Felder Launches 33 Products at LIGNA, to Exhibit at WMS

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 05/31/2013 12:39PM


HANNOVER, GERMANY – Felder Group of Tirol, Austria, unveiled 33 new or significantly updated machines at LIGNA 2013 held in Hannover, Germany in May.

Felder’s product launches included the FORMAT-4 profit H08 CNC machining center, its most compact nesting router to date and the FORMAT-4 profit H50, the company’s first 5-axis CNC router.

Felder also introduced several new edgebanders including the FORMAT-4 perfect edgebander and showcased Laser Edge, a compressed hot air unit installed on a FORMAT-4 perfect 710 edgebander. Hot air technology was touted by Felder and several other machinery manufacturers as lower-cost alternative to laser edgebanders for achieving seamless joints.

Other new Felder products include additions to its line of classic woodworking machinery.

View the accompannying slide show for examples of Felder’s product introductions at LIGNA.

Felder Contracts Space at WMS 2013
During LIGNA, Felder signed up to exhibit at the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS), Oct. 24-26, 2013 in Toronto.

Andrew Gombaez, general manager of Felder Canada based in Mississauga, said the new H08 CNC nesting center will be among products on display at WMS.

Felder operates separate offices to service the United States and Canada. The U.S. office is based in New Castle, DE. Felder USA will exhibit at the AWFS Fair, July 24-27 in Las Vegas.

In addition, there are distinct websites for Felder’s Canadian branches: Felder-group.ca and Felderusa.com.


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Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at rchristianson@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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