11TH CONGRESS OF THE SAWMILL INDUSTRY OF SOUTHEAST EUROPE
September 25, 2020, Slavonski Brod, Croatia

Great Response from the Participants! The Congress Moves to the Concert Hall I.B. Mazuranic

Due to the great response of the participants, the program of the 8th Congress will be held in the concert hall “I.B. Mazuranic”(Trg Stjepana Miletica 12) instead of the previously announced high school “Matija Antun Reljković”. In the grand congress hall, representatives...

The Most Important EU Sectoral Lobbying Organizations to Attend the Congress

A large number of international sectoral organizations, as well as associations from the EU and partner countries that actively support the 8th Congress of the Sawmill Industry, have already announced their participation. Thanks to the intensive activities of the Croatian Wood Cluster in Brussels...

Strong Support from Institutions! Croatian Forests Partner of the Congress

The invitation to the 8th Congress of the SEE Sawmill Industry was sent also to the Office of the Croatian Prime Minister and other competent ministries and bodies from Croatia and the countries of the region. The Minister of State Property, Mr. Goran Maric, Ph. D., and the high representatives of...

Pre-congress Activities: Study Visit to Slavonia (27.09.)

The rich content of the Congress this year will be complemented by a study visit the day before the Congress (Wednesday, 27th September), whereby interested participants will be able to visit some of the best examples of companies in the sawmill industry, including biomass plants and other...

A Great Response from Slovenian Sawmills!

One of the partners of the Congress is also the recently founded Slovenian Association Zavod SLOLES, which brings together Slovenian sawmill plants and sawn timber traders. The leaders of the Association together with representatives of thirty sawmills confirmed their arrival and participation in...

Congress Traditionally Attractive to the Technology Vendors

Technological themes on high efficiency and cost-effective solutions, the advantages of implementation of innovations, the use of modern techniques of drying and grinding solutions, and the construction of cogeneration will be presented by many famous companies like EWD, Weinig, Söderhamn...

Over 200 participants in Slavonski Brod! A record number of sawmills from the SE Region.

The 7th Congress of the Sawmill Industry of Southeast Europe took place in the Eastern Croatian town of Slavonski Brod on Wednesday, bringing together over 200 representatives of the sawmill industry, forest managers, timber traders, equipment suppliers and public administration officials from...

Great Preparations for the 7th Congress of the Sawmill Industry. Expected More Than 200 Sawmills!

At the 7th Congress of the Sawmill Industry, which will be held on the 9th of November (Wednesday), over 200 participants is expected. The important participants are sawmills from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Italy, Romania, Finland, Hungary and France. The...

Mühlböck  Presents Innovative Drying Technologies at the Congress in Slavonski Brod!

Among the leading European suppliers of sawmill technology, which will for the 7th time be gathered in Slavonski Brod (Croatia) is the Austrian company Mühlböck. This is one of the market leaders in Europe with the respective reference list, that includes more than 10,000 installed wood drying...

The Congress will have Environmental and CO2 Topics

The environmental issues are becoming increasingly important in the field of forestry and wood processing and very prominent in the new European environmental policy. Timber industry and forestry represent the standpoint of economic sustainability and the reduction of pollution and CO2 emissions....

Energy from Wood Became Important for Sawmills! Production of Pellets in Balkan Countries are More o...

The cogeneration plants are very common foreign investment in all countries of the region but but potential of energy production from wood it is not used enough. Production of wood pellets is increasing, although there is a shortage of raw materials, due a great interest of buyers for wooden chips...

New Investments in the Croatian Mills! Sherif Group Increased Drying Capacity up to 5,200 M3

The Congress will once again be attended by the Sherif Company, renowned Croatian wood retailer. Sherif installed 16 new drying chambers in their production facility in Glina, so they now have a total of 45 chambers with a gross capacity of 5,200 m3. The annual drying capacity is up to 35,000 m3 of...

MS & WOOD Seeking Regional Partners and Materials and Elements Suppliers!

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s furniture manufacturer MS & WOOD recently achieved remarkable results at the regional and European market. In the first 150 days of the year, the company’s revenue has increased by 522 percent, and more than 90 percent of total production is exported....

World Leader in Sawmill Technology EWD and Möhringer Present Numerous Innovation

Established German manufacturers of technologies for primary wood processing, the company EWD and Möhringer, prepare extensive presentations of their innovations that will be presented to participants of the 6th Congress of the Sawmill Industry of SEE. Taking into account the dominance of...

Presence of Biggest Sawmills: Cugmajster, Vektra Jakic, EPH, Cedar, Sherif, Spacva, etc.

Their arrival at the Congress announced large wood processors in SEE, of which Slovenian Cugmajster, Montenegrin Vektra Austrian EPH (European Hardwood Production) come for the first time, while local companies with leading sawmill capacites come already traditionally. The experience of leading...