This week Canfor corporation announced that they will acquire 70% of the stake in Swedens largest private owned sawmill company Vida AB. Forestry.com paid a visit at one of Vidas samwills in Sweden last year. Here […]
This summer we had a chance to visit a demo of SP latest harvesting head – the SP 661LF. It was mounted at a Rottne H21D wheeled harvester which has power enough to produce in rough spruce logging. The SP 661LF […]
The summer 2018 is already now marked as a historical warm and dry summer as well in Sweden as in many other countries in Europe. July has never been as hot as this year since collection of Swedish weather data […]
Torbjörn Johnsen wrote a new post, A Visit to the Valtra Factory in Suolahti, Finland 6 months ago
Forestry.com has recently visited the Valtra factory in Finland. We spent almost a week touring around in the country. The purpose was to check out some of the abundance of forestry machinery and technology that […]
There’s a small village just west of Umeå in northern Sweden, which might very well be the densest area of forest technology in the world. I’m referring to the town of Vindeln, where companies such as Vimek and […]
Forestry.com has previously presented statistics from the Swedish forwarder market. Now, we have also gotten hold of registration statistics from the Finnish forest machinery market, and it’s a highly in […]
Last year, Fredrik and I were touring the northern parts of Sweden and took the opportunity to go to Malå to visit the company Hultdins. They are one of many examples of Swedish export companies with an […]
The Swedish forest machinery manufacturer Gremo has now begun to build their new harvester. The aim is to build a faster and stronger harvester for thinning projects without increasing weight or width. The new […]
Torbjörn Johnsen wrote a new post, Searching for a 50 meter spruce in Sweden – Part 1 9 months ago
As you might know, Sweden is located at very Northern latitudes but thank’s to the Golf stream its possible to grow both trees and agriculture crops. Normally, tree heights and sizes are not huge as in western US […]
Hi Davefollmers, Nice to see you here at forestry.com!
Can you give us some more info about how you will use your ATV? What kind of needs? Is it for forest issues? Just to transport yourself and equipment or to transport wood with a trailer? Or any other kind of use?
Forestry.com went to the woods to see a Vimek small machine team in thinning. We met forest contractor Wiströms Gallringsuppdrag earlier this winter to see what the process is like when thinning with and stand […]
The Swedish forwarder market is the most important for CTL-manufacturers as it’s the largest market of all for forwarders and harvesters. Last year this market showed great strength. The sales where up with 10 […]
Many of the articles here at Forestry.com are about professional forest machinery with the latest technology. Among the Scandinavian forest owners, however, by far the most common forestry “machine” is a regular […]
Can a compact tractor be an alternative to an ATV in the forest? Really small tractors are common in many countries but have been a rare sight in Scandinavia. In the extent that they exist they typically wor […]
Logset’s new giant hybrid-electric harvester, the Logset 12H GTE Hybrid, is now reaching the market. They are now sold in Finland, France and other European countries. In Sweden the first hybrid harvester was d […]
Is a battery chain saw like Husqvarna 536 LiXP just a toy? Or a working tool with capacity for professional use? Forestry.com tried it out and put a new Husqvarna battery chain saw through it’s paces in full day […]
Great to see you here Josh! I’m looking forward to share your experience of American small scale forestry and firewood production. I hope you can bring some pictures and please, feel free to post some links to your videos at YT here.
As far as it looks today, the Polish state forest seems to be convinced that they will handle the situation with their normal logging resources. But keep an eye on this site. We will keep you up to date with the further development/tbj
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