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Next Generation Biomass

March 18, 2024
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“Biomass” has many definitions.  At West Salem Machinery, we think of biomass in three broad categories: woody biomass, agricultural waste, and food waste. See our previous post on food waste re-processing. A future post will feature agricultural waste.  Today’s focus is woody biomass. A Short History of Woody Biomass Biomass utilization has evolved over the…

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Zero Wood Waste: Revolutionizing Sustainability with the Horizontal Grinder

June 22, 2023
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In our quest for a greener and more sustainable future, finding innovative ways to reduce waste is vital. An area where significant progress can be made is in the management of wood waste. Thankfully, advancements in technology have paved the way for a game-changing solutions such one being WSM’s horizontal feed grinder. Today, we explore…

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April 2023 Newsletter

April 18, 2023
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FOOD WASTE PREVENTION It’s Food Waste Prevention Week… West Salem Machinery supports its customers as they develop sustainable methods to reduce waste with high quality machines for screening, grinding, and shredding materials to be reused and repurposed within their industry. SUPERIOR SCREENING SOLUTIONS West Salem Machinery’s Titan Trommel Screens start with a precisely machined &…

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How WSM does Food Waste Prevention

April 11, 2023
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Reducing Food Waste Food waste prevention is a crucial step towards building a sustainable future. The amount of food waste generated globally is staggering, with one-third of all food produced for human consumption being wasted every year. This waste not only represents a significant loss of resources, but also contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and…

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March 2023 Newsletter

March 17, 2023
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ALL ABOUT SHAVINGS DENSIFICATION West Salem Machinery continuously provides innovative ways to densify wood shavings. We are pleased to offer two product lines for shavings densification – WSM 44 Series Hammermills & 48 Series Super Shredders… CHANGING REPLACEABLE HAMMER TIPS Our Parts & Service team is always happy to share their expertise to help you…

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February 2023 Newsletter

February 15, 2023
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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT Reliable Vertical Grinders & Optional Features WSM’s rugged, productive, and easy to maintain Vertical Grinders help turn waste to profit. These Grinders deliver the flexibility to meet wide ranging demands in products sizing. We can help you produce products including pellet feedstock, chipboard furnish, mulch, and feedstock for biomass power. TRADE SHOWS Join Us…

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WSM Newsletter – January 2023

January 18, 2023
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CASE STUDY Case Study: Varn Wood Products Get our Case Study of Varn Wood Products and learn how replacing their old unit with the WSM Super Shredder has increased uptime and production. Additional benefits include a smaller more consistent particle size, increased durability, and easy maintenance. TRADE SHOWS Join WSM At These 2023 Trade Shows…

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December 2022 West Salem Machinery Newsletter

December 27, 2022
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE The Best Machine for the End Product You Need Helping our customers convert incoming feedstock into the finished product they need. Providing the best machine or processing solution. It’s what we do. “Every machine we build is built to the requirements of the customer. Machines are optimized based on what the machine needs…

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November 2022 WSM Newsletter

November 28, 2022
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE Green Waste & Organics (Food) Recycling PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT Full Line of Grinders and Screens THE LATEST FROM WSM Our First 75 Years

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October 2022 WSM Newsletter

October 15, 2022
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Urban Wood Recycling Recycle urban wood into useable, marketable fiber including biomass feedstock, landscape mulch, and compost. See how WSM helped one recycler greatly reduce operating costs, costly downtime, and improve production with our wood pallet grinding machines. The Unique & Powerful Super Shredder    Eliminate the need for multiple size reduction machines with WSM’s…

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