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We are happy to invite you to our virtual Hakki Pilke Pro Series online event on Wednesday 20th of October 2021 9 AM EEST or 6 PM EEST. The event is English spoken.

Sign up now: https://global.hakkipilke.com/pro-series-event

In this virtual event, we want to present you unique information about our Pro series’ firewood processors and its newest addition Hakki Pilke 55 Pro. The 55 Pro has been designed together with professionals from all over the world to enable the most efficient production of firewood.

You will also hear customer stories from the users of Hakki Pilke Pro processors from all over the world and on top of this we offer you interesting discussions of the latest industry trends. Don’t miss out on the biggest firewood event of the year!


EVENT PROGRAMME

Welcome speech and Hakki Pilke introduction 

Anssi Westerlund, Hakki Pilke Business Unit Director

Hakki Pilke today in brief – Global leader in firewood processing

55 Pro – The firewood factory and customer story from Denmark

50 Pro – The heavy-duty processor and customer story from Finland

43 Pro – The commercial grade processor and customer story from New Zealand

38 Pro – The professional firewood processor and customer story from Lapland

Panel discussion – Summary of Pro series and firewood industry trends

Anssi Westerlund, Timo Jussila, Development Manager and Jari Niskakoski, Export Manager

Emma Kimiläinen, a professional racing car driver and F1 commentator, will host the online event.


After the event, you will have the opportunity to ask questions from our product development and sales team about the Hakki Pilke Pro series. The chat is open throughout the streaming, and we answer questions in real time in English or Finnish.


You can also follow the live event on Hakki Pilke’s YouTube channel.

The event recording can also be found on Hakki Pilke’s Youtube channel and website www.hakkipilke.com after the event.


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Hakki Pilke firewood processors offer you the latest high technology and innovations that have enabled us to improve the operational efficiency of tens of thousands of firewood professionals and help them maximize their results. Thousands of Hakki Pilke firewood processors are delivered annually to six continents - more than 35 different countries.


Following the success of the Chain Shark sharpener, that is providing superior BITE to saw chains nationwide, Laona Machine Supply is proud to introduce the new DGG-6 RAKER Grinder.  The new RAKER Grinder is the fastest and easiest way to insure the maximum cutting speed.  Provides the perfect depth of cut every time, eliminating the guesswork and saving time.  Operation is simple, plug it into any 110v plug, just set the chain in place, adjust the depth of grind and turn the handle!  It’s that easy.  The DGG-6 properly grinds the drag links on .325, 3/8 and .404 size saw chain with ¾ chain for bucksaw, feller-heads and firewood processors coming soon.  There’s even an optional gullet attachment for square ground teeth.  

Laona Machine Supply
4902 Hwy 8
Laona, WI 54541
www.laonamachine.com
715-674-3909

 


Washington, DC (September 1, 2021) Cambium Carbon announced the acquisition of Traece, a software platform allowing millers to easily and confidently track, sell, and manage their inventory.

“Traece reimagines what inventory tracking is. Built specifically for sawyers and millers, our platform is poised to support and grow alongside these partner businesses. We believe a thriving circular economy is built on scalable material management, and we think Traece offers users a simple pathway to scaling their urban wood salvage efforts,” said Ben Christensen, co-founder and CEO of Cambium Carbon.

TRAECE EMPOWERS MILLERS

Established in 2016 as Lumber Tracker, Traece has been tested and used in the day-to-day operations of a national network of customers. Niles Krech, owner and operator of Maine Urban Timber uses the software across his business. Traece enables Krech to gather unique insights into his operations, better understand the value and quantity of his inventory, and ultimately reach more customers.

“Traece keeps track of everything I was cataloging manually but does a better job and makes it accessible to me almost anywhere… It has streamlined our process and made it easier for us to track our logs and update their status along the processing journey”

Niles Krech

TRAECE FEATURES

Traece allows users to track slabs and lumber from a source tree through milling and drying. It supports a real-time inventory online sales feature through simple website integration. Additional features include:

  • Search & export specific product information and photos
  • Add inventory on-the-fly from your phone, tablet, or desktop
  • Print QR codes for easy tagging, scanning, and location-based management
  • Access insightful dashboards and reports

 

In the coming months, the new version of Traece will continue to unveil additional features driven by customer feedback and collaboration. Cambium Carbon works with Traece users to help put their wood to its best use, and to educate consumers about the powerful impacts of re-use. To learn more about Traece and to request a demo, visit www.cambiumcarbon.com/traece.

ABOUT CAMBIUM CARBON

Cambium Carbon is a Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to reforest America by enabling circular economies. By reducing waste and increasing green infrastructure in cities, the organization is pioneering a new model for social and environmental impact.

Cambium Carbon and Traece are registered trademarks in the United States.

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information:

Joe McDonald
(202) 743-1712
[email protected]

For more information on Traece:
www.cambiumcarbon.com/traece


The SSS Salsco Safety Shield is a safety system that vastly improves wood chipping safety, proactively and effectively preventing wood chipper injury by shutting down the chipper’s infeed system when an operator enters a defined hazard zone. The SSS Safety Shield is available for installation on all of Salsco's 10", 13" and 18" capacity engine driven chippers. We can install it on all new machines at the factory as well as existing machines out in the field. Give us a call if you have any questions on installation and pricing.



Introducing the Sterling YieldBoss Hybrid Edger System by the industry experts at McDonough 

The Sterling YieldBoss Hybrid Edger System is a revolutionary new approach to edging that combines the benefits of optimized saw placement with the simplicity of a manual edger system. An affordable system in a whole new class of edgers created by McDonough, a Sterling YieldBoss Hybrid Edger fits in the space between our line of McDonough fully optimized edgers that return the highest yields, and manual edgers that leave everything up to your operator. 

Based on years of edger product development and site testing, a Hybrid Edger will deliver performance expected to be superior to many optimized transverse edger systems, and even outperform many edgers that are billed as being optimized, but in reality, are not. 

The Sterling YieldBoss can help you meet your goals with:

  • Optimized saw placement on every board
  • Designed to fit the footprint of a hand-fed edger system common in sawmills everywhere
  • Designed to put the saw on the correct cutpath on every piece
  • An infeed system based on the designs of our industry leading McDonough OptiFit edger system, which has been developed over years of testing and improvement, with 50+ systems in operation around the industry  

The standard YieldBoss edger system includes:

  • Edger infeed belt
  • McDonough YieldBoss Hybrid Edger scanning
  • McDonough Hybrid Edger system controls
  • Two-saw McDonough YieldBoss edger 
  • Edger outfeed belt 

McDonough strives for efficiency through specialized machine solutions that lay a foundation for success. We focus on mutual honesty and long-term ethics, open and respectful communication, and are conscious of our customers’ expectations. No matter your edger needs, McDonough has the system for you. 

For more, visit www.mcdonough-mfg.com or call (715) 834-7755.


INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (JULY 20, 2021) - The Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association, would like to welcome forest industry pros, families and wood-lovers to the inaugural Hoosier Hardwood Festival. The festival will debut August 27-29 at the Marion County Fairgrounds. This celebration will feature lumberjack shows, lumberjack camps, chainsaw carving artists, woodworkers, shopping, auctions, axe throwing, log rolling, live music & entertainment, festival food & drinks and more!
 

All are welcome to attend the festival and there will be plenty of entertainment. Headlining the festival is the touring All American Lumberjack Show. Competitors will be split into red and blue teams and compete in 10 lumberjack skills events. These include Log Rolling, OP Race, Axe Throwing, Spring-Board Tree Topping, Single Buck, 2 Man X-cut Sawing, Stock Saw Racing, Hot Saw Racing, Quick Carve and Log Boom Racing! This hour-long, competition-style event will take place on Friday at 4:30pm, twice on Saturday at 1pm and 4:30p and on Sunday at 12pm.

 

When the All American Lumberjack Shows aren’t happening, the Lumberjack Camps are in full swing. Here the public is welcome to try their hand at one of three skills performed in the competition… log rolling, 2 man x-cut sawing or axe throwing. Competitors from the show will be available to help with each skill.

 

“The lumberjack show and camp will be great entertainment,” says IHLA Executive Director, Ray Moistner, “but we’re also very excited to have over 20 chainsaw carving artists from around the country coming to our festival!”

 

22 chainsaw carving artists are scheduled to showcase their unique skills throughout the festival. Carving will take place nearly non-stop and festival goers will have the opportunity to purchase the completed chainsaw art pieces via a buy now price OR at one of two auctions taking place on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Saturday’s auction proceeds will benefit the Future Farmers of America and Sunday’s auction goes back to the artists themselves.

 

Lumber industry pros will have a chance to see the latest equipment, gear and safety tools. Plus trained loggers from around the state will have a chance to earn the title of Indiana’s Best Logger in a competition designed to showcase the safety and skills loggers use every day!

 

Competitors will be judged on chain sharpening, speed cuts, bore cuts and spring pole cuts. In the competition finale the lumberjacks will be challenged to fell a tree, through a stake in the ground and into a bullseye, with incremental points given for accuracy of the fell.

 

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about the lumber industry through a series of education sessions and displays like the Woods on Wheels exhibit which boasts interactive displays that will immerse the senses while covering key topics of forestry. Education session topics include fire safety tips from Smokey the Bear, tree identification, invasive insects & species, a panel discussion for woodland land owners and more!

 

Plenty of indoor and outdoor shopping will be available for everything from small woodworking arts & crafts to large industry equipment. Festival style food and food trucks will be on-site as well as a spirits & beer garden, presented by Hard Truth Distillery and Quaff On Brewing. Near the food / drink garden will be an entertainment stage with live music from local artists.

 

Located at the Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 E. Troy Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46239. Show dates for 2021 are August 27-29. Show hours are Friday 12p–8p, Saturday 9a–8p and Sunday 9a–3p. General admission tickets are $10, $5 for ages 7-12 and free for kids 6 & under. Parking is free along the Fisher Road entrance on the east side of the fairgrounds.
 

For more show information, event schedules, discounts and to purchase tickets, visit HoosierHardwoodFestival.com

 

Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association

IHLA is a relevant, member-driven trade association, whose members share a passion for creating the world’s finest hardwood products, and a determination to maintain the sustainable productivity of our nation’s forest resources. IHLA is a non-profit trade organization of sawmills, wholesale brokers, equipment vendors, secondary manufacturers, loggers, landowners and others who recognize the benefits of working together on issues and projects for the good of the hardwood industry. For more information, visit IHLA.org


WSM’s new Super Screener is the next generation of this type of screen. Redesigned and manufactured for reduced maintenance, increased production, and longer operating life.  New rugged features include longer machine life thanks to a 15% lighter basket and increased durability with oversize hangers. Material moves up to four times faster thanks to the steep slope, stainless steel pan bottom – ideal for wet material like compost and bark mulch.

 

Reduced maintenance downtime and expense with the relocated drive unit and easy access to the screens from the back of the basket for quicker change out. The relocated drive also allows for an unobstructed flow of material.  Optional features include wire mesh or perforated screens, ball deck for increased material agitation to help prevent build up and blinding on the screens, multiple material classifications, top covers, access platforms, and infeed chutes.

 

Learn more about the advantages of the newly redesigned Super Screener and our full line of grinders, screeners, and processing systems.  Contact us at westsalem.com/lp/super-screener 503-364-2213, or [email protected]


Wood-Mizer introduces the MR200 Gang Saw engineered to significantly reduce the amount of work and time needed to rip cants into boards. Designed for both pallet and lumber operations, the MR200 Gang Rip Saw joins the Wood-Mizer line of high-performance sawmill and pallet production equipment that is available and supported through their established worldwide network.

Capable of ripping cants up to 21” (540mm) wide and up to 7-3/4” (200mm) thick, the MR200 Gang Rip Saw features a compact footprint without sacrificing capacity. Featuring two height adjustable arbors, the MR200 can be equipped with up to 12 circular saw blades on each arbor with a maximum of 18” (460mm) between outer sawblades, significantly speeding up the cant rip sawing operation. Three driven press rollers on both the infeed and outfeed are located close to the saw blades for sawing cants as short as 28” (700mm) and the heavy-duty modular infeed and outfeed tables provide an unlimited cant length capacity with additional 6’ 8” (2m) tables.

Feed speed is adjustable from 5 - 50fpm (1.5 - 15m/min), and the centralized control panel has two separate sets of controls for managing each arbor individually to attain optimal feed speed, energy use, and production. The MR200 is powered by two 20HP (15 kW), 25HP (18.5 kW), 30HP (22 kW) or 40HP (30 kW) motors with ammeters on the control panel monitoring the load of each motor.

Other features include a laser line and infeed assist roller for precise alignment and efficient feeding of cants, an optional built-in chipper to prevent unnecessary downtime to clear out sawdust from the machine, and built in forklift pockets allow for easy handling of the machine for layout flexibility.

“Wood-Mizer is committed to providing the best sawmill equipment for high-production operations throughout the world,” said Luke Murray, Wood-Mizer TITAN Product Manager. “The MR200 provides lumber and pallet operations compact and versatile gang rip saw for increased productivity.”

MR200 Gang Saw Features

  • Two Adjustable Arbors with up to 12 Saws Per Arbor
  • Three Driven Press Rollers on Infeed and Outfeed for Effortless Feeding of Cants
  • Control Panel with Individual Controls for Each Arbor
  • Laser Line for Precise Gang Sawing
  • Optional Built-in Chipper
  • The Wood-Mizer MR200 Gang Saw is now available worldwide. Contact your local Wood-Mizer Representative to order. For more information, visit https://woodmizer.com.
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  • About Wood-Mizer
  • Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From forest to final form, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, band resaws, board edgers, wood kilns, woodworking equipment, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, sawmill blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world. Visit woodmizer.com for more information.


The Hakki Pilke 38 Pro and 43 Pro firewood processors now have the half-stroke function for making short firewood faster as a standard equipment. Take your efficiency to a whole new level and double the cycle speed with half-stroke. With this activated, the splitting returns already after half of the stroke, thus halving the cycle time. The half-stroke splitting can be easily controlled with a switch in the front panel. You will get up to double the splitting speed at the touch of a button. The function is adjustable between 32 and 50 cm firewood. The 12-way splitting blade with half-stoke is the winning solution for unparallel productivity.

 

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The Hakki Pilke 43 Pro is advanced commercial grade firewood processor for professionals. The 43 Pro is internationally highly valued by among professional users. The productivity of the machine is unbeatable with the half-stroke and the delay-free HakkiSplit™ splitting mechanism.  The HakkiCut™ cutting control always adds optimal cutting force and enables whole cutting operation with one joystick button. The hydraulic log clamp and log landing plates ensure uninterrupted material flow.

The Hakki Pilke 38 Pro has the easy push button controls and advanced cutting system to make it a top choice amongst producers. The Hakki Pilke 38 Pro brings unparalleled efficiency to firewood processing. Effortless and ergonomic HakkiCut™ cutting control enables sawing with a press of a joystick button. During cutting, the lowering speed of the saw bar is automatically adjusted according to the resistance, ensuring an efficient and fast process. The 38 Pro can split even the hardest wood in high quality firewood, with a splitting cycle of only 3 seconds.


Richmond, VA - May 21, 2021 - Cleereman Industries introduced the latest addition to a now complete line-up of primary breakdown machinery.  Building upon a long-term reputation for superior customer service and long-lasting machinery that includes all types of material handling, debarkers, carriages, trimsaws and the revolutionary LumberPro, Cleereman Industries is approaching optimized edging the same way.  Company vice president, Paul Cleereman stated recently that with the successful addition of Cleereman Controls, a division of Cleereman Industries that provides setworks, scanning, optimization and flow control systems, adding a line of optimized edgers was the next logical step.

The new Cleereman edger line was produced following an extensive review of all major edgers currently available to locate fail-points and recurring maintenance issues with the goal of building the most efficient, durable and affordable optimized edger available today.

Poly belt drive system to eliminate chains and sprockets, huge 3 15/16” mandrels, full 1” thick main frames, revolutionary preliminary placement infeed table design, ductile saw collars, 8” chromed, knurled driven rolls, remote greasing and standalone oils system are just a few examples of how that is accomplished.  The new line of Cleereman Optimized edgers utilizes Joe Scan heads and is available in many standard configurations including; optimized and non-optimized, 2 or 3 saw, 4” & 6” depth of cut, 42”-54” wide options and even combination gang models.  In addition, every Cleereman edger comes with Cleereman Controls so you never deal with multiple vendors, providing a single point of contact for any unforeseen challenges for the life of your machine.

For complete details contact:

Cleereman Industries

715-674-2700

www.cleereman.com


  • John Deere G-Series harvesters and forwarders are now available with durable RENCRAFT® Super Hard Coat polycarbonate windows.
  • Available as a standard offering on new machines, the more durable windows deliver enhanced optic quality, improved scratch resistance and a thicker coating for increased sound insulation.

MOLINE, IL (May 18, 2021) — Improving the durability of its machines, John Deere now features RENCRAFT® Super Hard Coat polycarbonate windows as a standard offering on its G-Series harvesters and G-Series forwarders. Providing enhancements over the windows previously used, the upgraded windows are designed to withstand external wear. Additionally, the windows are improved to enhance scratch resistance and withstand chemicals and cleaning solutions, while also enhancing optic quality.

“The optics of the new window are clearly better, and, as a bonus, the cabin is now even quieter. The new kind of coating enabled by the manufacturing technique and the wear protection it brings are also significant improvements on the previous ones,” said Sami Kulmala, marketing manager, John Deere.

The new, more durable coating on the windows is created during the manufacturing process, eliminating the need for separate coating or minor distortions. Additionally, the new windows comply with the ISO 21876 Saw Chain Shot Testing standard, proving their durability.

With the new windows, the front window of the rotating cab and the rear window of the John G-Series Forwarder fixed cab are almost 50% thicker than before. Additionally, due to the thicker material, the cab is better insulated, resulting in a quieter environment on the job site.

The RENCRAFT Super Hard Coat polycarbonate windows are available as a standard offering on all Model Year 2021 G-Series harvesters and forwarders. To learn more about the new windows, as well as the G-Series harvesters and forwarders, visit www.JohnDeere.ca or your local John Deere dealer.

 

About John Deere
 Deere & Company (
www.JohnDeere.ca) is a world leader in providing advanced products, technology and services for customers whose work is revolutionizing agriculture and construction — those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure.



Wood-Mizer introduces the WB2000 high-performance industrial sawmill that has been engineered specifically to meet the needs of high-production timber processing markets in North and South America. Successfully installed and operating in six continents since its initial debut, the WB2000 expands the versatility and affordability of a high-performance industrial sawmill in addition to providing world-class service and support from Wood-Mizer’s leading distribution network. 

Capable of sawing with 2” or 3” wide sawmill blades, the WB2000 combines the increased yield of thin-kerf blade technology with the durability and reliability that high-production operations demand. In addition, WB2000 sawmill blades can be sharpened with fast, accurate, and affordable CBN grinding wheel technology rather than relying on the expertise and costly resources of a professional saw doctor. Packed with high-performance features, the WB2000 includes a powerful 50HP electric motor, heavy-duty construction, low maintenance, live feed 2-camera video system, and an efficient operation with precision setworks for sawing large diameter softwood, hardwood, and tropical logs. The WB2000 can be used as a standalone sawmill to fully process a log, or in addition to an existing system to process irregular logs or produce custom orders. 

 

“Wood-Mizer is committed to providing the best sawmill equipment for high-production operations throughout the world,” said Luke Murray, Wood-Mizer TITAN Product Manager. “The WB2000 gives industrial sawmill businesses a robust, affordable, and proven sawmill with the added benefits of increased yield, production, and versatility.” 

 

WB2000 High-Performance Industrial Sawmill Features 

  • Heavy Duty Twin Rail Head Construction with Quad Post Support 
  • Increased Material Drag Back Capability 
  • Wideband Performance with 2" or 3" Wide Sawmill Blades 
  • 6 Ton Log Capacity 
  • Live Feed, 2-Camera Video System 

 

Electronic setworks and an elevated operator control station allow a single operator to manage all sawing and hydraulic log handling functions while maintaining a clear view of production. The advanced setworks are displayed on a HMI touch-screen which presents board and cant sizes along with current head height, feed position, and blade power. In addition, deluxe joysticks provide the operator with precise control of all sawing and log handling functions and feature proportional hydraulic speed control. Hydraulic log handling functions include a dual-post log clamp, vertical side supports, bi-directional chain log turner, and power rollers for positioning the log and removing cants. The Wood-Mizer WB2000 high-performance industrial sawmill is now available worldwide. Contact your local Wood-Mizer Representative to order. For more information, visit www.woodmizer.com/titan. 

 

About Wood-Mizer 

Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From forest to final form, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, band resaws, board edgers, wood kilns, woodworking equipment, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, sawmill blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world. Visit woodmizer.com for more information.



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