HUDSON, NC - Technology supplier Biesse sponsored a factory tour for the Architectural Woodworking Institute Carolinas Chapter on Friday, November 6, taking the group on tour of Caldwell Cabinets and its Caseworx line of custom cabinetry. Caldwell launched new products in January 2015 made possible by its new 20,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Hudson, North Carolina, filled with the latest technology and equipment.

Some of the equipment demonstrated during the plant tour included Biesse's Akron edgebander with Biesse’s AirForce hot air banding system, Skill G nested
based cell with automatic labeling, Cosmo case clamp and Elix K3 bore and dowel machinery.
Caldwell Cabinets Caseworx line

After touring Caldwell Cabinets, the AWI chpater members returned to Biesse's Charlotte facility for a catered lunch and sneak peek of the new Biesse Group Campus, scheduled to open this month. The campus includes a new 22,800 square foot state-of-the-art showroom and new 6,000 square foot parts and components logistics area equipped with fully automated vertical storage systems that Biesse says will reduce the “from-order-to-pickup” time by  70 percent.

With a total square footage of over 66,800 square feet the Biesse Campus among the largest wood industry technology facilities in North America.

Biesse says it is scheduling a grand opening event March 10th and 11th. Contact Biesse at 704-­357­-3131 or write

Biesse Group is a multinational leader in the technology for processing wood, glass, stone, plastic and metal. It designs, manufactures and distributes machines, integrated systems and software for the producers of furniture, door/window frames, 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 works via 8 industrial sites, 30 branches, 300 agents and selected resellers, exporting 88% of its production. Its customers include some of the most prestigious names of Italian and international design. Founded in Pesaro in 1969, by Giancarlo Selci, the company has been listed on the Stock Exchange (STAR segment) since June 2001. It now counts 2800 employees throughout the world.

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