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Test drive Komatsu at the fair!

Komatsu Forest is planning to present several new products at Elmia Wood. Exactly which ones will only be revealed at the fair. “We’re coming with a new machine, harvester head innovations and some new technical solutions,” says Annelie Persson, communications manager at Komatsu Forest.
23 May 2017

World premiere for a wheel loader with stereo steering

Liebherr of Germany is holding the world premiere of its new loader at Elmia Woods new section Load and Transport. Load and Transport focuses on logistics of raw materials from forest to industry.
19 May 2017

Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Championships, the Swedish Forwarder Championships and the Forwarder World Cup. There’s going to be a lot of action!” promises Karl-Magnus Hembjer.
16 May 2017

Reminder – Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair on 7–10 June

Elmia Wood has been the world’s leading forestry fair for many years. Decision makers from around the world come here to experience the latest technology in use. This time the fair will be bigger and broader than ever. Three new sections welcome visitors. The biggest of these is Load & Transport with its theme of forest roads, logistics and timber handling.
12 May 2017

The X-CUT – a global premiere from Husqvarna

For many people a chain will be the most important new product at Elmia Wood. Specifically, the newly developed X-CUT saw chain from Husqvarna. The Husqvarna X-CUT SP33G was presented last autumn in some markets, including Sweden. But everyone else will see it for the first time at the world’s largest forestry fair and Husqvarna is preparing for many questions.
09 May 2017

Brazil seeks innovations and international partnerships at Elmia Wood

Forestry is one of the most important industries in Brazil and trees there have a very high growth rate. But a changing climate including drought can lead to the reduced growth of such species as cultivated eucalyptus and pine.
30 March 2017

Press Invitation to Elmia Wood 7-10 June: Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair!

Elmia Wood has been the world’s leading forestry fair for many years. Decision makers from around the world come here to experience the latest technology in use. This time the fair will be bigger and broader than ever. We want to provide the best conditions for you as a journalist and wishes you warm welcome to accredit for Elmia Wood 2017. Please note the deadline date for accommodation service.
14 March 2017

New section at Elmia Wood: The time is right for using drones in forestry

At this year’s Elmia Wood on 7 to 10 June the unmanned aerial vehicles will have their own separate section called the Drone Zone. The fair is collaborating with UAS Forum Sweden, which arranges Sweden’s leading conference in the field, and which is assembling experts and suppliers for the fair.
16 February 2017

Three new sections at the world's biggest forestry fair

Four months before Elmia Wood opens, the organisers confirm it will be the world’s biggest forestry fair ever. “By January we’d already sold more stand space than at the previous Elmia Wood in 2013,” says Exhibition Manager Jakob Hirsmark.
13 February 2017

Premiere for MAN’s logging trucks at Elmia Wood’s new exhibition area

The German truck manufacturer MAN sees Europe’s forestry sector as an increasingly important market. That’s why the company is exhibiting at the world-leading forestry fair Elmia Wood 2017 in the new Load & Transport area, which brings together everything to do with logistics en route from the forest to the industrial consumers.
22 December 2016

New forestry machines in Elmia Classics

Elmia Classics, the e-museum for old forestry machines and associated products, has been updated with new machines. The museum has now gained both older and newer machines made in both the Nordic region and further afield.
07 November 2016

Hypro found markets in 32 countries via Elmia Wood

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.
07 September 2016

Forestry giant prepares to expand even more

The world’s largest forestry fair continues to raise the bar for international forestry fairs. A year from now it will finally be time again for Elmia Wood. This global trade fair is creating even more space than before to present all the innovations for the entire logistics chain from seedling to industry.
07 June 2016
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