Machinery News

  • Sawmilling
  • April 24, 2017 11:15

AS Toftan orders six new chamber kilns from Heinola

AS Toftan from Estonia, a subsidiary of the Swedish group Karl Hedin AB, announced new investment in Heinola's chamber kilns.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 19, 2017 09:15

Dieffenbacher sets second CPS+ press into operation

In April 2015, before the official presentation at Ligna, the Metro-Ply Group became the first company to order the newly developed CPS+ continuous press from Dieffenbacher. Less than two years later, on March 20, 2017, the new "PB Line 3" particleboard plant ...... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • April 14, 2017 12:43

Biesse Group acquires Avant: investments in the creation of digital factories continue

Biesse Group, a multinational corporation that operates within the sector of machinery and systems for processing wood...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 13, 2017 15:37

Elmia Wood - The whole world´s forestry fair

Every fourth year the forestry sector meets in the Swedish forest south of Jönköping. Here forest owners, contractors and officials from around the world gather to find out the hottest trends and latest innovations. To visit Elmia Wood is an effective way to gain valuable knowledge, get an overview of the market and see new trends - welcome to the forests south of Jönköping 7 - 10 June 2017.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 13, 2017 09:02

Valmet-supplied demonstration scale plant opened at Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa

In 2016 Sappi and Valmet agreed on a joint development project to deliver a demonstration plant to Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa in order to explore and optimize the extraction of biorenewable chemicals. The demonstration plant was officially opened on April 5, 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 10, 2017 15:41

Brazil seeks innovations and international partnerships at Elmia Wood

Forestry is one of the most important industries in Brazil and trees there have a very high growth rate. But a changing climate including drought can lead to the reduced growth of such species as cultivated eucalyptus and pine... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 06, 2017 11:10

LEUCO to exhibit at LIGNA 2017

The leading international trade fair and get-together for the wood and furniture industry LIGNA will be held from May 22 - 26, 2017. And LEUCO will be there. Visitors to its booth in Hall 15, booth F34, will have a chance to get inspired by new innovative tools and innovative application solutions and concepts regarding integrated manufacturing... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 06, 2017 09:33

Raute to acquire Metriguard

Raute Corporation and the owners of Metriguard, Inc. have agreed on the purchase of the business of Metriguard Inc., Pullman, Washington, USA.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 05, 2017 14:02

LIGNA buoyed by business climate, new thematic layout and digitalization

The world's leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industries - opens in just a few weeks. Over five days, from 22 to 26 May, 1,500 exhibitors from 49 nations will use the show to present a wealth of amazing innovations.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 31, 2017 13:52

Swedish Siljan invests in new drying kilns from Valutec

Siljan, the Swedish woodworking conglomerate, invested in ten new drying kilns and 29 new control systems type Valmatics for its sawmills in Älvdalen and Mora.... [more...]

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