LIGNA HANOVER 2011 – The Worlds Fair for the Forestry and Wood Industries

From 30 May to 3 June 2011, the worlds fair for the forestry, engineering, wood industries, raw materials, and wood crafts: “LIGNA HANOVER 2011“, was held in Hanover (Germany). It is held every two years at the Hanover Exhibition Centre.

Exhibitors for 2011 presented: forestry machinery, manufacturing equipment, sawmill machinery, other machinery / equipment; wood-waste recycling and energy-production equipment; machinery, equipment and supplies for raw materials, plywood and veneer production; tools and supplies for the woodworking trades; industrial machinery for furniture production; automation technologies; interior decoration; renovation; consumption of wood for energy production; associations, training institutions, institutes; specialized media, publishing houses, information, individual presentations, forums, etc. This year the fair was attended by more than 90,000 visitors, from more than 90 countries.

“LIGNA HANOVER 2011“ was visited by the UAB “Juodeliai” (Ltd.) directors, Mr. Juozupas Zimnickas and Mr. Andrius Zimnickas. The objectives of the visit were: to learn about market innovations, meet the industry partners, exchange contacts, and become familiar with the newest technologies of pallet production. Afterwards, Andrius Zimnickas stated that the timber industry is recovering, although there is still a threat of a second-wave of recession.

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