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February 2020

New Siempelkamp short-cycle press at EGGER in Rambervillers: Four times short-cycle precision KT 700 for the EGGER Group

26-02-2020
Siempelkamp, EGGER, KT 700, ContiRoll®,

First board at EGGER: Congratulations! The "first board" for the fourth short-cycle press KT 700 took place which the EGGER Group has ordered from Siempelkamp so far. This milestone demonstrates the continuity in the business relationship of both partners. EGGER Rambervillers, production site since 1974, is located in the Vosges mountains and …

Moelven Notnäs Ransby starts up Universal Shredder FRP from Andritz at its Torsby sawmill

26-02-2020
Moelven, Andritz, Universal Shredder FRP, Moelven Notnäs Ransby AB sawmill, Torsby, Sweden, wood waste

International technology Group Andritz has successfully completed the start-up of a Universal Shredder FRP at the Moelven Notnäs Ransby AB sawmill in Torsby, Sweden. The sawmill produces around 225,000 m3 of sawn goods every year. The wood waste generated will be processed with an Andritz Universal Shredder FRP, type 2000P, which is able to …

Timberlink to build CLT and GLT manufacturing facility in South Australia or Victoria

26-02-2020
Timberlink, new, manufacturing, facility, CLT, gluam, GLT, plantation, structural pine products, South Australia, Victoria

The Timberlink Australia Board has approved plans to enter the growing mass timber market, with the building of a state-of-the-art Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) & Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing facility. The significant investment will see the construction of Australia’s second major softwood CLT plant and first combined CLT …

Eska equips board machine with online condition monitoring from SPM Instrument

26-02-2020
online condition monitoring system, SPM Instrument, Eska, solid board manufacturer, condition based maintenance, Dutch

Dutch solid board producer Eska has decided to equip the PM7 board machine in its Hoogezand plant with an online condition monitoring system from SPM Instrument. SPM Instrument’s Intellinova Parallel EN and Intellinova Standard systems were chosen for monitoring this critical machine. Eska board machine PM7 in Hoogezand, the Netherlands …

Marxent Reinvents Social Media Content Creation for Renovators and Furniture Retailers

26-02-2020
Marxent, 3D rendering, social media, software, application, Social Room

Social media teams are under constant pressure to create striking visual content. To generate these assets, retailers rely on product photo shoots which are expensive, time consuming, and result in a limited number of images. Once shared, that content gets stale quickly.   "Social Rooms" by Marxent (Image credit: Marxent) “Social …

Indonesia’s Sampoerna Kayoe collaborates with ATPIKA

25-02-2020
ndonesia, Sampoerna Kayoe, innovative, sustainable, engineered wood, timber processing, largest, ATPIKA, school, collaboration, Semarang

In 2020, Indonesia’s Sampoerna Kayoe plans to collaborate with Akademi Teknik Pendidikan Industri Kayu (ATPIKA) and many other educational entities to introduce Sampoerna Kayoe’s innovative and sustainable product. Sampoerna Kayoe is a leading timber processing company in Indonesia while ATPIKA is a top academy located in Semarang …

UK's largest forestry and sawmilling business acquired by private equity firm

24-02-2020
BSW Group, UK, largest, sawmilling, forestry, business, acquisition, Endless LLP

BSW Group, the UK’s largest forestry and sawmilling business, has been acquired by private equity firm Endless LLP as part of a multi-level growth plan for the company. Founded in 1848 the BSW Group employs over 1,200 people and turns over £350m annually. It is the largest sawmilling business in the UK with capacity to produce over …

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