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  • Press details - Global - Komatsu Forest
    at a number of different companies include CEO quality manager production manager and technical manager Sandberg Jakobsson has more than 20 years of forestry experience Her previous positions have included forestry worker and forestry engineer with tasks such as timber acquisition and harvest planning Sandberg Jakobsson has also conducted a number of project assignments within Norra Skogsägarna In recent years she has worked with group quality assurance and environmental management within both the forestry and industrial segments of Norra Skogsägarna Our competencies are complementary says Lindgren Their main task at the QA Department will be to act as a coordinating supportive and driving unit within the Komatsu Forest Group as regards quality assurance They will highlight quality assurance costs and shortcomings in continual improvement work chiefly founded on customer feedback At Komatsu Forest quality assurance is an ongoing process wherein all units work toward a common goal to always manufacture products that are safe innovative and of high quality In order to realize this ambition each development and production phase includes follow up meetings to evaluate and analyze the product and any measures taken In this way the company can offer products that meet customers stringent demands on quality and

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  • Press details - Global - Komatsu Forest
    the communities of Duki and Berezovij in the Khabarovsk region of north eastern Russia Lesorub 2006 is organized and financed by the companies Business Marketing Sredneamgunskij LPH and ZAO Flora under the supervision of the Ministry of Forestry in the Khabarovsk region of north eastern Russia Operators from eight companies competed as both individuals and corporate representatives using machines from Valmet John Deere Catepillar and HSM The competition was a great success for the company 000 Duki which with its Valmet machines not only won the team event but also three of the other four classes reports Jari Alahuhtala head of Komatsu Forest s operations in Russia 000 Duki is one of the leading forestry machine contractors in the Khabarovsk region and its development took a large step forward when it became the first company in the region to invest in new Valmet machines Since then the company has increased its harvesting capacity and even successfully established its own sawmill says Jari The competitors included handcutters with chainsaws forwarder operators and harvester operators all from the Khabarovsk region The first day s events took place in the forest and comprised felling with chainsaws and harvesters respectively in both cases with

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  • Press details - Global - Komatsu Forest
    comes to Komatsu Forest with extensive experience of machine construction from both technical and market perspectives and is an expert in product planning and product development which are of great importance to Komatsu Forest s future development I have much respect for the work Komatsu Forest has achieved in terms of quality assurance and product development and we will continue along these established lines in the future he says We will continue to focus on the needs of our customers both old and new Komatsu Forest already has a strong position in the growing global forestry machine market a market that dictates very special conditions It s interesting to be able to complete the strategic work Komatsu Forest is halfway through implementing and I m convinced we will become an even bigger market player in the future says Miyake This is why I think it s important that we continue to be an independent company within the global Komatsu Group Toshio Miyake took over from Hideki Yamada who has been appointed Head of Marketing of Komatsu s new company Komatsu Utility a rapidly growing business for smaller construction machines The change of CEO is a direct result of the Komatsu

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  • Press details - Global - Komatsu Forest
    Finland The new center will cover 32 000 square feet 3 000 square meters and is strategically located in Pirkkala just outside Tampere The idea is to create a hub for all Komatsu Forest operations in Finland and the Baltic States says Tore Waara CEO of Komatsu Forest Oy Of the many available alternatives we chose Pirkkala because it s close to customers the airport major highways and universities and colleges The new center provides a central meeting point with a wide offering for customers and other interested parties Some 20 000 square feet 2 000 square meters of the new center will be dedicated to sales of both new and used forest machines service and spare part sales It will also house new offices for marketing and administration A roofed area of 4 300 square feet 400 square meters adjacent to the new building will be used to display machines To start with the new forest machine center will be able to service an estimated 300 machines a year with a maximum capacity of 500 machines a year Waara explains Komatsu Forest Oy is Komatsu Forest s Finnish subsidiary The company markets and sells Valmet forest machines in Finland

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  • News archive - Australia - Komatsu Forest
    2008 2007 2006 2005 27 03 2007 Jari Alahuhtala heads Komatsu Forest s Russian venture 19 03 2007 New Sales and Marketing Head at Komatsu Forest 6 03 2007 New MD for Komatsu Forest s German sales company 31 01 2007 Komatsu Forest receives major orders to Brazil forestry 25 01 2007 New feed roller motors for Valmet 370 2 Page 1 2 Here you easily find all our published

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  • Press details - Global - Komatsu Forest
    which means all Valmet forwarders have new engines that surpass the stricter environmental requirements introduced by the EU The new diesel engine greatly reduces hydrocarbon and nitric oxide emissions while providing improved engine characteristics such as increased torque and faster engine response With Tier 3 classed engines in all our forwarders we are at the forefront in terms of both environmental and machine performance says Tobias Ettemo product manager for forwarders at Komatsu Forest Meeting the Tier 3 engine requirements primarily demands improved fuel injection The engines are fitted with common rail fuel injection technology which provides more accurate electronic fuel injection and more effective combustion Moreover fuel injection pressure is increased and oil consumption decreased with tighter piston rings that allow for cylinder liners The new engine further increases torque by 50 Nm to a full 705 Nm at 1 500 RPM The increased torque even reduces fuel consumption as the engine need not work as hard under the same loads Emission control is better than ever and this is not only good for the environment but also good for your bank balance Facts Tier 3 Tier 3 places strict requirements on hydrocarbon and nitric oxide emissions The previous

    Original URL path: http://www.komatsuforest.com.au/default.aspx?id=1848&newsid=14401 (2016-02-17)
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  • Press details - Global - Komatsu Forest
    1 becoming more productive and easier to service in the process All Valmet harvesting heads are based on basic designs that have been repeatedly modified and refined over the years in line with customer feedback The Valmet 350 adheres to this principle and has become well established in all markets This head has however proven most popular in Scandinavia much due to the optimal relation between strength and low weight One of the most important improvements is the redesigned frame which makes the head even more robust with modifications to critical design elements The tilt stops are considerably improved to provide longer service life The chain oil tank has been reinforced The length measurement unit based on a measuring wheel with a sensor bearing that automatically engages when the feed starts has been made more stable with a new measuring wheel and a new measuring wheel arm This redesigned component is also easier to service The three feed rollers are driven by four powerful feed motors with considerably stronger feed motor shelves For its size the Valmet 350 1 has a powerful cutting unit for fast felling and crack free cross cutting An important upgraded detail is the seal for

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  • Press details - Global - Komatsu Forest
    890 have already been upgraded to the 840 3 the 860 3 and the 890 3 respectively Now it is the turn of the Valmet 830 to become the Valmet 830 3 The most noticeable improvements however can be seen in the cab Here our technicians and designers have succeeded in increasing the internal space without altering the external dimensions such as by making the trim panels more compact with lower profiles and integrating them with the sunblinds The Valmet 830 3 has been made easier for the operator to maneuver with refined steering and control system keypad layouts requiring fewer operator hand movements making menu navigation faster Additionally production statistics can now be presented in both weights and volumes The idea is to get the machine to do the work rather than the person sitting in the cab says Tobias Ettemo product manager for forwarders at Komatsu Forest In order to increase the machine s capacity the crane which was already effective has been made even more so with an upgraded crane valve This has increased lifting torque from 67 to 74 kNm with the machine s chassis strengthened to handle the increased load The diesel engine which is

    Original URL path: http://www.komatsuforest.com.au/default.aspx?id=1848&newsid=14399 (2016-02-17)
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