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EUMABOIS is the pan European industrial federation grouping 13 national associations which represent the major European manufacturers of machines, plants, tooling and ancillary equipment for the forestry and woodworking industries.

Encompassing some 850 industrial companies with a total turnover of 6 billion euro. The European industry can count on a work force of more than 35,000 employees. EUMABOIS members produce specialized machinery, cutting tools and auxiliary equipment for the forestry and primary timber processing sectors, incorporating plants for sawing, drying, veneer production, plywood and all timber-based boards and panels, e.g. chipboard, MDF, OSB, LVL panels.

EUMABOIS members manufacture standard and specialized machinery, plants and tooling for secondary processing for the production of all types of solid wood and panel products including furniture, chair frames, doors and windows.

Members also design, build and supply state of the art numerical control systems, sensors for robots and flexible manufacturing systems (FMS). Technologies that facilitate environmental protection and occupational safety within the woodworking industry and a comprehensive range of services complete the unique offer of the European manufacturers.

The mission of EUMABOIS is to facilitate a business environment (legislation, innovation, technology, environment, skilled workforce, financing, supply chain and infrastructure) to market the most competitive manufacturing solutions worldwide.

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