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Komatsu Forest temporarily shuts down production of forest machinery

31-03-2020
Komatsu Forest, temporary, shut down, production, forest machinery, shortage, suppliers, parts, manufacturing, factory, Sweden

Due to the closure of suppliers of critical components, Komatsu Forest will temporarily shut down its production of forest machinery at its factory in Umeå, Sweden. The company agreed with IF Metall on short-term work from April 13 through June 21 for employees in production. "The background is that the corona pandemic has caused some of …

Setra begins construction of pyrolysis oil plant at its Kastet sawmill in Sweden

26-03-2020
Pyrocell, Setra, Kastet sawmill, Sweden, non-fossil pyrolysis oil, renewable fuel, diesel, petrol

The first ground was broken for Pyrocell’s plant at Setra’s Kastet sawmill in Gävle, Sweden. Pyrocell will be manufacturing non-fossil pyrolysis oil as a raw material for producing renewable fuel.   Wood industry company Setra and fuel company Preem are working together to produce fossil-free pyrolysis oil from sawdust …

Martinsons initiates process to find new majority owner

16-03-2020
Martinsons, new majority owner, search, Sweden, glulam, construction systems, apartment blocks, buildings, bridges, wood, timber

The wood industry business Martinsons has initiated a process to find a new majority owner of the Group. “We have the advantage of being able to make this decision in a strong position as we are considered a driving force in many of our markets,” says CEO Lars Martinson. “We are convinced that this is best for our operations in …

Moelven Notnäs Ransby starts up Universal Shredder FRP from Andritz at its Torsby sawmill

26-02-2020
Moelven, Andritz, Universal Shredder FRP, Moelven Notnäs Ransby AB sawmill, Torsby, Sweden, wood waste

International technology Group Andritz has successfully completed the start-up of a Universal Shredder FRP at the Moelven Notnäs Ransby AB sawmill in Torsby, Sweden. The sawmill produces around 225,000 m3 of sawn goods every year. The wood waste generated will be processed with an Andritz Universal Shredder FRP, type 2000P, which is able to …

Lumber producers’ profit margins improve slightly in Austria, Eastern Russia, Western U.S. and Western Canada

02-01-2020
lumber producers, profit margins, Austria, Eastern Russia, Western U.S., Western Canada, Sweden, Finland, Wood Resource Quarterly

The financial health of the world’s lumber producers was mixed in the 3Q/19. The gross margins fell in Northern Europe, while they improved slightly in Austria, Eastern Russia, Western U.S., and Western Canada, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. In North America, lumber prices started to flatten out and increased slightly in the …

Nobia to invest in highly automated production plant in Sweden, its largest investment to date

05-12-2019
Nobia, highly automated production plant, new, Sweden, made-to-order kitchens

Nobia’s Board of Directors has made a directional decision to invest in a new production plant in Jönköping, Sweden, to replace Nobia’s existing factory in Tidaholm in 2024, Nobia said in a statement. The investment in automation and other production equipment is estimated at SEK 2 billion. As a result of the decision, Nobia …