2016 closed with a positive sign: this is the final result of a 12-month period characterized by a clearly positive trend of technology, equipment and tools for wood and wood-based materials. As we wait for final figures, the Studies Office of Acimall – the Confindustria member association that represents the companies of this excellent “made in Italy” sector – estimates that production in 2016 amounted to 2,078 million
The woodworking technology and wood-based materials industry keeps showing encouraging trends: preliminary figures for the current year speak for themselves, showing a fully positive sign for all major indexes. The analysis carried out by the Studies office of the Confindustria-member association ACIMALL, gathering the industry's leading companies provides a brighter picture than many were expecting.
ACIMALL Press Office, Assago, November 19, 2015: “We really feel that the next Xylexpo will be an essential stage in the success story of our exhibition:we are doing all we can to create a big event, an excellent review of innovative technology featuring all the leading actors of this industry.And I am proud to say that all Italian companies will be there!”. This is the comment by L
Continuing to expand its North American presence, Italy's Biesse recently announced it had signed a lease for its new West Coast Showroom, strategically located in Anaheim California. This new facility will be devoted to a state of the art showroom fully equipped with Biesse machinery powered up for demonstrations and also the West Coast location for in-house events like Biesse’s popular One2One educational series.
For the italian woodworking machinery manufacturers, 2011 was characterized as reflecting a significant recovery. According to the preliminary figures processed by the Italian woodworking machinery manufacturers' association, ACIMALL, production amounted to 1,699 million euros - a stark increase of 10.2 % compared to the previous year. Italian exports in 2011 amounted to 1,278 million euros, i.e. 75 percent of the sector's total production.
The Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers at its annual show, AWFS Fair 2011 (July 20-23, 2011) in Las Vegas announced the 2011 recipients of its AWFS Fair Sequoia New Product Awards. The awards not only address creativity and innovation but also leadership in green/environmental product development. This year the list of Sequoia winners included two Italian companies.