Industry 4.0 is lauded as the natural next step for the manufacturing industry, but its adoption, especially in Asia, has been slow. Despite the apparent benefits, the most important question…

Going Autonomous In Maintenance

Saving Costs With AIS

Responding To The EUTR

IMA and Schelling have joined forces and formed a strategic partnership. FDM ASIA has taken this opportunity to interview the company’s representatives and professionals in wood industry to have deeper…

Future Towards Wood-Based Bioeconomy

Market Outlook 2016

Shaping The Future Through Innovations & Services

Explosions never happy at random and sometimes, they need very little—high dust concentration, turbulence and ignition source to cause a spontaneous combustion with devastating consequences. By Petr Stroch, Technical University…

Woodworking Trends & Challenges

Peeling: A Promising Technology for Wood Processing

Understanding Cross-Laminated Timber

With increasing requirements and complexity of high precision woodworking machines, designers have to explore alternative and innovative materials so as to increase productivity without compromising quality and costs. By Giuseppe…

Flooring Goes Longer & Wider

Evolution of Lightweight Wood Composites

Furniture & Furnishing Trends 2016

Growing environment awareness of consumers have led to more alternative materials being used in furniture making. Here is a look at some alternative Earth-friendly materials that furniture makers should embrace.…

Changing For The Climate

Hardwood Species Review

Finishing With Wood Preservatives

Countries worldwide have launched various initiatives and adopted certification schemes to ensure the responsible and sustainable management and utilisation of forest. To fully understand the meaning of “sustainability”, one should…

Environmental Emissions From Sawmilling

Following The Peninsular Malaysia Footprint

Malaysia Goes Green

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