Company

Scanhugger is based in Ikast, Denmark and it is from here we run our operations locally and globally.
Through more than 25 years we have developed and manufactured machinery to wood waste reduction and utilization.
Scanhugger equipment has been installed and serviced in woodworking plants all over the world.
We are dedicated to provide solutions that meet the specific requirements of our customers.
You can always count on a fast and efficient assistance from our team in Denmark or from our partners worldwide.
We have an up-to-date stock of spare parts and are almost always able to deliver on a day-to-day basis.

History:


 

1970-1980

Start
The company was established in Ringkøbing, Denmark and was in the next few years know as a reliable partner for planning and installation of Chipper Plants. Numerous installations at the sawmill and furniture industri in Denmark and Sweden.

Construction of the Scanhugger S-10 wood chipper for tractor mounting was the first step into developing the technology to produce wood chippers and shredders.


 

1982

Development
design and construction of the Scanhugger S-10 wood chipper for tractor mounting (PTO) was the first step into developing the technology to produce wood chippers and shredders.


 

1988-1991

Innovate
Inventing of the core elements of the Scanhugger shredding technology and material handling systems.
Introduced the horisontal shredder at Ligna 1989 Installed the first HL hopper shredder at a sawmill in Denmark 1989.

Introduced the line of HL hopper shredders at the TIMI show in Denmark1990.
Presented the HK 35/10 wood scrap guillotine at Ligna 1991.


 

2010

Acquisition
Scanhugger becomes a part of the JW-Group, and the production moved to Ikast,Denmark The synergy of being a member of the JW-Group, strengthen the Scanhugger brand and makes it possible to expand further in the market.


 

2012

Expansion
Scanhugger installs its' first installation in China - a complete turnkey shredding/re-shredding/material handling system in a briquetting manufacturing plant.

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