SWEDISH forest machine manufacturer Rottne Industri is making the largest investment in its history, investing 4 million euros in two new bed cutters and a new industrial hall with a total area of 1,700 sq m.

For many years, Rottne has been manufacturing a large part of the components for its forest machines in its own factories. The new investment means that production of larger components that are now manufactured in Lenhovda, will take place in the main factory in Rottne, while the factory in Lenhovda will specialise in robot welding.

The first part of the investment will go to two state-of-the-art bed cutters from Correa that are manufactured and designed to handle large and heavy objects with lengths up to six metres.

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“These the bed cutters will help us to come closer to our goal of 300 manufactured machines per year. Now we produce 150–200 machines per year,” said Joakim Ragnarsson, production manager at Rottne.

The second major investment will be the construction of a new building at the company’s main factory.

The major investment will also create new jobs, both in Rottne and Lenhovda.

The change process will begin this autumn. Completion of the new building and installation of the first bed cutter are expected in mid 2022.

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