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Solutions for sawmills worldwide

Heinola Sawmill Machinery specialises in advanced sawmill technology, and offers a diverse array of machinery that can be supplied as individual units, integrated lines, or complete plants.
Heinola Sawmill Machinery Inc.

The history of Heinola Sawmill Machinery can be traced back to the end of the nineteenth century, when A. Ahlström Corporation began producing saw machinery and chippers. Since then, the company has steadily expanded its product range and today enjoys an enviable reputation in the industry, shipping machinery to customers on all five continents.

Thanks to its range of sawing and board edging solutions, lumber handling systems, chippers, and automation and electrical systems, Heinola Sawmill Machinery can offer complete turnkey deliveries, covering engineering, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning.

Strong in all key areas

Drawing on its long traditions and ongoing development work, Heinola Sawmill Machinery offers a comprehensive range of machinery for sawing and board edging, including conveyers and in- and outfeed systems. All machinery features robust construction and the capability to produce maximum yields of dimensionally accurate timber.

HEINOLA bandmills are equipped with a patented damping system for high line speeds and excellent dimensional accuracy.

Lumber handling is a particular strength. The company’s green sorting systems can be closely adapted to customers’ specific requirements, providing sorting into traditional vertical bins or horizontal trays; while stick stacking systems can handle up to 200 items a minute.

Similar strengths are also a feature of HEINOLA dry lumber sorting and packaging systems, which feature extensive customisation potential in areas such as automatic bundling, scanning, and stepless cut-offs. Again, all at industry-leading line speeds.

Heinola Sawmill Machinery is one of Europe’s leading chipper suppliers, with a product range that encompasses stationary and mobile drum and disc chippers, ideal for the pulp and energy industries.

Heinola Sawmill Machinery also has more than 20 years of experience supplying demanding, real time-based automation systems offering the latest in flexibility, availability, and performance.

True added value

Superior customer service – whether in terms of maintenance and spare parts or modernisation projects – is very much part of the package, and helps ensure that customers avoid unnecessary downtime and benefit from maximum productivity.

Heinola Sawmill Machinery is already the market leader in Finland and Russia, and handles between three to five major projects annually, delivering a complete plant virtually every year. Typical of the company’s ongoing growth is a recent contract to supply new sawline technology to one of Japan’s largest sawmills in 2008.

HEINOLA profiling units can optimise boards on each cant or square.
> Kari Kiiskinen
(Published in HighTech Finland 2008)