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OMNIR rated at IP69K ingress protection

Do you think about ingress protection (IP) ratings when you’re purchasing production hardware and upgrades? If you don’t, it could be increasing your maintenance costs more than you think. The IP rating IP is a value that rates your production hardware for resistance to dust and moisture. For instance, the IP rating on the in-line…

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ProTrac software delivers quick payback for lumber mills

Advanced drying data solution with results from sawmill to planer Technology continues to transform lumber manufacturing with a focus on process improvement – saving time, enhancing quality, and increasing profit. With ProTrac Kiln Performance Software from Finna Sensors, lumber producers can now maximize profitability using the industry’s smartest software solution that helps track and control…

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Moving past a fixed point – Scanframe: Web-Profiling System for moisture & coat weight

In manufacturing, profit can be made or lost on the production line. Controlling production efficiency for improved payback is why Finna Sensors developed the OMNIR on-line near infrared sensor. Now, Finna Sensors’ new Scanframe: Web-Profiling System gives OMNIR the freedom to measure cross-directionally and see what’s happening across a paper or substrate with a coating…

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Upgrade Sawmill Sorter with the Transverse Hybrid Sawmill System

Introduction Finna Sensors introduced its Transverse Hybrid Sawmill system in the winter of 2018. It is in use in multiple mills across North America to optimize the sorting process with moisture content and weight, to maximize grade recovery. The Sawmill Hybrid system combines the MCPRO1500 Non-Contact and the Densigrader: Dynamic Weight Sorter to offer accurate…

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Lumber strength grader certified at 260 lugs per minute

Finna Sensors is happy to report that its supplier, Dynalyse SE, has successfully developed and installed its next-generation Precigrader, a 260 lugs per minute (lpm) acoustic strength grading system, at a mass timber manufacturing facility in the United States. This particular application measures incoming lumber packs on the sort line, prior to the cross-laminated timber…

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Finna Group is now Finna Sensors

With the start of the new decade, Finna Group is making some of the most significant changes in our history. When we acquired AquaMeasure/Moisture Register Products in 2015, the Finna Group name was formed to unify all of the brands that the company held. Just like our products, our company continues to evolve. We are…

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SCSFP showcasing updated technology at Timber Processing & Energy Expo

SCSFP by Finna Group is dedicated to continuous innovation for our moisture control systems to drive bottom-line results for our customers. Our goal is to make the manufacturing process as seamless and effective as possible, and our new technology continues to improve that vision. We are exhibiting our innovative updates at the Timber Processing &…

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Update: Finna Group’s future into 2018

A letter from Finna Group President Patrick Youssi Finna Group has realized another record year in fiscal 2017, demonstrating the strong competitive position of the company in its key markets. Since the acquisition of AquaMeasure/Moisture Register Products in 2015, the company has seen impressive growth as customers take advantage of our unique, and growing, set…

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SCS Forest Products re-branding under Finna Group

President Patrick Youssi writes a letter to SCS Forest Products customers about acquiring Moisture Register, re-branding under Finna Group umbrella Dear SCS Forest Products Customers, The last year was a momentous one for SCS Forest Products. In July of 2015, we purchased Moisture Register Products (also known as AquaMeasure) based in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Like SCSFP, Moisture Register…

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