13 may 2016

At EXPOBOIS, machines are equipped with touch screen and can adapt to the users need. In the program : live-demonstrations of technologies that combine high efficiency and user-friendly design, efficiency and productivity of machines are enhanced, therefore mastering the most advanced woodworking technologies has never been so easy

In Paris, the professionals of the woodworking sector will discover the innovations that will shape the way they will work in the future, either they are craftsmen or manufacturers. Live-demonstration will showcase machines that can match individual or industrial use. EXPOBOIS connects all players of the woodworking sector to new technologies that are essential for the French market.

Symop, owner of EXPOBOIS, is also a founding member of the French L’Alliance Industrie du Futur (Alliance Industry of the Future) which aims to modernize and transform the French industry, especially in regards to the digital transformation.
Very much in line with this plan, and with support from FCBA, Technological Institute of Forestry, Cellulose, Wood Construction and Furniture, and from Xylofutur – the only French cluster solely dedicated to Wood, Paper and Chemicals that puts focus on R&D, the show brings to professionals of the woodworking sector the ideal platform for exchange they needed to become more competitive and reach the international rank they should have acquired long ago.

In the spotlight at EXPOBOIS : Industry of the Future. Conferences from experts from FCBA and from key players of the woodworking sector in France on the themes that matter for the sector : robotizaion in the furniture industry, High-rise buildings in wood, Forestry mechanization, Energy Wood, Plan for the wood sector and collective actions for the construction sector, Financial state incentives for companies that want to modernize their factory.

Only at EXPOBOIS 2016

“In order to present our range of services, EXPOBOIS, with its live character, was as unmissable as before. In this perspective, France plays a central part as one of Weinig’s most important markets. More over finding an appropriate platform, focusing on massive woodworking is extremely important for us and the future.” Klaus Müller, Marketing and Communication Director, Weinig.

Live-demonstration technologies of the future such as the Weinig Cube Plus : synonym of easy planing and perfectly processed four sides parts, digitally enhanced version of the Weinig Cube with a touch screen for perfect operations control. Adaptable machines such as the Powermat 1500, valuable moulder for optimum profitability with a variable speed range of 4000 to 12000 rpm, or the combination of Flexicut and Flexirip for the sawing product line as well as the inimitable Weinig windows construction technology that will be in the spotlight in Paris.

Moreover, the Weinig app, which has become essential to woodworking professionals because of the high added value it brings them, as well as a very wide range of services and other machines will be showcased by Weinig on their completely integrated stand at EXPOBOIS. Holz-her will showcase its award-winning vertical compact processing center Evolution as well as other machines such as the horizontal processing center Promaster.

“SCM Group France, subsidiary of SCM Group, leading designer, producer and distributor of advanced technology solutions for the furniture industry and wood processing companies, are announcing their participation to this not-to-be-missed event for the furniture manufacturers and the furniture industry. We had to attend EXPOBOIS because our line of products is actually the widest and the most innovative in terms of woodworking machinery and systems to process plastic materials, and composites. Attending this major event was necessary for us in order to showcase our latest solutions. We also wanted to strengthen our brand image in this sector, because competition grows fiercer and fiercerMoreover, we work with renowned brands of the woodworking industry who use the high level technology solutions of Scm on a daily basis and are very satisfied with them.” Marco Brandi, manager of the French branch.

Being one of the most important exhibition for the wood industry, Forezienne has to take part in EXPOBOIS 2016. This show is the place to be to showcase and put forward new products, services, expertise and also to meet new international partners. It is an unmissable appointment for any French player of the wood industry.” Marc Berthon, Commercial Director, Forezienne

“MARTIN is taking part in EXPOBOIS 2016 because EXPOBOIS is a very important fair for us in France, it covers the north of France entirely and for us we can not miss it”. Michael Mühldorfer, Marketing and Project Manager at Otto Martin.

“BZH announces its presence at the next EXPOBOIS 2016, key event for the primary wood processing. EXPOBOIS 2016 allows BZH to present its latest innovations and essential products. Thanks to EXPOBOIS 2016, BZH shows their presence on the French market and can demonstrate its high level of competitiveness.” Sylvie Aubry Communication Manager, Baljer et Zembrod Holtec.

Most of the 10 000 visitors from EXPOBOIS 2014 were sawmill owners, carpenters, joiners, and working in the furniture industry. This year, the target group will be even more complete since the show represents the entire value-chain of woodworking and timber field from forestry to finished products, with the new main theme Industry of the Future in the spotlight.

EXPOBOIS gives to major contractors of the wood sector whose 30% of them are situated in the Paris region, exclusive solutions that will allow them to grow and become more competitive.

The new organizer Hannover Fairs International, French subsidiary of Deutsche Messe AG which organizes every odd year the most important fair for innovations in the timber field in the world, the LIGNA, is willing to offer to professionals solutions that will allow them to get modernized, to remain and become more competitive, particularly thanks to the new technologies applied to specific cases.


Press contact  

France : Elisa Huguet – eh@globalfairs.fr – 0033 (0)1 43 87 69 83

International : Anja Brockjans – anja.brokjans@messe.de – 0049 511 89 31602