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Komatsu C124 - refined head with four feed rollers
28 June, 2017
Komatsu
We are proud to announce the Komatsu C124, an updated version of the C123 with a fourth driven feed roller as the headline feature. The C124 is, like its predecessor, a versatile harvesting head that offers maximum productivity, quality and reliability. read more
Ecolog’s new 688E full-size harvester completes the E series
15 June, 2017
Ecolog
At Elmia Wood Ecolog presented the new harvester that completes the new E series. It is the eight-wheel drive Ecolog 688E. The machine weighs 23 tonnes and is slightly smaller than the company's biggest harvester, the 590. read more
Terri for the first time on wheels
15 June, 2017
Terri
"Terri is the nimble forwarder for wet ground with poor bearing capacity," says Hans Johansson, head of sales at Terri. "It gets ahead without leaving ruts in the ground. We've noticed a demand for a Terri forwarder when conditions are a little better, on firmer ground. read more
Ponsse helps machines stay productive
15 June, 2017
Ponsse
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. read more
Gremo reinvents a much-missed class of forwarder
15 June, 2017
Gremo
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. read more
Many people tested the world’s first crane-tip control for harvesters
15 June, 2017
John Deere
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. read more
Husqvarna tempts with a new chain and updated knees
14 June, 2017
Husqvarna
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. read more
The world’s biggest harvester on eight wheels
14 June, 2017
Tigercat
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. read more
A world first for better harvesting heads
14 June, 2017
Hultdins
Hultdins served up a world first at Elmia Wood whose value was at first recognised by only a select group of people. It is a newly developed saw unit for harvesting heads. "Easier care and maintenance, more reliable operation and the ability to use two types of chain... read more
Palfinger launches its cranes for forest machines
14 June, 2017
Palfinger
Cranes from the German company Palfinger are a common sight on logging trucks. But at Elmia Wood they extended their reach into the forest in the form of a prototype specially developed for forwarders. Half the new crane - the boom - is already mounted on some of Rottne's forwarders. read more
Hydrostatic drive on the new Alstor
14 June, 2017
Alstor
For the first time Alstor's small, nimble forwarder comes equipped with hydrostatic transmission and lockable differentials front and back. This engine upgrade should produce a smooth and powerful drive even at low revs. The model is the 840 Pro and it made its debut at Elmia Wood. read more
Elmia AB: Ultrasound plus laser in new measuring instrument
14 June, 2017
Haglof
Haglöf Sweden develops and manufactures professional measuring systems for field use. In good time for Elmia Wood the company is now presenting its latest new product, the VL5 Vertex Laser: a complete field measuring device that combines measuring with ultrasound and laser. read more
Elmia AB: World premiere for a new harvester from Rottne
8 June, 2017
Elmia
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. read more
Bell and Kobelco forge southern African excavator alliance
6 June, 2017
Bell equipment
Bell Equipment has signed an agreement with global excavator specialist, Kobelco Construction Machinery Co. Ltd (Kobelco), for the exclusive distribution and support of the Kobelco range of excavators in the southern African region. According to Bell Equipment Group Marketing Director... read more
John Deere presents crane-tip control for harvesters
5 June, 2017
Elmia
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. read more
Bell / Liebherr change southern African excavator arrangement
1 June, 2017
Bell
Liebherr-Africa (Liebherr) and Bell Equipment (Bell) have mutually agreed to dissolve the Supply and Distribution Agreement, through which Bell Equipment sells Bell-branded, Liebherr-manufactured equipment in southern Africa. read more

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