Now that the eight-wheeled Ecolog 688E harvester has made its world debut at Elmia Wood the E series is complete. Photo: Elmia AB At Elmia Wood Ecolog presented the new harvester that completes the new E series. It is the…
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:34

German wins Forwarder World Cup

The new forwarder world champion, Daniel Bergmann of Germany, is praised by his fellow countrymen. Photo: Elmia AB When the final of the Forwarder World Cup was decided at Elmia Wood on Friday, the battle was between Daniel Bergmann of…
For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Championships, the Swedish…
The trend that Södra is taking more consideration for the environmental impact of regeneration harvesting is continuing. This was revealed by the company’s Green Balance Sheet for 2016. The approval rate for regeneration harvest sites has increased from 72 to…
Cecil D’Antignac, recently-named Vice President of Long Reach Sales at Allied Systems Company, announced personnel changes and additions in a major sales reorganization. Streamlining the quoting and development process is a priority, D’Antignac explained. To that end, Lisa Turner has…
Södra has become even better at applying sound environmental consideration in connection with final harvesting. This was one of the findings of the company's Green Balance Sheet for 2015. The proportion of approved final harvesting sites has increased from 72…
UPM has finalised the logging operations on Ärjänsaari island, in Northern Finland. According to the original management plan UPM continues to develop the recreational services of the island by building new signposts, duckboards and campfire sites later this spring. UPM…
The Swedish market for forest machines is shrinking. That’s the conclusion of a review of the past six years’ registrations of forwarders. The average reduction is 16 percent. The manufacturers can see several reasons and the trend also applies to…
Oak Furniture Land customers cannot be sure of where the wood in the furniture they’re buying is coming from, due to a lack of publicly available information on sustainable sourcing. Since finding oak from the Russian Far East (an area…
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:17

John Deere closes Chinese plant

Operations have been indefinitely suspended at the John Deere plant near the Chinese port of Tianjin after huge explosions there last week killed more than 100 people and injured some of the company's 1,300 workers. The Moline, Illinois-based company did…
Expertise, new products and innovative strength – they’re all assembled in the same place as SkogsElmia opens its gates in the forest south of Jönköping from 4 to 6 June. World premieres at this year’s fair include a nimble hybrid…
Ponsse is coming to SkogsElmia with a forwarder that’s 50 percent new. It’s the company’s smallest model, the ten-tonne Gazelle. “It’s new ahead of the centre pivot,” says Eero Lukkarinen, Managing Director of Ponsse AB in Sweden. Gazelle shares one…
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