For the second time now, German plywood and saw industry suppliers and processors are jointly exhibiting their products under the umbrella brand, “Made in Germany“, to customers in North America. The Timber Processing & Energy Expo (TPEE) in Portland, Oregon, is taking place from 17th till 19th October 2018.
Germany’s woodworking machinery manufacturers had a record year in 2016, topping the all-time high of 2007. Provisional figures indicate that the industry surged past the forecast 5 percent mark to achieve double-digit sales growth.
In the past year German woodworking machinery producers showed an 11 percent increase in turnover. According to the Statistic Federal Agency, production in Germany reached – contrary to the VDMA’s expectations – a plus of only 2.3 percent.
Daniel Schrenk, Managing Director for Sales and Marketing with the German LEUCO AG is the new President for the Eumabois Toolgroup. He is successor to Paul Oertli of Oertli Werkzeuge AG, Switzerland, who was President for four years.