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  Timbery Sawmills Introduces West Coast Dealer in Oregon - Heicor Enterprises has extensive experience in thin-kerf band sawmills.  (8/1/2018)

  Select Sawmill Co. Celebrates 20 Years, Adds New Modern Technology & Controls - Canadian sawmill manufactures celebrates 20 years in business. Improves its line of sawmill machinery by adding HMI touchscreen panels.   (3/19/2018)

  Cooper Machine Upgrades Aid Pine Mill for Sims Forest Products - The upgrades included a Cooper log merchandising system in the log yard and a Cooper auto edger. Many pallet manufacturers have been transitioning their customers to pallets made of softwood lumber.  (3/19/2018)

  Modern Approaches to Prevent Cheating & Fraud at Truck Scales - Software expert identifies modern ways to prevent fraud at truck scales.   (8/2/2017)

  Keith Manufacturing Co. Simplifies Materials Handling for Wood Products - A no-waste commitment to wood fiber begins with easy transport and storage of bulk product.  (6/2/2017)

  JoeScan’s New JS-25 X6B Scanner Makes It Easier to Upgrade Obsolete Carriage Scanning Systems - The JS-25 X6B was engineered to make it easy for optimizers and sawmills to upgrade obsolete carriage scanning systems, often reusing the existing scan frame.  (6/2/2017)

  USNR Develops New Technologies: Carrier Lumber Benefits at Planer Infeed Line - USNR has continued to develop innovative solutions in recent years to serve lumber mills around the world.   (8/3/2016)

  Study at Beshear Lumber Company Shows Increased Board and Grade Yield Using Brewco Resaw - Recent results compare its circle mill to its Brewco B-1600 thin-kerf resaw.  (8/3/2016)

  Innovation Propels Select Sawmill: Double-cut band mills known for their high production, durability - Innovation propels Select Sawmill; Double-cut band mills known for their high production, durability  (8/3/2016)

  Hurdle Machine Works, Inc. Updated its Website - It details the company''s history and team, while showcasing its mills and machinery.  (8/1/2014)

  Wood-Mizer Releases New High Performance Bi-Metal Blade - With an RC hardness of 67 on the tooth edge, the Bi-Metal blade provides a longer sawing blade life.  (3/4/2014)

  Cleereman Installs 1000th Carriage - This milestone accomplishment is attributed to three things; innovation, quality product and customer service.  (3/4/2014)

  Peterson Awards 2013 Dealer of the Year - Barry Equipment, Co. of Webster, Massachusetts, is their 2013 Dealer of the Year.   (3/4/2014)

  Laser Technology, Inc. and Juniper Systems Team up for Log Deck Volume Campaign - Easy-to-use laser log deck volume measurement system improves safety and efficiency. Find out how you could win a complete package.  (2/1/2014)

  Ellison Sales Offers Economical EGL Green Diode Laser With Broader Operating Temperature Range - Product Profile  (2/1/2014)

  Savings at the Sawmill with Samuel Strapping Systems - Savings at the Sawmill with Samuel Strapping Systems   (1/3/2014)

  Universal Machinery Sales Offer Self-dumping Hoppers - Universal Machinery Sales Offer Self-dumping Hoppers  (1/3/2014)

  Terex® Environmental Equipment Offers a Winning Product Portfolio at The TCI Expo - Terex® Environmental Equipment Offers a Winning Product Portfolio at The TCI Expo   (1/3/2014)

  EGL Green Diode Laser by Ellison Sales Offers Broader Operating Temperature Range - Sharper, easier-to-see lines and specific cut lines by mixing red and green are now offered.  (12/1/2013)

  Your Operation Can Bring It! Unleash an Industrial Level of Processing Capabilities Without Breaking the Bank - Wood-Mizer offers a highly productive wood processing system by combining an LT70DCS mill with three or four machines which maximize production and efficiency.   (11/1/2013)

  TransLineator™ Technology: Revolutionizing Lumber Handling - USNR’s innovative new TransLineator system enables feeding boards into a planer with a micro-gap, without the need for a long bridge.   (8/1/2013)

  Take blade maintenance in-house to increase productivity and profits - Incorporating a sharpener and setter into your lumber production operation is ideal.  (8/1/2013)

  Wood-Mizer advances sawmill technology and boosts productivity with new WM4000 - Sawmill owners are looking for solutions to maintaining a high productivity rate, while keeping overhead and maintenance expenses low.  (8/1/2013)

  Terex® Environmental Equipment Brings Its Popular Options On Whole Tree Biomass Chippers To The Customer - Terex® Environmental Equipment manufactures a comprehensive line of biomass whole tree chippers.  (8/1/2013)

  West Salem Develops Waterfall Disc Screen - This machine delivers high capacity “fines” screening, and improves screening efficiency due to increased material agitation.   (8/1/2013)

  Wood-Mizer’s New High Performance Blade - The Turbo 7 Blade: Customers reporting to feed it with high horsepower and tough logs so it won’t go hungry.  (5/1/2013)

  Premier Tech VP-400 Tubular Film Automatic Four-Station Baler Designed for 24/7, Year-round Operation with Minimal Downtime - Premier Tech’s Industrial Equipment Group, the worldwide leader in packaging solutions, provides customized bulk processing, packaging, palletizing, and load securing solutions for a wide range of materials, such as wood products.  (12/1/2012)

  Turn Waste into Revenue - Essex Box & Pallet and Riverhill Farms have recently installed Bio-Burner systems to heat production buildings and a turkey house. LEI’s Authorized Service Center program offers an opportunity to not only sell The Bio-Burner but to install, service and be the fuel suplier for the customer.  (11/1/2012)

  New Komatsu Forestry Machines Now Available at The Oliver Stores - New Komatsu Forestry Machines Now Available at The Oliver Stores   (11/1/2011)

  McDonough Mfg. Board Edger System Installation is Moving Fast at Rex Lumber - McDonough Mfg. Board Edger System Installation is Moving Fast at Rex Lumber   (10/1/2011)

  New Multi-Tasking Cat® Forest Machine Produces More and Burns Less Fuel - New Multi-Tasking Cat® Forest Machine Produces More and Burns Less Fuel  (3/1/2011)

  Wood-Mizer Products Introduces Three New Products - A new mill and two re-worked classics are on the lineup for the 2011 sawing season   (11/1/2010)

  Pendu Announces New Five Head Shaving Mill - Pendu Announces New Five Head Shaving Mill  (10/1/2010)

  AWMV Releases New Small Log Processing System - AWMV Releases New Small Log Processing System  (10/1/2010)

  Multitek Introduces Its New 1620 SS Firewood Processor - Multitek Introduces Its New 1620 SS Firewood Processor  (8/4/2010)

  John Deere’s D-Series Knuckleboom Loaders Boast Higher Productivity and Fuel Efficiency - John Deere’s D-Series Knuckleboom Loaders Boast Higher Productivity and Fuel Efficiency  (8/4/2010)

  Brunner Hildebrand Offers New Environmental Friendly Technologies for Lumber Dr Kilns - Brunner Hildebrand Offers New Environmental Friendly Technologies for Lumber Dr Kilns   (8/4/2010)

  Peterson Introduces the 4310 Drum Chipper - Peterson Introduces the 4310 Drum Chipper  (8/4/2010)

  Hurdle Machine Works Introduces Modular Mill Package - Hurdle Machine Works, Inc. is introducing its three headblock Hurdle Modular Mill Package which is designed to bolt together in order to be shipped in two shipping containers.   (7/1/2010)

  John Deere Launches Educational Woody Biomass Website - John Deere Construction & Forestry launched a woody biomass website ( designed to educate and inform about the importance of harvesting woody biomass.  (7/1/2010)

  Sweed Launches Product Development to Eliminate Scrap - In its efforts to encourage B2B recycling, Sweed is launching its latest product development to help generators of scrap plastic banding eliminate scrap at an affordable price.   (6/1/2010)

  New Wood Beaver Firewood Processors Model 18 - Wood Beaver Forestry Equipment demonstrated its new Model 18 firewood processor at the recent Richmond Expo. The company is now manufacturing machines in the United States.   (6/1/2010)

  Weaver Electric Provides Industrial Electric Equipment - Weaver Electric Company has provided industrial electrical equipment for over a hundred years, both new and used. Its product line includes motors, transformers, switch gears, controls, circuit breakers, and gear motors.   (6/1/2010)

  Baker Announces New Option for 18HD Band Sawmill - Baker Products has an exciting new option available for its model 18HD Baker Band Sawmill. Baker builds a special resaw frame that you set your 18HD saw head on to use as a band resaw. Baker calls it the 18HD ReSawmill package. You can turn it from a sawmill into a resaw and back again.   (6/1/2010)

  Wood-Mizer Announces 2010 Product Line - Wood-Mizer enters a new decade with an expanding product line. It continues to offer eight models, with each product boasting new standard features that have been added to its mills at no extra cost.  (6/1/2010)

  Flakeboard: Improving Customer Service Through Better Packaging - Samuel Strapping came up with a new strapping head for plastic they call the MH600.   (3/1/2010)

  New Products From USNR Boost Recovery and Reduce Operating Costs - USNR isn’t waiting around for a rebound to happen. They''ve used this slow period to develop a slew of new cost-effective products.   (3/1/2010)

  Wagner Electronics Offers Revolutionary “Sweet Spot” Technology - A paradigm shift is occurring in the way that mills are looking at lumber drying, and Wagner Electronics is at the forefront.   (3/1/2010)

  Cook’s Saw Manufacturing Celebrates 40 Years - Cook''s Saw Manufacturing is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The company, started with humble means, has now become a leader in bandsaw technology.  (2/1/2010)

  Swingmill Blade Maintenance: This Issue’s Focus: Maintenance & Running Costs - Swingmill Blade Maintenance – Maintenance Costs of Swingblade versus Bandsaw  (9/1/2009)

  Blade Adjustments Keep Mill Cutting True: ‘Swingmill’ Blade Adjustments Are Easy to Learn and Take Only a Few Minutes to Make - ‘Swingmill’ Blades – Blade Adjustments Keep Mill Cutting True  (7/1/2009)

  Product Profiles - New products in the sawmill and logging industries.  (7/1/2009)

  Virginia Man Grows Custom Sawing Business: Cook’s Saw Manufacturing Is Choice for Portable Band Sawmill That Supplements Income - Lockhart Custom Sawing – Virginia Man Chooses Cook’s Saw Mfg. Mill for Business  (6/1/2009)

  Proper Blade Tension a Key to Good Sawing: Sharp, Well Maintained Blade Will Keep Tension; Forcing Blade Causes Heat, Loss of Tension - ‘Swingmill’ Blades – Proper Blade Tension a Key to Good Sawing  (5/1/2009)

  Product Profiles - New products and information in the industry.  (5/1/2009)

  Flexible, Green & High Tech: Industry First: Fritch Mill Powers Kiln with New Bio-Mizer Furnace - Bio-Mizer – Wood-Mizer’s New Furnace Uses Biomass for Environmentally Friendly Heat  (4/1/2009)

  Product Profiles - New products in the sawmilling and loggin industry.  (4/1/2009)

  "Grocery Store" Gives Wagner Lumber Success - UC Coatings Enables Hardwood Producer in New York to Preserve Lumber Quality - Wagner Lumber – UC Coatings Enables Hardwood Producer in New York to Preserve Lumber Quality  (3/1/2009)

  Maintain Swingmill Blade to Keep Cutting: Maintaining Blade, Re-Tipping and Sharpening Are Keys to Keep the Mill Cutting - Swingmill Blades — Re-Tipping, Sharpening Are Keys to Keep Sawmill Cutting  (3/1/2009)

  Taking the Mystery Out of Swingmill Blades: Manufacturer’s Blade Generally Is the Best Bet for These Circular Saw Portable Sawmills - Swingmill Blades – Taking the Mystery Out of ‘Swingmill’ Blades  (1/1/2009)

  Kubinec is an Alternative to Steel Bands: Woven Polyester Straps, Buckles from Kubinec Are Easy to Use, Safe, Light-weight - Woods Products Companies Turn to Kubinec Woven Polyester Straps  (6/1/2007)

  Secondary Breakdown: Bandmills or Gangs - Alan Froome continues his discussion of sawmill ideas and methods and how they evolved, along with a review of some recent developments in sawmill technology in the search for ever-higher lumber recovery and profit.  (4/1/2005)

  Software Helps Manage Sales, Inventory - Progressive Solutions expands suite of products for all operational departments  (3/1/2005)

  Hardwood Mills Make Gain with INOVEC - INOVEC’s New G3 software platform enables optimized machine centers to communicate with each other  (3/1/2005)

  Sawlines:Machinery Options For Primary Breakdown - TL machinery expert Alan Froome explores the latest technology for the primary breakdown stage of log processing.  (1/1/2005)

  Sawmill Process Begins with Bucking, Debarking - Alan Froome covers technological issues of bucking and debarking in a sawmill operation.   (10/1/2004)

  Wood-Mizer Expands into Industrial Market - Success of industrial sawmill spurs new company structure, paving way for growth and change   (9/1/2004)

  RY Timber Adds Optimization at Mills - Company Continues to Improve Stud Mills with INOVEC Optimization Systems  (8/3/2004)

  Hampton Focus Is Resource, Technology - Hampton Focus Is Resource, Technology   (8/3/2004)

  Companies Gain from Business Software - Progressive Solutions an Important Partner to Varied Forest Products Companies   (8/3/2004)

  New Florida Pine Mill Surpasses Goals - Comact Equipment Lines Integral to Success that Revamped Rex Lumber Has Achieved   (8/3/2004)

  Ohio Sawmill Continues Improvements - HMC Corp. Is a Key Sawmill Machinery Supplier for Adkins Timber Products   (8/3/2004)

  Wagner Introduces New Moisture Meter for In-Kiln Use - New moisture meter helps with grade recovery  (7/2/2004)

  Washington Man Harvests 'Urban Forest' - Innovative craftsman turns urban waste wood into value-added wood products including furniture and flooring using a Wood-Mizer portable mill.   (1/1/2004)

  CBI Introduces 2 New Grinders at Waste Expo - Flexible Freedom Hog offers multiple configurations; Mega Shredder targets C&D grinding market.  (6/1/2003)

  Stimpson Mills Go to New Strapping Technology - Successful implementation by Samuel Strapping Systems leads Simpson Timber to upgrade other mills.  (3/1/2003)

  Colored Mulch Pioneer Shares Technology - Mulch Manufacturing Inc. markets a line of mulch colorants and plans to introduce a mulch coloring system.  (4/1/2002)

  Inovec Focused on Appearance Wood Producers - Supplier Specializes in Optimization Technology for Appearance Wood; StereoScan™ System Gains Acceptance   (10/1/2001)

  MPM Engineering Advances Optimization - Expanding Company Focused on Log Break-Down Optimization and Its NextGen Bucking Optimizer   (10/1/2001)

  Porter Applies Optimization for Curved Sawing; - Porter Engineering RT3-Catch the Curve Optimization System Designed to Follow Two-Sided Canter  (10/1/2001)

  ‘Form Following' Curve Sawing Out-Performs - Sawing Curved Cants from the Primary Breakdown Unit  (10/1/2001)

  Coyote C7 Wheel Loader Takes Different Tools - 1-Cubic Yard Tool Carrier Can Be Equipped with Pallet Forks, Other Attachments  (10/1/2001)

  Morbark 1300 Tub Grinder on Tracks - Self-Propelled Mobility Reduces Need for Support Equipment  (10/1/2001)

  HAWE Spool Valves Provide Proportional Directional Control - Control Movement, Force Capability of Hydraulic Cylinders, Motors  (10/1/2001)

  Hakmet Pairs Logmer Loaders with Excavators - Loaders Specially Designed for Harvester Use  (10/1/2001)

  Liebherr A-924 Offers Hydraulic Cab Elevation - Used with Grapple for Load Loading Applications  (10/1/2001)

  New Jeffrey Screen Grate Improves Hammermill - Jeffrey Specialty Equipment Develops Innovation in Shredding Technology  (10/1/2001)

  Wood Fiber Product Profiles for June 2001 TimberLine -   (6/1/2001)

  Product Profiles for May 2001 TimberLine -   (5/1/2001)

  Product Profiles for April 2001 TimberLine -   (4/1/2001)

  Product Profiles for March 2001 TimberLine -   (3/1/2001)

  Product Profiles for the October TimberLine - Precision Husky Makes Deflector Standard on ProGrind Machines & Excel Air Supplies Dust Collection Equipment, Systems  (10/1/2000)

  Product Profiles for September - Product Profiles for September TL  (9/1/2000)

  Ring Debarkers Lift Fiber Recovery, Profits - Ring Debarking: Nicholson Mfg. Co.'s Technology Lifts Fiber Recovery, Profits  (7/1/2000)

  Price Systems on Inventive Trail Blazed by Founder - Price Systems-Leading Supplier of Machinery for Chipping Operations Keeps Pace with Dramatic Shifts in the Industry  (4/1/2000)

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