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Komatsu acquires Swedish Oryx Simulations
18/04/2018 - 10:49 AM
Komatsu Forest acquired Oryx Simulations, based in Umeå, Sweden. Komatsu Forest and Oryx Simulation share a long history. During the 1990s a project was started by Komatsu Forest and Umeå University that was the starting point for Oryx Simulations
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Weinig-Luxscan provides automated strength grading with certificate
17/04/2018 - 06:00 AM
Optimization of glulam production with a new scanner line
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Homag Group sets up a Smart Factory for furniture production
16/04/2018 - 12:06 PM
Homag continues to grow with system solutions and booked a major order worth more than EUR 60 million in the first quarter of 2018
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DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR: European flooring producers seek for market opportunities in China
16/04/2018 - 11:16 AM
At this year's 20th DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, which took place from 20 to 22 March, 1,500 of international and local exhibitors of around 40 countries gathered in the 150,000 m2 exhibition hall, and attracted the attention of tens of thousand visitors. Around 21% of the exhibiting space was occupied by international brands, a sign that Domotex Asia is increasing its internationality.
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Charles Ingram Lumber to increase lumber production in South Carolina

26/03/2018 - 10:03 AM

Charles Ingram Lumber is expanding its existing operations with USD 33 million of capital investment in a new dry kiln at its production site in Effingham, South Carolina, USA.

According to the announcement, the new dry kiln will enable the company to dry an estimated 70 million board feet of lumber.

Furman Brodie, Charles Ingram Lumber Co. Vice President, commented: “Charles Ingram Lumber is excited to be growing our business, at home, in Florence County. This expansion will allow us to better meet the needs of our customers. The support offered by our local and state government has been beneficial in making this expansion possible. This local, family-owned business is striving to be a leader in our industry while protecting our greatest asset, which is our dedicated employees. In the future, we will face many challenges, and our ability to grow our business at this critical time will position us for future growth.”

The company will also begin construction on a new manufacturing line which, over the next several years, will provide a significant amount of the required additional production.

About Charles Ingram Lumber:

The company is a family owned sawmill located in Effingham, South Carolina. It owns timberland where the company grow trees for pulpwood and saw timber. Charles Ingram Lumber also owns and operates a lumber mill which can now produce approximately 120 million board feet of Southern Yellow Pine annually.



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