News from West Salem Machinery

WSM'S Recent Shipments March 2020

Posted by West Salem Machinery on Mar 26, 2020 11:22:15 AM

Vertical Grinder heading to a large composite board manufacturer in the SE region of America. This is a direct replacement for a WSM Grinder originally sold to the mill in 1991.

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Topics: News, Grinders, Screens

The 2019 Trade Show Season

Posted by West Salem Machinery on Aug 19, 2019 12:21:00 PM

One thing that every industry and company has in common is attending trade shows. What is unique and fantastic about West Salem Machinery is the variety of industry shows that we participate in every year, as both attendees and exhibitors.

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Topics: News, Grinders, Hogs, Screens

Recent Large Mill Installation

Posted by West Salem Machinery on May 22, 2019 1:53:34 PM


West Salem recently completed equipment start up and maintenance training at two sections of a large mill in New Hampshire. In the pellet mill, WSM's 4254 Super Shredder is processing green wood chips prior to drying. The system included a 300 HP Motor, Infeed Chute which is fed by a WSM Curtain Feeder/Screw Conveyor, and Screw Discharge Conveyor.  WSM supplied engineered drawings for the machine Support Structure and Discharge Chute. The Super Shredder is a heavy duty machine designed for long term operation and will reduce Eastern White Pine wood chips to an approx. ¾” minus fiber at approx. 13.5 green TPH.

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Topics: News, Organics Processing, Grinders

Put WSM’s Testing Facility to Work for You

Posted by West Salem Machinery on Feb 7, 2019 12:48:28 PM

At WSM’s size reduction and screening test facility in Salem, Oregon, customers and prospective customers can have feedstock tested. The testing and refining of processes (and sometimes equipment) often result in improving the customers' operations or help them to make informed, confident machine purchases. 

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Topics: Fiber Processing, Biomass, Grinders, Wood Products, Testing

WSM Ships Grinding System to Roseburg Forest Products

Posted by West Salem Machinery on Feb 7, 2019 12:38:29 PM

West Salem Machinery is proud to partner, once again, with Roseburg Forest Products on the state-of-the-art new LVL plant in Chester, SC.  Roseburg’s new facility will have the most advanced technology and the highest capacity continuous LVL press in the world. 

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Topics: News, Grinders

WSM's Horizontal and Vertical Grinders for Wood BioEnergy

Posted by West Salem Machinery on Sep 13, 2018 11:42:00 AM

Mill Managers rely on tough, severe-duty equipment for their facility. That’s what WSM delivers - the most rugged, reliable wood fiber and waste processing machinery available. When you’re in the market for Grinders, Crushers, Mills, and Screens, count on WSM’s 70+ years of experience to deliver the best solution.

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Topics: Press Release, Mills, Grinders