the world's leading publication for coverage of the OSB, particleboard, MDF, laminates, softwood and hardwood plywood and hardwood face veneer industries.

3M

Cubitron II: Cutting edge Performance and Superior Finishing

What if you’re abrasive belts could…

  • Remove more stock while drawing fewer amps?
  • Increase production through faster line speeds?
  • Reduce your sander’s energy consumption?

Actiw

One Shot Loading – Boost Your Container Loading Process

Airstar

Airstar blow detector systems: The most accurate defect, bondline and thickness detection. We have been replacing competitors’ blow detectors for the past 15 years. Buy once. Buy Airstar systems.

Altec Integrated Solution

Suppliers and manufacturers of:

  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Controls
  • Innovation

Altec Integrated Solutions

Suppliers and manufacturers of:

  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Controls
  • Innovation

Andritz

Next-level MDF plant operation

Refined service and process control

Ashland Hercules Water Technologies

Meet the growing demand for environmentally-friendly interior wood products with Ashland’s formaldehyde-free Soyad adhesives. Formulated with a proprietary cross-linking resin and natural soy flour, these proven adhesives provide a strong, water-resistant bond and readily replace UF-based adhesives in hardwood plywood and composite panels. Stay ahead of regulations and improve indoor air quality for your customers and workers — go formaldehyde-free with Soyad adhesives.

B Maier

Efficient technology for your successful PB, MDF or OSB production

  • Chipping
  • Flaking
  • Milling
  • Plant concepts
  • Modernization
  • Service

BASF

At BASF, we have made a sizable commitment to the engineered wood industry. We provide MDI; a versatile isocyanate used in a variety of construction materials, including oriented strand board, medium density fiberboard, particle board, and more. Our worldwide resources bring you the best-in-class service, support and technical expertise, to help you with any size project. That’s why, when it comes to wood, more people count on the quality and know-how of BASF.

Baumer Inspection Gmbh

Fast, precise, efficient

ColourBrain – high precision measurement and inspection

Berendsen Fluid Power

We’re Powered by Great Partnerships… Thank You Roseburg Forest Products for partnering with Berendsen Fluid Power on your recent hydraulic retrofit of the Washington Iron Works 7920 ton, 14-Opening Particle Board Press.

Retrofit Benefits: Increased Production; Reduced Energy Consumption; Improved Control Flexibility; Reliability and Quality

System Features: 12,000 GPM Reservoir; 900 HP; Electric Servo Actuator Prefill Shift; Eliminated Loader and Unloader HPU

Biele Automation Process

  • Development of automation turnkey projects
  • Innovative & Customized Solutions
  • Maximum Productivity. Improvement of quality & reliability of your production processes
  • For plywood, HPL, solid wood, lightboard, particleboard, doors, flooring and furniture industries

Binos GmbH

LIGNA Hall 26, Booth D12

  • 49 5041 993 0

Cat Forest Products

The new Cat 966M is 10% more fuel efficient on average than the previous model. We also made changes so you can work more efficiently in a millyard. The lock-up clutch torque converter helps you climb ramps without losing speed, and disc-type differential locks improve traction when the ground is slippery or muddy. Just hit a button and drive right through. Comfort is important, too. The new Ride Control system has two accumulators to chushion the ride full or empty.

Ceratizit

Always one step ahead. Woodworking innovations start now.

Chemtrend

Chem-Trend release agents are efficient, effective, and always deliver a smooth way out of any sticky situation in wood panel production.

  • Increase production speed
  • Improve quality
  • Reduce downtown
  • Boost your bottom line

Clariant International

Clariant delivers innovative, high performance catalysts and superior customer care. Our catalysts help you cut RTO energy expenses and CO2 emissions by more than 50%. And with dedicated sales and technical personnel for the Panelboard Industry, we assist and advise during on-site installation, and provide quick turnaround for a catalyst laboratory testing. Each plant is unique, and deserves our personalized service.

Coil Manufacturing

Coil Rotary Drum Blenders

Constructed of rolled steel and lined with advanced plastics. Coil Blenders are available in a range of sizes and variable speeds of blenders that accommodate both liquid and powder resins.

Resin Distribution at its finest

Costa Sanders

Industrial Sanding Systems

PB; MDF; PLYWOOD; CLT; OSB

Custom Engineering

Custom Engineering offers:

  • Platen rebuilds of all OE makes
  • Straighten and machining
  • Weld repair
  • Flow and pressure testing
  • 24-hour shutdown scheduling

Daubert Chemical

As a single-component reactive polyurethane adhesive available in hot melt and liquid formulations, Daubond PUR goes on easily in just one step, so you’ll save time over traditional two-step adhesives. What’s more, you’ll enjoy an open time that is long enough to position the pieces you’re adhering, but short enough to avoid production delays. We offer standard and custom formulations.

Delta Computer Systems

Delta’s most capable electro-hydraulic motion controller. The RMC200 controls up to 32 axes, and our familiar RMCTools software makes it easy to synchronize every one of them — from simple single-loop position control to complex dual-loop control of position-pressure/force.

Dieffenbacher Gmbh

Energy Systems and Dryers

Integrated solutions from a single source

  • Interconnected mechanical and process
  • Integrated control and visualization system
  • Reduction of interfaces and operating costs
  • Fast and efficient response to dynamic consumer demands

Dolbeau Oxygene

High-output packaging that meets your needs. An operator-free, fully automated machine that recognizes packages with centering, packaging and labelling on wrap capabilities. A semi-automatic dispenser option also available for smaller budget. The DO2 Rapid Wrapper return on investment in less than a year is possible. All the wrapper’s parts are strong and sturdy. Protect your finished product!

Dotherm GmbH

Ideal insulations for the wood panel industry.

Brand products directly from your original equipment manufacturer.

Dunhua Yalian Machinery

Company Set Up: 2003
Continuous Press Line: For 2.5-40mm thick MDF/HDF/PB/OSB panels
Scope of Supply: forming to intermediate storage
Line Width: 4/6/7/8/9 foot
Roller Press Line: For 2.0-6.0mm thick MDF panels
Scope of Supply: forming to press outfeed
Line Width: 4/6/8 foot
References: 25 Roller press lines delivered; 25 Continuous lines contracted, 8 of them started up already

Durox S R L

Manufacturing and repairing of spare parts completed of hard facing treatments for wood preparation machineries.

East Coast Sawmill Expo

The 35th East Coast Sawmill and Logging Equipment Exposition

Richmond Raceway Complex; Richmond, Virginia

Friday May 13th 8:30a.m. until 5:00p.m. and Saturday May 14th, 2016 8:30a.m. until 3:00p.m.

Electro-Sensors

HazardPRO wirelessly monitors bearing, shaft speed, ambient temperature, and vibration to ensure proper operation of key equipment. This level of protection eliminates costly down time by continuously monitoring equipment and utilizing shutdown set-points.

Elliott Bay Industries

Moisture data at your fingertips!

Eltomation

Our advanced turnkey Plant for the manufacturing of Large Wood Wool Cement Wall Elements provides for economic and durable prefab housing, including passive houses and buildings. The houses feature high thermal insulation, excellent thermal storage capacity and moisture balancing properties, providing a healthy indoor climate and very comfortable living conditions.

Evergreen Engineering

  • Preliminary and Detail Design
  • Permit Coordination
  • Material Handling
  • Engineered Wood
  • Boiler Systems
  • Feasibility Studies

Expo 2015

Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition

  • Attend and explore opportunities to advance your operations.
  • Learn about the latest technologies and experience INNOtech.
  • Profit from face-to-face meetings with industry innovators.

Fezer

Visit us at LIGNA to know about our new generation peeling line, dryer, feeder and much more.

Fill Gessellschaft

Fill is a leading international machine and plant manufacturing company serving diverse branches of industry. The family-owned business excels in the use of the latest technology and methods in management, communication, and production. Business operations encompass the fields of metal, plastics and wood for the automotive, aircraft, wind energy, sport and building industries.

Fimma Fair 2016

The International Fair for Woodworking Machinery and Tools. Carpentry and Decoration sector

February 2-5, 2016

  • +34 963 861 303

Firefly

Changing the world of industrial fire protection.

Fisher + Ruckle

We develop and produce machines and complete lines for veneer preparation and veneer glue splicing. This consists of an entire product range for the cutting, gluing and joining of decorative sliced veneer for furniture, door and board industries. And processing of rotary cut veneer for the plywood industry, including conveyor systems and special machines for products made with genuine wood veneer surfaces.

Forbo Siegling Gmbh

Quite a lot of chips make up a finished board. Siegling belting plays a role in spreading, ventilating and pressing, producing high-quality, efficient processes and ensuring reliable operation.

  • With special belts for ideal processing function (forming, accelerator and transfer belts, ventilation and pre-press belts, all types of conveying)
  • With easy handling and minimal downtime
  • With extensive, one stop services

Fusoni

Non-stick experts

  • Avoid sticking
  • Keep press plates and belt clean
  • Improve press performance
  • Improve surface quality

Geoenergy

Geoenergy has been helping customers find cost-effective solutions in the panelboard industry for over 25 years. Our expertise and solutions include: E-Tube Wet ESP; GeoTherm RTO & GeoCat RCO; Service, Rebuilds & Upgrades; Training; Spare Parts

Georgia Pacific

Solutions optimized to run efficiently. Offering a selection of specialized particleboard and MDF products, a reputation for processing and finishing consistency, as well as favorable logistic services like mixed-load delivery and tight-window lead times, we help keep your operation running at top output and efficiency. Building positive momentum part by part and order by order. Moving productivity forward.

Grecon

Improve Your Profits. Measure and optimize your panel board quality.

  • Moisture; Material Distribution Mat Former; Thickness; Internal Integrity; Weight; Surface Quality
  • Optimize energy and resources; Maximize production and profits

Grenzebach Maschinenbau Gmbh

From individual dryers with feeders and manual unloaders up to complete veneer drying lines with scanner and stacker:

  • Improved energy efficiency with fully developed and reliable systems; Longest veneer dryer in the world – 50 meters
  • State-of-the-art technology for maximum performance and productivity; Six-deck dryers with up to 6.2m working width

Heritage Global Partners

Heritage Global Partners is a leading, full service, global auction and asset advisory firm.  Our managing partners, Ross and Kirk Dove*, bring over a half century of worldwide experience and expertise in virtually every industrial sector and geography. Together they have conducted over 4,000 industrial auctions, spanning 30 countries.

Hexion

Our resins make beautiful laminates. When it comes to advanced resins and additives for laminates, Hexion is the global leader.

Holzma

  • HOLZMA destacking software
  • Highly individual machine configuration thanks to revised product portfolio
  • Extraction in the cutting line area
  • Solutions for batch size 1 production
  • And much more

Hueck Rheinische Gmbh

Hueck Rheinische Gmbh press plates and press pads stand for the high level of technology in development and manufacturing. Premium processing, extraordinary lifetime and a customer oriented development offer extraordinary products. Together with you we develop products for various production processes, which allows you to succeed in the market.

Huntsman

Huntsman understands supplying MDI-based resin solutions to composite wood product manufacturers takes more than just delivering products. It takes innovation, product development and engineering capabilities, backed by an experienced R&D team. Our dedicated associates based in The Woodlands, Texas, know your manufacturing technologies and more importantly how to help your company safely and effectively use MDI-based solutions.

Hymmen Industrieanlagen GmbH

Double belt presses; Multi opening presses

Digital printing lines; Liquid coating lines

Laminating lines; Calender coating inert

I W F

August 24-27, 2016 Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta, Georgia

  • 900+ exhibitors and thousands of products

Imal S.R.I.

Choose the right partner for the production of top quality wood-based products

Intermob Instanbul 2016

30th International Wood Processing Machines, Cutting Tools, Hand Tools Fair

October 14-18, 2017

Interzum

From the big picture to the tiniest detail. All in one place. Attention to detail makes all the difference-and your success depends on it. At interim, the world’s best suppliers in the furniture and interiors industries present their entire range of products-from fittings, glass and lighting solutions through surfaces, wood-based and natural materials to leather and upholstery, as well as production equipment for furniture fillings and mattresses.

Kluber Lubrication

Kluber Lubrication knows the unique business and operating requirements of the wood processing industry. That’s because for 80 years, we’ve been your partner in continuous innovations to meet the ever changing market needs and performance demands for OSB, particleboard, MDF, laminates, plywood and veneer industries. Our specialty lubricants are formulated to endure high temperatures, reduce evaporation loss, and extend relubrication intervals with minimal maintenance stops. And with constant new product development, count on us to meet your changing needs today and tomorrow.

Kuper Heinrich Gmbh

Core Veneer Composing Kuper CVX.

High performance and tight joints

Clipper the thickness detection and scanner

Especially developed heating system for KUPER Glue Threads

Heaters from bottom and top

Extremely fast stacking unit

LAP GmbH

XtrAlign Laser

Reliable, precise projection.

Lines, points or crosshairs.

Les Drev Mash 2014

Machinery Equipment Tools for Wood working, Furniture, Timber, Pulp and Paper Industries.

  • October 20-23, 2014; Expocentre Fairgrounds

Lindauer Dornier Gmbh

Perfect drying or heat treatment is a key element in many industrial processes. With dryers made by Dornier, you benefit from long-term expertise and continuous innovation. Dornier offers innovative solutions for drying and heat treatment through their belt dryers, loop dryers, foaming ovens, suction dryers and surface dryers.

Lundberg

Your complete resource for emission and energy savings solutions

Geoenergy Technologies:

  • E-Tube Wet ESP; GeoTherm RTO & GeoCat RCO; Service, Rebuilds & Upgrades; Training; Spare Parts

M E C

For more than 50 years, M-E-C Company has used its Total System Responsibility to design, manufacture and service over 550 dryer systems worldwide.

Matthews International

Whether grade marking, nail pattern marking or company logo marking, Matthews specializes in equipment and inks specific to the wood industry. Our Drop-on Demand (DOD) inkjet printers withstand even the toughest, harshest environments, keeping up with the demands of the wood industry.

Michelman

Sticky pastries are good. Sticky wood presses mean downtime and profit loss. At Michelman, we offer a full line of release agents for mdf, OSB, PB and LSL. But what sets us apart is our application knowledge. To support our releases, we design and offer our own spray equipment, and know exactly how to keep your presses running clean and profitable.

Mid-South Engineering

We have 45 years of experience throughout North America and around the globe.

  • Plywood, OSB, Particleboard, MDF, LVL, & Engineered Wood
  • Material Handling & Storage
  • Raw Material Resourcing Studies
  • Improving Existing Mills
  • Feasibility Studies

Mill Machinery

Mill Machinery LLC and Panel Machinery & Controls LLC partnering to deliver the first fully servo-controlled flying saw carriage to a US plywood mill.

MMC and PMC together setting the industry standard for the integration of machinery and controls for the panel industry.

  • 503.720.0540

ML Wood

Your wood reduction and processing company!

  • Drum Chipper, Flaker, Mill
  • Spare & Wear Parts
  • For Maier Systems and other Brands

Momentive

When it comes to advanced resins and adhesives for engineered wood, Momentive Specialty Chemicals is the global leader. We are committed to sustainable innovation for the Forest Products Industry even before it was fashionable. Our products’ processing and performance benefits, global reliability and customized technical service are second to none.

Nap Gladu

NAP GLADU is the largest, most complete source of quality cutting tools and services for the wood, metal and plastic industry in North America.  More than 70 years helping customers lower their cost per cut with extensive selection, reliable service, and top quality.

Nondestructive Inspection Service

Established leader in taking preventative maintenance to higher levels of predictive maintenance since 1960. We have developed, tested and implemented significant innovations on standard inspection techniques to shrink costly inspection downtime and overcome the issues of inspecting difficult-to-reach parts of the equipment.

  • 304.562.6835

Pal S.R.L

Choose the right partner for the production of top quality wood-based products.

Pantron Automation

Pantron quick-connect infared transmitter and receiver eyes provide industrial-strength performance with an extremely small footprint.

Pantron photo eyes work great in environments with… Water, Sawdust, Fog, Sunlight, Steam, Dirt, Ice, & Vibration

Peninsular Cylinder

Large Bore & Long Stroke
Hydraulic & Air Cylinders

  • Tie-Rod type cylinders; Mill type cylinders; Press cylinders;
  • Metric cylinders; Welded type cylinders; All mounting styles

Perten Instruments

Fast Response is Value

  • Molar ratio of resins in 6 seconds
  • Resin load of Fiber/Chips continuously
  • Formaldehyde Emission in real time

Phg Energy

Affordable and renewable…concepts that are not often used together when describing alternative energy solutions. PHG Energy is proud to deliver an alternative energy technology to customers seeking an industrial grade, renewable, cost effective solution that competes with traditional fossil fuels.

Process Combustion

Stop Burning Your Profits….. PCC can reduce your air pollution control treatment costs by approximately 60% while maintaining or increasing your overall removal efficiencies. Replace your RTO with PCC’s Dual-BioPhase bio-oxidation technology which will meet or exceed your HAPs and total VOC requirements. Designs are capable of treating air flows ranging from 100 CFM to > 400,000 CFM

Raute Wood

Up to 15% better raw material utilization

Intelligent analyzers, smarts equipment, and digital services to maximize production and raw material utilization.

Rea Jet Marking

Reliable coding and marking systems for the engineered wood industry.

Visit us at Timber Processing & Energy Expo. Booth #145

Sandvik Process Systems

Steel press belts for the world’s WBP industry.

Global sales and service support for premium products, premium productivity

SASCO Chemical Group

The chemical company you’ve never heard of has created the innovative solution you need.

Schelling Anlagenbau GmbH

One group – one goal:

Expertise in developing solutions for the woodworking industry.

Sia Abrasives Industries

siaslide Pad System

  • The innovation for consistent sanding precisions available in three different grades of hardness – soft, medium and hard – simplifies the working process and shortens the machine changeover times.

siapan High-tech Belts

  • siapan belts are state-of-the-art products which meet the most demanding requirements for stability and surface quality.

Siempelkamp Gmbh

Intelligent production with IQ:

From the online quality check using Prod-IQ to the self-optimizing production plant Prod-IQ Next

Solenis

Meet the growing demand for environmentally-friendly interior wood products with Solenis’ formaldehyde-free Soyad adhesives. Formulated with a proprietary cross-linking resin and natural soy flour, these proven adhesives provide a strong, water-resistant bond and readily replace UF-based adhesives in hardwood plywood and composite panels. Stay ahead of regulations and improve indoor air quality for your customers and workers – go formaldehyde-free with Soyad adhesives.

Spar Tek Industries

  • Single & Multiple Opening Presses
  • Lay-up Lines, Gluing Systems, Saws
  • Conveyors, Material handling
  • New & Refurbished Platens
  • Controls & Automation
  • System Design & Fabrication

Steinemann Technology AG

Our promise is crystal clear: brilliant panel quality, highest efficiency, best reliability.

Sud-Chemie Air Purification

Süd-Chemie´s products ensure sparing use of energy and water as natural resources, enhancing the quality of life for both humans and the environment.

Sweed Machinery

Building relationships; Innovations delivered; Exceeding expectations

Sweed’s new patent pending “Smart Pause” technology is proven to increase dryer production!

The Douglas Reiter Company

Since 1977, the Douglas Reiter Company (DRC) has successfully recruited senior executives for clients. Our 95% placement rate accounts for the quality, long-term relationships we enjoy with the companies we serve.

Thermal Fluid Solutions

HTfluidfit from TFS is a revolutionary, proactive service for the maintenance and safety of thermal fluids; it offers a real alternative to the costly and time-consuming process of fluid disposal and refilling of systems. Using state-of-the-art fluid conditioning rigs, fluids are maintained at their optimum condition with the potential to extend fluid life by a factor of 10 or more!

TurboSonic

TurboSonic is a global supplier of air pollution control and liquid atomization technologies. Our product offering, developed through our extensive industry experience, represents the most advanced solutions available. With innovative design features for high efficiency emissions control, our patented products are designed to outperform regulatory requirements, improve performance and energy efficiency, reduce operating costs, and recover valuable by-products. To optimize your investment, we also offer aftermarket service and performance upgrades to existing equipment.

U.S. Metal Works

Custom Steel Fabrication and Installation Professionals

  • Chip storage, mechanical and pneumatic conveying
  • Dust control systems, blowers, fans, and cyclones
  • 35+ years of industrial manufacturing experience

USNR

BlockLogix is here!

USNR’s next generation PLC-based lathe optimizer

Uzelac Industries

Your choice for wood chip drying.

Biomass

  • Wood fiber
  • Cellulose
  • Agricultural
  • Wood chip
  • Sawdust
  • Wood bio product
  • Wood powder

Valmet

Move your performance forward with Valmet’s front end solutions. Benefit from Valmet’s front end systems with lowest production costs for the fiberboard industry.

Veneer Services

When you buy from Veneer Services, you get the finest engineered veneer machinery on the planet, and you get the benefit of our hands-on knowledge. Only Veneer Services provides everything you need to develop a successful veneer splicing operation. We design, build, install, train, maintain and support our machines through their entire lifecycle — with people who have actually made veneer sheets and panels.

Ventek

The Ventek NV4g veneer grade and defect scanning system uses the latest in machine vision technology incorporating specialized camera and lighting to accurately separate wane, voids, splits and closed defects in a broad range of specie. In addition the NV4g enables users to customize clipping algorithms based on their unique processing needs and or product mix.

Wemhöner Surface Technologies

Door and lightweight panel systems

Our customer’s needs are as diverse as our range of door and lightweight panel system concepts.

West Salem Machinery

Faster preparation & waste processing.

  • Board breakers
  • Trim Hogs
  • Disc/Roll Screens

Westmill Industries

Trust Westmill’s expertise for your next veneer dryer project.

Before you make the decision to replace your old dryer, consider a Westmill Dryer Rebuild.

Your rebuilt dryer will look and operate Better Than New for a fraction of the cost.

Williamette Valley

  • Polyurethane & Epoxy Patching Products
  • Water-based Wood Putty
  • End & Edge Sealers
  • Specialty Primers & Paints
  • Fillers & Extenders for Plywood Glue
  • Flexible Automation & Dispensing Solutions

WMF 2016 China

The 16th International Exhibition on Woodworking Machinery and Furniture Manufacturing Equipment

China International Exhibition Center (CIEC), Beijing, PR China

Wood & Bioenergy 2017

Traditional wood exhibition since 1989 – a boost for the entire wood industry!

Main product groups of wood and bioenergy exhibition

  • Sawmill industry machines and equipment.
  • Bioenergy raw materials and their production.
  • Panel industry machines and equipment.
  • Combustion plants, power plants ; Fuel producers

Woodex Moscow

15th international exhibition of logging machines, equipment and technologies for woodworking and furniture production.

November 24-27 Russia, Moscow, Crocus Expo, pav. 1

 

Woodmac China 2013

China’s total woodworking expo for woodworking technology.

Woodtech Measurement Solutions

The technology that allows managers to improve profitability through Log Scanning, Measurement, Inspection and Auditing.

Xylexpo 2016

25th Biennial world exhibition for woodworking technology and components for the furniture industry

  • May, 24-28 – Milan, Italy; Fieramilano – Rho Fairgrounds