Agriculture

UK Farmer Uses LT20 Sawmill to Boost Profits

For the last decade, Henry Brown from the North Yorkshire Moors has successfully diversified and made Grange Farm more profitable by adding holiday cottages and timber sales to his offer, making a rural hill farm viable for his growing family.

The Finnish Contribution to the Success of Woodworking Products

The success story of Wood-Mizer begins with two genius engineers who decided to share their innovative idea of a portable sawmill with the world. They found a clever way of converting logs into timber cheaply and efficiently so that construction from wood could become more accessible to everyone. More than 100,000 people have trusted this machine and successfully built their businesses or hobbies around sawmilling.

Farming & Sawmilling in the Swiss Alps

In order to interview Mr. Hutter for the article and video, we packed all our video gear onto the train and began the ascent of Mount Rigi. Known as a ‘cogwheel’ train, the train rests on tracks like any other, but has an additional gear that attached to a cogged track between the two smooth ones. The gear locks into this cogged track, pulling the train up the unusually steep mountainside railway to the summit of Mount Rigi.

LT40 Enables Pallet Production for Italian Fertilizer Company

Whether by intuition or simply as a direct reaction to recent economic difficulties, a fertilizer company nestled in the foothills of the central Italian countryside is demonstrating the importance of making the right investments to take advantage of opportunities and solve problems.

Farmers Find Profits in Processing English Oak

The WM1000, which can cut logs up to 1.7m diameter in the centre, was originally designed to meet demand for a cost-effective machine to saw tropical hardwood logs in Asia and Africa, but at Copford Farm Sawmill in Sussex it is proving its worth cutting large diameter oak prized for top grade joinery as well as quarter-sawn material for furniture.