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Hitech wood products unveiled at Dubai show

Dubai, April 9, 2011

The latest range of modern, state-of-the-art technology in woodworking machinery worth millions of Dirhams was showcased at the ‘Dubai WoodShow 2011’ expo held recently. 

The region’s growing demand for effective and reliable wood working machinery was one of the main focus for this year’s edition of  which ended at the Dubai Airport Expo on Thursday.

The event, which highlights the products and services of over 200 exhibitors coming from 40 different countries, featured wood working machinery offering computer numerical control (CNC) and edge banding technologies.

CNC machines can be programmed with the use of an advanced design software that allows the manufacture of products that cannot be made by manual machines. The use of this new technology plays a vital role in the region’s construction sector, said the organisers.

Participating companies like Homag, SCM, Biesse Wood Division have successfully implemented and applied CNC technology into their line of machinery and are now looking to meet new contacts and build on existing relationships in the region.

“The Middle East region is currently showing an increased demand for sound and effective wood working machinery that can help manufacture world class high grade wood products,” said Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, the show organizers.

“Our aim was to provide the much needed platform in helping the wood machinery exhibitors meet new contacts and create key opportunities. The event also helped in increasing awareness on the significance of using new technologies and the benefits and advantages that go with it,” he added.

The show was spread out across 10,000 sq m of exhibition space features six international pavilions - the Malaysian pavilion; American pavilion; French pavilion; German pavilion; Canadian pavilion and the Chinese pavilion.

The event also featured four professional speakers coming from various segments of the wood industry to talk about key topics like design trends and sustainability.

“We are overwhelmed with the positive response that we have received during the first day of the event; giving us the confidence to look forward to our largest crowd ever and a sizable value of closed deals.

According to him, the 2011 edition turned out to be the largest exhibition of wood and woodworking machinery in the Middle East with successful participation of more than 200 companies from 40 countries.-TradeArabia News Service




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