As the greatest woodworkers are rising across America and reshaping the definition of art and craft by implementing their creativity, we, this time, are shining a light on one of the best woodworkers who love to create unique objects and find immense joy in teaching masterpieces. We had the privilege to talk with the owner of Dolece Woodworks. Meet Alex Dolace. The dream maker, achiever and perfect definition of craftsmanship. Excerpts
Ansgar von Garrel, head of marketing, Altendorf, shares his thoughts on the expertise of the company, recent product developments, and, of course digitalization – the spotlight of the woodworking industry. Additionally, Mr. Garrel bares his heart about their expectations for the upcoming AWFS Fair.
Ron Cooper, Mark Main and Chris Bradford from AkzoNobel spoke to Wood & Panel on business, growth opportunities and the coating market of America. They further added about their expectations from the most awaited event, AWFS Fair and more. Excerpt
Angelo Gangone, executive vice president, Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) indulges in a face to face conversation with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel updated on witnessing an active fair ground that is abuzz with live demonstrations, interactions and business networking.
Joey Koenig, 7robotics’ Business Director shares with Wood & Panel about their latest innovations and how 2022 has been a grand year. Excerpts.
Alyssa Boehringer, Marketing Manager, Wood Segment – North America, ACMOS shares with Wood & Panel the strengths, their latest products, WAXILIT series, the joy of being in live shows and more. Read on.
Daniel Dew from Bacci, America joins in conversation with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel from the floors of IWF Atlanta.
Chris Bradford, AkzoNobel Global Marketing Director – Industrial Coatings speaks to Wood & Panel on the effect of global pandemic and unlocking growth possibilities at the upcoming AWFS fair and more.
Massimo Di Russo, Managing Director, Cefla North America speaks to Wood & Panel on the effect of the global pandemic, supply chain, the just concluded CeflaLIVE Charlotte and more.
Peter Tuenker, Managing Director, IMA Schelling Group and Todd Atkinson, regional sales manager for the southeast speak on the current phase of woodworking business for IMA Schelling Group USA in conversation with Wood & Panel.
Christian Frank, Regional Sales Manager, Weinig indulges in a quick conversation with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel during the busy days of MEM Industrial, Mexico and updates us on the industry! Excerpts.
In an exclusive interview with Sebastian Huisman, Managing Director, Hettich Mexico, focuses on the Mexican market as a whole, their participation and expectations from the show to our editor-in-chief, Apratim Ghoshal during MEM 2020.
Christian Clapes the General Manager for AMPIMM speaks on AMPIMM, their association with Deutsche Messe and Mexico in general in a face to face interview with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel group.
Hans-Jürgen Himmel, Head of Latin American market for Leuco and IKEA Account Manager Worldwide speaks to Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel during MEM Industrial on their participation, presence in Mexico and more. Excerpts.
Christian Pfeiffer, Deutsche Messe’s Global Director LIGNA & Woodworking Events briefs on the highlights of this edition of MEM industrial 2020 in a face to face interview with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel and speaks on various topics like new partnership, European participation, Mexican market and lot more. Excerpts.
Jozsef Kuthy, General Manager Stiles Machinery in Mexico speaks to Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel on MEM Industrial, the Mexican market, the company’s strategies and lot more.
Marco Pedronici, General Manager, SCM Group Mexico focuses on woodworking industry in Mexico in general, MEM Industrial, latest addition to their showcase and lot more from the floors of MEM Industrial in an interview with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel.
In an exclusive interview with with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Wood & Panel during Magna Expomueblera Mexico, Javier Liria, Commercial Director, Venjakob Spain and Latin America speaks on the show, business and new opportunities, products and lot more.
During AWFS, Wood & Panel got the opportunity to talk to Mr. Andrew Scott, Technical Sales Manager, North America, VENJAKOB and indulge in a face to face conversation on Ven Spray collection, North American market and of course AWFS. Excerpts.
Wood & Panel indulges in a conversation with Giuseppe Bacci on AWFS, US market and after sales services during AWFS. Excerpts.
Florian Werner, Director Sales Centre West, Altendorf Group shares with Wood & Panel about the Group’s presence in the Americas, their new strategy as a Group and lot more during AWFS, Las Vegas.
Bradly Larkan, vice president North America, Kleiberit Adhesives USA, inc. speaks to Wood & Panel on the American market, the revolutionary HotCoating technology in the US and more during AWFS, Las Vegas. Excerpts.
Massimo Di Russo – Managing Director, Cefla North America and Roberto Bolognini, Roberto Bolognini – Sales Director – Cefla Finishing indulges in an engaging conversation with Wood & Panel during AWFS, Las Vegas. Excerpts.
Mark Craig, Vice President of Sales, Wood Division, North America at SCM Group presents an insight on their performance in the US market and use of smart machines to enhance services in the woodworking market directly from the AWFS, Las Vegas show floor.
IMA Schelling Group showcases innovative solutions at AWFS Fair, Las Vegas as Jill Huter, Project Manager and Sales Operation Manager speaks with Wood & Panel on their participation, latest innovations and plans for the coming year. Excerpts.
In an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel, Christian Pfeiffer, Deutsche Messe’s Global Director LIGNA & Woodworking Events briefs on the highlights of the 25th edition of Magna Expo Mueblera (MEM), the successful partnership with AMPIMM, the Mexican Association of Wood Industry Suppliers. The partnership has given the show a new face and effectively transformed it into a one-stop shop and have succeeded in turning MEM Industrial into Mexico’s leading industry showcase.
Marco Pedronici, General Manager, SCM Group Mexico focuses on the group’s presence at Magna Expo Mueblera as well their Latin American market highlighting on the global service program in an exclusive interview with Wood & Panel.
Jozsef Kuthy, District Sales Manager of Stiles Machinery, Mexico enlightens us on market strategies and presence in Mexico, their participation in Magna Expo Mueblera, annual European Benchmarking Technology Tour and lot more.
Javier Liria, Commercial Director, Venjakob Spain and Latin America, shares with us the secret behind the company’s global success, participation at Magna Expo Mueblera, their popular products and innovative technologies, Mexican market and lot more.
Ing. Alejandro Oviedo, Sales Manager, Jowat, Mexico highlights on the Mexican market, their presence at Magna Expo Mueblera, highest selling products and lot more during an interview with Wood & Panel.
Dennis Bieselt from VDMA speaks to Wood & Panel on the floors of Magna Expo Mueblera on the success of this edition of the show, participation of German companies and their expectations for the upcoming LIGNA.
Helga Boehle from German Forestry Council (KWF) speaks to Wood & Panel on their participation at this edition of Magna Expo Mueblera (MEM) and also their preparation for the third edition of Wood Industry Summit to be held at the upcoming LIGNA.
Derek Phillips, Marketing Director of Stiles Machinery enlightens us on the current market, their participation in IWF, their presence in North America, integrated manufacturing and lot more.
Luigi De Vito, the SCM Division Director, shares with us the secret behind the group’s global success, their participation and expectation from IWF Atlanta; the focus being robotic solutions, Maestro Digital Systems and lot more. Watch the full interview here.
This IWF 2018, Wood & Panel got a preview of what’s hot the coming Expo Mueblera 2019 as Eugenio Carrillo, Group Show Director, Hannover Fairs Mexico updated our readers on the Mexican market, the focus of the edition, new country pavilions and lot more. Watch now.
Jill Huter, Project Manager, IMA Schelling Group speaks to Wood & Panel during IWF Atlanta about choosing their theme at IWF, inclusion of Square One software from Eurosoft, the group’s partnership with CR Onsrud and Eurosoft and of course their participation and expectations from the show. Watch the video now.
Cole Martin, Sales Manager, Dieffenbacher Customer Support, LLC speaks to Wood & Panel at IWF on their participation, expectation, presence in North America, the solution of spare parts and more. Watch the video now.
During IWF Atlanta, Wood & Panel got the chance to speak to Horst Schwesinger, Export Manager of Barberan about North American market, hot coating technology, products and ofcourse their participation.Excerpts.
Amanda Conger, Executive Director of Cabinet Makers Association shares her insight on cabinet industry, industry 4.0, their success story of 20 years and ofcourse IWF preparations. Explore.
Dave Ortmayer, COO of Italpresse USA, Inc. discussed about the company’s strengths, USA market, various product lines and more. Read On.
In a candid conversation with us, Jozsef Kuthy, Regional Area Manager, Homag North America (Stiles, Mexico) bares his heart on Magna Expomublera, Latin American market, Industry 4.0 and more.
In a candid conversation with us, Susanne Martin, Director and Communication of Rehau America bares her heart on product developments, market strategies, achievements and of course IWF Atlanta.
Scott Kaminski, Marketing Communication and PR Manager of Haefele America has spoken to us on various issues related to the company, preparation of upcoming IWF Atlanta, products and lot more.
Pranesh Chhibber, Country Director, Forestry Innovation Consulting India Pvt Ltd, Government of British Columbia, Canada enlightens us the status of Canadian wood in India, and much more:
In the recent LIGNA Preview, Wolfgang Pöschl (CEO, Weinig AG) speaks to us on Technology Offensive, the last inTech, the company’s participation in LIGNA, future course of action and much more. Excerpts from the conversation:
Wood & Panel Europe: In coversation with Santino Buresta, Regional Sales Director, Cefla Finishing Group
GRASS has been talk of the town for quite sometime for its remarkeable contribution to the industry. Recently GRASS has secured a fourth Red Dot Award for its innovation with Vionaro. In an exclusive interview with us, Ronald Weber, Chairman of the GRASS Executive Board, spoke to us about its success and also his views on the present market situations:
Tushra Tandel, Director Sales of Felder Woodworking machines Pvt Ltd, shares with us his views on the Woodtech India 2014 as well as on the present market status:
Hemant D. Kurle, India Sales Manager of Biesse, gave us an insight to the future plans of 2014 and its participation in Wootech India 2014. Read on to know more.
Mr. Umberto Meroni, the Technical Director and Energy Manager, Fantoni Group speaks to us on Berndorf Bands. Here is the replica.
In an exclusive interview with Raphaël Prati, Corporate Marketing and Communications Director, Biesse SpA gave us a detailed insight.
During interzum Cologne 2011, International Committee of Decorative Laminates Industry (ICDLI) presented a laminates gallery to the world. Some of the most intrinsic pieces of laminates were on display for thousands of awestruck participants at interzum. Mr Ralf Olsen, Secretary General, ICDLI, shared his insight on the diverse range of products and the industry.
On the venue of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Woodshow, we had a chance to speak to Walid Farghal, Director General, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions regarding the event that was launched under the banner of Woodshow and the other related industry issues.
Head of Communication, Homag Group, has spoken to us on numerous issues related to the company, its strategies for 2012, latest technologies, the market and a lot more.
The furniture manufacturing sector is brimming with hope for fruitful times in the New Year. Kitchen furnishings sector, which trends an inevitable popularity with changing concepts of the modern day living area, shows an optimistic picture too. Ahead of the EuroCucina, a major biennial show for the kitchen sector, to be held in Italy held from April 17-22 at the Milan Fairgrounds in Rho, Wolfgang Steib, Member of the Management Board, Hettich, elucidates on trends and scope of the industry while briefing about his company’s current stance in the sector.
Modern methods use high grade machines for peeling purposes. What was earlier a painstaking process carried out manually can now be done conveniently using machines. Mikko Vesterinen, Raute Technology Manager of Peeling and log handling, explains the intricacies of modern veneer production in a conversation with us. Here’s the conversation in detail
Andrea Novello, Sales manager of Caselli Group in conversation with us giving insights about the industry and the company.
Stefan Krebs, Head of Marketing, Schelling Anlagenbau GmbH has spoken to us on various issues. Read on the interview
Ulrike Sattler, Project Manager of Marketing, EGGER Retail, talks to us about the current status of EGGER and its future plans.
CEO, Division Head Renewable Raw Materials / Market Research, nova-Institut GmbH
Dr. Olaf Plümer, CEO igeL, the lightweight panel association, talks about the lightweight panels industry.
Mrs. Daw Khin Marla, the Director, Nat Ray Co. Ltd, importer of high quality home and office furnishing and life style products speaks to us during FurniPro Asia and enlightens us about Myanmar. Read on.
John Kissock OBE, Chair of the Scottish Forest and Timber Technologies Advisory Group (SFTTAG) educates on the forest and more specifically timber industries in Scotland by answering queries about it. SFTTAG advises Scottish enterprise and Government on matters relating to sustainable economic development and opportunities provided by the forest & timber industries in the country.
Dr. Jochen Köckler, Member of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe has spoken to us about the most awaited event of the year- LIGNA 2013.
With just a few months to go for LIGNA, we get to speak to Sumit Sharma, the Regional Manager, VDMA, North India Office. VDMA is the co-organiser of LIGNA. He talks to us on the liaison between the Indian industries and VDMA. Here is the replica.
Prof. Maximilian Ober, faculty of wood technology, Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences has shared his expertise on the surfaces.
Bill Dearing, President of North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA), shares his insight on the current scenario of the market and the possibilities of it in the coming days.
Jacquelyn Clair, Account Executive and Social Media Strategist at Marketing Design Group, has been involved in Social Media Marketing in both US and Europe since 2005. As new media gained traction in the marketplace, Clair was tasked to lead a strategic review of the emerging platforms, defining a program of change for the company’s new product roadmap. At MDG she has launched and consulted on new media ventures ranging from large consumer campaigns and targeted B2B campaigns to strategies for small businesses. She shares her insight on the phenomenon with us.
John A. Courson, who took over as the president and CEO of HBI, on January 1, 2012 gives in about the association’s working.
John Henderson of the John Henderson & Company of Las Vegas is the recently elected President of the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA). Henderson has been honored with a huge responsibility which was earlier entrusted to David Rothwell.
During his two year term Henderson has to address some decisive issues and adapt to the new trends. While sharing his recent experiences the WMIA President elaborates on issues pertaining to the association, industry and its paraphernalia.
To provide a better understanding on the matter we got Rusty Swindoll, Assistant Technical Training Director at the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) to answers some queries pertaining to Brazilian hardwood flooring. NWFA is an organization which thrives to advance and promote the wood flooring industry. Here’s the conversation:
Roy Pagan, Business Development Manager–Industrial Solutions at Durst Image Technology US talks about the market for digital printing on wood in America.
On the outset of Delhiwood – the fair held to promote the North Indian woodworking industry, Roderick Wiles, AHEC (American Hardwood Export Council) Director for Africa, Middle East, India and Oceania, talked to us regarding the Indian market and AHEC’s strategy for expansion. Here we replicate:
Joan Kemp, the President of AWFS shares her ideas clarifying to the questions we asked pertaining to the upcoming fair.