Sawmill News

  • Morbark Debuts Track Chipper, Tree Care Product Updates at TCI Expo

    Morbark, LLC, will debut the Beever M18R Track Tree and Brush Chipper, as well as improvements to its Tree Care Products lines, at the TCI Expo today at the Baltimore Convention Center. Morbark is a leading manufacturer of equipment used in forestry, recycling, tree care, landscaping, sawmill and biomass markets. “We first saw the need for a tracked version of our 18″ capacity ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Cardinal Equipment Expands Morbark Territory, Adds Tree Care Product Line

    Morbark, LLC, is pleased to announce the territory and product line expansion of Cardinal Equipment, Inc. Cardinal, previously a Morbark industrial equipment dealer and distributor for the Boxer line of compact utility loaders, will now offer Morbark Tree Care Products in Ontario, Canada, south of the 46th parallel. Cardinal opened a new location in Port Perry, Ontario, to help facilitate this ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • James Shoemaker Jr. Named Michigan Manufacturer of the Year

    Morbark, LLC, is proud to announce that our President, James W. Shoemaker Jr., has been named the 2016 John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year Award recipient for Large Tier companies by the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA). Now in its 35th year, the Award program recognizes manufacturers for their dedication to community service, issue advocacy and their role as a symbol of the ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Best Line Equipment Becomes Morbark Tree Care Products, Boxer Equipment Dealer

    Morbark, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tree care, forestry, sawmill, and wood recycling equipment, is pleased to announce it has signed a contract adding Best Line Equipment as the exclusive Morbark® tree care products dealer for the Philadelphia area as well as Western Pennsylvania. Best Line also becomes a Boxer® Equipment distributor; all North American Boxer distributors have ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark Awarded NJPA Contract

    The National Joint Power Alliance (NJPA) has awarded Morbark, Inc., with a four-year contract to provide NJPA members with medium-duty and compact construction and maintenance equipment. The contract (#042815-MBI), which officially began May 19, 2015, also covers related attachments, accessories and supplies. “We’re extremely pleased to have our proposal chosen by the NJPA,” ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark honors top dealers

    Morbark, Inc., is proud to recognize four of its top dealers. Columbus Equipment Company was named Industrial Dealer of the Year for the second straight year, while Alexander Equipment Company, Nortrax Northeast, and Schmidt Equipment, Inc., earned Gold Tier Dealer status for their tree care products divisions. “Morbark’s dealers are instrumental to our customers’ ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark Pledges Support of AEM “I Make America” Campaign

    Morbark, Inc., is joining the ranks of more than 100 manufacturing companies from across the country in pledging their support for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) “I Make America” campaign. Morbark is a leading manufacturer of industrial grinding and chipping equipment for the tree care, forestry, sawmill, and wood recycling markets. Launched in 2010, the ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark, Inc. produces first Boxer Compact Loader

    Amidst much excitement and fanfare, the first Boxer compact utility loader rolled off the Morbark, Inc., production line. Morbark, a leading manufacturer of tree care, sawmill, recycling, forestry and biomass chipping and grinding equipment, had acquired Boxer Equipment, a product line of Mertz Manufacturing, LLC at the end of 2012. Morbark’s staff gathered to watch as the first Boxer unit ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark, Inc. Acquires Boxer Equipment from Mertz Manufacturing

    Morbark, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tree care, sawmill, recycling, forestry and biomass chipping, and grinding equipment, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Boxer Equipment, a product line of Mertz Manufacturing, LLC (Mertz), that manufactures and globally markets a full line of compact utility loaders (also known as mini-skid steers) and attachments. As part of the ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • B.C. sawmill explosion, riverboat whistleblowers, EPA official`s `crucifixion` comment and more on EHS This Week

    Now that Kristy has her voice back we sat down for a packed episode of EHS This Week, touching on an array of stories including a confounding whistleblower case, a devastating sawmill explosion in British Columbia, Canada, an EPA official's "crucifixion" comment coming back to haunt the agency, and a whole lot more OSHA and EPA news. Let us know what EHS issues you want to hear about. Write us at ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Honouring those killed and injured at work on Workers` Memorial Day

    While it out to be top-of-mind 365 days a year, tomorrow is probably the most important day in the world of workplace health and safety. April 28th is Workers’ Memorial Day and thousands of individuals in cities around the world with attend events honouring workers killed, disabled, injured or harmed at work. As OSHA head Dr. Davis Michaels stated in a recent audio message in honour of the ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Did Combustible Sawdust Cause Deadly Blast at Canadian Sawmill?

    CNN recently reported about a sawmill explosion in Prince George, British Columbia. The blast was felt by area residents, one of whom reported it felt like an earthquake. One person has been killed and 23 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Morbark names New President

    Morbark, Inc., a leading manufacturer of forestry, sawmill, and wood recycling equipment today announced the appointment of James W. Shoemaker Jr. as President. Shoemaker replaces Lon Morey who will remain as the Chairman of Morbark’s board of directors. Prior to his appointment as President, Shoemaker served as Morbark’s Vice President of Operations and board member. He joined ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Western's Annual Results Show Significant Improvement; Net Income for 2010 Improved by $103 Million Over 2009

    Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) - 2010 HIGHLIGHTS -- Generated positive EBITDA of $47.7 million, an $82.5 million improvement over 2009 EBITDA -- Achieved net income of $27.7 million for the year, a $103.0 million improvement over 2009 -- Increased liquidity to $84.6 million compared to $37.3 million a year ago -- Net debt to capitalization reduced to ...


    By Marketwire

  • Morbark expands east coast dealer network

    Morbark is pleased to announce it has signed a dealer agreement with Elliott & Frantz, Inc., based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Elliott & Frantz, Inc. will sell and service Morbark’s recycling and forestry product lines, in Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia, from their branch locations located in Jessup, Maryland and Delmar, Delaware. Founded in 1962, Elliott ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark and Strongco form Western Canada Alliance

    Morbark announces the signing of a dealership agreement with Strongco Limited Partnership in Western Canada. With Strongco’s five locations in Alberta, Morbark customers in western Canada now have convenient access to equipment, service and sales. Strongco Limited Partnership, in business for over 50 years, is one of the largest multi-line industrial equipment distribution providers in Canada. ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark President and CEO Lon Morey, named Citizen of the Year

    Lon Morey, President and CEO of Morbark, Inc., was recently honored with the Mt. Pleasant, Michigan Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award. Mr. Morey was chosen for his extensive involvement with community youths and elders, as well as his long-time support of schools and hospitals of the area. Morbark’s 550 employees are proud of their leader and mirror his generosity in their ...


    By Morbark, LLC

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