Hildebrand-Brunner drying chambers

BRUNNER HILDEBRAND has been diligently serving the lumber industry for more than 70 years. In addition to our conventional dry kilns,over time, we developed unique products such as the world´s largest vacuum dryer HIGHVAC and the HILDEBRAND Continuous Kiln Alexander. Currently, we are proving our innovative spirit again by introducing HILDEBRAND Weight Precision Technology – the easiest and most accurate way of measuring lumber moisture content. Today and for your future, we continue our mutual success with 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 – our standard until today

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

2019:

Introduction of the new kiln Control B – Vector EW

2019:

Hildebrand Weight Precision Technology – customer-focused innovation in the field of lumber MC measurement

Lumber Dry Kilns by Brunner-Hildebrand - Video