Wood in the lightweight construction industry

Until a few years ago, for me, wood as a material was a reminder of times long past, the beginnings of automobiles, railways and aviation. In the present it was associated with decoration. When I got to know today’s Weitzer Woodsolutions a few years ago, my perception of wood in mobility changed significantly.

Since then I have been following with great pleasure the progress made by wood as a material.

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Lightweight wood construction, back to the future in the mobility industry

Wood and lightweight construction in the mobility industry, at first glance a contradiction in terms… Looking far into the past to the very first cars and trains it is different as they were mostly made of wood. Today, wood is only known in the decorative area, where it is applied as a wafer-thin layer, e.g. to consoles. Holzcluster Steiermark, W.E.I.Z. and ACstyria came up with an exciting idea…

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Relaxation exercise for in between

Just a few days ago I attended a great (online) seminar with Petra Göbel entitled “Eye Yoga”. The seminar was about exercises that bring relaxation to our eyes. It is very exciting how little it takes to get tired eyes “fit” again, for example after a few hours on the screen … I would like to give you a very simple exercise from my self-coaching tools, where I have inputs from this seminar have included.

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