News • Jun 09, 2017 11:14 BST
Ponsse came to Elmia Wood with its entire range of forest machines, several world firsts plus customers from around the world. “Two of three visitors to our stand come from countries other than Sweden,” says Urban Folkesson, After Sales Manager at Ponsse.
News • Jun 09, 2017 10:17 BST
Cranes from the Austrian company Palfinger Epsilon are a common sight on logging trucks. But at Elmia Wood the company extended its reach into the forest in the form of a prototype specially developed for forwarders.
News • Jun 08, 2017 13:58 BST
At Elmia Wood Husqvarna is presenting its new chainsaw chain, the X-Cut, developed and manufactured just a few dozen kilometres from the fairgrounds. The company is also offering many new clothing options, ranging from newly developed knees to a special collection for women.
News • Jun 08, 2017 13:42 BST
The world premieres are coming thick and fast at this year’s Elmia Wood. And more than one world record is being broken. Two days before the fair Tigercat unloaded the world’s biggest wheeled harvester at the Port of Gothenburg.
News • Jun 08, 2017 11:05 BST
Operating a harvester crane can require handling two or even three controls. At Elmia Wood John Deere had its world premiere for crane-tip control using only one joystick. The result is greater precision and less strain for the operator.
News • Jun 08, 2017 10:06 BST
Many older forest owners and contractors remember with regret a time when forwarders loaded their own weight. Gremo has almost reinvented that class of machine. At Elmia Wood the company presented a concept for a forwarder that weighs 10.5 tonnes and loads 8.5.
Press Releases • Jun 07, 2017 10:13 BST
Today is the opening day of the world’s largest forestry fair, Elmia Wood, in the forest south of Jönköping, Sweden. This year the fair is bigger and more comprehensive than ever, with more than 550 exhibitors from five continents. Almost 200 of them are exhibiting here for the first time.
Press Releases • Jun 05, 2017 09:35 BST
Rottne is having its world premiere at Elmia Wood for a totally new harvester – one so much in demand that it already has several orders before it’s even been unveiled. Called the H8D, the harvester has an innovative and newly developed powertrain. The result is lower fuel consumption and considerably less ground damage.
Press Releases • Jun 01, 2017 09:19 BST
John Deere is launching a longed-for global first at Elmia Wood. The company has now developed its crane-tip control for harvesters too. There will also be the opportunity to test operate several forest machines plus do tests on simulators at the John Deere stand. “Visitors can try out the new technology during the fair,” says Dieter Reinisch of John Deere.
Press Releases • May 23, 2017 06:53 BST
Komatsu Forest is planning to present several new products at Elmia Wood. Exactly which ones will only be revealed at the fair. “We’re coming with a new machine, harvester head innovations and some new technical solutions,” says Annelie Persson, communications manager at Komatsu Forest.
Press Releases • May 19, 2017 08:01 BST
Liebherr of Germany is holding the world premiere of its new loader at Elmia Woods new section Load and Transport. Load and Transport focuses on logistics of raw materials from forest to industry.
Press Releases • May 16, 2017 13:00 BST
For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Championships, the Swedish Forwarder Championships and the Forwarder World Cup. There’s going to be a lot of action!” promises Karl-Magnus Hembjer.
Press Releases • May 12, 2017 09:20 BST
Elmia Wood has been the world’s leading forestry fair for many years. Decision makers from around the world come here to experience the latest technology in use. This time the fair will be bigger and broader than ever. Three new sections welcome visitors. The biggest of these is Load & Transport with its theme of forest roads, logistics and timber handling.
Press Releases • May 09, 2017 13:55 BST
For many people a chain will be the most important new product at Elmia Wood. Specifically, the newly developed X-CUT saw chain from Husqvarna. The Husqvarna X-CUT SP33G was presented last autumn in some markets, including Sweden. But everyone else will see it for the first time at the world’s largest forestry fair and Husqvarna is preparing for many questions.
News • Apr 19, 2017 12:44 BST
Sweden is a highly developed industrial nation with a focus on modern high-tech manufacturing. In April a group of Swedish suppliers will show off their skills in a national pavilion at Industrial Supply, Hannover.
Press Releases • Mar 30, 2017 12:15 BST
Forestry is one of the most important industries in Brazil and trees there have a very high growth rate. But a changing climate including drought can lead to the reduced growth of such species as cultivated eucalyptus and pine.
Press Releases • Mar 16, 2017 09:36 GMT
The 2017 Elmia Garden Award for the garden product of the year has gone to Design Björn Lidbrandt for his planting ring made of concrete. The product offers an effective solution to protect trees and bushes when robot lawnmowers cut the grass. The ring also becomes a stylish feature in the garden.