After an accident in the forest, Tommy Karlsson had the time to create something that would reduce the risk of future accidents: a hydraulic processor for tractors. Now known as Hypro, the product is available in 32 countries.
During Elmia Wood’s participation in the German exhibition KWF Expo in Roding, Bavaria there was a competition where potential exhibitors could win a stand at Elmia Wood 2017. Some thirty companies competed against each other and the Hungarian company MUMGÉP KFT eventually scooped the prize.
The Swedish market for forest machines is shrinking. That’s the conclusion of a review of the past six years’ registrations of forwarders. The average reduction is 16 percent.
Lars Lameksson introduced hydraulic pendulum arms, which made automatic levelling possible in harvesters. Hear the innovator himself describe the development and this invention, which saw the light of day in 1986.
Ingmar Sandahl presented the single-grip harvester head at Elmia Wodd in the 80-ties. A technology with great impact on today's harvesting. Still, he has many ideas about how to improve the technology. Watch the film to hear his story!
Over the years many innovations have seen their first light of day at Elmia Wood. Contractors and forest owners are creative problem solvers. Many succeed with their developments and improvements and then the new products often have world premier at Elmia Wood.
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