Forestry Equipment Articles

Rayco Selects Maverick As Authorized Dealer in Ohio →

Morbark LLC, a manufacturer of tree care, forestry and wood recycling equipment, announced that Maverick Environmental Equipment is the new, exclusive dealer of Rayco Forestry Mulchers in Ohio. With two branches in Newbury and Bremen, Ohio, Maverick also is an authorized dealer of Morbark's industrial equipment product lines, which include horizontal and tub grinders, whole tree drum and disc chippers and flails.  Click for more...


What Post-Pandemic Future Looks Like for N.C.'s Forestry Sector →

Money may not literally grow on trees, but sustainable timber harvests certainly provide economic benefits for North Carolina — $32.8 billion and 138,100 jobs to be exact, according to a recent report from NC State Extension. "Forestry is a major contributor to the economic well-being of North Carolina," said the report's lead author Rajan Parajuli, an assistant professor of forestry and environmental resources at NC State.  Click for more...


Greensboro Tree Experts Reach New Heights With Magni →

Robert Rogg enjoys his job working with trees, whether he is trying to help make them grow or clearing them away due to storm damage. Every job is different, though the degree of difficulty varies widely from project to project. "I love the challenge that they often present, like picking up and disposing of trees after a huge storm has moved through the area, and all that entails," Rogg said recently at a job in one of Greensboro, N.C.'s many leafy neighborhoods.  Click for more...


John Deere Introduces New FR27 Disc Saw Felling Head →

John Deere's newest forestry attachment offering is the FR27 disc saw felling head. Now standard on the John Deere 953M and 959M feller buncher models, and available as an upgrade on the on the 853M, 859M and 903M feller bunchers, this felling head attachment has a larger cut capacity compared to previous felling head models. Building upon the success of the FR24B, John Deere has designed the durable FR27 as a solution aimed to increase productivity on the job.  Click for more...


TimberPro to Expand Its Forestry Manufacturing Operation →

To further contribute to the economy of northern Wisconsin, TimberPro, a manufacturer of forestry equipment, is making a significant expansion to its current operation in Shawano, Wis. Working with Keller Inc. as the construction contractor, the new addition will add 48,765 sq. ft. to TimberPro's existing facility. The company expects to spend approximately $8 million on the expansion project.  Click for more...


Tigercat D7 Offers Next Generation Harvesting Head Control →

The Tigercat D7 control system combines a solid and field proven hardware and bucking control system with a Tigercat developed head control and user interface. The system offers powerful functionality, simplicity and intuitive operator navigation. There are two types of bucking control available for D7. Priority-based bucking logic utilizes a list of operator-entered log specifications sizes to determine how best to process the tree.  Click for more...


Yanmar Compact Equipment North America to Highlight New Products at Equip Expo 2022 →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Yanmar Compact Equipment North America, encompassing the Yanmar Compact Equipment and ASV brands, prepares to debut new products at the Equip Exposition Oct. 18 to 21, 2022, in Louisville, Ky. Yanmar Compact Equipment will feature the newly introduced next-generation ViO17-1E mini excavator along with the ViO35-6A and SV40 models. Additionally, ASV's new Yanmar-powered RT-50 and RT-40 Posi-Track loaders will make their tradeshow debut while the MAX-Series RT-135F and RT-75 loaders will be showcased at the tradeshow for the first time.  Click for more...


Senators Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing National Loggers Day →

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), James Risch (R-ID), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Angus King (I-ME) and Steven Daines (R-MT) introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing Oct. 12, 2022 as National Loggers Day. The Senate resolution highlights the many contributions and economic benefits of the logging industry in the United States. "I'm proud to lead this bipartisan effort with Senator Collins to spotlight the importance of logging businesses and workers who keep our forests healthy and support our Made in America forest products supply chain," said Baldwin.  Click for more...


SENNEBOGEN 830 M-T Sets Pace for Woodyard Durability at Mountainside Unloading →

They just keep going. And going. And going. When Larry McKay took over Mountainside Unloading in 2006, he went to work upgrading the woodyard's fleet to SENNEBOGEN 830 M-T log handlers. Since then, the yard has been attracting attention for the durability of its machines, as well as the dependability of its service. It's not surprising that McKay's first SENNEBOGEN recently turned over 42,350 operating hours.  Click for more...


Pair of Wood-Based Manufacturers to Invest Large in Dothan, Ala. →

Houston County, Ala., officials announced that infrastructure improvements will allow two growing businesses to make new capital investments totaling a combined $92 million in Dothan as part of projects that will create at least 70 jobs and provide a boost to the region's forestry industry. The news was reported Sept. 9 by Made in Alabama, the news division of the Alabama Department of Commerce (DOC).  Click for more...


Tackle Demanding Forestry Processing Environments With Komatsu PC230F-11 →

Forestry crews need equipment that can deliver exceptional performance in difficult environments. Control downtime and drive productivity with the robust, dependable and fuel-efficient Komatsu PC230F-11 processor. Delimb and cut and stack timber with this powerful and maneuverable processor, designed specifically to meet the demands of forestry work. Large trees can be moved more easily due to a powerful swing system and a large swing circle.  Click for more...


John Deere Enhances Knuckleboom Loader Visibility →

John Deere's latest updates to its knuckleboom loader lineup include visibility enhancements aiming to increase operator safety and accuracy. The 2022 models of 437E and 337E knuckleboom loaders feature a newly designed front window by removing the external mesh guard and replacing it with a clear, polycarbonate window for uninterrupted view. "We are always looking for ways to increase operator comfort on the job while keeping a focus on machine safety and design," said Jarvis de Groot, product marketing manager, Forestry Swing Machines and Knuckleboom Loaders at John Deere.  Click for more...


Tigercat Founder Ken MacDonald Takes on Role of President, Tigercat Industries →

On Aug. 2, 2022, Grant Somerville stepped away from his role as president of Tigercat Industries. The timing is related to Somerville's original intention to serve as president for a five-year term when he took on the role in 2017. Tigercat founder Ken MacDonald has assumed the role of president. "I wish to thank Grant for all of the contributions that he has made to our company during his entire 30 years with us," said MacDonald.  Click for more...


Ponsse Launches EV1 Electric Forest Machine →

Ponsse and Epec are introducing the Ponsse EV1, an electric forest machine technology concept. While the forest machine will be commercially available later, Epec's technology can already be used in electric or hybrid-electric commercial vehicles and non-road mobile machines. Ponsse's technological concept is a peek into the future, paving the way for technological development and sustainable harvesting solutions, according to the companies.  Click for more...


Versatile Skid-Steer Attachment Helps Forestry Technician Beautify Oklahoma State Parks Department →

From towering sand dunes and refreshing lakes to forested retreats and cool caverns, Oklahoma's state parks are ready to whisk adventurers away on great outdoor experiences. Whether lacing up a pair of hiking boots or looking for some relaxing fun in the sun, the scenic beauty of these varied ecoregions and impressive natural resources is sure to provide breathtaking moments. But how exactly do these environments remain so picturesque? Enter Josh Baker, a forestry technician with one of the Oklahoma State Parks Department's regional construction crews.  Click for more...


Oregon Products Disaster Response Team Celebrates 10 Years of Service →

In 2021 alone, natural disasters caused $145 billion worth of damage across the United States — and experts are forecasting above-normal hurricane and wildfire seasons this year. Since 2012, Oregon Products has been working to ensure that disaster cleanup professionals, volunteers and community members have the tools they need to get back on their feet. The company's Disaster Response Team, which is comprised of Oregon specialists, brings trailers stocked with tools and replacement parts to affected areas to help service and safely repair the chainsaws in an all-out community cleanup effort.  Click for more...


Tigercat Introduces 6900 Grinder →

Tigercat's 6900 grinder, the first regular production offering in Tigercat's material processing category, is a heavy-duty upswing grinder made for high throughput material reduction and mulch production. The 6900 is designed for extreme duty and long life, utilizing only the highest quality components, according to the manufacturer. The upswing rotor and large infeed opening with outward wing walls maximize processing capacity.  Click for more...


Fecon FDX36 Disc Mulcher Eradicates Trees to Create Fire Breaks →

Fecon's FDX36 disc mulcher eradicates standing trees and other vegetation to create fire breaks, fire lanes, defensible fire positions and more. Ideal for pairing with 15-ton excavators, the FDX36 weighs 2,965 lbs. and features a 36-in. cutting width. Productivity and versatility are designed in, with 10 knives on the top of the disc, 8 edge knives and 8 single point carbide tools on the disc bottom.  Click for more...


Fecon Appoints Power Equipment Company as Distributor in Arkansas →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Fecon announced the addition of Power Equipment Company as a new stocking distributor of the full lineup of Fecon mulching tractors, forestry mulchers and attachments in the state Arkansas. Power has locations in Knoxville, Nashville, Kingsport, Chattanooga and Memphis, Tenn., Tupelo, Mississippi, and Little Rock and Springdale, Ark. In addition to new machinery sales, Power Equipment also provides rentals and has extensive parts and service capabilities in each location.  Click for more...


John Deere Launches Intelligent Boom Control on 800 MH Series Track Harvesters →

Recently debuted on the John Deere 900 MH Series tracked harvesters and now available on the 803MH, 853MH and 858MH models, Intelligent Boom Control (IBC) is boom control technology that improves uniform movement and boom speed throughout the harvesting range. Operators can control boom tilt and attachment position directly with a single joystick instead of using each individual boom cylinder function.  Click for more...



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