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Logging Operation Case Studies: West Coast

  Plumley Contracting Co. Inc. Likes the Heft and Durability of Caterpillar® Forestry Equipment - Cat® 522B feller buncher proves a good fit for a Pacific Northwest mechanical logging operation.  (2/1/2014)

  L&L’s Future Hitched to CTL: Ponsse a firm partner in change and the move to new state - L&L Inc. relies upon Ponsse machinery to move into cut-to-length logging. The two partner as L&L makes a major move from Montana to Oregon.  (2/6/2013)

  Oregon Logger Gets Combination of Precision, Durability and Gentle Touch in Log Max® 7000XT - Log Max heads and Log Max Log Mate 500 computer are right at home at yarder sites.  (2/6/2013)

  Oregon Logger on the Rebound: Log Max a Key Supplier for Sword Logging - Scott Sword, owner of Sword Logging, Inc., is rebounding from the poor economy as his company has revived his company by moving to cable logging. Sword Logging has relied upon Log Max and its head attachments for eleven years.  (11/1/2012)

  Oregon Logger Adds Second Log Max at Olstedt Trucking: Finds Harvesters Good Fit for Cable Yarding, Conventional Logging - Olstedt Trucking turns to Log Max 10000XT and Log Max 12000 harvesters as a good solution for its cable logging needs in Oregon.  (5/1/2012)

  The ‘Miller Timber Way’ Works with Ponsse ALL the Way - Miller Timber Services, Inc. exclusively uses Ponsse for all it''s cut-to-length operating equipment. Because of their combined partnership this provides them with a mutually gratifying opportunity in the logging and reforestation industry of the state of Oregon.   (2/1/2012)

  Portland company reaps hardwood profits with help from a new Wood-Mizer sawmill - Art Blumenkron, forward-thinking, eco-minded owner of Goby Walnut & Western Hardwoods in the Pacific Northwest has recently installed an oversized thin-kerf sawmill to maximize profits for his business and minimize his impact on the environment.  (9/1/2011)

  Rebuilt Morbark Chipper Helps Timber Firm Broaden Its Business - Craig Bergerson, founder and owner of Tillemook Fiber Recovery, Inc. expanded his business to a full-scale producer of chips with the purchase of a Model 2348 Flail Total Chiparvestor.  (5/1/2011)

  Pine Beetle Epidemic Motivates Study on Potential Use of Dead Timber: Bandit 990XP Chipper Assists Study by Turning Potential Fire Fuel into Chips - Researchers are stepping in with a Bandit Model 990XP 12-inch drum chipper, intent on turning the dry, potentially dangerous forest fire fuel into chips, all the while studying biomass potential and the economics involved in creating a value-added product from low-value wood.  (4/1/2011)

  Sweed Banding Chopper Enhances Safety at Tricon Timber LLC - Sweed machine nicely aligns with the efficiencies that Tricon Timber aims for and ensures that steel banding with sharp edges will be quickly removed from the mill.  (3/1/2011)

  Quality Helps Oregon Logger Survive, Thrive: Cat TK732 Track Feller-Buncher a Key Machine for RiverRidge Excavating & Logging - RiverRidge Excavating & Logging – Oregon Logger Impressed with New Cat Feller-Buncher  (2/1/2009)

  McLaughlin Logging Finds Niche in Thinning: Log Max Harvesters Prove Good Fit for Idaho Contractor Who Transitioned to C-T-L - McLaughlin Logging – Log Max Harvesters Prove Good Fit for Idaho Contractor  (11/1/2008)

  Oregon Logger Learns to Adapt to Succeed: A-1 Logging Benefits from Using Log Max Attachments - A-1 Logging – Log Max 7000XT Processor Benefits Oregon Logger  (2/1/2008)

  Good Work Keeps Oregon Logger Going: ‘We’re Very Environmentally Careful, and That Brings Us Work’ - Kriege Logging – Oregon Logger Likes John Deere 2554 Undercarriage for Delimber  (2/1/2008)

  Versatility Is a Must for Calif. Company - Tri-Max® Cold Compressed Foam Systems Simplify Fire Safety for Warner Enterprises  (2/1/2007)

  Calif. Contractor Serves Orchard Industry - Morbark Model 6600 Wood Hog Horizontal Grinder a Good Match for Growing Business  (10/1/2006)

  New Technology Benefits Oregon Mill - Roseburg Forest Products Pioneers System from Wagner Electronics to Measure Green Density  (7/1/2006)

  From Logging to Lumber - Washington Company Relies on Wood-Mizer to go from Logging to Lumber  (6/1/2006)

  Miller Timber Services Does It All - Oregon Logger Likes Ponsse Cut-to-Length Machines for Working in Tight Places  (5/1/2006)

  Success Grows on Wisconsin Logger - Burt Collins Adds New TimberPro Wheeled Carrier with Risley Equipment Rolly II Harvester  (5/1/2006)

  Busy Bee Landfill Begins Grinding - Washington Business Expands into Wood Recycling with DuraTech Tub Grinder  (4/1/2006)

  Ore. Logger Moves into Yarding Operations - Durable, Light-Weight ACME Carriages Keep Logs Moving for Precision Thinning Services  (2/1/2006)

  Washington Logger Expands into Firewood - Gulley Logging Turns to Multitek Firewood Processor for High-Volume Production  (2/1/2006)

  Washington Firewood Business a Family Affair - Washington Firewood Business Relies on Rainier Hydraulics, Twister Industries  (1/1/2006)

  TimberPro, Timberline Prove Good Combination - Tree-length logger operates in Black Hills with Timberline DL3800 and TimberPro 620-E  (2/1/2005)

  Oregon Loggers Face Rugged Challenges - Rottne machines take on mntainous slopes, tough winters of Eastern Oregon  (2/1/2005)

  Washington C-T-L Logger Relies on Log Max - JL&O Enterprises uses Log Max processors matched with track carriers for thinning.  (11/1/2004)

  Specialty Equipment Fits Special Jobs - Rayco compact crawlers, forestry mowers are used in pipeline, forest health projects  (4/1/2004)

  Washington Loggers Keep Eye on Quality - Gould-Sunrise relies on Log Max 7000 processing head for shovel logging crew. Company focuses on environmentally friendly forest management.  (2/1/2004)

  Idaho Brothers Trim Down for Cut-to-length - Logger fills niche with Rottne SMV rapid forwarder for cold weather, big wood harvesting  (2/1/2004)

  South Dakota Logger Adds Dealership - Potter Logging uses Timberline SDL2a Delimbers; dealership represents manufacturer  (11/3/2003)

  Calif. Logger’s Success Tied to Lumber Producer - Eastside Logging finds Timberline SDL 2a stroke boom delimber is good fit for terrain, trees, customer  (2/4/2003)

  Riding High: Skyline Logger Committed to Conservation - Acme Manufacturing Carriages Enable Oregon Company to Increase Production, Conserve Natural Resources  (2/1/2001)

  Potter Logging Reaps Benefits of Mechanizing - Timberline SDL2a Track Delimber Helps Western Logger Achieve Safety, Increased Production, Controlled Costs  (2/1/2001)

  Lo-Bar a Key Partner to Weyerhaeuser-Canada - Alberta Logging Company Uses New Votec Innovation Hornet 825 as Short Wood Processor in Aspen Stands  (9/1/2000)

  Partners in C-T-L Cut Special Niche in California - CTL Forest Management - Two pioneers in mechanized harvesting share their insight into what it takes to make cut-to-length logging work. n working with mechanized harvesting in 1982 at the beginning of the American movement towards mechanical logging.   (11/1/1999)

  Carson Services Inc - Flying High - Benefits of Helicopter Logging Spur Greater Acceptance of Harvest Method  (9/1/1999)

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