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…

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West Salem recently finished installation of our newest machining center.  This Doosan 3 axis vertical milling machine adds about 50-75% improvement in productivity over previous mills. A dedicated 10 ton overhead crane was installed to feed the Doosan. We Are Expanding Our Warehouse  We are currently expanding our warehouse to increase storage by 3x and include…

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We are very pleased to announce the recent appointment of Patrick Lorenz as Vice-President of Sales for West Salem Machinery. Patrick brings over 21 years of experience in sales management, business development and enhancing relationships with business partners and customers.  Patrick’s experience in the industrial world is extensive and includes application and sales of a…

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WSM is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Garrett as Director of WSM Parts & Service. Dan has worked for WSM for over 22 years and brings a vast amount of experience to this expanded role.  “We consistently hear from our customers how important quick response for parts and service is to them,” said…

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West Salem Machinery has renewed their agreement with their agent, Chris Thompson, who covers Asia and Oceana. Chris brings his 10 years of industry experience and fluency in Mandarin to offer WSM world class grinders, screens, and processing systems to the region. Having grown up in Salem, Oregon, USA where WSM has been located for…

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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.  Worked Closely With Roseburg to Size and Configure WSM has worked closely with Roseburg personnel…

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Is it time to look at upgrading your grinder? WSM can help you determine the best solution to optimize your operation! WSM offers the most rugged and reliable Horizontal and Vertical Grinders/Hogs available. Our unique pivoting top case allows access to preventative maintenance areas with all infeed components remaining in place. WSM’s Ballistics Infeed Chute for our…

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West Salem recently shipped a 4864 Vertical Bark Hog to a large U.S. sawmill to grind SYP bark and wood residuals. The custom configuration included a Disc Screen to remove acceptably sized material prior to the hog. WSM’s applications personnel conducted testing to ensure the end product fit the mill requirements. WSM’s Wood and Bark…

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