ATLANTA - Biesse says IWF 2016 was the most successful show to date for Biesse America and Biesse Canada. The company says attendees from over 1,000 companies visited Biesse’s booth to see demonstrations of its technology.

Biesse showcased more than 17,000 square feet of machinery. In addition to the Viet Opera R automated sanding line, visitors could see a Rover B five-axis CNC router, a Rover S mid-range CNC machine, an EKO 2.1 vertical CNC machine from Brema, a Winstore3D K3 automatic magazine for nesting cells, and other machines.

Biesse executives with Challengers Award won for Viet Opera robotic sanding machine.

Biesse also won the IWF Challengers' Award with their Viet Opera R robotic sanding machine. The Opera R presents an automated method of sanding MDF doors with flat center panel, as well as removal of cross grain scratching of solid wood doors.

“IWF 2016 exceeded our expectations and was once again a record-breaking show for Biesse America and Biesse Canada,” said Federico Broccoli, Biesse Group Subsidiaries division director and president/CEO of Biesse America and Canada.

“Eighteen million dollars of signed orders received in four days is a tangible sign of the North American market strength and the confidence our customers have in Biesse’s latest technologies.

“Our important investments, such as our new Charlotte Campus state of the art showroom, are evident signs of faith and trust in the North American market, which now makes up 20 percent of global sales.

Broccoli also noted that IWF 2016 also gave Biesse Group an opportunity to give back to the community. "We continued our strong, unwavering support of the Make-A-Wish foundation and once again donated $100 for each machine sold at the show," he said. "We were honored to host over 500 people at our VIP Party to present a check for $6,000 to Make-A-Wish as a portion of the anticipated amount of donations and contributions expected."

For the IWF 2016 Make-A-Wish Biesse contributions for machines sold at the show, the total amount is $13,700, an significant increase from the contributions from 2015 AWFS Show of $9,000.

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