Machinery News

  • Machinery News
  • November 27, 2020 07:42

Siempelkamp to cut 136 jobs

After negotiations over the past weeks, the management of G. Siempelkamp GmbH & Co. KG and the works council have agreed on a reconciliation of interests for the employees of Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH...... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • November 25, 2020 11:57

Valmet starts co-determination negotiations for temporary lay-offs in Finland

The global Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause uncertainty in Valmet’s operating environment. This has impacted especially the workload in the services business which is done close to customers...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 25, 2020 09:54

Valutec to supply four OTC continuous kilns to new German sawmill

Germany's Best Wood Schneider is investing around Euro 80 million in a completely new sawmill in Messkirch, Germany. ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 12, 2020 08:31

Artificial intelligence brings detection of wood characteristics to a new level

In the coming years, artificial intelligence will become a major competitive factor in the woodworking industry. Weinig Luxscan, a German-Luxembourgish specialist for wood scanning solutions, has recently installed the first scanner with this kind of technology in Textuur’s sawmill in Viljandi/Estonia...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 11, 2020 13:37

Biesse reports a 22.4% sales decline in 9M-2020

The Biesse Group, a global leader in woodworking technology, reported that sales revenues as of 30 September 2020 (9M-2020) amounted to € 396.4 million, down 22.4 per cent on 2019...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 11, 2020 12:28

Z-Press for CLT cross layers at Stora Enso put into operation

Despite Covid-19 and the consequencing difficult conditions, a complete CLT cross-layer system with a new Z-press CL was assembled on time and on schedule at Stora Enso in Ybbs..... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 10, 2020 11:39

Jartek to deliver sorting line to Piveteau Group in France

Jartek Invest Oy has signed a contract ­with Fargesbois in France. Fargesbois belongs to Piveteau Group which is one of the major wood processors...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 09, 2020 11:58

Germany: VDMA reports orders down 20% in Jan-Sep 2020

After 10 long years of growth, the sales boom for the woodworking machinery industry is coming to an end this year, said Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) in a statement...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 09, 2020 08:29

Ligna 2021 dates moved back to September 27 to October 1

Ligna.21 is moving its dates from May into the autumn. Show organizers are postponing its original event date to September 27 to October 1, 2021...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 06, 2020 09:53

Ponsse's net sales down 7% in the first three quarters of 2020

Ponsse's consolidated net sales for 1 January - 30 September 2020 amounted to Euro 431.4 million, which is 7% less than in the last year...... [more...]

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