seminar, future development trends and challenges of metal products industry in 2022, forging and casting 3D printing and inspection solutions, etc. To understand the latest trends in the hardware and metal processing industries, you can seize the opportunity to register online for each event, and go to the official website of the exhibition to confirm the completion of the registration. For more information of the exhibition, please check the official website of THS http://www.hardwareshow.com.tw/home/Main_cht.asp and iMT, Email: ths@kaigo.com.tw, ​​imt@kaigo.com.tw, ​​Kaigo Co., Ltd. telephone (02) 2595-4212.  

CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2022 sets new impulses for China's furniture manufacturing industry
  • 2022-07-27

       Forward-looking inspirations for the industry: interzum guangzhou 2022 opened on July 26 + 20 PLUS 20 Award Ceremony + "Vitality of Sustainable Innovation to Life" VSIL@Forum kick-off+ VSIL@Gallery to explore "Why We Create" + business matching sessions for in-depth exchanges        Asia’s largest trade fair for woodworking machinery, furniture manufacturing and home furnishing kicked off in Guangzhou, China today for four days. The exhibition features furniture design, hardware accessories, home furnishing materials, furniture accessories, wood products and panels, adhesives, coatings, as well as furniture production machinery and equipment. Together with the co- location of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) Phase II for office furniture, the double-event showcases the entire industry value chain.        This year, around 2,100 companies from Germany and abroad will be presenting their products on an exhibition area of 340,000 square meters. Among them are almost 200 industry-leading international brands with high-quality, innovative products. Some prominent international exhibitors include:
       Albrecht Bäumer, Alvic, Boyteks, Cinetto, Decospan, DewertOkin, FGV, Henkel, Hyundai L&C, IMA Schelling Group, Impress, Interprint, Italiana Ferramenta, Jowat, Kastamonu, Kronospan, Lalan Eco-Latex, Lamigraf, Leitz, Lien’A, Linak, LX Hausys, Paolino Bacci, Pfleiderer, Rehau, Repon, Schattdecor, Simalfa, Sugatsune, Surteco,Swiss Krono,Titus and Wemhoner. Due to the ideal location in China's Greater Bay Area, the exhibitors can expect around 200,000 trade visitors. Leading innovation in materials technology        The 20 PLUS 20 Annual List Award Ceremony and the launch of the VSIL@Forum opened in grand style the show today. Originating from the prestigious "interzum Award" for the global furniture industry, the 20 PLUS 20 Annual List Award for Outstanding Furniture Accessories has already established itself in the industry in Asia. This edition is themed "In Pursuit of Furniture Accessories with Vitality". Dick Spierenburg - founder of Spierenburg Studio and creative director of imm cologne - and Hon. Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters - founder of Haute Innovation and renowned European material expert - were invited as special consultants for this.        Considering criteria such as innovation, sustainability, safety and practicality, 20 winning products were selected from a large number of innovative nominations for the years 2021-2022, which will be presented in the special area throughout the exhibition period. The competition will be a major attraction for furniture designers and manufacturers.        Mr. Keith Tsui, Managing Director of Koelnmesse (Beijing) Co., Ltd. congratulated the winning companies and expressed his belief that the innovation of the supply chain is the key to the success of the end product: “The ‘20 PLUS 20’ Annual List Award for Outstanding Furniture Accessories hosted by Koelnmesse is originated from the ‘interzum Award’, which is a high-level accolade in the global furniture manufacturing industry, aiming to identify innovative products that can guide the development of the industry. On behalf of Koelnmesse, I would like to congratulate all the winning companies. ” Adapt to the chaning consumer taste        Themed “Vitality of Sustainable Innovation to Life”, the VSIL@Forum was unveiled for the first time at CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2022 today.        Executives and experts from industry leaders Schattdecor, Rehau, Henkel, Sugatsune, Linak, WGSN and Haute Innovation spoke on a range of hot topics like sustainability, hardware design, interior design trends and so on. With the highly competitive home furnishings market and ever-changing technologies speakers presented case studies to discuss how R&D and innovation can strengthen the end product. Buyers meet sellers        This year, buyers from well-known furniture and mattress brands such as Vifa, DeRucci, Kuka, Muli and Snimay will actively participate in the business matching sessions, which will be complemented by the virtual presence of several overseas buyers. interzum guangzhou 2022 runs until July 29.
For the latest updates on the event, visit www.interzum-guangzhou.com.

The most decisive platform for the Indian woodworking and furniture manufacturing industry is set to create new benchmarks
  • 2022-06-03

       The 12th edition of INDIAWOOD (2nd - 6th June, 2022)  once again cement its position as the most relevant and important forum for the woodworking and furniture manufacturing Industry in India. With country pavilions from Germany, USA, Canada, Turkey, Malaysia, Finland, Estonia, Taiwan, Gabon amongst others, the five-day event will offer a comprehensive range of innovative products and provide information on the latest technological developments.Taiwan exhibitors include Holytek, Leadermac GoodTEK Sounding ,Yow Cherng, Powermax Machinery, etc.and NewsWin Media.        India’s furniture market is expected to cross USD 27 billion by the end of the year 2025, making the furniture market in India a billion-dollar Industry. Factors contributing to the growth of India’s furniture market include the middle-class population, rising disposable income, and an increasing number of urban households. With the recent entry of leading global players in India, the market share of the organized sector has been growing consistently. The industry has been increasingly adopting best practices when it comes to sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, and skilled resources.        With India poised to become the third largest global economy by 2030, the Government of India has identified the furniture industry as a key enabler to expand the reach of ‘Make in India’ goods across the globe. The furniture industry in India is a part of the home furnishing industry and occupies the largest share (~50% in 2019) in the home furnishing market. In FY2019, the Indian furniture market was valued at USD12.6 billion and grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4% during 5 years before that. Furthermore Indian furniture exports witnessed an astounding growth rate of 222% in 2021-2022 compared to 2013-2014, thus proving the competency of “Made in India” products in global markets. Clearly these statistics augur well for the event.        Sivakumar Venugopal, Group Director, Member of the Management Board, NuernbergMesse India, is confident about the future of the woodworking and furniture manufacturing Industry, “INDIAWOOD has been growing significantly over the last few years, in sync with the growth of the industry and 2022 will be an important milestone for the event. The event assumes an even enhanced significance in present times and will emerge as an effective forum for networking, business generation and observing latest trends and innovations. Together with our exhibitors and partners, we are confident of delivering an event on par with international standards, as in the past years”.        Juergen Koeppel, President, EUMABOIS (European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers) is upbeat about the potential of the market, he further adds, “India enjoys a favorable position as a market leader with tremendous future possibilities. We invite the woodworking community to make optimal use of this opportunity to re-connect with Industry Peers and re-experience live exhibitions. Look forward to seeing you at INDIAWOOD 2022”.        By focusing on the latest trends in carpentry, skilling, innovation, automation and digitalization, INDIAWOOD aims to drive Indian furniture manufacturing and woodworking industry and establish India as one of the top manufacturing destinations in the region.        Spread over 65,000 sq. meters plus area with 5 dedicated themed halls the event is expected to attract a record number of visitors.        Visitors from all quarters including furniture manufacturers, kitchen manufacturers, saw millers, board manufacturers, fittings and component manufactures, traders, architects, builders and interior designers can look forward to the latest in technologies, materials and innovations over the five-day event. The show As a knowledge sharing forum, INDIAWOOD will feature multiple seminars on latest trends and innovations organised by leading Industry associations as well as Skill development programs organised by the Furniture & Fittings Skill Council of India.        “Wood in Architecture and Design (WAD)”, one day conference, to be held on the 3rd of June, will aim to bring the traditionalists and the modernists on a common platform to explore the versatility, durability and application of wood in architecture and design. The event is expected to attract Architects, Structural Engineers, Designers and Mass-Timber manufacturers amongst others. Leading domain experts of renown and repute will present interesting case studies and discuss in detail about the application of wood as a construction material.        Speaking on the occasion, Sonia Prashar, Managing Director and Chairperson of the Board, NuernbergMesse India said, “As India strives to become a manufacturing hub for the world, key initiatives, such as ‘Make in India’ and ‘Vocal for Local’, have played a huge role in terms of giving a boost to the manufacturing sector, including furniture manufacture. In current times as the demand for furniture continues to increase, we are confident that the platform of INDIAWOOD will succeed in providing the relevant technologies and solutions to meet the demands of this sector” Highlights

  • Unprecedented participation from leading Industry players
  • Latest Products, Innovation and new technologies on display
  • Understanding India’s global role in the post-pandemic supply chain ecosystem
  • New concurrent platform launched “Wood in Architecture and Design (WAD)”, will explore the versatility and durability of wood in the construction Industry
       Prashar further adds, “INDIA MATTRESSTECH + UPHOLSTERY SUPPLIES EXPO (IME), International Trade Fair for Mattress and Upholstery Production Technology, Machinery, Supplies, Production Tools and Accessories, held concurrently from 2nd-5th June at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre will welcome several new brands and have latest cutting-edge technology on display. NuernbergMesse India is looking forward welcoming all the stakeholders of this rapidly evolving and growing industry” About NuernbergMesse India        NuernbergMesse is one of the 15 largest trade fair companies in the world. Its portfolio covers around 120 national and international trade fairs and congresses at the Nuernberg location and worldwide. It is the people, their ideas and products, which have made NürnbergMesse a globally successful trade fair company. Every year, about 35,000 exhibitors (international share: 44%) and up to 1.5 million visitors (international share of trade visitors: 26%) participate in the own, partner and guest events of the NürnbergMesse Group, which is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil, Italy, India, Austria and Greece (Forum S.A). Worldwide, the NürnbergMesse Group has a network of about 51 representative agencies which are active in over 116 countries. As the Indian representative for the NürnbergMesse Group we assist and support Indian companies in expanding their business into global markets and international companies into the Indian market. Source: Inida Wood