Show Press Release
Industry Giants support WMF despite the Epidemic
Publish Date: 2020/03/25
Under the threat of COVID-19, many exhibitions have been cancelled or postponed in order to fight the epidemic, thus missing the opportunity to communicate with exhibitors in the first half of the year. However, Shanghai International Furniture Machinery & Woodworking Machinery Fair (WMF), which will be held in the second half of the year, has been collocated with CIFF (Shanghai) and held on 7-10 September 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai Hongqiao, China on schedule, continues to lead the industry to step forward to manufacturing 4.0. This year, WMF will gather more than 400 woodworking and furniture production equipment manufacturers, and showcase a series of complete manufacturing solutions. Visitors can also visit CIFF (Shanghai) with same badge to experience a series of innovative furniture designs.

WMF is definitely one of the best sourcing platforms in woodworking machineries and furniture machineries industry, the epidemic doesn’t stop the industry from its development. Many industry giants support WMF by confirming their participation in the September fair.

Mr. Guan Jianhua, chairman of HOMAG, a long-term partner of WMF, said that facing the severe challenges brought by the epidemic, they have not stopped promoting the development of China's home furnishing and woodworking industries. They will launch new equipment and technologies that are more relevant to the needs of the Chinese market in WMF in September.

BIESSE, which also belongs to the furniture production equipment sector, also supports WMF. Their China regional CEO, Piergiorgio FRANCA, said: "Although the current epidemic situation is not clear and the furniture woodworking industry is also uncertain, we will still work together and hope for a better tomorrow. Since the first WMF was held in 1986, BIESSE has never been absent. WMF held in September this year, BIESSE will bring the latest equipment for the industry. We look forward to meeting with visitors in Hongqiao in September! "

In addition to the above-mentioned exhibitors, QCMAC, SANDAR, NANXING, EXCITECH, CHINA FOMA, YALIAN have also confirmed their participation and will share with the audience their latest machines and technologies.

One Badge Two Fairs, Visit CIFF (Shanghai) at the Same Time
WMF and CIFF (Shanghai) is expected to have over 1,300 exhibitor showcasing exhibits such as Furniture Products, Woodworking Machineries and Accessories. It forms a one-stop sourcing platform connecting upstream and downstream enterprises and stretching across the whole woodworking industry. WMF offers more than just an exhibition, there are conferences and business matching service provided on the spot to enrich visitors’ experience. Business matching service connects exhibitors and buyers more effectively.

Registration for WMF 2020 is open now on Exclusive benefits will be offered to registered visitors, including free admission (one badge, two fairs: WMF + CIFF (Shanghai)), one free copy of show catalogue and priority to participate in conferences. For more information, please visit or the show’s official social media platforms.
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