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New Site for Thode Auckland

July 29, 2018
After many years at Station Road Thode has moved to 14 Penrose Road. We now have all operations housed in a modern high stud building which brings a bright and airy workplace.

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How sawdust is worth $500,000

July 26, 2018
A Rotorua-based timber "super mill" is generating its own electricity in amounts sufficient to power a town the size of Whakatane.

The Red Stag Timber Company, which annually processes more than one million tonnes of logs at its Waipa mill, is using its waste wood as renewable fuel rather than trucking it to landfill and paying for its disposal – avoiding an annual power bill of up to $1 million in the process.

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EP Cutter Announcement

May 07, 2016
We are very pleased to announce that We Can Precision Engineering have purchased the Woodworking division of Eric Paton Ltd

Thode Knife and Saw have been appointed the sole distributors of Fingerjoint Tooling & EP Cutters previously manufactured by Eric Paton.

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Niagara Sawmilling Delighted with Iseli RZ1

January 29, 2016
After being faced with the proposition of losing a Saw Doctor and not many candidates available, Ken Richardson, Managing Director of Niagara Sawmilling in Invercargill, looked at investing in machinery to fill the gap this would leave.He had been aware that Craig Pine, who are close by, had reduced their Sawshop numbers after getting an RZ-1 and that was his goal.

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End of an Era

April 11, 2015
After 34 years as Manager and CEO of Thode Knife & Saw, Jim Hoyle has decided it is time to retire from full time employment. Jim has been instrumental in the substantial growth of Thode Knife & Saws’ business in Australasia over the past years.

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