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  • Sawmilling
  • March 27, 2015 15:35

The seventh edition of SICAM is set to be an unmissable event

SICAM 2015 is setting out to be a very interesting edition with the participation of truly top-quality international companies. The surface area of the last edition has already been occupied at mid-March, with over 90% of last year’s exhibitors returning again.The remainder consists of new exhibitors (the exhibitors list is online on our website)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 27, 2015 15:01

European sawmilling in the U.S. South -a game changer?

With one mill now operating in Florida using 100% imported European log merchandising, sawmilling, drying and planing equipment, what does this mean to the U.S. industry and markets? Could a new sawmill processing technology change the industry? The simple answer is: No. European sawmills have lower processing costs than North American mills due to the differences in log processing technology... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 27, 2015 08:22

Sveza installs new equipment at Novator plywood mill in Russia

Equipment by Raute has been installed on two lines at the Sveza Novator plywood mill... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 27, 2015 08:13

HOLZMA presents a world-first for the cutting process at LIGNA

Just a few weeks before LIGNA, HOLZMA has announced that it will be launching a world-first in Hanover that will revolutionize the cutting process in order-related manufacturing – the HPS 320 flexTec. In this smart cutting cell, the German company has implemented a concept that takes part transfer in customized production to a completely new level and allows fully automated processes. This saves time and material, thus reducing costs... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 26, 2015 07:36

Söderhamn Eriksson is now American

USNR announced that it has acquired Söderhamn Eriksson and all of its subsidiaries from Cellwoodgruppen AB. USNR is the world’s largest supplier of equipment and technologies for the sawmill industry, and the addition of Söderhamn Eriksson further cements USNR’s leadership position. George Van Hoomissen, president and CEO of USNR, said he was very interested in the opportunity to acquire Söderhamn Eriksson because he felt that the company’s strong market position in Europe would complement USNR’s strong position in North America, and that both companies’ positions would be strengthened as a result of the combination in South America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, and Asia... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 25, 2015 14:01

Raute receives EUR 31 million order from Latvijas Finieris

Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately EUR 31 million for the machinery and equipment from Kohila Vineer Ou, a company of Latvijas Finieris Group. The ordered machinery and equipment will be delivered to Estonia, for the expansion of the veneer mill in Kohila, near Tallinn... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 25, 2015 13:01

Forestry and wood-based energy highlights at LIGNA 2015

This year’s LIGNA will be staged from 11 to 15 May in Hannover, Germany. LIGNA is the world’s premier trade show for providers of plant and machinery for primary and secondary wood processing and woodworking. It has a unique format in that it spans the entire wood value chain, from forestry and forestry technology, right through to wood processing, woodworking and wood bioenergy. Another standout feature is LIGNA’s high level of international participation, with more than 50 percent of the exhibitor pool coming from beyond Germany... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 23, 2015 08:11

WMMA to display a show of force at LIGNA 2015

The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) will continue its time-honored tradition of organizing an exhibition pavilion when LIGNA plays host to the global woodworking community, May 11-15, 2015 in Hannover, Germany.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 20, 2015 15:01

Siempelkamp to deliver equipment for particleboard plant in Italy

In February 2015 Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH in Krefeld received an order from the particleboard manufacturer SAIB S.p.A., Italy.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 20, 2015 11:08

EGGER presents surface and product innovations at Interzum

EGGER has many ideas to show at Interzum, from 5th to 8th May 2015 in Cologne. At the 600 m2 exhibition stand, the manufacturer of wood-based materials presents a host of new product innovations in the area of surfaces... [more...]

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