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Acimall: COVID-19 heavily impacted 1Q 2020 for the Italian wood furniture technology industry

10-06-2020
Acimall, 1Q 2020, Italian woodworking machinery industry, COVID-19

According to the analysis of data collected by the Studies Office of Acimall, the Confindustria-member association representing the Italian wood-furniture technology industry, findings that confirmed an immediate impact of the lockdown caused by the Covid19 pandemic is unsurprising. The first quarter 2020 closed with a widespread reduction of …

John Deere introduces new H219 harvesting head

29-05-2020
John Deere, new machinery, harvester head

John Deere introduces new H219 harvesting head for large harvesters and big timber. The two-wheel-drive H219 harvester head has dual-speed feed motors. Its feed force and speed automatically adjust to the size of the timber being processed. Long knives and large roller openings make it easy to grab the tree for fell cutting. The combined …

New Zealand’s forest industry poised to resume work

22-04-2020
New Zealand, forest owners, contractors, preparing machinery, logging sites, resume work

Forest owners and contractors are preparing machinery and logging sites ahead of the resumption of harvesting next week, reported Wood Week. A lot of good work had been completed in recent weeks developing safe working protocols to comply with the reduced lockdown requirements effective next Tuesday, said Phil Taylor, president of the New Zealand …

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 …

Timber Products orders a Meinan lathe line

21-01-2020
Timber Products, Meinan, lathe line, hardwood plywood manufacturer, Japan, woodworking, machinery, veneer

Hardwood plywood manufacturer Timber Products has invested in a Meinan lathe, which will be installed later this year at its facility in Yreka, California, reported Woodworking Network. The line is part of its strategy to modernise it plywood business. The new line at Yreka, California, will be the first 10 feet long lathe line in the world to …

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