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WoodTECH 2017

Forestry Industry Engineering Assocation’s (FIEA) WoodTECH Melbourne and Rotorua 2017 events will attract scanning and sawing technology leaders, innovators and practitioners from around the world. Source: Timberbiz

More than 350 delegates from major sawmilling companies in the region in addition to leading technology providers from throughout Australasia, North America and Europe converged on Melbourne, Australia and Rotorua, New Zealand two years ago for this event.

Armin von Grebmer

This year Armin von Grebmer, CSO Microtec, will give a presentation at both WoodTECH venues with the title – “Yield optimization: Volume vs. Quality. Case studies – improving lumber recoveries – from log breakdown to rip and cross cut optimization.”

This scientific presentation will contain data from real installations and best practice solutions for sawmills and planer mills.

This event will showcase the very latest in wood scanning, sawmilling and mill optimization technologies best suited to local sawmilling companies as well as providing a series of practical workshops for production and operational staff on how to extract the best performance out of their existing sawing operations.

Mircrotec supplies solutions for sawmills, planer mills and secondary wood processing industries using custom designed mechanical, electrical and automation solutions.

WoodTECH Melbourne is on 20-21 September, WoodTECH Rotorua is on 26-27 September. More information is at