20 May 2019
HÄFELE : a passion for innovation
A world leader in hardware for furniture and buildings, HÄFELE sets itself the ongoing mission of diversifying and innovating to stay one step ahead of market trends. Their maxim: to offer products that are innovative and visionary but always remain simple to use for outfitters and end users alike. We asked Cherif Lehlour, GM of HÄFELE France, to expand on these notions.
16 May 2019
Open Innovation for timber construction !
Metsä Wood has long understood that the timber & wood sector needs a collective approach to stimulate innovation. For several years now, the Finnish company has called on interested parties the world over to participate in an unconventional collaborative initiative called a hackathon. The last one took place in March, 2019 at the Nancy School of Architecture.
13 May 2019
Production engineer in timber
From the purchase of timber from sawmills through to final delivery to the customer, the timber engineer is involved in the whole manufacturing chain. This very versatile role manages the product, its design, its production, and the people as well. Discover this profession.
06 May 2019
Timber cladding, overcoming the stumbling blocks !
Timber frontages are a much-recommended external insulation solution thanks to the thermal and acoustic comfort they provide and also the aesthetic value they add to the construction. It’s one of today’s favourite energy renovation methods in France. But quite a few people express concerns about its maintenance. What solutions are there for quelling these fears ?
29 April 2019
Sawmills sharpen their performance
After teetering from the 2008 crunch, first-stage conversion has responded by stepping up its modernization. Its maxim is now to improve sawing performance through digital solutions and automation. We look at the opportunities offered by sawmill 4.0.
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