Dear Reader,


Current Issue:
Dubai Woodshow, the Middle East’s leading Show for Wood & Woodworking machinery to be held in month of March 2019 opens their publicity campaign in current issue of Modern Woodwork Gulf Edition. Mark your dates to book your exhibiting space / to visit this not to be missed Show for Gulf region.


Ligna 2019, the world’s leading trade show for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry beckons your attention in next quarter of year 2019 – to be held on 27-31 May 2019. You will read about the Wood Industry Summit – a joint production by LIGNA organizer Deutsche Messe and the German Forestry Council (KWF) that will be in its third season at LIGNA 2019.


The current issue has full reporting from Gabon Woodshow2018 held in June 19th. You will find an exclusive and informative interview that explains the variety of species available in Gabon and about the Company Woodpro which has established itself in this progressive West African country with full determination & enthusiasm.


Narratives from Gabon Woodshow: Modern Woodwork has travelled to Libreville, Gabon In June to participate in this very first edition of Gabon Woodshow. We were pleasantly surprised to see that almost all Companies were all praise for The Single Window Service & infrastructure offered by NKOK SEZ, Gabon, a joint effort by Olam International & Republic of Gabon – a very successful public – private partnership.Hence, we have compiled and brought an interview feature “Voice of Leaders from Gabon”. Exclusive to Modern Woodwork, this article is contributed by Exhibitors in Gabon Woodshow.


Expert Advice: “NKOK Gabon – an opportunity to Expand Business Globally” For curious readers here is the first-hand analysis by an Expert Point of view of Gabon Wood Hub furniture, and suggestions to upgrade.


Editor’s picks are presented as some glimpses of the new technologies exhibited at Xylexpo 18. More on this in coming issues so watch this space in next issue.


Domotex USA [Feb 28- March 2, in year 2019] – The preview press release of the celebrated and established Domotex Fair USA edition -to be held for the first time in USA – provides an attractive invitation for many Gulf based Companies to visit and source carpets &flooring in mind boggling varieties and see the latest in flooring technologies& designs. Read and follow the News Updates in every issue for more Exhibition News.


News, views and articles collected and compiled from around the globe should make this issue a remarkable copy. Awaiting your feedback:



Shanti Mansabdar – Editor [Modern Woodwork India & Gulf]