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It was certainly a full house – in both Australia and New Zealand. The WoodTECH 2017 technology series that focussed on sawmilling or green-mill operations drew in a record number of over 400 delegates in September 2017. It was the largest gathering yet seen of sawmilling companies, saw-doctors and technology providers from around the globe in Australasia. The series run ...
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Australian saw millers and associated manufacturers have invested an estimated AU$900 million over the last five years in efficiency and productivity initiatives on the back of strong demand for timber fuelled by the booming ho...0
Another practical workshop given at the WoodTECH 2017 series was from two of the industry’s leading specialists in carriage head-rig operations. Together, Marv Bernhagen, COO, Lewis Controls and Chuck Boaz, President of Cor...0
Many jobs that exist today will be displaced by technology. But there is nothing new in this. Manufacturing is an industry where technology has already decimated many jobs. Despite this, unemployment rates in the likes of NZ an...1
Despite the proven advantages of 3D technology for inline quality inspection applications, many organizations still rely solely on 2D machine vision for their quality control processes. While useful in a select number of scenar...0
Registrations continue to flow in for this region’s two-yearly sawmilling event, WoodTECH 2017. Sawmilling companies, mill production staff and saw-doctors have all been making full use of the discounted early-bird registrati...0
Two years ago was pretty good. Over 350 delegates from all major sawmilling companies in this region in addition to leading technology providers from throughout Australasia, North America and Europe converged on Melbourne, Aust...0
For the first time in Australia and New Zealand, a series of troubleshooting workshops have been designed to run as part of September’s WoodTECH 2017 series. They’ll be providing a unique insight into how sawmills can extra...0
As an added bonus for those attending the WoodTECH 2017 conference in New Zealand, a one-day conference, Changing Perceptions of Engineered Timber in Construction will be run on the day after the WoodTECH 2017 conference, on Th...0
As outlined in a previous issue, the two-yearly sawmilling technology event, WoodTECH 2017 will again be running for sawmilling companies in both New Zealand and Australia in September this year. An integral part of the program...0
Two years ago – over two weeks – the WoodTECH conference series run by the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) achieved a record turnout of sawmilling companies. They were drawn from throughout Australia and New ...0
Two years ago – over two weeks – FIEA’s WoodTECH conference series achieved a record turnout of sawmilling companies drawn from throughout Australia and New Zealand. Over 350 delegates from all major sawmilling companies in...0
The WoodTECH technology series has provided a unique independent platform for Australasian companies to evaluate the very latest wood scanning, sawmilling equipment and mill maintenance tools from around the globe. What’s bei...0