Showing posts from March, 2017

Wood-based materials for housing construction, renovation and interiors

The SWISS KRONO GROUP is one of the world’s leading producers of engineered wood products. They manufacture modern, environmentally sound products from wood, a renewable raw material.  The group’s broad product portfolio is dominated by high-quality wood-based materials for housing construction, renovation and interiors.

SWISS KRONO Holding AG (, based in Lucerne, Switzerland, currently has eleven subsidiaries in eight countries (Switzerland, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia and the United States) and employs more than 4,500 people. Each of the firms operates as an independent profit centre.

In 2015, timber construction was used for 16.1% of the new buildings erected in Germany, and its share of the market is continuing to rise. Because of the refugee situation, among other reasons, there is a need for more housing. Business is therefore good for the construction industry, which is optimistic about its future. And timber and engineered wood product…

50 years of wood working experience

Storti S.p.A. has been established in 1960, producing small wood working machines. Since then market requests have changed and Storti company has always been able to satisfy them, sometimes anticipating them. Now Storti means complete wood working plants, assistance all over the world, engineering. 


Two months to the start of Ligna 2017

We're going to be there. Special interest in logging operations, timber terminals, logs and material handling, saw-milling, PB, CLT, LVL, OSB, OSL, MDF, Wood Fiber Insulation Plants.

Also bioenergy, Industry 4.0, IoT, RFID, Automation, Robotics and new driverless trucks and loading equipment.

Peak Performance in Mexico

Peak Performance, on my way from Toluca to Cancun, Mexico. This blog will display short stories from our travels around the globe; business, leisure and pleasure.

short story is a piece of prosefiction that can be read in one sitting. Emerging from earlier oral storytelling traditions in the 17th century, the short story has grown to encompass a body of work so diverse as to defy easy characterization.  At its most prototypical the short story features a small cast of named characters, and focuses on a self-contained incident with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood.[1] In doing so, short stories make use of plot, resonance, and other dynamic components to a far greater degree than is typical of an anecdote, yet to a far lesser degree than a novel. While the short story is largely distinct from the novel, authors of both generally draw from a common pool of literary techniques. Short stories have no set length. In terms of word count there is no off…