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May 2, 2019

Simonds International 095 automated bench

At last week’s BC Saw Filers Association convention, Simonds International displayed its 095 AB automated bench. Dave Purinton, vice-president of marketing for Simonds, outlines the features of the 095 AB.

Automated pitch removal with Supersaul Chemmex

Supersual Chemmex’s Samuel Scheideman showcased the Automated Pitch Prevention System at the BC Saw Filers convention and showed how it automatically introduces a solution to critical areas to remove the pitch and keep the equipment pitch free.

Sawmill enclosures built with filers in mind

Corbilt and Wrangler Engineering featured its fugitive dust containment systems at the BC Saw Filers Association trade show last week. The systems control the sawdust while allowing filers and maintenance staff to perform their work easily and effectively.
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Josh Penner

There and back again: A sawfiler’s journey

In May last year, Josh Penner decided to take a break from sawfiling. But after switching to the coal industry and experiencing the sales side of the forestry sector, Penner found he missed the filing room. » Read more...

Saw Filing 101 profile: Weyerhaeuser Drayton Valley

Filer and seasoned CFI columnist Trevor Shpeley is bringing readers inside saw filing shops in 2019. For his second profile, he gets to know Weyerhaeuser Drayton Valley in Drayton Valley, Alta. » Read more...

Breaking the glass ceiling of saw filing

“As a female breaking into the sawfiling trade, I often face odd looks of surprise when asked about my occupation. The fact is women are just as capable as men in all aspects of the trade,” writes Jaqualynn Gray, a sawfiler at a West Fraser sawmill in Georgia. » Read more...

Non-contact saw temperature monitoring with Precision Machinery

Precision Machinery’s president Josh Bergen outlines their non-contact, real-time saw temperature monitoring system, introduced to the market at the BC Saw Filers Association convention in Kamloops, B.C., last week. » Read more...
Supersaul Chemmex

Quebec Forest Industry Council AGM

May 14-16, 2019
Location: Quebec City, Que.
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