Press releases of the association

15.01.2019
Suppliers of automation solutions and IT applications for the wood and furniture industry will travel to the Baltic States from 6 to 10 May 2019 to explore the market. Participants will have the opportunity to make concrete contacts with potential customers.
27.11.2018
The Woodworking Machinery Trade Asscociation’s executive board elected Mr Pekka Paasivaara, chairman of the HOMAG Group AG in Schopfloch, as its chairman during the regular board meeting on 27th November 2018.
30.06.2017
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.
14.02.2017
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.
24.04.2017
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.