Miscellaneous

Collaboration of Timbeter, Cind and Biometria

26.08.2020 − Estonian IT development and wood measurement company Timbeter, Swedishmeasuring system manufacturer Cind and the merged Swedish wood measurement and wood accounting association Biometria will cooperate.» more

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Delays to the start-up of RotaJET digital printers

26.08.2020 − The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in delays to the start-up of RotaJET machines for digital decor and beverage carton printing at the printing machinery manufacturer Koenig & Bauer (KBA). » more

Homag Group reports EBIT well in negative territory

17.08.2020 − A slump in order intake and revenues caused by the coronavirus pandemic and special effects associated with ongoing restructuring measures culminated in a significant fall in earnings at Homag Group.» more

Corona puts pressure on housing construction

14.08.2020 − Construction research network Euroconstruct anticipates a significant decline in housing construction activity in the current year as a result of the corona crisis. » more

Acimall: Machinery makers face another slump in ordering

13.08.2020 − The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant adverse effect on Italy’s woodworking machinery manufacturers, too. » more

Further decline in UPM-Kymmene’s plywood business

06.08.2020 − UPM-Kymmene had to put up with another reduction in its plywood division’s sales volume to the tune of 10.4 % in the second quarter to around 173,000 m³.» more

Xylexpo in Milan now postponed until 2022

24.07.2020 − Xylexpo organiser Cepra cancelled this year’s machinery fair, which was scheduled to take place from 10 to 13 November at the Rho Fiera exhibition centre in Milan. » more

Ever larger gaps appearing amongst autumn events

10.07.2020 − As the corona crisis had already led to the postponement or cancellation of almost all events in spring and summer, the dates scheduled for the next few months are meanwhile being increasingly affected as well.» more

Segezha boosts volume of sawn softwood sales by 9 %

06.07.2020 − The volume of sawn-softwood sold by Segezha Group in the first quarter was 9.0 % higher than a year earlier at 207,100 m³.» more

Kai Greten no longer holds shares in GreCon

25.06.2020 − Kai Greten handed over his shares in Fagus GreCon Greten to Ernst Greten at the start of May. » more

Completions at highest level since 2001

25.06.2020 − In 2019 completions of dwellings increased compared to the preceding year by 2.0%, to 293,002 units. » more

F.W. Barth will not take part in Bau and Domotex

24.06.2020 − The import merchant F.W. Barth has cancelled its participation in the Bau Munich and Domotex Hanover in mid-January 2021. » more

Italian firm Giardina Group acquires De Stefani Valerio

23.06.2020 − Giardina Group has widened its spectrum of products to include edging and profile grinding machinery for the woodworking industry by acquiring De Stefani Valerio.» more