Deutsche Messe AG, represented by its Russian subsidiary, Deutsche Messe RUS, is partnering with Sibexpocentre OJSC, East Siberia’s leading trade fair company, to co-organize Sibexpocentre’s long-standing SibWoodExpo show. The first SibWoodExpo under the partnership will be held from 11 to 14 September 2018 at SibExpo Centre in Irkutsk City. SibWoodExpo, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, is an international trade fair for the forestry and primary wood processing industries. This year’s show will feature the full range of timber harvesting, processing and construction systems, equipment and materials. Up until this year, SibWoodExpo had run under the title “International exhibition of equipment, technologies, materials for logging, woodworking, furniture and timber home industries”. With its 810 million hectares of forest, Russia is the world’s most timber-rich country. Siberia’s Irkutsk region is the recognized center of the Russian Federation’s forestry industry and well known for its wealth of high-quality timber resources.