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Designcraft

The Parliament house, National Archives and the Australian War Memorial are typical hotspots you would find on a tourist map. However they are also some of the names you would find on an impressive Designcraft reference list. This not only reflects the calibre of work the organisation is engaged in but also the reputation accredited Read more…

Holz-Handwerk 2016

Another successful show at  the Holz-Handwerk show. The completely redesigned Altendorf F 45 was unveiled in 2015 and appeared at the Holz-Handwerk trade fair for the first time this year. Visitors saw what amounted in technical terms to a new beast entirely: from the machine frame to the motors to the control units, all key Read more…

iF Product Design Award

Altendorf continues to hit the right notes in design too: the new F 45 received the iF Label in the product design category in this year’s edition of the iF DESIGN AWARD. The jury of international experts praised the way it combines functionality with modern materials, design and use of colour in particular and identified Read more…

20 years with Altendorf

Frank Nemec made a telephone call recently. Frank owns and runs Eden Joinery, named for its home town on the Sapphire Coast along southern New South Wales. With an instinct for working in wood and a passion for his business, over the years Frank turned humble beginnings into a thriving venture with many domestic clients. Read more…

Altendorf at AWISA 2016

After 2 years in the making, the 2016 AWISA show has come and drawn to a close in what seems like a blink of an eye. Located for the first time in Melbourne since almost 20 years ago, the show was a success with greatly higher number of visitors than the previous show. At the Read more…

CEHISA, Guarantee of a great company

CEHSIA might sound like a new name to some, with Altendorf Asia Pacific only recently representing their range of edgebanders in 2013, the name in reality dates a long way back. In fact, the company was founded in Spain in 1956 and is dedicated to manufacturing machinery solely for wood processing purposes. Over the years Read more…

Aldo’s Kitchens & Joinery

Established more than 30 years ago by Aldo Panozzo, Melbourne based Aldo’s Kitchens and Joinery’s long term philosophy of using only quality components and machinery has certainly served the business well throughout the years. The primary workhorse at Aldo’s Kitchen and Joinery is their Altendorf Pro4U panel saw. One of the first of the new Read more…

Precision Cabinetmaking

Situated in the industrial estates of Dural, Precision Cabinetmaking is one of the many Altendorf users who utilises the benefits of quality machinery. Currently on the factory floor are the Altendorf WA8 X panel saw and a Cehisa Compact S edgebander. When it comes to the saw, it is the combined efficiency and cut quality Read more…