Show Press Release
WMF Grandly Opens Today
Creating New Era for Woodworking Industry
Publish Date: 2020/09/07
Shanghai International Furniture Machinery & Woodworking Machinery Fair (WMF 2020) grandly opens today at Hall 7.1 and 8.1 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai, China. Continuing collaboration with CIFF, the fairs work together to tie up the upstream and downstream of the furniture manufacturing chain, and create a more fruitful, professional and international platform. The fairs open on 7-10 September 2020, they draw lots of exhibitors together to create a one-stop sourcing platform. Apart from exhibiting the furniture production equipment, WMF also organizes concurrent events to bring the most updated information and market trend to the visitors. The 4-day fairs are expected to bring more than 100,000 visitors.

A VIP Tour is arranged to kick start WMF 2020, 41 leaders from woodworking industry were invited, including Mr. Liu Qun, the President of China Foma, the Secretary of the Party Committee and the President of China National Forestry Machinery Association, Mr. Wei Jian, the Secretary-General of China National Forestry Machinery Association, and Mr. Parry Chung, General Manager of Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.

As the globe is under the threat of COVID-19, travelling is restricted. Therefore, WMF has developed online platform so that visitors can join the show online or offline. In mid-August, WMF has organized a webinar focusing on Malaysian furniture market, and the responses were great. In view of that, another webinar focusing on the Vietnam furniture market will be held in mid-October.

Exhibitors from Various Sectors
More than 1000 exhibitors join this year. In WMF’s exhibition halls, woodworking and furniture machinery manufacturers will display a series of solutions from primary processing to finishing technology to fulfill the needs of different sectors in the industry. In the difficult environment of 2020, many industry-leading exhibitors are still supporting the show. Highlighted exhibitors are: HOMAG, BIESSE, NANXING, BACCI, EXCITECH, SANDAR, ANDRITZ, LINZE, CNHF, JIYUAN, CHAOLUN, KDT, ULICNC, FLYCUT, CHINA FOMA, SWPM/DIEFFENBACHER, SIEMPELKAMP, IPCO, BERNDORF, TIANLIJIXIE, STEINEMANN, YALIAN, GODN, TIGO, RICHFRUITS, COLORFUL, SGGROUP, SIGMA, BOPAI, SUNDS, LAMELLO, TIDEWAY, FREUD etc.

Splendid Concurrent Events Provide Solutions for Industry Challenges
A series of symposium and events will be held with the fair concurrently to provide industry players solutions and latest market trend.

The 2nd China Wood Industry Park and Port Industry Development Conference was held this afternoon by China Timber & Wood Products Distribution Association and China National Forestry Machinery Association. The theme is “Join Hands together In response to Challenges”. Different organizations were invited to provide solutions to the current crisis and suggestions for business transformation.

“Tech Talk – Surface Treatment Technology” was also held this afternoon, focusing on the topic “Innovating Technology with Ingenuous Craftsmanship”. 8 professionals were invited to share their insight on the market trend and technology application, including: “Variety of Wood Finishes” and “Release of the Most Concerned Furniture Manufacturing Industry Trend” .

Another “Tech Talk – Surface Treatment Technology” will be held in the afternoon of 8 September. Same topic “Innovating Technology with Ingenuous Craftsmanship” will be dicussed. 7 professionals will discuss on various sub-topics such as “OSB surface treatment solution for oriented strand board” and “New water-based two-component polyurethane technology opens the era 2.0 of wood coating”.

The Story of Woodworking showcases the wood art created by craftsmen. The display zone opens from 7-10 September. The craftsmen will showcase the skills and present the story of each wood art.

Connect online and offline, Increase Efficiency for the Industry
WMF 2020 is being held for 4 days from today till 10 September. Industry players are encouraged to participate in this annual event, to get the latest market news and connect with different suppliers. For more information, please visit the show website and social media platforms.

On 22 October 2020 at 3:30pm, WMF will hold another webinar focusing on Vietnam Furniture market with Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association. Details will be announced on website and social media platforms.

WMF Grandly Opens Today

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Concurrent Event - The Story of Woodworking

Concurrent Event - Tech Talk: Surface Treatment Technology

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