Ponsse launches new PONSSE HH360 harvester head rotator. The new rotator is an innovative solution in which the harvester head can rotate 360° degrees freely without limitations. With PONSSE HH360 the hoses stay in a fixed position from crane tip to rotator, all the time.
Montinutra's solution for dust control on gravel roads is based on the use of forest industry side streams. The raw material is wood chips, which are refined in the process.
With the year model upgrade for Komatsu C144, the focus is on improvements that will increase the reliability and performance of the harvester head.
Södra plans to add lignin within its range of forest-based materials and seeks partners to develop lignin-based sustainable alternatives to fossil materials in a range of applications.
Stora Enso launches Sylva, a massive wood building kit comprising pre-manufactured, custom-made applications delivered just-in-time to the building site. Sylva is Stora Enso’s range of engineered and prefabricated products such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and glued laminated timber (G...
Hiab announces the launch of the camera system HiVision 2.0 for forestry cranes and improvements to HiVision for MULTILIFT demountables, which are used to operate equipment from inside the truck cabin.
Rengo announces that it has developed Rencushion Pack for e-commerce packaging. Rencushion Pack is the general name for cushioning envelopes made of corrugated board and its automated packaging system.
With a value of Euro 260 million, the Rauma pine sawmill is the largest ever sawmill investment in Finland.
Koskisen introduces pressure-detecting floor panels for trucks and trailers to the market. The smart SENSi panels gather real-time data which helps to optimise cargo logistics.
The recyclable and fiber-based wood foam Fibrease by Stora Enso can replace e.g. polymer-based foams in packaging solutions. A partnership with Nefab has made it possible to scale up the production and broadly introduce Fibrease to the market.
A revolutionary bio-based furniture board, Zero Furniture Board, is a joint development by Koskisen and Stora Enso. The companies plan to launch the commercial product and deliveries in autumn 2022.
Mondi invests in new research and development centre at Mondi Steinfeld. The research and development centre will open its doors at the end of 2023 and will complement Mondi’s other research and development centres such as the recycling and food safety laboratories in Frantschach, Austria.
Hiab announces the introduction of the next generation forestry crane, LOGLIFT 18S, with greater and safer performance, and improved uptime. The company will also show a prototype of the PANORAMA cabin from 20 to 25 September at IAA TRANSPORTATION in Hannover, Germany.
Bruks Siwertell is advancing the technological capabilities of its range of Bruks mobile chippers with the intelligent mobile chipping control system. The new integrated control system, under development for three years, offers in-depth, intuitive operational control, enhancing the heavy-duty hardware that serves cust...
The 3D fibre product demo plant jointly owned by Metsä Group's innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet was inaugurated in Äänekoski on Monday, 22 August 2022. The construction of the approximately Euro 20 million demo plant began in Metsä Group's Äänekoski integrated mill site at the end of 2020 and the test product...
UPM and Dongsung Chemical announce a development partnership that will accelerate the introduction of renewable, sustainable forest-sourced materials into the Asian market and reduce fossil resource consumption.
Bruks Siwertell has upgraded its series of 1006 ST model mobile chippers. The developments deliver added value to customers in the forestry and wood-processing sectors through digital advances, higher efficiencies, reduced hydraulic oil requirements, and lower fuel consumption; contributing to the goal of improving sus...
Ponsse and Epec are introducing the PONSSE EV1, an electric forest machine technology concept. While the forest machine will be commercially available later, Epec’s technology can already be used in electric or hybrid-electric commercial vehicles and non-road mobile machines.
The Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to establish production of bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP) in Norway attracts la...
Henkel Adhesive Technologies is investing in 3RT, Melbourne, Australia. Together with partners the company has developed a robotic process to convert forest and plantation residue into high-quality and unique hardwood products.