Jartek Group forms Jartek AI, is an automation enterprise, the mission of which is to completely change the operation models of sawmill industry by including all the stages of the production process under a single user interface. The result is a control process which resembles that of other wood processing plants, wher...
The BID Group of Companies has expanded upon its use of PTC’s Vuforia® Augmented Reality (AR) offerings. In particular, by adding a subscription to PTC’s Vuforia Chalk™ remote experience software, BID is empowering its remote service team to provide real-time assistance for customers wherever – and whenever – needed.
Raute Corporation has signed an agreement on the acquisition of the majority of the share capital in Oulu-based Hiottu Oy. The shareholders employed by Hiottu will continue working for the company.
Segezha Packaging GmbH (part of Segezha Group and AFK Sistema) welcomed in the German city of Archen the start-up of the pilot operation of the Creatio CRM-system. The works were conducted in line with the schedule; personnel training and CRM testing were held online.
Stora Enso's drone research used a drone and a multispectral camera to detect insect damages in Finnish forests. The image interpretation application was able to identify trees where spruce bark beetles nestled. The new forest health data can be used for example to plan forest management, timely silvicultural work and ...
Timbeter and the government of Costa Rica kicked-off a project with the goal to support the digitization of forest management, and increase competitiveness of the local forestry sector.
TietoEVRY is partnering with Turck Vilant Systems to generate more value for data in the logistics ecosystem.Turck Vilant is the leading RFID solutions provider in the pulp and paper industry. Their RFID solutions benefit numerous pulp and paper producers by generating operational visibility and efficiency.
As a new feature, Ponsse Manager displays the progress of work areas in a separate graph, showing harvester production and forwarder production relative to the total estimated volume of the work area in question.
Safeture AB signed an agreement with U.S.-based International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, for its full Enterprise platform.
The Poland State Forests National Holding (LASY PAŃSTWOWE) launched a pilot project to use Timbeter in the Nowe Ramuki Forest District of the country. During the pilot project, the District will use Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technology for measurements, and digital reporting.
After-sales, including process optimization, training, maintenance, conversions and modernizations, is becoming increasingly important for Dieffenbacher. To maximize after-sales potential, Dieffenbacher and nine other German companies and institutes have joined forces to launch a research project called SEAMLESS (Simul...
FPInnovations announced that a new federal mandate is expected to come into effect next year making electronic logging devices (ELDs) mandatory for federally-regulated motor carriers and their drivers. With few exceptions, anyone who currently uses paper logs to keep track of their hours behind the wheel will need to u...
Valmet introduces a renewed Valmet IQ Quality Management System for pulp, tissue, paper, board, and converting industries. The renewed system lets papermakers optimize quality through the entire value chain from fiber to finished product, enabling improved process performance and increased savings through the process.
New-Indy Containerboard has chosen technology leader ABB to provide the integrated electrical and automation systems and equipment for its Columbia paper machine rebuild in Catawba, South Carolina, USA. New-Indy Containerboard is rebuilding its paper machine 3 to diversify its product capabilities.
Segezha Packaging, which consolidates the European paper packaging production facilities of Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC) continues the implementation of the digital industrial technologies into the production processes.
The 2020 World of Wood Convention is being reimagined as the first-ever Virtual World of Wood Convention from April 1-3. IWPA Executive Cindy Squires is confident that IWPA will be able to deliver the value of World of Wood attendance utilizing video conferencing tools.
Remsoft announced that a new Transportation Scheduling module will be available by mid-year for Remsoft Operations, the company’s cloud-based operational planning system for forestry.
A special SAP module for warehouse management was integrated at Segezha Packaging production plants in Germany and Denmark. The development and implementation was successfully completed by Serkem (Germany).
DoubleHelix, Sourcemap, Bluenumber launch timber traceability platform. A new technology partnership brings to light the journey of wood products from forest to consumer. The new Timber Traceability Platform enables a full suite of services including traceability, verification, and presentation in a stunning database v...
Tigercat launches LogOn, a powerful onboard information system to optimize machine performance and reduce downtime. The LogOn system collects data automatically and provides extensive built-in reporting and analytics.