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  • Wood energy
  • February 27, 2015 13:00

Hekotek to supply equipment to 3 new pellet plants in Siberia

In autumn 2015 three new pellet mills will be put into operation in the Irkutsk Region (Russia). The delivery of the whole complex of equipment was provided by the Estonian company – Hekotek...... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • February 27, 2015 06:58

LIGNA 2015: Innovative edging technology improves wood utilization and streamlines production

Price pressure and the high cost of raw materials and labor are having a major impact on the sawmill industry. When it comes to new investments, therefore, the wish list is headed off by equipment which can improve wood utilization and resource efficiency or automate processes. Edging offers considerable optimization potential, and many interesting innovations from sawmill equipment manufacturers and their partners can be explored at LIGNA 2015 from 11 to 15 May... [more...]

Machinery News
  • Machinery News
  • February 26, 2015 21:36

Eurobois in Lyon: an important appointment for Essetre producer of CNC machinery for wood carpentry

Techno SAW is a CNC machine extremely compact, equipped with a 5-axis head, double output motor (fixed blade on one side and tool connection on the other side) ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 25, 2015 09:00

Raute’s order intake increased 77% in 2014

Raute’s net sales amounted to EUR 94.0 million (MEUR 83.3) in 2014, up 13% on the comparison period. Order intake of the group, at EUR 112 million (MEUR 63), increased 77%. Order book rose to EUR 44 million (MEUR 28). Operating profit, at EUR +2.6 million (MEUR +1.8), grew 43 percent from the comparison period... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • February 24, 2015 16:01

German woodworking machinery industry expecting strong sales in 2015

Germany’s woodworking machinery industry is expecting solid sales growth in 2015, with current forecasts running at three percent. This increase would see the industry’s total sales of stationary woodworking machines rise to 2.6 billion euros by the end of the year... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 24, 2015 08:24

EcoLog and Gremo are commencing a sales co-operation

The producers of forest machines EcoLog and Gremo are commencing a sales co-operation. The purpose of this co-operation is to offer the markets a broader product range, from ...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • February 23, 2015 14:42

Andritz sues Valmet for patent infringement

Andritz Oy has filed a summons application with the Stockholm District Court against Valmet AB, a subsidiary of Valmet Corporation, regarding patent infringement... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 23, 2015 13:04

John Deere's construction and forestry equipment sales up 13%

For the first quarter ended January 31, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 17 percent decline, down to US $6.383 billion, compared with $7.654 billion last year. Deere's net sales of the equipment operations were $5.605 billion for the quarter compared with $6.949 billion a year ago...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 23, 2015 11:19

Siempelkamp receives OSB plant order from Swiss Krono Group

Siempelkamp received the order for a state-of-the-art OSB plant from Interspan, Hungary – a company of the Swiss Krono Group. This will be the fourth OSB plant that Siempelkamp has sold to the Krono Holding AG. The engineering of the plant took place in cooperation with Kronotec Luzern, Switzerland and the Belgium Siempelkamp subsidiary Sicoplan. Next to the screening technology, resin application, and forming and press line with a 9‘ x 28.8 m ContiRoll® press, the complete finishing line and the pneumatic and mechanical conveyors are part of Siempelkamp’s scope of supply... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 20, 2015 15:09

Norra Timber upgrades two sawmills in Sweden

Swedish company Norra Timber will continue investments in Kåge and Sävar sawmills in Sweden. In 2014 the company invested SEK 40 million (≈EUR 4,2 million) in upgrading production capacity, and now plans to further to increase the rate of investment in 2015, up to SEK 84 million (≈EUR 8,8 million)... [more...]

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