About Saatech Systems

With strong sawmill engineering background and extensive experience in the industry, we have accumulated detailed knowledge and experience of sensor applications throughout the sawmill. We also have extensive experience with the development of advanced software applications for true-shape scanning systems and for cutting pattern and sawmill simulation applications.

Our broad experience means that we have a real understanding of saw milling equipment and processes, handling systems, mechanical and control issues. This experience includes, but is not limited to:

  • Machine design - automotive, hi-speed manufacture, & agricultural equipment
  • Project management, design and engineering for the particleboard industry
  • Project management and technical services for sawmill equipment manufacture
  • Maintenance engineering management for major South Australian sawmill

Experience in the timber and particleboard industries includes:

  • Senior project management of major softwood sawmill and particleboard mill upgrades
  • Development of low-impact log, cant and sawn timber handling systems in sawmills
  • Development, manufacture and installation of advanced 3D laser log scanning systems
  • Design, manufacture, and supply of greenmill & planermill handling systems
  • Design, install, and project manage major equipment installations
  • Design of wood residue mechanical and pneumatic conveying systems
  • Design of handling equipment for pre and post-press manufactured wood panels
  • Contract management for major sawmill upgrades in Australia
  • Strategic analysis and technical expertise for Australian and South African sawmill clients
  • Sawmill automation and advanced control, scanning and optimisation systems
  • Software development and marketing of sawmill simulation programs, PowerSAW and SawCAM