LIGNA is the world trade fair for forestry and the timber industry.
On 129,000 square metres net of exhibition space 1,500 exhibitors, 900 of whom came from abroad, presented trend-setting solutions and technologies, as well as innovative manufacturing plant for wood and timber processing. There was an increase in the number of visitors from all over the world ‒ 42,000 international visitors from more than 100 countries. LIGNA was able to increase its international market and thus consolidated its position as the world’s Number One.
The emphases of the timber industry trade fair in Hanover included: saw mill technology, solid wood processing, energy from wood, forestry and forestry technology, production of derived timber products, production of veneers, carpentry and joinery. The materials, accessories and service sectors were also included in the world trade fair for forestry and the timber industry.
Laser, hot air, NIR and microwave technologies were prominent themes on Döllken’s more than 40 m² stand at the trade fair. The trade fair motto, ‘FUSION EDGE for all and all new joining technologies’ illustrated Döllken’s innovative energy. It also showcased the 3D Space Wave edgebands, which won the 2017 pro-K Award, and the extremely sturdy, scratch-resistant super matt edgebands.