Scm Group Debuts 'Save Energy' Program at LIGNA 2013

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 05/15/2013 9:29AM


John Park, general manager of Scm Group North America, discusses the company's new "Save Energy" program introduced at LIGNA 2013. The program includes an "Eco" button on every one of Scm's new machines that allows an operator to manually activate an energy-saving "rest" phase when the machine is not in operation.


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Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at or follow him on Google+.

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