Four stands, in as many halls, showcasing the widest range of wood processing machines. A strong presence at Ligna 2015 for the industrial group, the selected partner for artisans and large businesses worldwide.

Over 3,000 square meters, a larger surface area than in 2013, spread over four halls, evidence not only of the Group’s strength - active in the wood processing industry for over sixty years - but also of the competence, passion and expertise that have contributed to creating product lines for all sectors.

Manufacturing technology will be present for wooden houses, furniture, doors and windows and joinery producers; also in the plastics, metal and new materials sectors.

This is the message that SCM Group will send to the world from Hanover on May 11 – 15, 2015, on the back of a range of solutions that is unparalleled not only for its extensiveness, but also for its efficiency and reliability.

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NEW PRODUCTS FOR ALL SECTORS

• Hall 25

The main stand, covering over 1,800 square meters, in Hall 25, will showcase innovations for all types of machining processes for the industry and panel sectors. Morbidelli processing centres will showcase the impeccable boring-edgebanding quality and high productivity, also for small-medium batches (over 20 pieces per minute, with set-up times of less than 45 seconds).

The novelties for Stefani will focus on superb finish quality for industrial edgebanding, thanks to a full update of the majority of the range: new models, a new technology (for the first time, hot air edgebanding will be presented as one of the Group's solutions), a new generation of machining units to achieve optimal results – both from an aesthetic and a performance viewpoint – with all types of materials, sizes and process phases (trimming, corner trimming and edgebanding strip finishing with copying and increasingly more delicate movements; +10% extra performance with the new rounding unit; solution with patented copying adaptive micro-regulation).

For Gabbiani and Mahros, the focus will be on fully integrated solutions that combine cutting, Morbidelli nesting machining operations and an intelligent magazine to enable excellent performance, with automation playing a key role in ensuring flexibility and high output for the management of very different orders. Concerning the design furniture finishing, DMC will launch innovative machining units that create trendy finishes, such as gouged, sawn and structured finishes.

In the door and window segment, SCM has expanded its processing centre range with a new model with enhanced performance as far as maximum processing height and operator safety is concerned. It will also provide a flexible solution for door and window manufacturers, capable of combining high productivity with the possibility of creating increasingly customised projects.

Many are the novelties for the entire SCM range for panel processing, including the new processing centre with multi-functional table designed for customers who require a reduced footprint and the launch of a new compact versatile edgebanding machine, designed to provide increasingly competitive performance also for small businesses.

• Hall 11 will showcase solutions for DIYers and small joineries: from classic, simpler machines (with the entire Minimax range revamped with a new, captivating design) through to the prestigious range of "L’Invincibile" professional machines, which will include an innovative cutting solution.

• Hall 15 will host technologies for the wood house-building sectors, and this is where one of the Group's main novelties will be unveiled: Ligna will see the preview of “Oikos”, the powerful Routech processing centre with 6-axis working unit, capable of managing the most diverse processes both on beams and X-LAM/CLT wall elements with max. size up to 1,250 mm width, 300 mm thickness and 19 m height. The updated OIKOS 12 model is equipped with the V.2 version of the Routech Quick Link software, which can interface with the sector's most widely-used design CADs and, which - a first on the market - can import “.btl” files generated for nesting machining operations on wall panels, with the resulting material optimisation and waste reduction. Visitors will also be able to see the Proview simulation software that enables the reproduction on a PC environment of real working conditions of machine programmes, in order to prevent possible collisions and errors, as well as enable the calculation of machining times and costs for pieces.

• Hall 16 will be dedicated to finishing, with the Superfici innovations and, particularly, automated and robotised spraying systems for maximum production flexibility, as well as showcasing cutting-edge technologies, including polymerisation with UV LED systems.

INNOVATION MEANS SOFTWARE

Ligna 2015 will no doubt be the ideal opportunity to discover the results of the Group's progress as far as software development is concerned, the arena where the battle to give users - both small operators or managers of large, flexible production lines – the tools to work as best as they can is fought: with constant quality, certain results, optimal "cost-effectiveness" of the production cycle and the reduction of all possible errors being the prize at stake.

With a dynamic, interactive display, dedicated areas and a team of experts at their service, visitors will be able to get to know, test and experience firsthand the highly competitive performances offered by the Group's software suite.

The spotlight will be on the “Xilog Maestro” cad/cam software for processing centres, enhanced by the module for three-dimensional surface processing, Maestro 3D, which is added to application software for specific processes, such as Maestro Edge, Maestro Nesting, Maestro WD and MSL. Another topic of conversation will be the “Pro View” simulation software, which – as we have already mentioned – enables any cycle to be checked in detail, eliminating any possibility of error or collision, and manufacturing time scales and costs to be calculated.

The Watch line supervisor will be demonstrated for furniture, doors and windows integrated manufacturing systems. This is SCM Group's advanced solution for the centralised, speedy and economical management of the integration of the entire manufacturing system.

The new version of “Ottimo Cut” will be officially launched at Ligna 2015: a veritable revolution in the management of the cutting process, with excellent performance with respect to panel cutting optimisation, thanks to a powerful algorithm developed in partnership with the Mathematics Department of an important Italian university. It will support an up to twenty-fold reduction of the time needed to calculate a complex cutting scheme and a 50% waste reduction, results that were unthinkable up until now.

NOT ONLY WOOD: PROCESSING OF NEW MATERIALS

At Ligna, SCM Group will showcase a wide range of solutions for the processing of other materials, from metal to plastics, from fibre-cement through to composites. The experience and the know-how developed in the wood sector have been transferred with growing success to other manufacturing areas for some time now. DMC, in particular, will highlight specific solutions for Solid Surface finish kitchen countertops, as well as for the satin-finishing of stainless steel furniture components, for building sector semi-finished products and the calibration and smoothing of fibre-cement or foam-sheet panels for thermal insulation.

WHERE CAN YOU EXPERIENCE SCM GROUP'S TECHNOLOGY

Come and visit us at Ligna Hannover from May 11 – 15, 2015.

Hall 25, stand C76 Industry Technologies and Systems

Hall 11, stand D50 Machines for Joinery Trades

Hall 15, stand E36 Technologies for wooden building

Hall 16, stand D03 Finishing solutions

SCM Group at Ligna: four vast showcases at the most important industry exhibition to meet operators from all over the world and build a relationship with them, to develop large-scale, successful projects!

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