• 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...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 25, 2019 14:13

Tweddle Engineering launch Timber Preservation Technologies

With over thirty years of experience, trusted Tweddle Engineering launch Timber Preservation Technologies – specialists in timber treatment equipment. Timber Preservation Technologies are industry leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of timber preservation equipment. ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 25, 2019 09:07

Södra to invest SEK 20 million for new sustainable transportation solutions

A transition of the transport sector will require new solutions and a changed market. As part of the process to achieve its fossil-free targets by 2030, Södra is now earmarking an investment of SEK 20 million for the additional costs arising from the ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 22, 2019 12:55

Georgia Pacific to invest $30 million to Rome Lumber facility

Georgia Pacific has announced to invest $30 million to its Rome Lumber mill. The dimensional lumber facility, which currently employs 163 people, will use the investment to purchase and install new equipment in the coming months. This new equipment includes ...... [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...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 22, 2019 09:27

Tarkett reports higher sales but decreased results

In February French flooring producer Tarkett published their annual financial report for 2018. Tarkett’s net sales amounted to €2,836 million in 2018, representing an organic growth of 2.1% compared with 2017, driven by higher volumes, as well as ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 20, 2019 09:38

Boise Cascade to acquire American Lumber Distributors

Boise Cascade will acquire American Lumber Distributors and Brokers, Inc., headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. American Lumber is a wholesale distributor of lumber as well as plywood... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 20, 2019 06:34

Indonesia: Wood products have clear export potential

Based on studies conducted by the University Network for Indonesian Export Development (UNIED) on the main export commodities it is processed cocoa and wood products that have the greatest export potential. This, according to the authors of the study, is due to their high competitiveness and large market potential.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 19, 2019 15:20

Brazil: 2018 a record year for the planted forest sector

According to the Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) 2018 was a record year for the planted forest sector in Brazil and the trade balance advanced 28% due to an increase in exports of pulp, woodbased panels and paper...... [more...]

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