Machinery News

  • Panels
  • May 25, 2016 08:20

Biesse acquires Uniteam

Biesse S.p.A. has today signed a contract for the acquisition of 100% of the Italian Uniteam S.p.A. - Thiene (VI). Since 1991, Uniteam has specialised in the design and production of numerically controlled multi-axis work centres designed specifically for the wood construction sector... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 18, 2016 14:35

Growth prospects for the German woodworking machinery industry in 2016

The German manufacturers of woodworking machinery have completed 2015 with a production increase of 6.5% and a value of EUR 2.8 billion. For 2016, VDMA (The German Engineering Federation) expects a further production increase of up to 5%... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 17, 2016 10:20

Fordaq present at Xylexpo next week

Fordaq will showcase its services for the wood professionals at this year's 25th edition of Xylexpo, held in Milan from 24 to 28 May 2016 in the fieramilano fairgrounds located in Rho... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 17, 2016 09:11

AS Toftan orders six chamber kilns from Heinola

Estonian AS Toftan, a subsidiary of the Swedish group Karl Hedin AB, has ordered six Drive-through Chamber kilns type HCHD from Heinola Sawmill Machinery Inc. with annual capacity of ca. 130,000 m3 when drying 25 mm spruce to 14 % final moisture content... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 13, 2016 10:02

LIGNA Conference: Furniture industry on the way to digitization

On 3 and 4 May 2016 the first LIGNA Conference was held in the Robotation Academy at the Hannover Exhibition Center (in Hannover, Germany). This event attracted 140 participants and was sold out weeks in advance. The unanimous conclusion: “Industry 4.0 is not a revolution – it is an evolution which has already begun in the furniture industry.”... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 12, 2016 10:04

Valutec launches new feeding system

This summer Valutec will launch its third-generation feeding system. It will be included as standard in all new models of timber kilns and incorporates over 50 separate improvements... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 09, 2016 11:11

Stora Enso inaugurated next generation Varkaus Mill in Finland

Stora Enso has successfully converted a fine paper machine at Varkaus Mill to produce virgin-fibre-based containerboard... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 06, 2016 11:54

Hekotek will deliver a pellet plant for 4 Energia in Latvia

AS Hekotek and 4 Energia signed an agreement for complex pellet plant equipment delivery to Latvia (a town of Brocheni – ca. 100 km westwards from Riga)... [more...]

Machinery News
  • Machinery News
  • May 04, 2016 18:05

Bottene Italian Technology for scanning and optimising lumber to be shown in Xylexpo 2016

Bottene next exhibition in Xylexpo in Milano from 24 to 28th of May will show the finest Italian Technology for edged glued panels, scantlings, parquet and packaging productions...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 04, 2016 15:51

Andritz Group reports improved results for the first quarter of 2016

nternational technology Group Andritz, with headquarter in Graz, Austria, saw a solid development of profitability in the first quarter of 2016 despite slight declines in sales and order intake. ...... [more...]

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