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Articles & Stories

Saved by a Sawmill in the Congo

The curious tale of one tree’s late night attack on a Wood-Mizer sawmill, and of the sawmill’s brave defense that saved the lives of two boys who happened to be sleeping next...

Rebuilding with salvaged timber after South Africa's worst forest fire

Rebuilding after a devastating fire that destroyed more than 1,000 homes, this South African Timber organization is making a difference with a Wood-Mizer LT20B sawmill.

Invest in African Timber Confidently with Wood-Mizer

Are you a successful expatriate from Africa living in Europe? Looking for investment opportunities in Africa or to start a family business back home? A Wood-Mizer sawmill can...

Wood-Mizer’s new twin rail LX450 sawmill transforms a sawmill in...

A Wood-Mizer LX450 twin rail sawmill in South Africa helps increase the company’s output more than expected.

How one small sawmill can be a catalyst for positive change in the...

Glen Chapman tells how one small sawmill in Congo has provided opportunity to improve lives in amazing ways.

One LT15 produces timber for 50,000 beehives in Zambia

Developed by missionary philanthropist John Enright, Bee Sweet Honey, a co-op style honey initiative, is taking off in Zambia, and is improving lives for the 10,000 individuals...

'Smart' SLP sawmilling success in Kenya

The story of a company’s impressive growth in the Kenyan forestry, sawmilling and machine trading sectors is one characterised by adaptation and constant reinvention – a...

South Africa pallet company expands with WM3500

CRS Timber Products gain extra traction with a series of mill upgrades to boost efficiency and drive product diversification.

LT15 sawmill creates jobs in poorest country of world

In the midst of poverty, with the threat of invading armies from the East in 1998, a brand new Wood-Mizer LT25 arrived at Kikongo, Congo, perched on the back of a truck.

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Welcome to the stories and articles section of our website.

Here you will discover how Wood-Mizer sawmill owners worldwide are actively growing local economies by processing wood more sustainably and profitably. 

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