2024May/June 2024Supplier NewslineTimberWest Magazine
Gem Chain Bar Focused on Innovation
Gem Chain Bar Focused on Innovation

Gem Chain Bar Focused on Innovation

Gem Chain Bar supplies global customers with harvester bars, replacement tips, sprockets, chain, and chain loops. The company is based in Grangeville, which is located in the lower half of the Idaho panhandle, just below the southeast corner of the Nez Perce Reservation. Gem Chain Bar employs 30 people working in two buildings with about 10,000 square feet under roof. Annual sales are in the range of multi-millions.

2024January/FebruaryLogging & Sawmilling JournalNew TechnologySawmillTech UpdateValue Added
Tech Update: Recovery Optimization Tech
Tech Update: Recovery Optimization Tech

Tech Update: Recovery Optimization Tech

JoeScan JoeScan 3D laser scanners are made for sawmills. It has more than 5,000 scanners installed in sawmills all over the world and according to the company, their very first scanners are still running strong, over 20 years later. JoeScan scanners are said to be...

2024Guest ColumnsJanuary/FebruaryTimberWest Magazine
As Old Growth Forests Burn, Biden Launches Misguided Policy to ‘Protect’ Them
As Old Growth Forests Burn, Biden Launches Misguided Policy to ‘Protect’ Them

As Old Growth Forests Burn, Biden Launches Misguided Policy to ‘Protect’ Them

Guest Column: In December the Biden Administration announced a new policy to conserve old growth forests on lands managed by the federal government. To carry out the president's directive, the U.S. Forest Service has initiated a costly and redundant process to...