50% increase in exhibition size, 50% rise in visitors puts to rest any doubts about the impact of demonetisation on the growth of the furniture manufacturing industry in India
The 5th edition of DelhiWood (1-4 March, 2017) concluded on a high note, breaking all previous records of its own. It also laid to rest all doubts about the effects of the Union government’s demonetisation of high-denomination currency notes in December the previous year!
More than 25,000 visitors attend the four-day show in Greater Noida, cementing its position as one of the world’s largesttrade show for furniture manufacturing technologies, tools and fittings and raw and semi-finished materials.
The demand from the industry was such that exhibition space was increased to 28,000 square metres and outdoor display-cum-demonstration space of an additional 1,500 square metres: another record for DelhiWood 2017.
The biennialshowsaw representation from 497 companies from 30 countries. A majority of the exhibitors (60%) were international players, represented in 10 country pavilions.
This year saw a 50% jump in professionals from the woodworking, architecture and interior design communities who visited the show. These visitors also remained longer at DelhiWood, with the average duration of stay rising to 2.5 days. In the previous edition of DelhiWood in 2015, the count of trade visitors who travelled to Greater Noida stood at 16,703.
What is more, it generated vastly greater interest among potential buyers fromAfghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Canada, China, Democratic Republic Congo, Ecuador, Estonia, Gabon, Germany, Greenland, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland and India.
Among the 42 countries from where these visitors came are Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Malaysia, Namibia, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia.
While portraying the growth of technology and its applications in the woodworking industry is one of the biggest achievements of the show, skill development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), carpenters and craftsmen was actively addressed in the DelhiWood 2017.
The Furniture and Fittings Skill Council (FFSC) conducted a 4-day orientation programme for SMEs, carpenters and craftsmen at the event. It also introduced the ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL) scheme to carpenters from all parts of India. It not only recognises their skillsand expertise, but also results in cash benefits to carpenters who register with the FFSC with Aadhar-linked bank accounts.
The special ‘Sourcing Forum’, held on the 3 March by WoodNews magazine, enabled more than 300 furniture manufacturers to interact with e-commerce entities to discuss online retailing and explore business opportunities.
Representatives of online retailers–such asFabFurnish, Pepperfryand eBay–interacted with manufacturers of furniture, kitchens, cabinets and wardrobes, in an attempt to expand their sourcing footprint for the fast growing online furniture market.
The first national conference of the Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) manufacturing industry, which was held on 3 March, was a well-attended event, with more than 150 participants.
Press and Promotion
DelhiWood 2017 also created tremendous interest and press coverage in both regional and national media in India – which generated coverage in 643 daily newspapersacross 42 cities in 16 states.
Content-based social medial campaign on Facebook and Twitter were utilised to keep the industry engaged in the exhibition, which generated a reach of more than 85,000 views.
DelhiWood 2017’s Facebook and Twitter pages provided additional interaction with a wider industry-specific audience and achieved significant growth in followers. This digital media reach indicates that the industry will no longer remain an unorganised sector and is engaging the younger generation’s interest towards furniture manufacturing and the business opportunities it offers.
As usual, DelhiWoodattracted the trust and support of industry stakeholders and associations, chief among them Eumabois (the federation of 14 national associations of woodworking technology and accessory manufacturers in Europe).
The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), the Indian Laminate Manufacturers’ Association (ILMA), the Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute (IPIRTI), the Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST), the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and the Association of Furniture Manufacturers and Traders (AFMT) also extended their support to the show.
KALYAN INDUSTRIES AT Delhiwood 2017
Kalyan Industries is well know for Plywood & Wood Working Industry, had a successful show. The presence of Kalyan at Delhi Wood gives us a powerful platform for meeting new customers, reaching out to our existing clientele and building a more established and reliable brand in India.
The name Kalyan has traditionally been synonymous with top quality, innovation and progression, practically oriented product development Since 1952 & had successfully completed 65 years.
Besides these, our Spindleless Rotary Peeling Machine, Wide Belt Sanders, Seasoning Kilns, Double Side Planner & Other Solid Wood & Modular Machines are highly appreciated by many of the customers. The complete detail of our activities is available on our website: http://www.kalyanindustries.in & http://www.plywoodmachines.in
We are importing European & Taiwanese Wide Belt Sanders which have various configurations and combinations. The Double Side Planner & Multiple Ripsaw from Taiwan are more suitable for integrated raw material in preparing material processing in furniture industry.
PEGASUS PROFILES – Pvc Edge Band Tape AT Delhiwood 2017
We “Pegasus Profiles’, are pioneers in manufacturing PVC edge band tapes in North India. We have established our self as trusted and well-known name in plastic industry over the last 35 years. The company’s reputation and success has grown on its commitment to serve best quality products at competitive prices. With our quality controlled production lines operating in 24- hour facility, company is always ready to meet the edge banding needs of its distributors and clients across India. Pegasus expansion strategy is to increase plant capacity beyond order levels so that quality and service are superior even during periods of exceptional growth. We are using the highest and imported quality raw material that is sourced from the most reliable vendors of the industry. We have created a hi tech manufacturing unit with state of art facility.
We will be there in the next India wood expo.
Pegasus range has been exhibited at Noida on
1st-4th March 2017 in Delhi Wood hall no.: 14 A 312.
For more details contact us on:
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.edgeband.in
GCM TEAK BRAZIL AT Delhiwood 2017
GCM TEAK is one of the main exporters of teak clean squares from Brazil. The teak comes from well managed plantation and production is based on the selection of the best trees accordingly with the final product. The company can provide high grade teak in different sizes such as 3×2, 3×3, 3×4, 3×5, among others.
GCM TEAK is operating in INDIA for more than 5 years with distributors and customers from north to south. The company participated in DELHI WOOD 2017 and meets their main distributors, confirming the position to commit with the long term distribution in INDIA market.
The CEO of the company, Mr. Gustavo Milazzo, said, “India is our main market. We came to the exhibition to show to our partners that our company is responsible in delivery only the best product and that we are here to stay for many years. India people are becoming our family.”
Joway Machinery Co., Ltd AT Delhiwood 2017
Joway Machinery Co., Ltd. is a leading woodworking machinery manufacturer in Taiwan with over 28 years of working experiences. We sold a large quantity of straight line rip saw machine (for solid wood) for our local customers.
We show JR-18 at DelhiWood 2017, this model has 8 hold-down rollers and equipped with a 10 HP motor and a 2 HP feeding motor. Maximum working thickness is 95 mm. The double-track chain conveyor has wide working surface it allows a stable and precise working.
As the raising of requirement for panel woods; therefore, we introduced sliding table saw P-3200 TM at the show, main saw blade up/down, saw blade tilting (0°-45°) and saw blade height are manually controlled. A standard machine comes with a 12” main saw blade.This machine has a longer spindle which allows a stable cutting performance. Joway, we connect quality!
Sand Tech Pvt Ltd AT Delhiwood 2017
Sand Tech India Pvt. Ltd., was incorporated in 2016 to supply the wood industry with quality tooling helping artisans and technicians to turn out products of international standards and finish with minimal efforts and enhanced ergonomic features.
Sand Tech launched its ‘Rotoflex’ range of contour sander brushes in the recently concluded Delhi Wood 2017. We believe that it has great potential as a product and can be a game changer for many artisans and businessmen struggling with issues related to consistent finish and productivity.‘Rotoflex’ range of brushes find applications in wood sanding, sealer sanding, plywood sanding, carving sanding, marble sanding, stainless steel polishing, steel sanding, furniture repair and restoration, varnish removal, composite materials sanding, PVC profiles etc.
We are sure that you will benefit immensely in terms of productivity increase, quality enhancement, product finish consistency and eventually a healthy bottom line for your business.
PERFECT MACHINE TOOLS AT Delhiwood 2017
“PERFECT MACHINE TOOLS., was established in 2005. LARK is one of the prominent and leading brands of PERFECT MACHINE TOOLS from the hub of wood working Industry, Rajasthan.
LARK has been regulating the operations since 2005 in all over India.
We are manufacturers and suppliers of all kind of wood working machinery and tools. We manufacture all kind of wood working machines and Tools in different dimensions as per our clients’ requirement.
PERFECT MACHINE TOOLS has the most suitable products from around the globe for Indian market. We are proud to have many successful installations.
Our main areas:
1. All kinds of woodworking machinery.
(imported & indian)
2. All kinds of woodworking tools & spare parts. (imported & indian)
French Timber AT Delhiwood 2017
French Timber is a trade association created by the sawmills to promote French lumber products on export markets.
France is one of the leaders in hardwood lumber production in Europe, offering a wide range of well-known high quality products; our main productions are oak, beech and ash.
Our hardwood products are sold both unedged or square edged, and are available in all the standard market thicknesses.
We also produce a quantity of softwood timber products, from rough saw lumber to manufactures finished products; cross laminated timber or glulam beams for the construction industry.
One of our main objectives is to make it easier for importers and manufacturers across the world to purchase and work with French wood.
With that objective in mind we act as a business platform for all professionals wanting to enquire on French wood products: please send us a detailed request on the products you are looking for and we will transfer your demand to all our members who can then contact you directly.
M/s. Firstech Solutions Private Limited. AT Delhiwood 2017
Brand Name PEACOCK in the field of Kitchen and Home Appliances is a very big name in India from last 15 years, PEACOCK known for the assurance of punctuality process and energetic workmanship. During the past “Peacock Forever” has crowned by several thousand satisfied customer for their quality and accuracy. These dreams have honored by our own manufacturing set-up, where we are manufacturing as per the ISO standard (ISO 9001 : 2008) with skilled manpower and qualified technical engineers. The company is manufacturing the products and Supplying to dealers/distributors and having presence in almost all the states in India and major cities. Currently, Peacock is represented more than 200 Dealers & Distributors across the Country. Each Dealer & Distributor has full range of our products — to ensure the timely supply of the required products.
MODULAR KITCHEN BASKETS
WoodTrader AT Delhiwood 2017
The WoodTrader platform provides customers with a global marketplace at their fingertips. WoodTrader allows theircustomers to quickly and easily negotiate with international suppliers for softwood products such as dimensional lumber, metric lumber, boards, blocks and panels. Verified buyers are able to bid on products, place orders, and access real-time price lists through a mobile app at their convenience.WoodTraderalso takes care of all the logistics. Buyers can bid confidently with the shipping cost already included in the price. Currently the app is free – buyers just need to get verified to browse global prices.
The WoodTrader platform is operated by Coast Fraser, an innovative distributor of wood products specializing in exporting North American softwood lumber products. With headquarters in Vancouver, Canada, they have partnered with top sawmills and wholesalers to inexpensively and efficiently help you import lumber.