Canadian Wood species on display at the Mumbai Wood show



NewZNew (Mumbai) : Forestry Innovation Consulting India Pvt. Ltd. (FII India) participated in the largest wood related Trade show organized in Mumbai. The 3 day event was held from October 1 – 3, 2015 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregaon and drew crowds of 6,000 visitors which attracted woodworking professionals from the entire of western India, including individuals and business owners form tier II and III cities and towns.

FII India also hosted an informative session held on October 1, the topic was on ‘infinite possibilities of solid wood’. Mr. Peter Bradfield, Technical Advisor, FII India addressed an audience of 25 people comprising of A mix of architects, manufacturers and importers. The 1.5 hour session provided significant information on:


  • Benefits of using Canadian Wood in projects
  • Understanding the properties and applications of different wood species for the indented end-use
  • Brief of overview on emerging wood trends and technologies

The exhibition helped manufacturers, wood importers, contractors, architects and interior designers explore possibilities of using lumber from Canada; particularly from the province of British Columbia. On the Canadian wood display were:

  • Doors & Door frames
  • Canadian Wood furniture
  • Panelling & Cladding
  • Gazebos

Speaking about the success of the exhibition at Mumbai Wood Pranesh Chhibber, Country Director, FII India said “India’s love affair with wood is well documented and Indians continue to enjoy them in a number of ways and form. This platform indeed helped the wood professionals satiate their wood requirement through this show. The show helped FII India exhibit the various species of Canadian Wood and helped outline its significance to visitors. We are proud participants at Mumbai wood show and wish them all the best with their future endeavors and shows”