LIGNA 2017

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Kamolchanok Nantaburom
German-Thai Chamber of Commerce 14th Floor, AIA Sathorn Tower 11/1 South Sathorn Road, Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0) 20550640
Email: Kamolchanok(at)

Fair:  LIGNA 2017

“The No. 1 marketplace – for the woodworking and timber processing industry”

Date: 22-26 May 2017

Venue: Hannover, Germany


LIGNA, the focal point and meeting hub for the international wood industry, is just around the corner. The 2017 edition runs from 22 to 26 May at in Hannover, Germany, and will feature more than 1,500 exhibitors from 45 nations and attract trade visitors from about 90 nations. The show will occupy 10 exhibition halls plus the venue’s extensive open-air site. All the global market leaders will be there with impressive showcases to highlight their latest products and process innovations. They will be joined by a sizable number of other exhibitors, some of whom will be appearing at LIGNA for the first time. With pleasing growth in terms of its exhibitor lineup and a significant upswing in the amount of space booked by various exhibitors, the upcoming LIGNA is set to once again serve as the global wood industry’s top summit and source of innovative technology.

The other big highlights at LIGNA 2017 include an array of displays themed around “Integrated Manufacturing,” a “Processing of Plastics and Composites” showcase that profiles the non-wood uses of today’s woodworking machines, a series of training courses for joiners, cabinetmakers, carpenters, assemblers and installers, and, of course, the Wood Industry Summit. The many highlights of the Wood Industry Summit include innovative solutions for timber harvesting and primary processing, advanced technologies for integrating all the processing steps involved, and a strong showing by international delegations.

Display Categories

  • Tools and Machinery for Custom and Mass Production
  • Surface Technology
  • Wood Based Panel Production
  • Sawmill Technology
  • Energy from Wood
  • Machine Components and Automation Technology
  • Forestry Technology

LIGNA 2015 Facts and figures:

A total of 96,000 visitors attended the fair, including approximately 40,000 from outside Germany.

Some 1,567 exhibitors showcased their leading-edge solutions, technologies and innovative production equipment on over 120,000 square meters of display space.

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