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POSTPONED | 3-4 August 2021

WoodTECH provides a unique independent platform for Australasian companies to evaluate the very latest wood scanning, sawmilling equipment and mill maintenance tools from around the globe

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Notice: Due to COVID-19 disruptions in 2021, international border closures and an unprecedented building boom across Australasia, the decision was made to postpone WoodTECH 2021 until May 2022. 

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Event Details

WoodTECH 2021 Postponed to May 2022

Reluctantly, following numerous discussions and calls with sawmilling companies across New Zealand and Australia, the decision was made to postpone WoodTECH 2021.

As of mid-June 2021, international borders remain closed. This precluded many presenters, exhibitors and delegates from outside of New Zealand from attending WoodTECH 2021. With ongoing COVID-19 issues in Australia, including major lockdowns in Melbourne, companies have also been reluctant to travel. This has meant Australian mills are unable to meet together, as they usually do, at this event.

We have also experienced, post-COVID-19, an unprecedented building activity across Australasia. As a consequence, mills are working extra shifts and extra hours to meet the demand. This meant that many of the mills we’ve been speaking to were disappointed that they’ll be unable to attend in 2021 – they’re just too busy during this period.

In the end, the decision was simple. WoodTECH 2021 was postponed until May 2022.

WoodTECH 2022 will have a very similar programme, with much the same content and international speakers and will run in Rotorua, New Zealand on 18-19 May 2022. Due to ongoing Covid-19 issues in Australia, the decision was made to host this event in New Zealand only. Our Australian colleagues can join and particapte in the live-streaming online or travel across for the event in-peson.

We are hopeful that most international borders will be open to travel and many of our international presenters – and exhibitors – who haven’t been out to Australasia for at least a couple of years, will instead be able to participate in person.

Event Sponsors

Prodetec | Firefly
AE Automation & Electronics - Windsor Engineering
Stinger
ILS
Accurate Australia
Holtec
Key Knife / Braford Industries
Sew Eurodrive
WIDE Trust
Arxada (formally Lonza)
TimTechChem
USNR
Toi Ohomai TePukenga
MillRight and TS Manufacturing
HewSaw

FIEA Partners

Atlas Integral
Holtec
Scion
Key Knife / Braford Industries
Trimble Forestry
USNR
NZ Logger
Toi Ohomai TePukenga
Mobile Mentor | Logrithm
Remsoft
C3
Arxada (formally Lonza)
Eagle Technology
FWPA

Media Partners

NZ Logger
WoodTECH.News
Friday Offcuts
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