Sustainable materials are becoming increasingly popular in housebuilding and heating. As this industry grows, with new technology enabling the modernisation of customers' facilities, Edwards’ material handling expertise is finding applications in new installations and capability upgrades.

Market sectors:

  • Timber processors and saw mills
  • Wood-based structural product manufacturers
  • Biomass energy plants

Key areas of expertise:

  • Product handling, including intake systems, walking floors, ash conveyors and by-product handling, belt conveyors, chain conveyors, ducting and elevators
  • Processing-plant maintenance and upgrades including bespoke structures, equipment and ducting design and installation
  • Biomass handling systems and servicing

Example projects:

  • For a floor-board manufacturer, Edwards installed an automated feed and stacking system into the moulding process
  • For Norbord in Cowie, Edwards has performed a number of shutdown related upgrades (see our case study)

 

See our case studies