Burney Forest Products (BFP) Selects Trimble Forestry’s LIMS, WeighWiz and LabWiz Solution

Trimble Forestry is pleased to announce that Burney Forest Products (BFP) will implement LIMS, WeighWiz and LabWiz in its biomass-fueled cogeneration power plant in California.  Trimble Forestry’s LIMS is a well-established leader in providing solutions to companies that rely on wood and agricultural waste products for power production. Read more about LIMS being deployed in the biomass industry here.  

Trimble Forestry acquired 3LOG in 2019, adding LIMS to its Connected Forest Business portfolio. The acquisition expanded Trimble Forestry’s Connected Forest™ solutions, which offer a complete end-to-end ecosystem for forest management, traceability, and timber processing. 

To learn more about Trimble Forestry’s Connected Forest suite of products including LIMS, LRM, CFX, and more, visit http://forestry.trimble.com or contact us by phone at +1 888 443 4241 or by email at forestrysales@trimble.com.

Trimble Forestry Releases Land Resource Manager Version 4.2

LRM

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Trimble Forestry is pleased to announce that it has released a new version of its popular Land Resource Manager (LRM 4.2) software.  LRM 4.2 continues an ongoing expansion of functionality on the LRM web platform, providing access to full viewing and editing capabilities from any Internet-connected device.  LRM 4.2 is accessible via all commonly used web browsers.

“Today’s release is an important step forward in our on-going initiative to expand access to the key functions of LRM from any place and any device,” said Kevin Toohill, Trimble Forestry’s General Manager. 

LRM is a cornerstone of the CFForest product portfolio, part of Trimble’s Connect Forest™.  Our Connected Forest™ solutions are designed to improve productivity and streamline all forestry operations. The portfolio provides solutions to manage the full raw-materials cycle:  planning, planting, growing, harvesting, transportation, and processing. 

Detailed release notes and download links are available within the “What’s New” section of LRM.  For additional support or questions, please email  LRMsupport@trimble.com or call 1-888-443-4241.

About LRM (Land Resource Manager):  

Land Resource Manager (LRM) is a  configurable and spatially-enabled platform that manages both land and forest assets and activities.  LRM can be deployed as a desktop, web, or mobile application and leverages the power of ESRI technology.

About Trimble’s Forestry Division 

Trimble’s Forestry Division offers land, forest and fiber management solutions that improve the productivity and operations for some of the world’s most recognized integrated forest product companies, forest landowners, timberland investment, conservation, state, and federal departments as well as international food processing companies involved in environmental, social and economic land management. The Connected Forest™ solutions manage the full raw materials lifecycle of planning, planting, growing, harvesting, transporting and processing. For more information, visit forestry.trimble.com.

About Trimble 

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware, and services are transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation, and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit:  www.trimble.com.

 

Trimble’s Connected Forest adds Paperless Ticket Option

Trimble Forestry today announced that its Connected Forest solutions have added the option for paperless trip tickets to its mobile electronic ticket application for forest to mill log deliveries. The paperless supply chain is facilitated by the Connected Forest Xchange (CFX) platform that allows all supply chain partners to view their load transactions in real-time.   

Green Belt, Ireland’s largest private forestry company, recently implemented the CFX mobile paperless solution. “We have been able to go from 7000 paper dockets being exchanged at 135 sites annually, to ZERO paper tickets,” said John O’Reilly, CEO of Green Belt.

 “Paperless trip tickets support the broad trend towards electronic records within our industry.  It has the added benefit of limiting the potential spread of Covid-19 by removing the exchange of paper documents between the loader and hauler, and between the hauler and scale site”, said Kevin Toohill, General Manager of Trimble Forestry.

 The CFX platform, including integrated Web and mobile applications, connects and gives real-time visibility to electronic load tickets from harvesters, haulers, and scaling sites.  It improves and speeds up the process for administrators to reconcile delivered loads, manage revenue collection and payments, and provides greater data visibility throughout the supply chain in a completely digital, paperless environment.

To learn more about how Trimble Forestry’s Connected Forest solutions can help your company, visit forestry.trimble.com or email forestrysales@trimble.com.

About Trimble’s Forestry Division

Trimble’s Forestry Division offers land, forest and fiber management solutions that improve the productivity and operations for some of the world’s most recognized integrated forest product companies, forest landowners, timberland investment, conservation, state, and federal departments as well as international food processing companies involved in environmental, social and economic land management. The Connected Forest™ solutions manage the full raw materials lifecycle of planning, planting, growing, harvesting, transporting and processing. For more information, visit https://forestry.trimble.com.

About Trimble

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware, and services are transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation, and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.

Trimble Forestry COVID-19 Response

March 19, 2020

Trimble Forestry appreciates the trust you place in us and in our technology every day. In this time of uncertainty due to COVID-19, we want to assure you we are taking all recommended precautions to protect our employees and our infrastructure so that we can continue to provide the highest levels of service to you.

In an abundance of caution, all employees, except those in essential production and service roles that require office or fieldwork, are working from home and we are adhering to government-recommended restrictions on travel. We are taking advantage of the investment we have made in a robust infrastructure of cloud-based collaboration tools so our employees are able to work in a secure and efficient manner to provide you with the highest level of service.

Trimble Forestry appreciates your business and together we will get through these challenging times. We will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our dedicated employees and the continuity of the services and technology that support your operations. We are open for business and here to serve you. Please do not hesitate to call on us.

We wish you, your colleagues and your families health and safety.

Sincerely,

 


Kevin Toohill
General Manager
Trimble Forestry

 

New customer: Terrafame, Finland

Terrafame has subscribed to our process diagnostics system Wedge.

Terrafame Ltd. is a multi-metal company which produces nickel, zinc, cobalt and copper at its integrated production facilities in Sotkamo, Finland. Its bioleaching-base production process is unique, sustainable and yields a small carbon footprint.  Terrafame is currently building one of the world’s largest battery chemicals production units.

Terrafame is using Wedge to cover their processes from mining and ore handling to bioleaching and metal and chemical production.

Coillte Selects Trimble Forestry’s Connected Forest™ Logistics

Logistics

Trimble Forestry is pleased to announce that Ireland’s state-owned forest company, Coillte, has selected Trimble’s Connected Forest™ Logistics solution to provide Transport Planning Management services for its timber deliveries across Ireland. The selection extends the strategic partnership between Coillte and Trimble for a further five-year term.

“Since November 2018, Coillte has been working through a rigorous public procurement procedure
and we are now happy to announce that we have concluded the tender process and selected Trimble
Forestry as the best-in-class technology provider for Transport Planning Management services,” said Des Phelan, Coillte Distribution Manager.

Today’s announcement is an extension of Coillte and Trimble Forestry’s long-standing partnership. Coillte’s Forest Management System (FMS) is based on Trimble’s Connected Forest™ portfolio, specifically the land and business enterprise solutions. Trimble’s Connected Forest™ components enhance operational visibility to support optimization of Coillte’s Land, Supply and Settlements process for timber growing and supply activities.

Trimble’s Connected Forest™ enables better decision-making at every step of the forest to mill process, from land acquisition through product delivery. As part of the Connected Forest™, Trimble’s enterprise Forest Management Solution helps organizations analyze options and priorities, optimally allocate resources, track progress and report the information to management level.

About Coillte

Coillte is Ireland’s State-owned Forest Company based in Newtown Mount Kennedy, Ireland, a commercial company operating in forestry, land-based businesses, renewable energy and panel products. The company employs approximately 1,000 people and was established in 1988. Coillte owns over 445,000 hectares of land, about 7 percent of the land cover of Ireland. The company harvests approximately 2.7 million cubic meters of timber annually and is the major supplier of raw material to the Irish wood products industry.

About Trimble’s Forestry Division

Trimble’s Forestry Division offers land, forest and fiber management solutions that improve the productivity and operations for some of the world’s most recognized integrated forest product companies, forest landowners, timberland investment, conservation, state, and federal departments as well as international food processing companies involved in environmental, social and economic land management. The Connected Forest™ solutions manage the full raw materials lifecycle of planning, planting, growing, harvesting, transporting and processing. For more information, visit https://forestry.trimble.com.

About Trimble

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware, and services are transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation, and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.

Customer News from Metsä Board, Finland

Metsä Board has chosen a subscription for plant-wide deployment of Wedge at its Äänekoski and Simpele mills following a successful completion of the pilot phase. Wedge is powerful data-mining software that enables you to improve industrial plant efficiency with ease.

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh-fiber paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Metsä Board’s lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications.

The company works together with customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibers that Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests.

Our Mikkeli office in Finland has moved

Our Mikkeli office in Finland has moved to a more central location. Starting from 24.2.2020 you can find our Mikkeli team at Teollisuuskatu 2-6 (50130 Mikkeli). The phone numbers remain the same.

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