Planing, finger-jointing, pressing …

Article by Günther Jauk (translated by Eva Guzely) | 18.09.2018 - 11:30

From the trade fair directly to the client: This Superles 1300 will be in use at Johann Pabst Holzindustrie © Günther Jauk

The centerpiece of Ledinek’s stand in Klagenfurt was a Superles 1300 planing machine. At the end of the fair, this exhibit with the type designation 12V-4F-S25 will be transported directly to Johann Pabst Holzindustrie in Zeltweg. The massive and flexible machine will give the newest member of the Pabst product range, i.e. “Pabst CLT” (1.25 meter wide CLT elements), the desired profile.

Cross-laminated timber was the theme at Ledinek’s stand. Apart from big CLT projects around the globe, the Slovenian company is continuously working to further develop its system components and to increase process safety. Ledinek representative Bernhard Fandl told visitors about the new developments in the section before the laying station, which will increase the system’s stability, and this will in turn have a considerable effect on overall performance.

For the entire range of glue-laminated timber

Other than successful CLT projects in Japan, France, Australia and the US, Key Account Manager Felix Voglhofer told us about numerous systems and further developments for glulam and solid structural wood, for example a newly developed press for narrow side gluing. With this press, Ledinek paid particular attention to flexibility in the changing of lengths which should be possible without sacrificing the system’s performance. The result – the first Unipress 16 with ten infeed points for 16-meter laminations – has been put into operation at Best Wood Schneider in Eberhardzell/DE a few weeks ago.

Competent new team member


Armin von Grebmer (second from left) with his new colleagues Bernhard Fandl, Gregor Ledinek and Felix Voglhofer (from left) in Klagenfurt © Günther Jauk

For the first time, visitors of the International Wood Fair could meet Armin von Grebmer at Ledinek’s stand. With 24 years of experience in the sector, von Grebmer will support the sales and product management departments, especially in the areas optimization and automation. The reasons why South Tyrolean von Grebmer chose to work for Ledinek sound understandable. “Ledinek has excellent engineers who are always interested in finding solutions quickly. With their innovative know how, they are the only suppliers of complete glulam and CLT systems in the market, and they are also present across the globe.”