Wood and lumber

A traditional industry embracing future technologies

Challenges

TURN YOUR BIGGEST HEADACHES INTO OPPORTUNITIES

Your operation faces major hurdles as you try to meet demand and service expectations while protecting your bottom line.

Load variation

Loose logs, raw and finished wood products vary significantly in type, shape, size and weight presenting particular handling challenges.

Handling load variety with minimum risk of damage.

  • Power pile slope carriage offer increased tilting capability of +/-4o
  • Simultaneous fork positioning to help stabilise loose loads.
  • Levelling forks offer a height adjustment of +/-100mm.

A wide range of attachments help combat rough terrain and stability issues. A capable truck with the right configuration and correct front-end attachment is the solution.

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Sustainability

Alternative fuel solutions are being driven by customer demand to support environment and sustainability.

Desire for greater sustainability.

  • Increased emphasis on emission reduction and green initiatives
  • Reliable, affordable and clean energy access is a key to achieving ambitious CO2 emission cuts
  • Two main technological pathways for CO2 reduction; smart usage of CO2 and direct CO2 avoidance

Increased usage of more capable electric trucks and alternative power solutions reduces environmental impact.

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Solutions

TAKE CONTROL WITH GAME CHANGING SOLUTIONS

Embracing new technologies across the entire wood industry lifecycle.

Proven Approaches

PROVEN APPROACHES TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY.

Innovations to help reduce downtime and improve safety - ultimately lowering your operating costs.

FORKLIFTS PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN PLANING OPERATIONS AT MM-WOOD IN FINLAND.

MM-Wood focuses on planing and strength grading sawn timber as a contractual partner of Hartman Iron Ltd and JPJ-Wood Oy which is situated adjacent to the planing mill.

Wood Wholesaler Holz-Tusche Depends on Cost-Effective Hyster® Trucks

For more than 30 years, wood wholesaler Holz Tusche has been using Hyster® forklift trucks. Not only because purchasing and maintaining the trucks is cost-effective, but also due to the trucks’ robustness and durability.

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