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  • Pulp and Paper
  • August 24, 2015 11:14

Valmet supplies Stora Enso's Varkaus mill

Valmet will supply pulp mill and board machine quality management solutions for Stora Enso's Varkaus Mill in Finland. The orders are an addition to the extensive rebuild of the Varkaus mill's PM 3 fine paper machine supplied by Valmet to produce lightweight containerboard grades announced on May 13, 2014... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 21, 2015 13:36

John Deere reports decline in forestry and construction equipment sales

For the third quarter ended July 31, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a decline of 20 percent, to $7.594 billion, and decreased 18 percent, to $22.147 billion, for the nine months of the company's fiscal year... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • August 20, 2015 10:12

Södra bought Valmet de-barking drums for its Värö and Mörrum mills

The expansion of Södra continues. New de-barking drums were delivered by boat to Södra´s pulp mills in Värö and Mörrum... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • August 19, 2015 10:01

Great international interest for Forest Romania

Romania’s new forestry fair, Forest Romania, opens its doors soon and organisers confirm there is a lot of interest in the fair, not least among international manufacturers. When the fair is held in Zizin in mid-September, products from some 80 international and Romanian brands will be on show. Many products will be demonstrated in operation, both in the forest and on the exhibition field. Along the forest demo trail, harvesters, forwarders, skidders, cable systems, winches and grapple loader trailers will show what they can do with large-diameter stems in steep terrain. On the exhibition field, visitors can see wood splitters, chippers, portable sawmills, cranes and other machines right at the exhibitors’ stands.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 14, 2015 14:29

Dieffenbacher sells two plants to Asia

Dieffenbacher secured two contracts for plants in Asia during June 2015. Allgreen Timber Products from Malaysia ordered a particle board plant, while the second order came once again from the Metro-Ply Group. The board producer, based in Thailand, ordered a THDF plant, including the new CPS+ press... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • August 07, 2015 13:14

Andritz groups reports growth in 1st half 2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ showed solid business development in the first half of 2015 in a still challenging overall economic environment. The key financial figures developed as ...... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • July 21, 2015 09:10

LEUCO wins Schweighofer innovation prize for its p-System

The Schweighofer Prize, the innovation prize for the European forest management and timber industry, was awarded on May 7. Gerald Schweighofer presented prizes in front of numerous guests from the political and economic world... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 17, 2015 10:51

Valutec delivers 11 dry kilns to the Russian "Asia-Les"

The Swedish Valutec is currently carrying out the final stage of 11 dry kilns supply to the Russian enterprise "Asia-Les" based in Khabarovsk. Packing and preparation of 86 equipment contrainers started back in February 2015... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 16, 2015 07:01

Uniboard expands particleboard capacity at Sayabec plant

Canadian engineered wood products company Uniboard announced an investment of over CA$29 million at its Sayabec plant. The plant will be upgraded with an extra wood fibre mat-preheating unit to expand capacity in... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 10, 2015 11:40

Dieffenbacher presents plant concepts for alternate raw materials

Dieffenbacher presented plant concepts and projects for fast-growing and alternate raw materials such as bamboo, paulownia, bagasse, straw, or recycled wood at LIGNA 2015. In this way, the plant manufacturer is reacting to the constantly growing demand for machine technology designed to process these special raw materials... [more...]

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