The European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers, Eumabois, announced a number of new events that the group will sponsor for the woodworking industry in 2012.
Holz-Handwerk will take place in Nuremberg, Germany, March 21-24. Another Eumabois-sponsored event, Woodex for Africa, will take place March 22-24, in Johannesburg, South Africa, focusing on woodworking and furniture production in that region. The 2012 Internationale Holzmesse, an exhibition dedicated to wood, forestry and early processing, will be held in Klagenfurt, Germany, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2.
For a full schedule of events, please go to www.eumabois.com.
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