panel processing

SCM Group’s year-end sales reach $635 million

Modular cells and industrial systems, other product innovations are growth leaders. SCM Group is reporting sales growth in 2016 over 2015, with estimated revenue of nearly $635 million, along with innovations in the fields of human resources, production and global presence.

What’s new in panel processing: panel sizing & edgebanding trends

Considered the “future of productivity,” Industry 4.0 has already had a significant impact on woodworking processes, including the panel processing arena.Improving communication has been key to its development. “Industry 4.0 requires connectivity between the machine and the data exchange source, i.e., network,” noted Peter Tuenker, managing director at IMA-Schelling America.

SCM Group brings lean to larger audience

SCM Group is helping bring the lean manufacturing message to its customers. Jim Lewis and Brad Cairns of the Center for Lean Learning spoke at an SCM Group event recently on lean thinking’s effect on improving productivity with and without automation and technology.

Panel processing in the 21st century

Panel processing and the integration of machines and technology were discussed in a recent webcast. Broadcast recently, “Panel Processing in the 21st Century,” addresses a number of developments including panel sizing, edgebanding, material handling systems and software.