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  • 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...]

  • Machinery News
  • July 10, 2015 10:35

Homag plans to achieve revenues of EUR 1.25 billion by 2020

The Homag group intends to further enhance its performance under the guiding principle of One Homag. Organizational structures and processes are being refined and simplified. Further enhancements to collaboration with customers are a focal point of the initiative... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 02, 2015 10:01

Schweighofer Prize awarded in Vienna

For the seventh time, the Schweighofer Prize, the Innovation Award for the European Forest-Based Sector, was awarded last month. Austrian forest-based industrial and initiator Gerald Schweighofer awarded the prizes in the presence of Austrian Federal Minister for Agriculture and Environment Andrä Rupprechter, Austrian Federal Minister for Labour and Social Affairs Rudolf Hundstorfer, as well as Vienna’s Mayor Michael Häupl.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 01, 2015 14:01

Forecast: World demand of forestry machinery to rise 4.5% annually by 2019

World demand for forestry equipment (including both purpose-built and converted machinery) is forecast to rise 4.5 percent annualy to US$9.3 billion in 2019. This will represent a moderation from the 2009-2014 pace of increase, a period during which market gains were bolstered by a rebound in roundwood production from lows posted during the 2009 global recession, as well as by the institution of new engine emissions standards in European Union (EU) and US... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 01, 2015 06:10

Setra to invest in Malå sawmill

Setra will upgrade the trimmer at Malå sawmill during the autumn. The investment includes totally new machinery, a new cutting system and the installation of automated sorting. The saw line will also be equipped with a new control system... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 29, 2015 13:24

Chilean Mestre upgrades sawmill with Söderhamn Eriksson

The Mestre sawmill situated right outside Constitución, Chile has earlier ordered a new Catech 400 TS-4 edger optimizer from Söderhamn Eriksson... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • June 29, 2015 13:17

Andritz acquires Euroslot KDSS, France

International technology Group Andritz has acquired Euroslot KDSS, headquartered in Scorbé Clairvaux, France, including its subsidiaries in China and India... [more...]

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