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Logging Operation Case Studies: South

  Three Loggers in South Make Change Over to Cut-to-Length: Companies Choose Waratah Attachments for Processing Operations - The three companies, all headquartered and working in the South, adapted to Waratah cut-to-length processing heads, and now they’re reaping the benefits of their decisions.   (6/10/2019)

  Customer Input Key to New Product Development: Tennessee Loggers’ Feedback Helps Komatsu Forestry Engineering Team Perfect New Track Feller Buncher - FNT Logging in Tennessee Provides Feedback to Assist Komatsu in Perfecting New XT-5 Track Feller Buncher Series  (2/5/2019)

  Georgia Logger Staying Busy Harvesting Weyerhaeuser Pine: Pinetree Trail Enterprises Runs All-Cat Fleet of Forestry Equipment - Abundant markets and a strong economy are keeping Georgia logger super busy in plantation pine forests.   (2/5/2019)

  Led Back to the Woods: Logger Lanier Meador Chooses Forestry Over the Farm - Logger uses new Barko 595B loader with greater fuel efficiency and is much faster than previous machine.  (11/3/2017)

  Walden Logging Has Long History with Knight Forestry - Dealer service and reliability of equipment are important to logger.  (11/1/2016)

  New Mill Design Exceeds Production Expectations at Copiah Lumber - Versatility and productivity are priorities for hardwood lumber mill in the Magnolia State.  (3/3/2016)

  B&M Wood Products, Inc. Sees Increase in Production with Log Max® and Barko Choices - Barko develops new Rough Terrain Carrier for forestry market.  (11/1/2015)

  Stewart’s Tree Service Adds Terex Ecotec Tier 4 Grinder - Terex TBG680 grinder, a CBI legacy product, meets exacting emissions requirements for government contracts.  (10/1/2015)

  McManus Timber Co. Inc. Relies on Vulcan On-Board Scales - Logger keeps trucks within legal limit and at optimal load with Vulcan On-Board Scales.  (8/1/2015)

  Glenn Henderson Logging and Trucking Harvests, Transports and — Since 2006 — Saws - Double-cut band sawmill from Select Sawmill Co. gave logging and trucking company its start in sawing.  (8/1/2015)

  Middle Tennessee Lumber Attuned to Customers Hardwood Flooring Leader Benefits from Addition of Brunner Hildebrand Dry Kiln - Hardwood flooring leader benefits from addition of Brunner Hildebrand dry kiln.  (7/1/2014)

  Getting Creative is Key for Carolina Contractor: Company changes its focus to regroup and cope with a recession. - Dealing with the economic downturn in the midst of changeover demanded a lot of creativity on the part of Garry Otter.  (5/1/2014)

  Log Max Good Fit for Louisiana Logger: Cut-to-Length Harvester is Used at the Landing for Delimbing, Bucking - Louisiana logger reaps rewards in using Log Max harvester at the landing for delimbing and bucking.  (11/1/2013)

  Dead Head Logging and Wood-Mizer - Dead Head Logging uses Wood-Mizer equipment to get the most out of a limited resource that dates back to the 1700s. The company uses heart pine and cypress that’s been buried in Florida’s river bottoms to cut a variety of interior trim, furniture and other specialty products.  (9/1/2012)

  Husband and Wife Team with Ponsse In Arkansas Cut-to-Length Logging Operation - John Mark Lasiter, a third generation logger, and his wife Mary of Lasiter Timber Harvesting turn to Ponsse for Cut-To-Length Logging. The move enabled the company to downsize to two machines and two employees and reduce overhead.  (9/1/2011)

  CAT® 990 Wheel Loaders Keep Wood Moving at High Volume Paper Mill - New machines keep wood chips feeding consistently and reliably to digesters of pulp mill.  (5/1/2011)

  Hogzilla Keeps Phillips & Jordan Profitable in Tough Times - Phillips and Jordan, Inc., started out as a land clearing company in the 1950s. Over time, it expanded to become a major player in heavy construction nationwide. With the onset of the recession, P&J pulled back to its roots. Now its land clearing division is keeping the company afloat, with the help of six Hogzilla tracked tub grinders.  (10/1/2010)

  Louisiana Timber Company Works Smarter To Handle Changes in Business Climate – Relies Upon Morbark Equipment - Punkin Center Chip Co. (PCC) a subsidiary of Ewing Timber Company, revamped its own business model, got leaner, changed some equipment and forged ahead. The company is supplying chips and fuel with a new approach, better equipment and a renewed look to the future.  (10/1/2010)

  Cutting to length with TimberPro TL 735 Track Machine Represents Big Shift at Quarter Century Mark - After twenty-six years, a successful and dedicated Tennessee-based logger adds cut-to-length to his repertoire with TimberPro machines purchased from Woodland Equipment, Inc. and Bush Forestry.  (9/1/2010)

  Hilton Services Rides High in an Emerging Market – Chooses Risley Equipment - Hilton Services, a land-clearing and fencing company, has discovered that Risley Equipment’s EX300 Eclips is one of the best on the market.  (4/1/2010)

  TimberPro TL735 Feller Buncher with Tracks Simplifies Cutting for Georgia Logger - Dabdoub wanted a TimberPro feller buncher on tracks; now he has one.  (2/1/2010)

  Georgia Loggers Work Steady with Langdale: Cleanfix® Reversible Fans Keep Lott’s Logging Running, Eliminate Down Time to Clean Radiators - Cleanfix® reversible fans clean radiators to keep Lott’s Logging running efficiently.  (9/1/2009)

  South Carolina Logger Expands into Shavings: A&H Logging Adds Mill from Industrial Machinery & Engineering to Produce Pine Shavings - South Carolina Logger Adds Shaving Mill from Industrial Machinery & Engineering  (6/1/2009)

  Florida Contractor Expands Original Niche: SUPERTRAK Machines Give Rick Richards a Competitive Edge in Efficiency, Operating Costs - Rick Richards Inc. – SUPERTRAK Machines Give Competitive Edge to Florida Contractor  (10/1/2008)

  Florida Logger Adds Chipping Operations: Morbark Whole Tree Chipper Enables Company to Get More Business, Increase Revenue - Burgundy Farms – Florida Logger Adds Chipping with Morbark Machine  (10/1/2008)

  Florida Logger Finds Niche in Thinnings: Stripper Pull-Through Delimber Proves Productive for McClellan Logging - Stripper Pull-Through Delimber Aids Florida Logger  (5/1/2008)

  Kentucky Loggers Glad They Moved to C-T-L: Sutton Logging Adds TimberPro 810 Forwarder - Sutton Logging – Kentucky Logger Adds TimberPro to Work With Timbco-Risley Combo  (2/1/2008)

  North Carolina Logger Relies on Versatility - T.K. Ellis Trucking and Logging Has Strong Ties to John Deere, R.W. Moore Equipment Co.  (11/1/2007)

  Louisiana Contractors Busy Clearing Land - Company Grinds Stumps, Other Debris, and Vail Stump Shear Boosts Production  (4/1/2007)

  Georgia Company Finds Solution for Stumps - Land Clearing Contractor Chooses DuraTech Machine to Grind Stumps, Root Balls, Debris  (4/1/2007)

  Grinding Positions W.B. Henry for Growth - South Carolina Contractor Relies on Morbark Machines for Grinding Capability  (4/1/2007)

  New Georgia Company Manages Vegetation - Plantation Creation Uses SUPERTRAK Inc. Machines to Remove Trees, Preserve Landscape  (12/1/2006)

  Georgia Company Restores Wildlife Habitat - SUPERTRAK Inc. Machines Enable BCS to Remove Undesirable Vegetation, Improve Land for Wildlife  (11/1/2006)

  Georgia Brothers Specialize in Chipping - Shepherd Brothers Logging Adds Bandit Model 2400 Whole Tree Chipper  (10/1/2006)

  Wood-Mizer Mississippi - Starting Out As A Helpful Neighbor, Wood-Mizer is Now at Home in Mississippi  (9/1/2006)

  Mississippi Mill Adds Second Head Rig, Starts China Export Venture - Fred Netterville Lumber Co. Puts in AWMV LT300 Thin-Kerf Head Rig to Boost Production  (8/1/2006)

  Alabama Mill on the Fast, High-Tech Track - Nelson Bros. Engineering, JoeScan Optimize Head Rig Controls for Winston Hardwoods  (8/1/2006)

  Mississippi Pine Mill Adds Kiln Capacity - USNR Green Fuel Burner Heats Newest USNR Kiln at Hood Industries Mill  (7/1/2006)

  SUPERTRAK Gives Georgia Contractor a Lift - Ga. Contractor Relies on SUPERTRAK, FECON  (12/1/2005)

  Making Good Use of Pine Bark - Company Processes Pine Bark into Gardening Products  (12/1/2005)

  Equipment Dealer Expands into Trucking - Harvest Haul, an Affiliate of McComb Diesel, Partners with Vulcan On-Board Scales  (6/1/2005)

  S.C. Logger Makes Change to Cut-to-Length - F.G. O’Neal Jr. Co. moves into 2nd thins of pine plantations with Valmet harvester, forwarder  (2/1/2005)

  Logging Award Honors Florida Couple - Forest Resources Association (FRA) recognized Usher Land & Timber with the 2003 National Outstanding Logger Award. Employees are key to making Usher Land & Timber an industry leader.   (12/1/2003)

  Delimber Performs Well for Mississippi Logger - Rolison & Sons using Timberline Equipment SDL2a stroke boom delimber for big hardwoods  (9/1/2003)

  So. Logger Uses boom Delimber In Final Cuts - Benny Martin Logging adds second Denharco stroke boom delimber to process trees from final felling.  (4/1/2003)

  Landowner Satisfaction Is Job #1 Ga. Logger - Georgia Forest Products runs 3 Chambers delimbinators for first thinning operatiosn in pine stands.  (4/1/2003)

  N.C. Loggers Value Ties with Supplier, Customer - Forest Equipment Company has played important role in evolution of Blue Ridge Tree Service & Logging  (2/4/2003)

  Hultdins Grapple SuperSaw Grows on Long''s - Georgia logging family known for swamp logging finds Hultdins equipment is effective.  (11/1/2002)

  Mississippi Logger Goes to Cut-to-Length - Jimmy Elkins Logging makes transition to C-T-L with Valmet 921 Harvester and Valmet 890 Forwarder.  (2/22/2002)

  Quality Work for Landowner Is Job Number 1 - South Carolina Logger Is Elated with New TigerCat 822 Feller-buncher, Which He Helped to Develop  (2/22/2002)

  Scale System Aids Virginia Loggers Several Ways; - Do-Little Logging Finds Maxi-Load Scale Systems Helps Eliminate Fines for Overweight Loads, Increase Profitability  (11/16/2001)

  Whiteside Logging Leans on Forest Equipment; - North Carolina Loggers Forge Strong Ties to the Principal Supplier of Forestry Machinery and Equipment  (11/16/2001)

  Tapscott Bros. Working Steady for Westvaco; - Cutting Systems Inc. Pull-Through Delimbers, Slashers Provide Smooth Operations at the Landing  (9/4/2001)

  Technology Improves Profits, Job Quality - Chambers Delimbinator Enables John O. Cook to Nearly Double Production in Pine Plantation Thinning  (11/1/2000)

  Charles Donald Timber Co. Links Loggers, Mills - Mississippi Company, a Major Producer in South, Finds Chambers Delimbinator Speeds Production, Saves Labor  (9/1/2000)

  S.C. Logger, Westvaco Team for Conservation - The second generation at Leo Lambert Logging explain how they dealt with succession in a family business.  (11/1/1999)

  Mississippi Logger Randy Martin Meets His Match - Martin Lumber started out as a contracter hauling pulpwood and has become a successful logging operation years later.  (11/1/1999)

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