HILDEBRAND was the ORIGINAL and is still known as the market leader of Timber Drying Kiln manufacturers. Over the past 4 decades many thousands of Hildebrand Kilns have been installed across the world. Hildebrand's quality and longevity is legendary everywhere. Many of these early kilns are still pumping out quality dried timber, some re-invented into new developments because they were so good and so up to date!

HILDEBRAND BRUNNER have pioneered the following technologies into common, every day use on kilns. Such as, high-capacity kilns with dropped ceilings, kilns in all aluminum construction method, reversible airflow, computer based kiln controls, electronic fan speed controls etc.

Patented know-how over 30 years has produced the HIGH VAC® range of super heated steam vacuum Kilns. These new technology kilns deliver faster and more economic drying with higher quality timber. With space saving rectangular alloy bodies allowing for higher loading capacity (5-500 m³), better uniformity of drying, easy trolley loading, BRUNNER computer management, patented technology bristles from these advanced kilns........HIGH VAC®. Are the perfect accompaniment to older style conventional kiln sites to allow for upgrading production without the use of land, green house gases and energy resources of that needed for additional conventional kilns.


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Roger Timms at the ANWE Site after completion of the 260m Conveyor in Eden.

Ian English is pictured below. He is retiring in 2017 as our Senior Fitter & Machinist.
Ian is our Senior Fitter & Machinist who is retiring this month at age 72!

Video of ANWE Conveyor Rebuild


Acora continually search the world for the best applicable technologies. We have formed partnerships, designed to bring real benefits to our customers and industry.
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Acora have a broad range of equipment lines from standard conveying systems to roll cases, transfer decks, unscramblers. All designed and built specifically for the timber industry.
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Spare Parts Department

Acora works alongside the industry's best suppliers. If we can't source it, we will design and build it for you!
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Acora prides itself on being a solution based company. Our approach is results-based so we generate a solution, in partnership with our customers.
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Used Equipment

Acora will often sell equipment or parts that we have in excess.
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