Luxscan Technolologies, which is part of Weinig group, was founded in 1998 and hosted at the Technoport incubator until 2002. The company today has 48 employees and develops and sells scanners used in modern wood processing to record relevant timber data in the blink of an eye and determine the optimal way to cut and treat the material. Almost 100% of Luxscan’s turnover comes from export to 25 countries in the world. In addition to its sales and distribution offices in Luxembourg, the company is present in the US, the UK, Turkey, Australia, Russia, Singapore, China and Chili.

The second prize was awarded to Wood Optic Diffusion that very successfully produces and distributes glasses made of wood and precious metals. The company sells its products in more than 30 countries all over the world, and exports represent 93% of its turnover.

Luxprototyping won the third prize. Created in 2012, this young company is active in the field of virtual reality and augmented reality. It develops and produces 3D glasses used for training and control in the industrial and medical sectors. 100% of its turnover stems from exports, in particular to the United States.

Read more

Advancing sustainable development goals


A deep dive into the wood ecosystem mapping produced by Luxinnovation shows how Luxembourg’s wood value chain contributes to the UN’s sustainable development goals.
Read more

National coverage, local specialisation


The companies that make up the wood value chain are located all over Luxembourg. However, the wood ecosystem mapping by Luxinnovation shows that certain activities are concentrated in specific parts of the country.
Read more

A growing ecosystem


The new Luxembourg wood ecosystem mapping by Luxinnovation shows an increase in the number of companies. It also reveals that almost 20% of wood businesses were incorporated in the last four years.
Read more

Interregional cooperation to advance the use of wood and biosourced construction


The 12th International Wood Construction Forum (FBC) was held at the Lille Grand Palais convention centre from 12 to 14 April 2023. The Luxembourg Wood Cluster managed by Luxinnovation organised a bus trip with selected companies to ensure Luxembourg’s visibility during the forum, which brings together European and international frontrunners active in the wood and associated industries to discuss the future of forestry and construction in Europe. The growing use of bio-based materials in construction and CO2 neutrality in the building sector was a key theme this year.
Read more

Latvia-Luxembourg wood sector forum participants accentuate collaborative research


Luxinnovation co-organised a hybrid business forum for the wood sector during the just concluded official trade mission to Latvia with the aim to facilitate exchanges between the Luxembourg wood companies and representatives from the Latvian wood sector. During the meeting, both parties expressed their interest in expanding economic cooperation and developing joint research activities.
Read more

Resources all news