Dec. 4, 2018 – Rayonier Advanced Materials (A.M.) is investing to update the primary breakdown line at its La Sarre, Que. plant. The company is installing a new small log line from USNR that will feature a knuckle turner and extended length infeed with slew, skew and tilt capabilities, PGLR log rotation monitoring and correction system, canter, sideboard profiler, quad arbor sawbox and VSS vertical shape sawing gang system. The stud mill operation processes Eastern SPF logs from three to 17 inches in diameter, with the line’s maximum operating speed at 600 fpm. The La Sarre mill will also install a sawmill multi-track fence as it re-tools to improve its process.
Nov. 6, 2018 – At JoeScan’s TP&EE (Timber Processing and Energy Expo) booth in October, a group of sawmill industry leaders gathered to toast Galloway Lumber, the winner of the Longest Running JoeScan contest. This announcement ended the months-long search for the longest continually operating JoeScan 3D laser scanner.
Oct. 31, 2018 – Samuel Strapping Systems unveiled two automated prototypes at TP&EE 2018, a robot that places dunnage and a strapping machine.
Oct. 31, 2018 – At TP&EE 2018 in Portland, Ore., Autolog introduced the new GEN3 log optimizer.
Oct. 30, 2018 – Canadian Forest Industries was among the exhibitors and attendees at the 2018 Timber Processing and Energy Expo (TP&EE) in Portland, Ore. from Oct. 16-19. Over a thousand attendees came to see the latest equipment on display from nearly 200 exhibitors, and hear presentations about mass timber, new technologies and more.
Oct. 11, 2018 – Forward looking thinking and the determination to be a leader in forest industry technology, has positioned Idaho Forest Group at the forefront of the North American sawmill industry. Over the past few years, the company has made significant investments in its Lewiston dimension lumber sawmill to boost quality and production numbers.
Oct. 9, 2018 – Autolog’s new Gen3 log optimizer features a scan density of 0.5-in. at 650 ft./min. Suitable for all types of optimized primary log breakdowns: log turner, log sorters, chipper canter, twin, quad, etc., it can replicate any curve sawing from a downstream machine.
Oct. 2, 2018 - The current generation of AI is a long way from science fiction. “We are not at HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey, or Skynet from The Terminator, yet this is what we continue to imagine is not only possible but also available in our industry. This is simply not the case,” says Rory Armes, founder of Eight Solutions.
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