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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

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