- Neiman Begins Upgrade Program At Gilchrist
Neiman Enterprises is upgrading operations as it restarts the Gilchrist Forest Products sawmill in Gilchrist, Ore. that Neiman acquired from Interfor last September.
The sawmill is replacing a dated Inovec Dynavision M6 scanner with a new USNR trimmer optimizer and scan frame fitted with a BioLuma 2900L scanning system, as well as a new USNR optimization system for an existing end dog carriage system, providing full 3D imaged solutions. To complete this round of capital expenditure, the mill will also install a new USNR Stick-N-Fork Stacker system.
- Biewer Orders Two Cranes From Fulghum
Fulghum Industries has received an order from Biewer Lumber for two 170 ft. 25 ton log cranes for Biewer’s recently announced new greenfield SYP sawmill site in Winona, Miss. This is the second time Biewer has made the decision to go with a 170 ft. Fulghum crane, as the company has been operating one for over a year at its Newton, Miss. sawmill site. The Winona mill is scheduled to be operational by early 2022.
The Z-Trak2 family ushers in a new era of 5GigE 3D profile sensors for high-speed, in-line real-time lumber measurement and inspection. Offering 2,000 points per profile, all Z-Trak2 models are factory calibrated and offered with either blue or red eye safe lasers to suit various surface properties and operating environments. All sensors are housed in IP67 enclosures for harsh environments and come bundled with Teledyne’s Sherlock 8 —a point-and-click, rapid application development software package…
Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing July 2022 – Do you want to get confused? Let’s go to Diboll, Texas. Here you’ll find the Georgia-Pacific sawmill, which is our cover story this issue as written by Senior Editor Jessica Johnson…
Officials with D.R. Johnson Lumber report the company’s Prairie City, Ore. sawmill was back up and running the second week in July. Prairie Wood Products, a division of D.R. Johnson Lumber Co., had been idled since 2009 due to economic downturn pressures…
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