Eyeing Growth, Kyocera Acquires Vilnius Woodworking Tool Maker

KYOTO, JAPAN - Aiming to double its woodworking tool sales, the Kyocera Group industrial cutting tools subsidiary, Kyocera Unimerco A/S has acquired all shares of Garsdalo Medienos Technologija (GMT), a Vilnius, Lithuania manufacturer and distributor of woodworking tools.

Kyocera Unimerco says it aims to strengthen its woodworking tool business currently centered in Northern Europe, and double its sales in this business segment by the year 2020.

Precision Cutting Technology Gave Cal Door Consistency in its Door Production

A wholesale manufacturer and major supplier of high-end cabinet components, Cal Door credits its success to a combination of old-world craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology. The company has also shown resiliency in the face of economic adversity.

“We weathered a serious slump with the mortgage crisis and after-effects to housing and remodeling but have recovered and now employ 350 in our two facilities,” says Operations Manager Mark Souza.


Technology, Supplies and Education Available at AWFS 2015

AWFS Fair 2015 hits Las Vegas, NV, this summer from July 22 to 25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Woodworking machinery manufacturers and suppliers will display the latest advances and developments in equipment technology and product supplies.

Business is booming for many large and small wood products manufacturers and the biennial event provides those shop owners and manufacturing executives a chance to network and pick up best practices tips from industry experts. What’s more they can discover new machinery and supplies to develop products faster and more efficiently.


Schelling: Single Production Run Saw Shown at LIGNA 2015

The response couldn't be more clear: In countless conversations and presentations at the Schelling industry booth at LIGNA, experts were convinced by this innovative saw concept for single production run manufacturing. And they ordered the product, too. Schelling was also able to display attractive feed solutions in the production hall, which also met with a great response from the expert audience.


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