Exhibition news

Ligna 2023 Position as the world’s leading trade show further expanded
  • 2023-05-23

       Over its five-day run, from 15 to 19 May, LIGNA 2023, the world’s leading trade fair for woodworking and wood processing featured a plethora of innovations, inspiration and networking. 1,300 companies from 50 different countries presented their solutions for the wood industry, the furniture-making industry, the woodworking trades and the primary sector. The focus was on the two megatrends of sustainability and digitization. The response from Germany and all over the world was commensurately high. 80 000 visitors from 160 countries took advantage of the opportunity to inform themselves about smart machines and resource-saving production processes.        The exhibitors from Taiwan are Co-matic, OAV, Gau Jing, Kuang Yung, Leadermac, Extend Light, Innovator, E-Chian, Sherng Yuan, CKM,Hoon Hsiang,TWMA etc.        Anticipation during the run-up to the trade fair was high. Exhibitors and visitors were thrilled to finally be able to assemble again in person after a four-year hiatus and witness first-hand the concentrated innovative power of the woodworking and wood processing industry. “LIGNA 2023 exceeded the high expectations of both our exhibiting companies and our visitors, demonstrating that the machinery, equipment and solutions presented at the show are paving the way for a sustainable and digitized wood, furniture and construction industry,” said Dr. Jochen Köckler, Managing Board Chairman of the Deutsche Messe group of companies. “An impressive 60 percent of visitors came from abroad. LIGNA has further strengthened its position as the world’s leading woodworking tradeshow.” Source:Ligna 2023

WOOD TAIWAN 2023 Breaks Records with Overwhelming Attendance!
  • 2023-04-24

       WOOD TAIWAN 2023, Taiwan's largest woodworking machinery exhibition, was co- organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA). The exhibition, held at TaiNEX1 in Taipei, concluded successfully today after a four-day run. With over 7,500 visitors from more than 40 countries, the event marked a growth of 23% compared to five years ago, setting a new record. Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand were the top five buyer countries. Buyer delegations from Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, and India showed great interest in the exhibition, reflecting the event's strong appeal to potential buyers.        The exhibition received unanimous praise from leading companies such as ANDERSON, LEADERMAC, TECHNIK, CHAMP FOND, KUANG YUNG, and XIANG JING, with domestic and foreign buyers flocking to the event. Exhibitors exclaimed that the exhibition was far beyond expectations with diverse clientele in attendance. Some exhibitors also noted that this year's WOOD TAIWAN surpassed the pre-pandemic edition in terms of popularity. Furthermore, the increase in demand for domestic customized and system board decoration was observed, while the procurement direction of foreign buyers reflected the impact of international political and economic situations as well as the trend of regional production shifting.        According to participating buyers, the introduction of "Power Tools for Homemade DIY Woodworking," "Hardware Accessories & Plates," and "WOOD for MOOD" gave the exhibition a completely new and personalized feel, making it a must-visit for woodworking enthusiasts. Participating buyers expressed that WOOD TAIWAN had a completely new look and worth a visit. Moreover, a Japanese journalist who attended the exhibition in person noted that Taiwan's woodworking machinery industry has advanced considerably, with the introduction of more intelligent and fully integrated solutions for factories, which have made the industry highly competitive.        WOOD TAIWAN Stage hosted exciting events during the show, including the two-day "Timber Construction Sustainability Forum," which attracted over 100 participants each day. The forum featured experts in timber structures who discussed the carbon reduction advantages and implementation of wood construction. The "WOOD Insight -DIY Experience," "Lumber Ecosystem Guided Tour," and "ManufacturersWin Podcast Live" were also highly praised. Even businesses that were unable to attend the physical exhibition could keep up with this year's highlights through the live streaming of the Podcast and Guided Tour."        After the conclusion of the physical exhibition, WOOD TAIWAN 2023 will continue online until May 4th. To stay up to date on the latest news and information about WOOD TAIWAN, please visit the official website at www.woodtaiwan.com and follow the social media page. Source by:TAITRA

WOOD TAIWAN 2023 Grand Opening Starts Today with Latest Woodworking Innovations
  • 2023-04-20

      Taipei, Taiwan, April 20, 2023 – The Taiwan International Woodworking Machinery Show (WOOD TAIWAN 2023) has made a grand return after a five-year hiatus. Jointly organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA), it began today at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 (TaiNEX1) with over 150 exhibitors. Registered buyers from more than fifty countries around the world are expected to attend.        The event showcases some of Taiwan's renowned brands, such as ANDERSON, LEADERMAC, TECHNIK, CHAMP FOND, KUANG YUNG, XIANG JING, OAV, LNC, INNOVATOR, JUN SHIAU, FURNIMATE, CARPENTER, CHUAN CHIER, WOEI, GAU JING, as well as German SIEMENS and HOMAG.        This year, WOOD TAIWAN introduces three new sections: "WOOD for MOOD," "Hardware Accessories & Plates," and "Power Tools for Homemade DIY Woodworking." These new sections will likely bring the exhibition closer to end-users and cover the entire supply chain.        Earlier, an opening cocktail party was attended by buyers and VIPs overseas and delegations from Malaysia, Japan, and Vietnam. Simon Wang, President & CEO of TAITRA, stated that despite the pandemic, Taiwan's woodworking machinery industry has never stopped moving forward. Wang added that he expects to see a lot of R&D momentum demonstrated by exhibitors after so many years. TWMA Chairman Joe Chang mentioned that Taiwan continues to rank as the world's fourth-largest exporter of woodworking machinery, and the industry is continuously upgrading towards digital and smart applications of technology.        Moreover, in line with the theme "Envision a Greener Future," WOOD TAIWAN focuses on three sustainable engines driving the industry: the "Timber Construction Sustainability Forum," "EcoSpeak: Strategies for Net-Zero" seminar, and 15 companies sharing their sustainable practices to join WOOD TAIWAN's green initiative, including EXCELLENT, RKE, ARDEN, GOODTEK, HWA SHIN, FURNIMATE, WEN CHIH, HOLYTEK, and many others.        During the exhibition, the WOOD TAIWAN Stage will hold various seminars, including "Woodworking Machinery's Next Frontier: Automation Technology and Smart Manufacturing," "ManufacturersWin Podcast," and "WOOD Insight - DIY Experience." Additionally, there will be a variety of activities, such as the "Lumber Ecosystem Guided Tour," the "Design and Excellent Product Competition," the "WOOD TAIWAN Sourcing Meetings," and the "Taipei Biz Tour."        WOOD TAIWAN 2023 will run daily from 10:00 - 18:00, April 20 - 23, 1F, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 (TaiNEX1). The online exhibition will continue until May 4. For the latest news and registration details, visit the official website at www.woodtaiwan.com.

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.