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LOGGING • BIOMASS CONTENTS 28 New to market ! 6  JOHN DEERE TO SHOWCASE AT 6 FINNMETKO THE MARKET’S SMARTEST TOOL FOR LOGGING PLANNING AND MONITORING SHREDDERS & GRINDERS: The application of shredding and grinding technology to waste materials is delivering welcome additional revenue streams 42 45 56  56 PURPOSE-BUILT FORESTRY MACHINES  There is little room for vulnerability when using purpose-built forestry machines  42 OPERATION FOCUS - VERMEER 45 SKIDDERS How a Portuguese company uses three pellet brands, for complete control of the pellet process The need for capacity improvements has been shuffled onwards and upwards but it is the competitive environment for drivers that is driving improvements to the latest crop of skidder ranges AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2018 REGULAR FEATURES 6 Logging News 72 Advertising Index LUMBER PROCESSING CONTENTS COVER: USNR Edger Systems LOGGING • SAW USNR manufactures edger systems for any application. High-performance transverse and lineal infeed systems offer fast and accurate positioning with reliable operation. Consistent board singulation, aggressive grip on wane- down boards, closely integrated chains, guides, and rolls, and air-cushioned hydraulic cylinders, create a smooth, consistent operation that minimizes wane-crush and hands-on operator intervention while insuring accurate pre- positioning. Advanced optimization capabilities include dimension and random width solutions with trim save options. Software parameters are configurable for multiple saws and chipper combinations, chip limit controls, value, and volume optimization. You can accurately simulate grading rules with parameters for cosmetic evaluation, equivalent wane rules, as well as sophisticated compound wane rules. MILLING • EWP S • BIOMASS AUGUST / SEPTE MBER 2018 JOHN DEERE LAUNCH TimberMatic TM Maps & TimberManage TM r HewSaw Small log sawline generates extra profit SHREDDERS & GRINDERS 2018 EASY RIDERS Skidder revie w 2018 FORE STRY MACHINE S GET TOUGH VERMEER Operation Focus Portugal OPERATION FOCUS NZ USNR upgrades Tenon sawm ill www.usnr.com International Forest Industries | AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2018 1