LIGNA 2019, 27 - 31 May
Trendspots for LIGNA 2019

Discover the top themes along the entire wood industry supply chain!


Surface Technology | 06 Sep. 2017

LIGNA marks clear upward trend

LIGNA 2017 exceeded all of Alberto Maestri's expectations: "There's a clear upward trend," says the managing director of Cefla Finishing. He... more


Wood Based Panel Production | 09 Aug. 2017

Filament with a pepper flavor

At LIGNA 2017, 3N Kompetenzzentrum Niedersachsen and partners from research and industry showed how wood and natural fibers can be used to... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 05 Jul. 2017

Roll on the next LIGNA!

Horst Klaes GmbH & Co KG from Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler was so successful with its customized software solutions at LIGNA 2017 that the... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 14 Jun. 2017

Yet another LIGNA success!

When a French sawmilling company and an Italian supplier of scanning solutions meet in northern Germany to sign a deal that benefits... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 31 May. 2017

Shape and go!

Startup Okinlab was at LIGNA 2017 to showcase, the world’s first web application to offer customers a truly intuitive way to design... more


Surface Technology | 26 May. 2017

For a perfect finish

The WAGNER GROUP is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to present a complete range of new products and solutions for coating and bonding applications... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 26 May. 2017

Connecting the world

Lamello is at LIGNA 2017 to present the Cabineo, a one-piece connector installed in a drilled or routed area to connect structures using... more


Intelligent manufacturing | 25 May. 2017

Always forward, never back!

"Think Forward" is the slogan of the Italian Biesse Group at LIGNA 2017. On an impressive 5,000 square meters of exhibition space, trade... more


Surface Technology | 25 May. 2017

Pushing the boundaries in water-based coatings

Remmers, an SME manufacturer of wood paints, varnishes and industrial coatings, is at LIGNA 2017 to showcase its research credentials. As... more


Forestry Technology | 24 May. 2017

At your side

Italian-based Baumann, one of the leading suppliers of sideloaders, is on the open-air site at LIGNA 2017 to present the latest enhancements... more


CNC technology | 24 May. 2017

Always a perfect fit

It isn't just LIGNA that has a new exhibition space concept in 2017 - COBUS ConCept has also repositioned itself in Hall 15. With COBUS... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 23 May. 2017

An Italian makeover!

LIGNA 2017 marks the first year that the Italy-based SCM Group is exhibiting its extensive product portfolio at one large stand. The... more


Automation technology | 23 May. 2017

The next step in cabinetmaking!

HOLZ-HER is at LIGNA 2017 to showcase NEXTEC, a new technology set to revolutionize the way that cabinetmakers work. With no need for... more


Wood Based Panel Production | 22 May. 2017

New lease on life

Decades of mechanical engineering by Panhans are being successfully continued under the umbrella of HOKUBEMA Maschinenbau GmbH, as can be... more


Transport logistics | 22 May. 2017

New and improved crate and pallet technology

Crate and pallet assembly has remained virtually unchanged for decades. Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG, European market leader in industrial... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 21 May. 2017

An exhibit that is cutting edge in more ways than one

Picking up one of the key themes at LIGNA 2017, Hans Hundegger AG is exhibiting a whole range of solutions for networked manufacturing.... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 21 May. 2017

Another successful innovation!

Sicko, which manufactures stacking and handling plants for the woodworking industry, is at LIGNA 2017 with a live demonstration of the new X... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 21 May. 2017

Truck stop

Festool, which manufactures high-quality power tools, has two showcases at LIGNA 2017: A newly designed indoor stand in Hall 13 and an... more


Sawmill Technology | 20 May. 2017

A new chapter in panel saws

Otto Mayer Maschinenfabrik GmbH has been specializing in automated material feeding for panel saws for over a quarter of a century. Mayer is... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 20 May. 2017

High-performance shredders with a bite

UNTHA shredding technology GmbH is at LIGNA 2017 to present the QR class - a new generation of versatile single-shaft shredders that ensure... more


Integrated Manufacturing | 20 May. 2017

Visualizing the dream home - and then making it a reality!

Right on cue for LIGNA, software house Palette CAD is not only integrating an optional Bluetooth interface for laser measuring devices from... more


Energy from Wood | 19 May. 2017

A hundred years old - but the heat is still on!

Founded as a family-run business in 1917, Viessmann has become one of the world's leading international manufacturers of heating, industrial... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 19 May. 2017

Window fitters can finally see the light

Otto Martin Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG (MARTIN) from Ottobeuren is at LIGNA 2017 with its entire portfolio of innovative woodworking... more


Timber Construction | 19 May. 2017

Raise the roof!

Visitors to LIGNA 2017 in Hannover are invited to check out the brand new ST telescopic drywall support from BESSEY Tool GmbH & Co. KG. more


Joinery trades | 18 May. 2017

So that's what woodworkers look like!

Top photographer Marco Leibetseder is inviting carpenters, cabinetmakers and window fitters to be photographed for their very own cover for... more


Energy from Wood | 18 May. 2017

Who doesn't want a good press?

SPÄNEX GmbH is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to showcase its comprehensive range of briquetting presses, which it is expanding with the new... more


Surface Technology | 18 May. 2017

Automated robot coating

Range + Heine GmbH, producer of systems for coating wood elements, is at LIGNA 2017 with a wide-ranging showcase, including a fully... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 17 May. 2017

Long-lasting connections

KNAPP, the Austrian specialist in state-of-the-art connection systems, is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to premiere its universal and... more


Wood Based Panel Production | 17 May. 2017

A revolution in color

IPAC from Austria is at LIGNA 2017 to unveil a new digital printing software solution to expand its Advanced Colour Measurement System... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 17 May. 2017

Hard metal from Luxembourg

The CERATIZIT Group from Luxembourg has announced a number of product innovations for the wood processing industry at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 16 May. 2017

Machines that ensure you make the cut

Family-run JOSTING Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG is presenting a number of exhibits at LIGNA 2017, including the latest version of the ZFS... more


Logistics 4.0 meets Industry 4.0 | 16 May. 2017

Everything under control

ATEMAG Aggregatetechnologie und Manufaktur AG is driving forward digitalization in its sector of industry with its control 4.0 system, which... more


Sawmill Technology | 16 May. 2017

Trailblazing aid for saw operators

Wilhelm Altendorf GmbH & Co. KG is at LIGNA 2017 to present the world premiere of Altendorf MAGIS, a pioneering new operator guidance system... more


Energy from Wood | 15 May. 2017

Technology that allows us to breathe easy

Nolting Holzfeuerungstechnik GmbH has been manufacturing high-quality and eco-friendly biomass firing systems in the 70- to 3,000-watt power... more


Forestry Technology | 15 May. 2017

Taking training to the road

Visitors to LIGNA can try their hand on an exciting saw simulator at the stand of DeSH (Federal Association of the German Sawmill and Wood... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 15 May. 2017

New tool to combat thermal bridges

Tool specialist Mafell has put together a whole package of innovations for LIGNA 2017 in Hannover. Among other things, it is unveiling a... more


Sawmill Technology | 14 May. 2017

When only red will cut it least when it comes to sawmill knives: The Remscheid-based HDS Group is staging a premiere at LIGNA as it exhibits its ThermoCut... more


Forestry Technology | 14 May. 2017

No stack too high!

Liebherr-Hydraulikbagger GmbH is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to showcase its exceptionally versatile and flexible L 580 LogHandler XPower with... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 13 May. 2017

LIGNA is once again at the cutting edge

HOMAG is at LIGNA to show for the first time how a modular system - "One Platform for Integrated Solutions" - can be used to configure... more


Energy from Wood | 13 May. 2017

The cogeneration unit for the living room

HE Energy GmbH is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to present a world first - the e-stove, which supplies heat, electricity and hot water in equal... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 12 May. 2017

Hitting the nail on the head every time

The BECK Fastener Group is at LIGNA 2017 to present LignoLoc, the first nailgun-compatible wooden nails for innovative applications in... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 12 May. 2017

State-of-the-art CAD measuring system that helps even the most skilled

Flexijet GmbH is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to show why its fast, flexible and precise measuring systems have become indispensable aids,... more


Energy from Wood | 12 May. 2017

Rethinking landscape management - a lightbulb moment

The Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (Agency for Renewable Resources - FNR) is in Hall 11 and at the Firewood Production Line special... more


Automation technology | 11 May. 2017

The fine art of mechanical engineering from the Netherlands

Marinus Machinebouw B.V. is at LIGNA 2017 to showcase two truly powerful innovations - the Powermax Finger Jointer & Defecting Saw and the... more


Scientific Research and Education | 11 May. 2017

Protecting the forests - and changing perceptions?

Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences is presenting HIPHAR, a cooperation project where research institutes are working with industry... more


CNC technology | 11 May. 2017

High-precision 5-axis system for boundless creativity

FELDER is injecting a hearty dose of creativity into LIGNA 2017 with numerous trade fair premieres at a number of stands in Hall 13. One of... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 10 May. 2017

Music to the ears!

In addition to its innovative tool portfolio, Swabian company Festool, a premium manufacturer of system products for tradespeople, is also... more


Wood Based Panel Production | 10 May. 2017

Cut out the noise!

At LIGNA 2017, ProLock won’t be making a song and dance about the cutting quality of its innovative GlueLiner LowNoise saw blades for making... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 10 May. 2017

The grinder that makes life easy

The new FX5 Linear 5-axis CNC tool grinder from ANCA Europe GmbH plugs the gap in the innovative FX Linear series and is making its debut at... more


Sawmill Technology | 09 May. 2017

Optimum blade control thanks to Swiss precision

Chaco, which has specialized in saw blade guides for over 60 years, is at LIGNA to showcase a contactless electronic blade control system... more


Supply chain | 09 May. 2017

A new era in timber handling

SENNEBOGEN, an international one-stop supplier in the crane technology and material handling sectors, is exhibiting in the outdoor area at... more


Automation | 09 May. 2017

A breath of fresh air

Kaeser Kompressoren SE is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to present Sigma Air Manager 4.0, the latest generation of the master controller for all... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 08 May. 2017

Nothing lifts better than nothing

Handling specialist Schmalz from Glatten in the Black Forest is showcasing high-performance systems for manual and automated vacuum handling... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 08 May. 2017

Three workshop newcomers

British company Toolstream Ltd is bringing not one but three new precision-crafted power tools from the successful Triton brand to LIGNA... more


Surface Technology | 08 May. 2017

Gentlemen, start your engines!

Venjakob Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, a performance-focused system specialist for complete coating installations, is showcasing three... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 05 May. 2017

Squaring the circle

Paul Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to premiere its flexible CGL rip saw. more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 04 May. 2017

The strong, silent type

LEUCO, the tool manufacturer with the prominent "U" in its name, is exhibiting at LIGNA 2017 under the banner "Magentify Wood Processing".... more


Wood Based Panel Production | 03 May. 2017

Revolutionizing the wood release agent sector

Zeller+Gmelin is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to present a range of innovative wood release agents, including Multiboard Ultra, which has been... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 02 May. 2017

Innovative measuring system for circular saw blades

iBlade, a startup specializing in customized repair and service solutions, is at LIGNA 2017 to present SawControl 800V2 pro, a fully... more


Sawmill Technology | 28 Apr. 2017

Letting rip

High-performance resawing with state-of-the-art circular saw blade technology - that's the promise by SERRA Maschinenbau GmbH with its new... more


Energy from Wood | 27 Apr. 2017

No fake news with this press

Ruf Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to unveil new briquetting presses. At the heart of its presentation is the Ruf... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 26 Apr. 2017

Looking sharp

Sharpening specialist VOLLMER is at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover to show how the new VOLLMER CC 355 production system can sharpen circular saw... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 25 Apr. 2017

Focus on new technologies for the wood industry

imos AG, a furniture and interior design software developer, is at LIGNA 2017 with a revamped portfolio of solutions. As well as the new... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 24 Apr. 2017

Making the workplace safer

RUWI has made a name for itself nationally and internationally with versatile tool-free clamping technology, organizational systems and... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 21 Apr. 2017

Making the most of an untapped resource!

Leitz GmbH & Co. KG is at LIGNA 2017 as a member of international network "PalmwoodNet" and is unveiling the results of development work for... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 20 Apr. 2017

Whether wet or dry, this is how to transform your wood production

BIATEC is at LIGNA 2017 to unveil BLT WoodCut, a revolutionary patented technology specially developed for optimum cutting of wet and dry... more


Wood Based Panel Production | 19 Apr. 2017

Avoid getting into a scrape with particle board production costs!

At LIGNA 2017, BINOS GmbH is exhibiting the new Ultra Scraper, a user-friendly particle board production solution for the ultimate in... more


Energy from Wood | 17 Apr. 2017

Highly efficient

At LIGNA 2017 in Hannover, Austrian company Herz Energietechnik GmbH will be exhibiting the pelletstar CONDENSATION with over 106 percent... more


Transport logistics | 14 Apr. 2017

An all-rounder fit to join the joiners!

Sortimo International GmbH has over forty years of experience in producing customized van racking solutions. The portfolio that the company... more


Surface Technology | 12 Apr. 2017

A nightmare for pyromaniacs

Leading Finnish paint and coating manufacturer Tikkurila is premiering its new Fontefire fire-retardant coating at LIGNA in Hannover. more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 10 Apr. 2017

Find the right way at LIGNA 2017 with WEG

WEG, one of the world's leading suppliers of drive technology, is using its LIGNA premiere to showcase its innovative drive solutions for... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 07 Apr. 2017

A smart approach to cabinetmaking

Wood IQ GmbH Lohmeyer, which specializes in wood processing machinery for cabinetmaking, is at LIGNA 2017 to unveil the new BAZ 875 IQ CNC... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 05 Apr. 2017

Brand new but dry behind the ears already!

STELA Laxhuber GmbH is exhibiting the RecuDry System at LIGNA 2017, its new heat recovery technology for drying biomass. more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 03 Apr. 2017

Diverse sawing technology from Switzerland

Vertical sawing is about much more than simply getting a clean cut through wood-based materials. The portfolio that Striebig AG is... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 29 Mar. 2017

Brand new - high-pressure duct humidification

Merlin Technology GmbH from Tumeltsham in Austria is at LIGNA 2017 to unveil its new ORBIT WING air humidification plant, which uses MICRO... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 22 Mar. 2017

An eye for detail

As every carpenter knows, when planing wood, you need a good pair of eyes to spot knots - the points where a branch had once grown that are... more


Integrated Manufacturing | 15 Mar. 2017

Digital "logging" and much, much more from the homeland of lumberjacks

Canadian 20-20 Technologies is at LIGNA 2017 with a dedicated ERP solution for the furniture industry designed to boost sales and cut order... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 08 Mar. 2017

4,000 square meters x Industry 4.0 = maximum customer benefit

With a new exhibition space concept in place at LIGNA 2017 in Hannover, the Weinig Group will for the first time ever have a 4,000 m2 stand... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 01 Mar. 2017

Take your seat in the fox’s head!

As crafty as its namesake in nature and specially designed for handling machines, the Fox Cab from Terex Fuchs is among the winners of the... more


Forestry Technology | 22 Feb. 2017

A chipper with an important place in the value-creation chain

Not all chippers are the same. Doppstadt, manufacturer of plants and shredding technology, is at LIGNA 2017 to showcase its DH 812 LD mobile... more


Surface Technology | 17 Feb. 2017

Saving the best till last – new top coats!

AkzoNobel’s Sikkens Wood Coatings brand aims to set a new standard in workmanship and surface protection with three new top coats for... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 17 Feb. 2017

Hot new product

The Turkish ON-IS MAK Group has decades of experience in manufacturing vacuum presses and thermoforming machines under the brand name Ribex... more


Surface Technology | 16 Feb. 2017

Refined sanding process

LIGNA 2017 visitors on the look-out for the ideal machine for white wood sanding, MDF sanding and, most importantly, intermediate lacquer... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 16 Feb. 2017

Full control in batch-size-1 manufacturing

The new Duplex-Inline-Scanner that Hecht Electronic AG is exhibiting at LIGNA 2017 is ideal for process control in the production line,... more


Machine Components & Automation Technology | 15 Feb. 2017

Master your material flow

According to the experts at Systraplan, rising variant diversity combined with order-related batch size-1-production require one thing above... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 15 Feb. 2017

Konstantin – the sharpest knife in the drawer!

Aigner-Werkzeuge GmbH from Taufkirchen in Austria is celebrating its debut presentation at LIGNA with a range of new products. Among them is... more


Surface finishing technology | 15 Feb. 2017

An app a day keeps the doctor away

Although there isn’t quite an app for everything yet, there is now even one for the harmful vibrations generated when working with random... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 14 Feb. 2017

They don’t come any smaller – the new imaging laser scanner from Leica

If you have an iPad, all you need is the new Leica BLK360 and your compact dream team can capture the world around you in high-resolution 3D... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 14 Feb. 2017

Make the cut – with the new Performance.CUT

Performance.CUT from IMA Klessmann GmbH is a special compact machine that combines the advantages of nesting with the speed of sawing... more


Tools & Machinery Custom & Mass Production | 13 Feb. 2017

Keep on turning!

The vacuum lifting devices from euroTECH cover a wide range of handling solutions, from compact series equipment to custom-developed special... more