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CPM to showcase new pellet mill, Twin Track and myCPM at LIGNA

CPM to showcase new pellet mill, Twin Track and myCPM at LIGNA
The CPM Europe office and workshop in Zaandam, the Netherlands.

US-headed CPM Holdings Inc. (CPM), a leading supplier of process equipment and technology, and the world’s largest manufacturer of pellet mills will showcase technologies to support customer performance and uptime at the LIGNA 2023 wood processing trade fair that will take place from May 15-19, in Hannover, Germany.

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CPM has been developing pellet mills since 1883, and pellet mills for the biomass industry for the last 30 years.

The firm is one of many that is looking forward to showcasing its latest developments for the wood processing and biomass industry at the global event.

CPM offers an unparalleled solutions portfolio for the biomass production industry. We innovate with our customers in mind to help them improve uptime and productivity, and achieve sustainability initiatives. We are pleased to showcase our newest technologies at this year’s LIGNA event, said Maarten Visser, General Manager, CPM Industrial Solutions, Americas and Europe.

New biomass Pellet Mill PM9950

The CPM booth at LIGNA 2019.

At LIGNA 2023, (Booth F24 in Hall 26), CPM will unveil its Pellet Mill PM9950 concept model for the biomass production industry, designed specifically for high capacity and throughput at more than 10 tonnes per hour capacity on softwood.

According to CPM, the new mill can handle the toughest industrial applications, from processing softwoods like Spruce and Southern Yellow Pine (SYP) as well as other woods including a combination of wood species.

Pellet Mill PM9950 will come equipped with Oil Lubricated Rollers (OLR) which are designed to cope with high loads, extend
bearing life, and maximizing uptime.

The Pellet Mill PM9950 will be made available to customers in late 2024.

Patented Twin Track technology on show

A not to be missed feature is CPM’s patented Twin Track technology which can be seen on display at LIGNA for the first time by the biomass production industry.

Twin Track uses two rollers inside the pelleting die, each with its own track pushing pellets through the die with one long energy-efficient push per revolution using far less power than traditional two- or three-roll pellet mills.

Additionally, CPM has increased the hole count per die by up to 43 percent giving a wider pad on the die and thus increasing pellet production per die revolution.

Twin Track increases capacity by matching the electrical load used on a normal pellet die or meets capacity requirements using less electricity thus extending die and roller life and lowering cost per tonne while decreasing carbon footprint.

Launching myCPM Customer Service Portal

At LIGNA 2023, visitors can experience CPM’s new customer care portal, “”, during a live demonstration of the online platform.

myCPM offers simple click-to-order parts buying for CPM machines, together with order tracking, service requests, and maintenance history – in one centralized, easy-to-use space. provides a personalized view of equipment owned by the customer, with relevant parts manuals automatically updated to reflect changes to customer equipment.

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