Machinery News

  • Sawmilling
  • March 25, 2019 14:57

Wintersteiger acquires German machine builder Serra

Wintersteiger AG has purchased Serra Maschinenbau GmbH in Rimsting am Chiemsee, Germany, with retroactive effect to January 1, 2019. Serra employs roughly 40 people and develops, manufactures, and distributes machines and saw blades for mobile and stationary sawmills. ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 25, 2019 14:34

Valutec introduces new control system Valmatics 4.0

Lumber drying is one of the most crucial factors when it comes to quality in the sawmill production process. Valutec announces the launch of its Valmatics 4.0 control system, which will enable sawmills around the world to automate and optimize drying in all types of ...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • March 25, 2019 14:28

Valmet to supply a containerboard line for GS Paperboard & Packaging in Malaysia

Valmet will supply OptiConcept M containerboard making line with automation solutions and a winder for GS Paperboard & Packaging (GSPP) Sdn., Bhd. in Selangor, Malaysia. With the new production line PM 3, GSPP will produce high-quality testliner and ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 22, 2019 11:22

LIGNA 2019: High-tech sawmill technology boosts efficiency and adds value

A fully automated film wrapper for timber packs, software solutions for optimizing the spinning of logs, and analyses of bottlenecks and breakdowns in the handling and conveying of lumber – these are just some examples of the full range of sawmill technology that will be ...... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • March 19, 2019 10:00

Introducing TallyExpress-The revolutionary Lumber Tally App which will change the sawmill industry

TallyExpress - the revolutionary tally app – promises to offer an affordable and accurate solution from your smartphone. Using artificial intelligence and sophisticated computer vision algorithms, TallyExpress allows you to measure bundles in a fast and reliable way, directly on your Android device. With just a photo, TallyExpress recognizes and counts each board individually, calculates their respective widths and computes the total volume in a matter of seconds...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • March 18, 2019 09:22

Imal-Pal fornirà un nuovo impianto di pellet in Corea del Sud

All'inizio del 2019, il produttore italiano di macchine e impianti Imal-Pal ha firmato un importante progetto con il cliente coreano Hanwha per un nuovo impianto a pellet con capacità di 40 t / h, una produzione di ca. 320.000 t / anno....... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • March 15, 2019 14:29

Imal-Pal to equip new wood pellet plant in South Korea

At the beginning of 2019, the Italian machine and plant manufacturer Imal-Pal signed an important project with the Korean Client Hanwha for a new pellet plant of 40 t/h capacity, a production of approx. 320,000 t/year....... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 12, 2019 12:09

ARAT Group acquires Hedlund AB

Renholmen AB is part of the ARAT Group together with AriVislanda and Almab. Now, Ingenjörsfirma Gösta Hedlund AB also has been acquired to the group. Hedlunds is a company that manufactures timber handling equipment and bioproduct management equipment for the ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 12, 2019 11:53

Komatsu Forest OY completes Baltic dealership re-organization in Lithuania

Komatsu Forest Oy and Dojus Group have made an agreement about Komatsu forest machine dealership including new and used machine sales and also spare part and service sales. The agreement is valid from April 1st of this year...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 11, 2019 14:37

Büttner to deliver a second OSB drying line to Norbord's Inverness plant

The Canada-based Norbord OSB-manufacturing company, will be installing a second drying line at its plant in Inverness, Scotland...... [more...]

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