Summary of conference program

  • Jürgen Köppel, the CEO of German company Leitz GmbH & Co. KG and President of EUMABOIS (European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers), will talk about the key trends currently driving the woodworking industry.
  • In his presentation, Ingo Bathe, Director International Sales, imos AG, will discuss the ways in which software is transforming the furniture industry and taking production to a whole new level.
  • Edmund Mahler, Sales Manager at German tooling systems provider Leitz GmbH & Co. KG, will give a presentation on intelligent technologies, cutting tools and tool servicing in everyday work practice. He will also discuss tools for nesting and CNC processing.
  • Thomas Franz, an Executive Director at the German sensor systems specialist Baumer Inspection GmbH, will share his insights on how automated optical scanner systems can optimize woodworking production.
  • Dennis Bieselt, a CNC expert at VDMA Holzbearbeitungsmaschinen (German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers’ Association), will highlight the benefits of CNC processing for woodworking firms of all sizes, particularly SMEs.
  • Sepp Gmeiner, a partner at Lignum Consulting, will talk about Industry 4.0 and its impacts on the woodworking industry.
  • The National Council of Wood in Construction, BC Wood and the Government of Canada, invites to the seminar "Design and construction of structures with Canadian wood."
  • Of great interest will be the lecture of the Mexican exhibtior Oimsa - Operadora de la Industria del Mueble S.A., represented by Guillermo Donatello Aguilar Rodriguez, Adhesives Sales Executive, who will speak about the advantages and correct use of adhesives in woodworking.
  • Next held from 17 to 20 January 2018 at the Centro Banamex exhibition center in Mexico City, Magna ExpoMueblera comprises two trade shows: Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial and Magna Expo Mobiliario e Interiores. Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial features woodworking and timber processing plant, machinery, tools and solutions. Magna Expo Mobiliario e Interiores, on the other hand, is devoted to furniture, interior decoration, home accessories and floor coverings. Magna ExpoMueblera is organized by Hannover Fairs México, a subsidiary of the German trade fair company Deutsche Messe AG.