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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Andreas Stadler (2011): Technologische und wirtschaftliche Bewertung verschiedener Sägewerkstypen mit dem Schwerpunkt stationärer Kleinsägewerke und Mobilsägen.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Holzforschung (IHF), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 76. UB BOKU obvsg

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
This thesis presents a technological and economical evaluation of different sawmill types and focuses especially on small stationary and mobile sawmills with an annual sawlog input less than 5.000 solid cubic meters. The thesis is based on literature research and expert interviews. The thesis describes the potential and basic requirements of small and mobile sawmills as well as the structural change of the sawmill industry since the 1970s. Furthermore a SWOT-analyses gives a description of the present situation of small sawmills and a general cost and revenue structure of such sawmills is presented. Due to their size, technological facilities and additional risks on the international market generally small stationary and mobile sawmills are not competitive on international level. Nevertheless this thesis shows that sawmills with an annual sawlog input of soft wood log less than 5.000 solid cubic meters are competitive on regional markets because of their structure and flexibility. The conclusion of this thesis is, that small and mobile sawmills will be economical successful also in future. They are an important part of the Austrian sawmill industry and due to their structure they complement a specific offer of sawn timber on the market which is not covered by large-scale sawmills.

Beurteilende(r): Teischinger Alfred

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