Valchromat is an engineered wood product that combines the natural features of wood with the brightness of colors. Similar though different from MDF, in certain designs, the play of light creates a unique offering.
As driving vacationers across America gas up motor homes this summer, few are aware that many of the wood components found in their luxury campers are manufactured by a small Midwestern company using highly automated, computer numerical control (CNC) cutting technology. Growth has been steady at Cutting Edge CNC, LLC.
COMSTOCK PARK, MI – Contract furniture maker Nucraft recently broke ground on a 47,700-square-foot expansion to its manufacturing facility. When completed, Nucraft will have nearly 300,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
“Nucraft is pleased to continue to invest in West Michigan, a community that we’ve called home since our founding in 1944,” said Matt Schad, CEO.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interzum 2015, held May 5-8 in Cologne, Germany, had more than 57,500 industry visitors from approximately 143 countries. Soft-close hardware, designer drawer sides, cabinet and drawer organization and 3D printing were among top trends from the more than 1,561 exhibitors.
Scm Group's Stefani edgebanders fitted with YU/SP – L end trimming units make machining very delicate materials extremely simple. New R - HD trimming units , RSU - HD chamfering units and RCS - HD edge scraper units minimize the interaction between panel and track feeler.
The Wood Industry 4.0 movement at LIGNA 2015 is more than further computerization of woodworking machinery. It is also means re-engineering systems to mimic what humans do, and better support that most important element in production: the woodworker.