Hildebrand-Brunner drying chambers

We at Brunner-Hildebrand proudly serve the lumber industry for over 70 years. Over time, we have developed unique products, such as the world's largest vacuum dryer HIGHVAC or the HILDEBRAND Continuous Kiln Alexander. This year we are proving our innovative spirit again with the HILDEBRAND Weight Precision Technology – The most accurate and easiest way to measure lumber moisture. Today and for your future, we continue the success of this cutting-edge technology.

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BRUNNER HILDEBRAND has been selected by BERNECK®, one of the largest producers of sawn lumber and wood panels in South America as supplier for new dry kilns at their new (third) sawmill to be located in Lages, Santa Catarina - Brazil. BERNECK has chosen BRUNNER HILDEBRAND after careful selection, technical studies and trials in existing kilns with BRUNNER HILDEBRAND drying schedules in order to avoid drying defects.

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History

1958:

World’s first all aluminium lumber dry kiln – until today our standard

1960:

World’s first lumber dry kiln with intermediate ceiling & standard use of reversible fans

1976:

World’s first supplier with computer controlled intelligent lumber drying

1979:

Introduction of controlled variable speed drives in lumber drying

1994:

Super heated steam vacuum kiln drying

2002:

Biggest vacuum dry kiln in the world – HIGH VAC

2011:

Hildebrand GreenKilns – smooth energy savings without extra costs

2015:

Hildebrand Turbo Technology - HTT

2017:

Introduction of the Hildebrand Continuous Kiln Alexander

2019:

Hildebrand Weight Precision Technology – New innovation in the field of lumber MC measurement

Lumber Dry Kilns by Brunner-Hildebrand - Video