Machinery News

  • 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...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 06, 2017 10:36

France: Auction sale of particleboard company following bankruptcy

The auction includes press lines, sawing and sanding lines...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 03, 2017 08:11

John Deere’s slash bundler unit rights sold to Wellinkcaesar Timber Technology

John Deere Forestry Oy has sold its previously marketed slash bundler unit rights to the Dutch company Wellinkcaesar Timber Technology BV... [more...]

  • Panels
  • February 02, 2017 13:06

Magna ExpoMueblera: Deutsche Messe’s Mexican debut a success

The Magna ExpoMueblera wood and furniture industry trade show has just notched up a successful 23rd season (18 to 21 January) at the Centro Banamex exhibition center in Mexico City. This year marked the first time that the show was held under the management of German trade fair company Deutsche Messe AG, represented by its local subsidiary Hannover Fairs México... [more...]

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