LIGNA buoyed by business climate, new thematic layout and digitalization11 April/ 2017
LIGNA – the world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industries – opens in just a few weeks. Over five days, from 22 to 26 May, 1,500 exhibitors from 49 nations will use the show to present a wealth of amazing innovations.
Christian Pfeiffer, Global Director LIGNA and Woodworking Events at Deutsche Messe: “The show has experienced the first significant rise in booked space in several years, and we have already outstripped the final figures for the most recent stating of LIGNA, in 2015. LIGNA 2017 will occupy 128,000 square meters (over 1,377,700 sq. ft.) of display space. Visitors can expect a wealth of innovations and a world-unique lineup of machines and complex plant and equipment, including live demonstrations. There’s also a supporting program of conferences and forums in which luminaries of the woodworking and timber processing industries will present and debate future-defining trends”. Read more