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IFA Decorative Finishes by SURTECO

Supplier Magazine, Surteco|

Article by Laura Hedges, Specification and Design Consultant, SURTECO Australia   What do you see as the current trends/innovations in the decorative finishes industry?    We have seen an influx of natural materials and earth inspired colour tones take precedence. There has been a large emphasis on the tactility of [...]

What differentiates Elton Group from other timber veneers suppliers?

Elton Group, Supplier Magazine|

With a background of sourcing and supplying timber veneer stretching back 80 years, Elton Group work closely with our specialist suppliers in Italy, Germany and Japan. Our design-led team identify the nuances of the Australian market and ensure products are developed and curated for Australian design trends, conditions and standards. [...]

Industry 5.0 Are We There Yet?

Supplier Magazine|

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is expected to have a major impact on manufacturing, including woodworking industries and the way AI is accelerating, that impact may be sooner than we think. A number of leading suppliers to the woodworking trades are already using AI to improve their product performance. Artificial intelligence (AI) [...]

Precision and Safety

CDK Stone, Supplier Magazine|

Stone masonry with laser templating and handling tools The stone masonry industry is experiencing a significant shift with the introduction of advanced tools that enhance measurement accuracy and improve the safety of stone transportation. The LT-2D3D Laser Templator is leading this shift, offering a high level of measurement precision that [...]

Essential CNC Cabinet Manufacturing

Supplier Magazine|

The two machine types most used by cabinet manufacturers are the CNC processing centre, often still referred to as a ‘point-to-point’ machine; and the edge-banding machine. These two machines are subject to continuous technical and performance improvements by suppliers and constitute the two most ‘must-have’ machines in the cabinet factory. [...]

CAD+T – Digital solutions and efficient processes

CAD+T, Supplier Magazine|

For 30 plus years, CAD+T Solutions has led the way in software for the Cabinet Making and Shopfitting industry, specialising in bespoke furniture. From design to CNC machine connection, they cover all joinery needs, including operational management. Evolving their software is key. They tailor customised solutions to known challenges faced [...]

The value of a circular economy 

GECA, Supplier Magazine|

Article by GECA A common misconception is that the circular economy is a synonym for a waste reduction strategy. However, it is far more radical than that. Talking about the circular economy only through a lens of waste reduction is like discussing the complexity of ecosystems exclusively in terms of [...]

Meet the kreator: A new breed of machine

INNOVYNC, Supplier Magazine|

Few technological advancements truly deserve to be called innovations. The CMS Kreator is one of the lucky ones. This state-of-the-art hybrid manufacturing system fuses 5-Axis milling with Screw Extrusion Additive Manufacturing (SEAM) to deliver unparalleled efficiency, flexibility and quality. Put simply, the system is designed to quickly build composite jigs, [...]

Hafele 100

Hafele, Supplier Magazine|

Häfele was founded in 1923 and for 100 years adopted a policy of personal contact with its customers to better understand their needs. Häfele has become synonymous with pioneering ideas for living, working and leisure. Today, Häfele offers a complete one-stop service, comprehensive advice, sound development competence, and sophisticated logistics. [...]

interzum 2023

interzum, Supplier Magazine|

interzum 2023 was a resounding success, despite the pandemic’s pause on people’s willingness to travel. The supplier sector proved to be innovative and progressive, with a particular focus this year on sustainability. Environmentally conscious and space-saving solutions should not mean sacrifices, interzum showed us they inspire creative and extraordinary new [...]

Another jewel in the crown for The Stirling Group

Sterling Supplies, Supplier Magazine|

In another exciting development for The Stirling Group, they have now become the authorised Australia and New Zealand distributors of Casadei Busellato woodworking machinery. The Italian manufacturer’s product line includes 5-axis CNCs, wide belt sanders, spindle moulders, thicknessers, surfacers and sliding table saws, and more. The Stirling Group’s Craig Honeyman [...]

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