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Company history::
1979
Launches company SDE and develops the first technical solutions for saw mill industry.
1984
First in-house development of log measuring system.
1985
First development of log sorting system.
1990
Development of SDE Sawing pattern optimisation including timber recognition.
1991
Development of length optimisation and saw line control.
1993
Entry of Frank Schmitt-Degenhardt to SDE.
1995
Changeover of the first software modules from DOS to Windows
1996
Development and implementation of first Ultrasonic measuring system
2008
Development of edger control
2009
Introduction of edger software
 Introduction of log length optimisation (Opti 700)
Kick off for the development of 3D Camera measuring system (input measuring)
Kick off for the development of of a new Fieldbus system (based on Ethernet) for fast and cost effective Data transfer (SBUS)
2010
Introducing the new Fieldbus system SBUS (based on Ethernet)
2011
Kick off for the development of a software for a block band saw
Further development of ultrasonic measurement
2012
Launch of a new calibratable measurement software based on Windows
Development of software for aluminum profile mounting (is used by picture frames)
2013
Creation the first software modules for Windows 8.1, 64-bit
First prototype of a camera measurement system
2014
Integration of the first camera measurement system
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Conversion of electronics manufacturing to SMD technology
2015
Development of a positioning system
2016
Market launch of the positioning system POS100
Development and launch of the Profibus bus coupler
Our competence:
- PLC programming, programming in high level language C, C ++ and Visual Basic - Creating user-friendly visualizations - Development and production of measurement- and control technology - Build cabinets for the system control and measurement technology - Support and repair problems by the existing equipment
We have been working for over 40 years for the sawmill industry. By continuous developments in the market, our product range is extended permanently.
Business philosophy :
We place value on it, to offer our customers high quality products and service. In the development of hardware and software, the emphasis is placed on robust functionality. With our software solutions we always offer user-friendly operating interfaces, that allow you a optimal diagnosis out of the program by possible errors of the machine. The technical development always opens us new possibilities, we are using these to make our products better.
2017
Programming a fully automatic log band saw
2018
Use of Profinet
2019
Revision of the positioning system POS100 Extension and revision of the roundwood optimization OPTI 710