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Sawlines: Edging, Trimming, Grading, Sorting

Edging, Trimming, Grading, Sorting (Editor’s Note: In his regular column, Alan Froome continues his discussion of sawmill ideas and methods and how they evolved, along...

Secondary Breakdown: Bandmills or Gangs

Alan Froome continues his discussion of sawmill ideas and methods and how they evolved, along with a review of some recent developments in sawmill...

Sawmill Process Begins with Bucking, Debarking

Alan Froome covers technological issues of bucking and debarking in a sawmill operation. Debarking and Bucking After trees are logged and delivered to the sawmill, the...

RY Timber Adds Optimization at Mills

Company Continues to Improve Stud Mills with INOVEC Optimization Systems LIVINGSTON, Montana -- Scott Stern, the sawmill supervisor for the Livingston division of RY Timber,...

Western Wood Products Opens 2nd Plant

Company continues supplier relationship with Round Wood Systems for dowel mills RATON, New Mexico — Western Wood Products Inc. is not new to the post...

Hankins Lumber Optimizes Grenada Mill

Mississippi sawmill benefits from Inovec YieldMaster StereoScan™3-D system at head rig GRENADA, Mississippi ­­— Hankins Lumber Co. decided in early 2003 that improvements to the...

Downey’s First Move in Optimization Pays Off

Optimized edger from Valley Machine Works is paying dividends for T.P. Downey & Sons. HILLSBOROUGH, New Brunswick — Orville Downey started helping his father at...

Collins Companies Upgrades Oregon Sawmill

Firm committed to conservation revamps mill with high tech optimization equipment. LAKEVIEW, Oregon — The Collins Companies, a group of inter-related forest industry businesses that...

Machine Stress Rating Can Improve Grade Value

MSR equipment offers strong performance, low cost and maintenance for a solid payback. Profits are a handy thing to have around when you want to...

New Turner & Conyer Mill Meeting Goals for Production and Quality

Lyons Sawmill & Equipment Designs New Mill for Kentucky Hardwood Manufacturer "Every hardwood mill has its own little niche," said Martin Quanci, senior mill designer...
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