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Machinery News

  • Panels
  • May 28, 2015 10:02

Metro-Ply orders new Dieffenbacher CPS+ press

At the end of April 2015, the largest wood-based panel manufacturer in Thailand awarded the core package of a particle board plant to Dieffenbacher. The scope of supply includes ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 25, 2015 13:32

Söderhamn Eriksson delivers sawmill equipment in Fiji

Tropik Wood, one of Fiji’s largest industries, has ordered sawmill equipment from Söderhamn Eriksson. Tropik Wood produces lumber from Caribbean pine plantations and also has a chipping plant for logs... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 25, 2015 09:13

Deere reports construction, forestry growth

Deere's worldwide sales of construction and forestry equipment are also forecast to increase by about 2 percent for 2015...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 19, 2015 11:17

LIGNA 2017 with new structure

The next LIGNA, which runs from 22 to 26 May 2017, will feature a revamped, more visitor-centric layout of themes. The new structure reflects today’s LIGNA visitors’ work situations more accurately. There is no longer a clear demarcation between skilled trade and industrial-scale operations, the choice of machinery is no longer driven by size or scale and the differentiation between solid wood and wood based panels has lost relevance in many cases... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 18, 2015 12:01

Rörvik Timber invests SEK 90 million to expand Linghem sawmill capacity

Rörvik Timber invests SEK 90 million in developing Linghem sawmill outside Linköping, Sweden. The investment will be carried out in several stages, the first stage of the investment projects contemplates a new production line for small logs and other machinery for drying capacity expansion... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 15, 2015 14:04

LIGNA: the Russian issue

Four years ago Russian speech filled the aisles of the LIGNA exhibition halls and cyrillic alphabet surfaced here in there through the documents. However, later Germans might have started getting worried that their national woodworking machinery industry would lose its Far East Eldorado. Based on 2014 results and the success of LIGNA one could believe Germany was strong enough to break free of the aftermath of losing such a big market with much concern, provided that business was stable without any ups and downs. Neverthless, branch representatives gathered in the world of woodworking machinery professionals had to face crude reality... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 15, 2015 13:05

LIGNA 2015 closes better than expected: 96,000 visitors

LIGNA 2015, which drew to a close in Hannover on Friday, 15 May, was an outstanding success for all parties concerned, featuring an impressive array of innovative technologies and production scenarios, large-scale machinery and the rapid strides made by Industry 4.0 in the woodworking and wood processing industry. ... [more...]

Machinery News
  • Machinery News
  • May 12, 2015 12:29

“Made in Italy” at Ligna 2015

Once again, Italy has one of the largest national delegation at Ligna, the biennial exhibition of wood technology scheduled in Hanover which runs this week... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 08, 2015 09:27

LIGNA 2015: the digital future of wood processing and woodworking

LIGNA 2015 is just around the corner. The international wood industry showcase, which runs from 11 to 15 May in Hannover, Germany, will put the spotlight on the growing Industry 4.0 trend of production process digitization and the shift towards intelligent, fully integrated woodworking and wood processing machines. The worldwide market for woodworking and wood processing machinery is worth an estimated nine billion euros and it’s on show in Hannover in just a few days’ time. Whether it’s kitchen cabinets, doors, windows or roof trusses – if it’s made of wood, it’s made using machines of the kind on show in Hannover at LIGNA 2015... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 07, 2015 07:46

Keitele starts new glulam plant in mid-June

70,000 m³/yr will mainly go to the Far East... [more...]

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