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AE Gibson partners with Sawquip

AE Gibson & Sons Pty Ltd has been appointed regional Australia and New Zealand partner for Canadian company Cardinal Sawquip. Source: Timberbiz

Sawquip International (a division of Cardinal Corporation) was founded in 1988 to provide quality sawmill equipment for the primary and secondary breakdown of softwood and hardwood logs into timber and is especially recognised for high volume processing of small logs.

Since its arrival on the market, Sawquip has successfully provided sawmill equipment to highly regarded sawmills in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia and Oceania. With its offices and plant located in Lanoraie, Quebec, Canada.

Cardinal Group specialises in the design, manufacturing and distribution of equipment used in the sawmill, forestry, recycling, mineral exploration, and mining industries.

“We are very pleased to partner with AE Gibson in the Oceania region to provide sawmill equipment systems and solutions to the timber industry,” Cardinal Sawquip Group President Mr Pascal Labranche said.

“Their extensive experience and network in the region, along with their abilities to design, engineer and support high tech machinery, provides great synergies with the Sawquip business, and allows customers in the region to enjoy the very best solutions for their sawmilling needs.”

AE Gibson & Sons Pty Ltd was founded in 1896 and is a fifth-generation family owned Australian business located in the Mid North Coast NSW region, with offices in Kendall, Coffs Harbour, Melbourne and Sydney.

AE Gibson designs and manufactures leading technology for sawmilling equipment and automated systems, including advance sensing and robotics.

“We are very excited to be partnering with Cardinal Sawquip to bring world leading high speed small log processing solutions and experience to Industry in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands,” AE Gibson & Sons general manager Curtis Gibson said.

The combination of AE Gibson and Son’s local Australian-based machinery design, manufacturing and timber industry experience, coupled with the Sawquip machinery for high volume and small log processing applications, provides the Australian and New Zealand Timber industry with the latest technology to improve production volume, efficiency, and yield.