High-Yield Acoustic Grader for MSR Lumber
  • Personal relationships with every customer.

  • Tailored solutions for every customer.

  • Integrity and flexibility, so you achieve optimum results.

  • Focusing only on sawmilling equipment.

  • Select range of turnkey solutions for the sawmilling industry.

  • Continual innovation to remain at the cutting edge of the industry.


2005 Humble beginnings in a garage space in Wellington, New Zealand. 
STFE5 was born.

2006 Relocated to more appropriate facilities. 
Launched Ecoustic Grader – now our flagship product.

2012 Partnered with Baxley Equipment.
Entered the North American market.

2014 Ecoustic Grader - the world's fastest MSR Stress Grader - installed at Roseburg Forest Products, grading 246 boards per minute.

2018 Relocated into new facility. 
Partnered with the BID Group and Comact Equipment.


  • Software, automation, electrical, mechanical and fabrication engineers

  • Service and support technicians

  • Sales

  • Administration

  • Management