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VietnamWood & Furnitec 2019 underway in HCMC

Released at: 11:20, 20/09/2019

VietnamWood & Furnitec 2019 underway in HCMC

Photo: Hung Cao (VET)

Two fairs being held in tandem between September 18 and 21.

by Khanh Chi

The 13th edition of the Vietnam International Woodworking Industry Fair (VietnamWood 2019) and the Vietnam International Furniture Accessories, Hardware & Tools Fair (Furnitec 2019) are running in tandem between September 18 and 21 at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City.

VietnamWood is officially organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company (VINEXAD), and the Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co., and is co-organized by the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (HAWA), while also gaining solid support from relevant government agencies as well as domestic and international industrial associations, including the Binh Duong Furniture Association (BIFA), the Forest Products Association of Binh Dinh, the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIETFOREST), and the Vietnam Association of Mechanical Industry (VAMI).

It has also been endorsed by the European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers (Eumabois) as a professional international event, drawing visitors from around Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.

The trade fair boasts the largest-ever gross exhibition space of over 25,000 sq m and a record number of 493 exhibitors and brands from over 32 countries and regions and is expected to attract more than 12,000 visitors.

As the largest wood and wood processing industry fair in Vietnam, VietnamWood has managed to gather world-class suppliers under one roof to display the optimal manufacturing solutions needed to bolster the growth of the woodworking industry and market in Vietnam.

Worldwide leading brands will fill seven international / regional pavilions at VietnamWood 2019: the US Pavilion, operated by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the German Pavilion, established by the German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (VDMA), the Taiwan Pavilion, organized by the Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA), and other pavilions from France, China, Austria, and Canada, showcasing a wide variety of woodworking machinery, equipment, consumable materials, furniture fittings, accessories, tools, and technology to meet strong regional market demand and create immense opportunities for Vietnam’s wood and wood processing industry.

Photo: Hung Cao (VET)

Well-known brands including Homag, Weinig, Siempelkamp, SCM, Paolino Bacci, Nanxing, New Mas, Leadermac, Vetta, Thuan Hien, Quoc Duy, Dai Phuc Vinh, Long Phat CNC, Baillie, Northwest Hardwoods, Ducerf, Eurochene, SPENCER INC., Hafele, CHUNG TSAI, Dinh Luc and many more will converge together to provide a one-stop business platform for wood and wood product manufacturers seeking to update technology and product quality, improve manpower quality and management performance, build their own brands, and boost supporting services.

As always, a series of seminars will be held during the fair. Keynote speakers from renowned industry associations such as BIFA, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), HAWA, and TWMA will gather at VietnamWood to shed light on the expertise in and the features of optimal woodworking and furniture production operations. They will share valuable advice through topics such as Technology Transformation - What Are Automation Trends for Manufacturing Industry, Productivity & Quality Solutions for Wood Industry in Digital Era, and Material & Practical Application in Wood-working Interior Design.

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