Operational since 1946, Salem Equipment serves the forest products industry throughout the world. It supplies sawmill equipment to the softwood and hardwood lumber industry. The company specializes in design and rugged construction services. Salem Equipment designs and manufactures log carriages, resaws, edgers, conveyors, turners and hydraulic systems, as well as electronics items, including computer systems. Additionally, the company manufactures log cranes, lug loaders, and control, refuse, recovery and handling equipment. It offers guide surfacing machines, as well as carriages with allied components. Salem Equipment is a part of the Wellons family of companies that manufactures lumber dry kilns, wood-fuel storage bins and cogeneration systems.