Category Archives: General

Why Most Forest Product Companies Misidentify Bottlenecks

80 percent of companies misidentify bottlenecks. The reason they do so is that they confuse where the bottleneck should be or appears to be as opposed to where it actually is—the bottleneck doesn’t always occur with a big, expensive machine.  “Oftentimes people will focus on the results and easily miss the root cause (of a bottleneck),” said Dane Floyd, […]

International Biomass Conference & Expo Panel Preview

  Increasing global demand for wood pellets has driven facilities to become bigger, handle more inbound material and log more up-time hours. For some operations within their plant, producers have kept pace with these increased demands while in others they have not and as a result have left profits on the table. This panel features […]

New Years resolution #2

I will STOP my dust leaks!!! SMART CONVEYORS SIMPLY WILL NOT LEAK DUST. Can be used for steep inclines. Twin chains in wear strips outside the material path Paddles do not touch the floor or walls. Shaft mount drives (no guards, belts or pinch points). Optional high temperature features Lowest horsepower requirements to move material. […]

New Years resolution #1

New Years resolution #1. “I will fix my storage, surge and feed bin problems” Smart bins are a quick and low cost solution for storing and feeding your material. We have refined the system down to a modular approach that allows you to scale the package to the size you need now AND to increase the capacity in the future.  Installation is […]

SMART chip or dust storage – in a weekend!

SMART Storage – Fast! Smart bins are a great solution for storing and feeding your material. We have now refined the system into a modular approach that allows you to scale the package to the size you need now AND to increase the capacity in the future.  Installation is a snap because everything is made ready before […]