Exclusive interview articles containing expert views and opinions expressed by eminent  leaders in Indian woodworking industries.

 

Altendorf India 

 

Mr. Shyam Krishnan Head- Operations Altendorf India

Mr. Shyam Krishnan
Head- Operations
Altendorf India

“The customer demands for such quality standards for any product they are going to buy. Hence, furniture manufacturers insist for quality machineries, raw materials and accessories to meet the customer demand. With this drive towards quality from both consumers and producers, demand for domestic products will surpass the imports in coming years.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging. For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality?
Yes, the Indian furniture market is one of the fast growing markets. The steady growth of our economy over these years and change in quality of living standards are key growth drivers of this market. The income levels in India have grown rapidly over past decade. This led to change in the Indian demographics by increase in consumer segment with higher disposable income. And also, consumers are now more exposed to global trends and lifestyles. The customer demands for such quality standards for any product they are going to buy. Hence, furniture manufacturers insist for quality machineries, raw materials and accessories to meet the customer demand. This definitely have a positive impact on domestic manufacturing segment. With this drive towards quality from both consumers and producers, demand for domestic products will surpass the imports in coming years.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
HIGHLIGHTS AT INDIAWOOD 2018: ALTENDORF MAGIS: Altendorf Magis is the new digital, graphical operator guidance system that makes complex workflows straightforward. Cut by cut, the intelligent magis software guides users through the predefined cutting sequence clearly and reliably. Operators can expect savings in both time and material as a result. Cutting procedures and sequences are simply displayed on the tablet./operators enjoy visual guidance/straight forward data acquisition from cut optimization stage/incorrect cuts and material waste are avoided/production time is reduced/label printers printbarcodes (optional).

 

F45-TWO WAY TILT SLIDING TABLE PANEL SAW: F45 with saw unit tilts up to 46° to either side which is first time in India. The ability to tilt the saw unit up to 46° to either side makes the F 45 an even more versatile cutting machine. There is no need to adjust the extraction hood either, as it simply follows the saw unit. The entire movements, from full tilt one way to full tilt the other, takes just 12 seconds. One of the main applications for the two-way tilt function is the sawing of internal mitres, which can be done easily and safely using the crosscut fence.
START45- NEW VARIANT: In this India wood edition, we will be launching new variant of START45 with 7 hp motor power. The new START 45 allows you to cut solid wood, plastics and aluminium just as easily and precisely as you can cut all sorts of panels.

 

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Altendorf India is the Indian subsidiary of the German Company Wilhelm Altendorf GmbH & Co. KG Maschinenbau. The company was established in the year 2011 at Bangalore. It is responsible for sales and service support of Altendorf products across India & neighbouring countries.
We are operating across India in all major location though our authorized sales partners.
The models offered are START 45 entry level panel saw, mid-level range of WA6, India’s favourite WA8 series and customized F45 series for special applications. The major users are customers from wood based panel processing, solid wood, plastics, Aluminum, MDF, HDF, FRP/Composites industry in India.

 


 

Biesse Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

 

Stefano Bottene Director – Sales & Marketing, Biesse Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

Stefano Bottene
Director – Sales & Marketing,
Biesse Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

“Technology and automation is finding its foothold in the industry. Today Indian market absorbs very quickly the new technology and implements the same in the day to day production activities. Aspiration for higher configuration of machines is growing and this swift change is only to deliver high quality furniture JUST IN TIME.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging. For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
Future of the organized furniture making sector is undoubtedly bright in India.
Post GST and Demonetisation, economy of India has shown positive signs. With the introduction of schemes like Pradhanmantri awas yojana, the sale of residential properties will go updefinitely. All these factors will have a positive impact on the furniture industry as well. At the same time entry of big players in the furniture industry will give a big boost and motivation to it.Technology and automation is finding its foothold in the industry. Today Indian market absorbs very quickly the new technology and implements the same in the day to day production activities. Aspiration for higher configuration of machines is growing and this swift change is only to deliver high quality furniture JUST IN TIME.In India with the presence of wood working machine manufacturers like Biesse, capable of supplying state of the art technologies will definitely help to produce quality products in furniture industry. There by making the industry more organized than before.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
At Indiawood Biesse will show case its excellence in wood processing technology by presenting Rover A 5 axis machining centre, Opera 5 sanding solution, Stream A industrial edge bander, Rover K FT nesting technology and a dedicated software zone to showcase the concept of integrated manufacturing system. Biesse is known for its innovative solutions & technological expertise worldwide. With the new state of the art manufacturing unit atBangalore, Biesse is all set to achieve the soaring heights in the wood processing industry.

 

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Biesse Group is a global leader in the technology for processing wood, glass, stone, plastic and metal. It designs, manufactures and distributes machines, integrated systems and software for manufacturers of furniture, door/window frames and components for the construction, ship-building and aerospace industries. It invests on average 14 million Euros per year in R&D, boasting over 200 registered patents. It operates through 9 industrial sites, 37 branches and 300 agents and selected dealers, exporting 90% of its production. Its customers include some of the most prestigious names in Italian and international design. The Group was founded by Giancarlo Selci in Pesaro (1969) and was first listed in the Star segment of the Italian Stock Market June 2001, it is currently in the FTSE IT Mid Cap. The company currently has 3,800 employees worldwide.

 


 

Blum India Pvt. Ltd.

 

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Mr. Martin Herr Designation here Blum India Pvt. Ltd.

“The overall feedback from the market we got regarding expectations for 2018 is very positive. . However, compared to other established markets we still lack scaled up industrial players. At INDIAWOOD Blum will officially launch a new motion technology for the well accepted TANDEMBOX drawer system.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging. For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
The overall feedback from the market we got regarding expectations for 2018 is very positive. The GST implementation will play in the hands of the organized sector, as now even most of the small-time carpenters and carpenter shops will be forced to pay taxes. Also, the decreased GST will be very beneficial for our industry. However, compared to other established markets we still lack scaled up industrial players. It will take quite some more time until we can expect a professionalized industry like in Europe for example.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
At INDIAWOOD Blum will officially launch a new motion technology for the well accepted TANDEMBOX drawer system. TIP-ON BLUMOTION for TANDEMBOX combines the advantages of the TIP-ON mechanical opening support system with reliable BLUMOTION dampening for silent and effortless closing. Opens with just a light touch, has a smooth running action and closessilently and effortlessly. TIP-ON BLUMOTION will be available for all three lines of the TANDEMBOX family (plus/antaro/intivo)
Apart from products we will showcase a variety of templates, assembly devices and services targeting small and medium furniture manufacturers.

 

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Company Profile:
High-tech furniture fittings for modern living worlds
Blum is well known and valued as an innovative family-owned company that operates on an international scale. Blum’s solutions make opening and closing furniture a mesmerizing experience and deliver quality of motion and enhanced user convenience to the entire home. In particular to kitchens. The product range is complemented by extensive support services.

 


 

Hafele South Asia

 

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Mr. Jürgen Wolf, Managing Director, Hafele South Asia

“In our opinion, Indian manufacturers still lack scale, brands, distribution and innovative designs to really be able to compete with imported furniture on the same level. Time to get organized!”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging. For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
Not in the near future! The Indian Furniture Industry is highly fragmented and lacks preparedness for large production operations in terms of quality, design and standardization. While a lot has changed over the last decade and modularity in furniture is becoming a more accepted concept in India, customization still rules which prevents manufacturers from scaling up. In fact there is still only one large-scale manufacturer who has a recognized brand and operates on a country-wide level. Apart from that the Industry is still characterized by regional or local Manufacturers with small production outputs catering only to a few cities and towns in and around their facilities. Most importantly these small manufacturing outfits have not succeeded in building brands beyond their area of influence. Also effective distribution of furniture remains elusive. A few manufacturers have managed a small number of franchise outlets but not enough to make a real impact in the market. In regards to design the local players are largely not up-to-date with global trends in furniture designs and technologies and this again gives importers a clear edge. Even today, trends in furniture originate in the western world which are then quickly picked up by large scale manufacturers from these countries. The translation of these trends into the Indian scenariotakes a lot of time and is often only haphazardly executed. In summary, in our opinion, Indian manufacturers still lack scale, brands, distribution and innovative designs to really be able to compete with imported furniture on the same level. Time to get organized!

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
This INDIAWOOD, Häfele introduces a box-full of home and kitchen innovations that are highly conducive to ‚smart living’ and will redefine your perspective on space utilization. You will see a lot of new concepts in kitchen solutions like space-optimizing sliding counter-tops, effective drawer organizers, smart corner solutions, efficient waste management and much more.
The concept of smart-living as a trend is gaining importance among city dwellers. The integration of family and living space with kitchens (open kitchen concept) has increasingly become a popular design option especially for small spaces. Our visitors will experience live how versatile fittings & products with advanced functions can shape and improve even the smallest spaces.

 

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Company Profile:
Häfele, the international leader in Interior Functionality, launch edits state-of-the-art Design Showroom in the heart of South Bombay on 15th September 2017. The spacious, 10,000 square feet showroom unites globally acclaimed interior trends with innovative functionality through interactive and functional display settings; bringing every imaginable design to reality. This showroom is Häfele‘s second internationally designed retail facility in Mumbai and the very first in the southern region of the city. Located at Mahalaxmi-West, the busiest shopping hub of Mumbai, the showroom will cater to the interior sensibilities and design expectations of the ever-updated “SoBo” lifestyles.

 


 

Homag India Pvt. Ltd.

 

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Govind Asudani Managing Director, Homag India Pvt. Ltd.

“What starts out today as a compact workshop fitting into an area of below 80 square meters can evolve into an entry-level industrial-scale solution tomorrow – opening up exciting scope for new products, materials and designs. The technology, software and services needed are all waiting to be discovered.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging. For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
What starts out today as a compact workshop fitting into an area of below 80 square meters can evolve into an entry-level industrial-scale solution tomorrow – opening up exciting scope for new products, materials and designs. The technology, software and services needed are all waiting to be discovered.
• Modular upgrading of workshops and stand-alone machines. • Flexible response to the demands of tomorrow.
• Efficiency and transparency in terms of data structures and process flows.
• Seamless software.
Software Solutions such as woodCAD|CAM deliver a simple, reliable process flow from the initial idea through to the finished product – including 3D room planning at the customer’s point of sale, free design and a fully functional CAD program.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
With intelligent solutions from entry-level machines for craftsmen to networked, integrated industrial machines, software solutions and IOT platform, Homag will be in its elements in Hall 1.
In the entry level segment we will have on display our entire range of “Made in India” Machines and In the industry segment, we will have on display, both in terms of machine and plant technology, and in Networking – several solutions – 5 Axis CNC, High Speed Edge Banders and Wide Belt Sanders in the CNC, Edge and Surface Segments.
In addition, we are presenting “tapio”, a powerful IoT-platform for the wood processing sector at INDIAWOOD.
YOUR SOLUTION for surface processing at INDIAWOOD 2018
With our finishing technology, HOMAG is now offering a new product range for the coating of furniture, interior fittings and stair components.

 

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Company Profile:
As the world’s leading manufacturer of machines and systems for the wood-processing industry and small trades, HOMAG is a unique system provider.
Technology of HOMAG covers the entire process chain of the wood processing trade and industry. Whether you are a joiner, carpenter, interior designer, staircase fitter, window fitter, door fitter or furnisher – HOMAG offers solutions tailored precisely to your needs, from individual machines to complete production lines.
The range of machines stretches from panel manufacture, sawing and drilling, format and edge processing, CNC machines, through sanding machines, surface processing or centers for beam processing (timber house construction) right up to machines for handling, automation, assembly, and packaging. HOMAG also offers services ranging from service through consulting, financing, and training up to documentation. In the industry and trade sector, HOMAG Systems offers its customers a fully aligned system comprising machinery, handling/logistics, data collection, and information technology.

 


 

 Jai Industries

 

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Nirav Shah Director Jai Industries, Ahmedabad

“India is not dependent on Imports anymore. It has evolved and developed into a self-sustained nation with its skilled manpower and advanced technology . Today it is the era of innovation & technological development and we at JAI truly believe in it.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging . For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
Last decade saw a phenomenal change in how the woodwork industry approaches the work & growth potential before it. Later on – along with economic boom in the country, the size and the bulk of the assignments grew exponentially. India is not dependent on Imports anymore. It has evolved and developed into a self-sustained nation with its skilled manpower and advanced technology.
Modular furniture making, doors-windows-shutters making, interior décor creation and panel-based products manufacturing… everything has become faster, of world-class quality and yet cost effective due to invent and advent of Panel Process Machinery . There is a sea change in technology and machinery to match it. Conventional methods and machines are getting replaced by new sophisticated ones.
Today it is the era of innovation & technological development and we at JAI truly believe in it. Jai is constantly investing in research and innovative development with its state of art manufacturing facilities to cater the demand for quality machines.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
Actually, nobody gives better selection, as no one manufactures as many machines and models as Jai Industries does. Jai has all the machines you need, in widest range of models to choose from; based on features, functions, quality and cost criteria. Just contact us with your requirement and we can guide you and give you choicest machines in better budget. We offer Industry Specific machinery packages.
JAI will be present in INDIAWOOD 2018 with highest number of machines for display from its WUDPRO & MODULA range. Come, have a glimpse & check new introductions & many upgraded machine models:
New Introductions: (Semi-Auto) Beam Saw with Air Floating Table, Series of Panel Saws , Auto Edge banders , Multi Boring , Hydraulic Hot Press , CNC Router , CombiPlaner , Universal Combination machine, Surface Planer , Thickness Planer , Double side thickness planer , Auto Copy Shaper, Double Spindle Moulder, Circular Saw (with sliding table), Oscillating Mortiser, Round-end Tenoner & Horizontal Mortiser.
Upgraded Machines: Semi Auto Edge Banders , Auto Edge Banders , Semi-Auto Double Head Multi Boring, Auto Post Forming , Auto Roller Press , Surface Planers , Thickness Planer , band Saw , Chain Mortiser , Chisel Mortiser and many more.

 

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Company Profile:
JAI Industries Group is manufacturing and managing the markets in India & abroad. It has grown multifold over its journey of 50 years and has become the most trusted brand today.
JAI company has a dedicated department for ‘Service & Spares’, manned by a big team of engineers; always ready to serve Jai customers – spread out all over India. Our response time is excellent and satisfaction rankings are high. Also, it has the long-standing experience of working with Italian and Turkish giants in the field of wood work machinery, which helps.
Including the solid woodwork machinery range “WudPro”, along with “Modula” – Jai Industries manufacture a whopping number of total 35,000 machines a year! The overall Jai figure is 500,000 m/cs till now! Jai has introduced high quality solid wood machines ‘Prima series’ under this ‘WudPro’ brand. Company has the biggest manufacturing facilities totalling some 450,000 sq. ft. and one of a kind machine-mall for demo and display, called “Jai PanWood Grand” measuring 25,000 sq. ft.

 


 

Leitz GmbH & Co. KG

 

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Mr. Jürgen Köppel, CEO, Leitz GmbH & Co. KG

“India is not just a country, it is a subcontinent having more than 1.324 Billion inhabitants which are all potential customers for furniture made out of wood or wood based materials. Due to the fact that more and more imported machines and tooling are coming from Europe, it goes without saying that the quality level of the furniture produced in India will be or is already at an international level.
As world market leader and innovation leader, Leitz will bring for sure latest tooling technologies to the INDIAWOOD 2018”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging. For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
The Indian market got a significant potential in the furniture producing industry but also once we talk about construction elements such as wooden doors, windows and flooring. India is not just a country, it is a subcontinent having more than 1.324 Billion inhabitants which are all potential customers for furniture made out of wood or wood based materials. Looking into the Indian furniture production, we could see a growth at a CAGR of 14.5% from 2013 to 2016 and there are sources that predict a further growth with the same growth rate until 2020. Due to the fact that more and more imported machines and tooling are coming from Europe, it goes without saying that the quality level of the furniture produced in India will be or is already at an international level.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
As world market leader and innovation leader, Leitz will bring for sure latest tooling technologies to the INDIAWOOD 2018. No matter whether we are looking into tooling for the panel based industry or for the solid wood industry, we will introduce novelties to the Indian market according to our slogan “Solutions in new Dimensions”. There will be for sure a focus on our new saw program, especially the Premium and Excellent line. The area of board applications such as edgebanding will be covered with our latest WhisperCut and EdgeExpert tooling. For sure, the Leitz booth will be a place to see during the INDIAWOOD 2018.

 

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Company Profile:
Leitz is the worldwide leading manufacturer of tools for industrial processing of wood, wood derived materials, plastic and compound materials. The product spec-trum covers the complete range of precision tools for automated machines.By six production locations in Europe, Asia and America and a close net of sales compa-nies and service stations, Leitz is represented on all continents.

 


Sleek Boards [India] LLP

 

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Mr Nitin Vaze, CEO, Sleek Boards [India] LLP

“There is no looking back. According to World Bank India’s organised furniture industry is expected to grow 20% and projected to cross USD 32 billion by 2019. We can consider that the next 5 years we can see the fastest growth.”
“Indiawood 2018 participation: Sauerland Spanplatten World’s largest producer of infill boards for the door industry offers their rich experiences for production of high performance doors
using their tubular Boards and solid Boards.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging . For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
There is no looking back. According to World Bank India’s organised furniture industry is expected to grow 20% and projected to cross USD 32 billion by 2019. The increase in tourism, hospitality, retails and hospital sectors is also expected to increase the furniture demand and we can consider that the next 5 years we can see the fastest growth. However unlike the electronics the domestic panel industry is lacking self enforced quality compliant norms and the quality producers of furniture are yet dependent on imported panel products. If the furniture industry has to score more than imports then the raw material producers have to gear up on the quality of panels from their factories to meet the ISI or EN standards.
2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
Sauerland Spanplatten World’s largest producer of infill boards for the door industry offers their rich experiences for production of high performance doors using their tubular Boards and solid Boards. The product range includes solid boards, tubular boards, fire cores and acoustical cores. These boards are produced in various thickness starting from 18 mm to 70 mm. These boards are ecofriendly, E1, PEFC and FSC certified, produced from recycled residues sourced from saw mills. The company can also supply NAF/NAUF boards. Very few people know that the Sauerland infill board is in use by the door industry for over 65 years as a timber and flat pressed particle boards substitute for infill material. It has withstood the test of time over 6 decades and inuse in over 78 countries which means it has time tested global acceptance. More than 100,000 doors are made daily using Sauerland Cores. It is also reasonable to say that it is much older in use than the timber baton filling common in India in the flush door industry”.

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Company Profile:
We are India’s leading professionally managed ISO 9001-2015 marketing organisation dedicated to marketing of ecofriendly technologies and materials for manufacture of Furniture, Doors etc. We represent Sauerland Spanplatten World’s largest producer of infill for the door industry catering to production of internal doors as well as technical doors for fire and acoustic performances. We are entrusted to provide marketing and technical support to customers in Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore and Srilanka.

 


 

Siempelkamp Maschinen

 

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Mr. Samiron Mondal Managing Director, Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, Krefeld, Germany

“The topic “quickly growing and CO2 neutral raw materials” is high on the agenda for wood-based panel manufacturers worldwide.Siempelkamp takes up the current challenges as the specialist for the corresponding machines and plants: Wood based panels made from bamboo or rice straw – raw material, available in large amounts worldwide.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging . For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality ?
The topic “quickly growing and CO2 neutral raw materials” is high on the agenda for wood-based panel manufacturers worldwide. Which materials are suitable and what technology has proven to be mature? Siempelkamp takes up the current challenges as the specialist for the corresponding machines and plants: Wood based panels made from bamboo or rice straw – raw material, available in large amounts worldwide. To use the advantages of this raw material, Siempelkamp started to advance the development of machines for the production of particleboard made out of bamboo or rice straw. Future technology, offered today – complete plants for the wood based panel industry made by Siempelkamp.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
Siempelkamp has not rested on its laurels and launches at IndiaWOOD 2018 a ground-breaking upgrade: a state-of-the-art drive, instrumentation and process control technology as well as new finishing line components have elevated the ContiRoll® to new heights. The developments will deliver decisive market benefits: production increases of up to 30 %, highest machine uptimes, minimised maintenance requirements, high-precision performance and status controls, product qualities that have been increased again with the potential to realise even more savings in materials and energy consumption – all at reliable operating speeds of 2,500 millimetres per second. In short: the ContiRoll® Generation 9 has arrived!

 

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Company Profile:
Siempelkamp is an internationally operating systems supplier of press lines and complete plants for the wood-based panel industry, the metal forming industry as well as the composite. The Siempelkamp foundry is the world’s largest hand-molding foundry producing castings with a weight of up to 320 t (353 US tons).


 

Wood-Mizer India

 

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Mr. Bobby Ruban Joseph, Country Manager Wood-Mizer India

“In order to compete with the quality and prices of imports,companies can contribute to the overall direction by replacing outdated and inefficient primary processing machinery.Start smart, and the rest will follow.
In 2018, Wood-Mizer is releasing several lines of products, plus rebranding existing product lines for consistency.”

 

1. 2018 is bringing in the news of many industrial spheres where we as a nation are leapfrogging. For example: Domestic production of Electronics is moving ahead of imports for the first time in 2016-17. Can we predict a bright future for our industry also – a hope that organised furniture making sector in India will score more than imported furniture on counts of quality?
In order to compete with the quality and prices of imports, there are a lot of factors at work, obviously. From our perspective, companies can contribute to the overall direction by replacing outdated and inefficient primary processing machinery. Modern sawmilling technology is helping Indian furniture makers reduce costs while increasing safety and profits. This gives furniture makers the flexibility to invest more consideration into quality control and assembly of products down the production line. Start smart, and the rest will follow.

 

2. Please tell us about your participation in INDIAWOOD 2018 that is : about your Company products / new technology that you are planning to exhibit.
In 2018, Wood-Mizer is releasing several lines of products, plus rebranding existing product lines for consistency. Last year brought high-throughput and wideband TITAN sawmilling equipment into Wood-Mizer’s product offering, and now more processing equipment will soon be available, in addition to a full range of affordable commercial moulders and planers.

 

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Company Profile:
Wood-Mizer supports sawmillers in India with local sales and service support for thin-kerf sawmills, resaws, and log processing lines that reduce operational costs and boost profits. In 2017, Wood-Mizer is now supplying wideband sawmilling solutions that can produce up to 150 cubic metres per shift – Wood-Mizer TITAN.