Machinery News

  • Sawmilling
  • March 01, 2017 14:29

Innovations showcase ready to roll at LiGNA 2017

LIGNA, the focal point and meeting hub for the international wood industry, is just around the corner. The 2017 edition runs from 22 to 26 May at in Hannover, Germany, and will feature more than 1,500 exhibitors from 45 nations and attract trade visitors from about 90 nations. ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 28, 2017 13:15

Siempelkamp receives order from Weyerhaeuser

Siempelkamp received its largest order just at the end of 2016, when Weyerhaeuser ordered a multi-daylight press for OSB production on December 21, 2016.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 23, 2017 12:05

More efficient way of drying wood chips studied by Finnish researchers

Finnish researchers are currently studying a more efficient means of drying wood chips, one that is said to be efficient, mobile and suitable for drying various materials... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 21, 2017 07:14

LIGNA 2017: Democratization of technology and new market potential

In the timber and woodworking sector, achieving maximum efficiency and productivity used to be the exclusive preserve of large industrial-scale operations with the clout to invest in CNC, full optimization and integrated production systems. However, thanks to technology transfer and innovation, these technologies have been accessible to a much wider group of companies for some time... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 20, 2017 10:56

Sweden: Lifco acquires Hultdin System AB

Lifco has signed an agreement to acquire Hultdin System AB, a leading manufacturer of tools and accessories for forestry and other heavy equipment industries... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 14, 2017 10:01

The turnover of the Italian woodworking machinery industry exceeds EUR 2 billion in 2016

The Italian woodworking machinery production amounted to EUR 2,078bn in 2016, 11.5% more than the EUR 1,864bn in 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 14, 2017 08:45

Three new sections at the biggest Elmia Wood ever

Four months before Elmia Wood opens, the organisers confirm it will be the world’s biggest forestry fair ever... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • February 09, 2017 07:24

Homag Group to increase its stake in Benz GmbH Werkzeugsysteme to 75%

HOMAG Group AG has increased its stake in Benz GmbH Werkzeugsysteme, Haslach i.K. and Rheinau, from 51% to 75%. The HOMAG Group plans to take over the remaining 25% stake by the end of 2018, thus becoming sole shareholder... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 07, 2017 15:03

EACOM installed a new lumber grading system at Elk Lake mill

EACOM has completed the installation of a new lumber grading system in the Elk Lake planermill in Canada... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 07, 2017 08:55

UPM invests into a Valutec continuous kiln at a sawmill in Finland

UPM is installing a new continuous kiln at its sawmill in Korkeakoski... [more...]

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