The eighth edition of Interbimall was organized from 20 to 25 May 1982. The duration of the event was reduced by one more day.

As for the economic trends of woodworking technologies, 1982 was a particularly difficult year in Italy. The production amounted to 650 billion of Italian lira, 947,000 quintals and 122,569 machines. The changes over the previous year were -3.2% for turnover, -19.6% for quintals and -16.8% for the number of machines.