“This equipment will strengthen our industry training,” Jason Chiu.
UBC Faculty of Forestry’s Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) and HOMAG Canada Inc. continue to strengthen their partnership by nurturing the next generations’ talents to strengthen the industry of tomorrow, said Marco Fernandes, HOMAG Canada’s managing director.
“The partnership will continue to address skills needed for advanced manufacturing processes, and through collaboration will focus on advanced manufacturing techniques, industry 4.0, 5 axis and nested-based CNC technology, edgebanding, finishing and all other related wood processing technologies.
“HOMAG Canada Inc. is making significant investments retooling UBC’s CAWP with the latest technology vital to the advancement of the woodworking sector,” Fernandes said.
Jason Chiu, managing director for UBC CAWP sees the benefits of this partnership to both parties.
“With this partnership, HOMAG will showcase their latest equipment,” Chiu said.
“And UBC CAWP will be able to fulfill our mandate of supporting both industry and students.
“This equipment will strengthen our industry training and prototyping services, and support our faculty in preparing students for successful careers in the wood products industry.”