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Wood Fiber Case Studies (Grinding, Chipping, Etc)

  Seaway Timber Harvesting, Inc. Adds CBI 6800BT Horizontal Track Grinder to its Equipment Lineup - Ease of use coupled with power make CBI 6800BT a match for right-of-way clearing.  (10/4/2017)

  Tennessee Firm’s Special Focus is Tough Projects Clearing Land: Peterson Horizontal Grinders and Chipper Process Whole Trees On-Site - Tennessee Land-Clearing Firm Depends on Peterson  (10/4/2017)

  Beauty from The Beast: Akron’s Finest Mulch in Ohio is using The Beast Model 3680XP and the Color Max to produce beautiful colored mulch using less. - Akron’s Finest Mulch in Ohio produces beautiful colored mulch with Bandit’s The Beast® Model 3680XP and the Color Max system.  (10/4/2017)

  New England Mulch Business on a Steady Growth Trajectory: P.R. Russell Relies on HogZilla Machines for Grinding Wood Fiber - P.R. Russell Relies on HogZilla Machines for Grinding Wood Fiber  (10/4/2017)

  Highland Cranks Up Pellet Mill: Peterson Flail and Chipper Get Arkansas Plant Up and Running - Peterson Pacific has been a key supplier for the new mill, along with parent company Astec Industries, with its machines providing the feedstock the plant needs pending completion of its permanent chip mill.  (4/3/2017)

  CBI’s Metal Detection System Uses Harmonic Frequency Data to Prevent Damage and Downtime to CBI Grinders - CBI''s Metal Detection System (MDS) is a system precise enough to detect a bag of bolts in a plastic sandwich bag before they enter the grinder chamber.   (4/3/2017)

  Peterson Grinder and Chipper Support Land Clearing Operation at JR Vinagro Corporation - Specifications and service were priorities in choice of Peterson grinder and chipper.  (10/1/2016)

  The Right Chipper for the Job: Not all whole tree chippers are created equal. But with a bit of diligence,you just might find the right machine. - Realizing the best profit margins require machines that deliver high production without losing throwing power, knife life, or fuel efficiency.  (10/1/2016)

  Markets Key for N.C. Company: Tidewater Land & Timber Adds New Trelan 686 Chipper - Clean chips for the pulp and paper industry as well as biomass or boiler fuel quality chips have become an increasing focus of the company in recent years, and along with it, chipping operations.   (10/1/2016)

  Power to Produce: Nelson Forest Products goes with a 1200-horsepower Bandit chipper to maximize production - Minnesota’s Nelson Forest Products doubles production with the Bandit Model 3590XL whole tree chipper.  (6/1/2016)

  ‘Clean’ Chips a Mainstay for Logger: With Morbark machines, Cook’s Forest Products LLC keeps focus on chips - Michigan logger stays focused on ‘clean’ chip markets with Morbark machines.  (6/1/2016)

  Success Begins with Consistent, Quality Product Equipment, support helped make Catamount Forest Products a leader in Vermont biofuel market. - Vermeer HG4000 horizontal grinder helps make Catamount Forest Products make significant gains in biofuel.  (4/1/2016)

  Sanpete Shavings Supply Makes the Most of Wood Fiber, Adds Second Jackson Mill - Two wood shaving mills from Jackson Lumber Harvester bolster growing business.  (3/4/2015)

  MicroChipping is the Answer: As Florida company changes gears, specialty chippers make the difference. - Sapp’s Land & Excavating does large-scale chipping for major fuel pellet producer with Morbark 40/36 Whole Tree Microchippers  (12/4/2014)

  "Big Green Event" Showcased Equipment, New Technologies for Renewable Energy, Recycling Markets - For three days in September, people from around the world visited Bandit''s Michigan headquarters to glimpse the newest big Bandits and the latest renewable/recycling technologies.  (11/1/2014)

  Equipment and Expertise are Keys to Harvesting Upstate New York Timber - A combination of land ownership, solid contracts and innovative equipment like the Morbark 50/48 drum chipper make Seaway Timber Harvesting a major player in the wood fiber market   (6/1/2014)

  Maine Company is on the Move: Peterson machines, dealer support key for J.D. Raymond Transport - Maine trucker has grown, diversified his business since hitching his wagon to the forest products industry; Peterson is a key supplier of grinders, chippers.  (4/1/2014)

  Small Chips Make A Big Difference: The newest generations of microchips are making electricity all over the world in renewable energy power plants. - Bandit’s Model 3590 whole tree chipper with the new micro chip drum option provides three family operations in the south with optimistic futures in biomass.  (4/1/2014)

  The Bio-Burner from LEI Products Converts Biomass Into Cheap Heat: Waste not – Want not for cheap Heat! - The Laskowski family, known for its innovations with Wood-Mizer saws and machinery, has worked over the years to design the Bio-Burner, a biomass burner that turns wood fiber waste into useable heat.  (10/1/2012)

  Outlook Bright for Wood Fiber Business: Bevel Buddy from Precision Sharpening Devices Makes Chipping More Profitable at WOODBED Corp. - The wood fiber business has been good to Bob DeLullo, and it’s gotten even brighter lately thanks to a tool from Precision Sharpening Devices Inc. – Bevel Buddy - that has made chipping operations more profitable.  (6/1/2012)

  Hogzilla Helps the Vermont Mulch Company Get Off the Ground - The Vermont Mulch Company, a division of Cersosimo Lumber, is using a Hogzilla grinder to add value to waste bark from the existing lumber mill and chip mill, and provide a premium mulch product to independent garden centers in the northeastern US.  (4/1/2012)

  Strong Enough To Survive: A young pellet mill finds the chip they need. Geneva Wood Turns to Bandit Beast Grinders. - After a century of being the toothpick capital of the world, the plant at Strong, Maine, came back to life in 2009 as a new wood pellet line. Geneva Wood Fuels selected a Bandit 3680 Beast grinder to produce the chip they needed for efficient manufacturing of high quality wood pellets. The ultimate goal is to move to a larger Model 4680 Beast grinder.  (4/1/2012)

  Building on Success: New England Mulch Business Relies on HogZilla Grinders - Marco Carrier and his brother, Richard, own P.R. Russell, which manufactures and distributes mainly mulch. They have grown the business substantially in the short time they have owned it. Sales have almost doubled. The company now relies totally on CW Mill Equipment Co. Inc.  (10/1/2011)

  Electric Avenue with a Bandit Beast: Antoine Hardwoods Uses E-Mulch to Find a New Road of Revenue - Charles Ledbetter went from a military stint in Vietnam to working on a dairy farm, followed by a job selling cars and eventually made the transition to running a sawmill. His latest addition of equipment was purchased to help combat rising fuel costs.  (10/1/2011)

  “Green” Takes on New Meaning for Tree Care Company Michigan Firm Saves Money, Improves Wear and Reduces CO2 Output with Morbark Hybrid Truck - Warren Kappen of Kappen Tree Service takes a bold step to reduce fuel costs for his customer and, at the same time, reduce his impact on the environment.  (10/1/2011)

  Little River Wood Products Simultaneously Balances Between the Niche Pallet and Shavings Mill Markets - Tom and Greg Boland of Little River Wood Products work two big markets: niche pallets and shavings. Most of their equipment is manufactured by Jackson Lumber Harvester Co.  (12/1/2010)

  Salsco Dryer Will Improve Profitability: Two Companies Already Successful with Salsco Shaving Mills - Sal Rizzo, president of Salsco, said the company’s new shavings dryer will give shaving mill operations an edge by suspending the shavings in the air, rather than drying them in conventional fashion.   (8/2/2010)

  Fueling the Future – Woody Biomass Shows Potential - Fueling the Future – Woody Biomass Shows Potential  (1/1/2010)

  The Smiths Add Another Niche Among Multiple Business Ventures—A New Salsco Shaving Mill - Dennis Smith, owner of D&D Farms of GA LLC and two other businesses, adds a new Salsco shavings mill as another successful venture. Only 6 to 8 months old in this new business he experienced a fire that about destroyed his mill and facility. He’s bounced back with better equipment and more efficiency.  (12/1/2009)

  Kanerva Forest Products Complements Its Cut-to-Length Logging with Chipping Operation" Uses Bandit Chipper to Move Toward the Future - Kanerva Forest Products Complements Its Cut-to-Length Logging with Chipping Operation: Bandit Chipper Sets Kanerva on a Path Toward Future in Biofuels.  (12/1/2009)

  Alabama Farmer Starts Wood Shavings Business: Central Shavings Turns to Salsco for Custom-built 60-inch Mill - Alabama Farmer Starts Wood Shavings Business – Central Shavings Chooses Salsco Shaving Mill  (9/1/2009)

  Fuel Pellet Venture Born from Dying Forests: Bliss Industries Pellet Mills Produce Super-Premium Grade Product for Colorado Plant - Rocky Mountain Pellet Company – Bliss Industries Equips Wood Fuel Pellet Venture  (8/1/2009)

  Arkansas Company Expands into Manufacturing: Hallco Industries’ Moving Floor Trailers Are Important Vendor for Wood Shavings Supplier - ETW Enterprises – Hallco Moving Floor Trailers Help Keep Arkansas Business Rolling  (8/1/2009)

  Woodsman 334 Chipper Features 36-Inch Drum - Woodsman Model 334 Chipper  (8/1/2009)

  Pellet Company Adapts to Sawdust Shortage: Missouri Company Invests in CBI Machine to Chip Pulp Wood, Awaits New CBI Flail Debarker - Ozark Hardwood Products – Missouri Company Turns to CBI to Chip Pulp Wood  (8/1/2009)

  Logging Company Turns to Fuel Chip Market: Ontario Business Invests in Bandit Industries Beast Recycler to Produce Wood Fuel Chips - Henson & Tregonning Logging – Ontario Loggers Turn to Biomass Fuel Market with Bandit Machine  (8/1/2009)

  Pennsylvania Man Launches Shaving Business: Salsco Wood Shaving Mill, Pine Logs Produce Material for Dairies, Stables, Poultry Growers - Myers Premium Wood Shavings – Pennsylvania Man Launches Shaving Business with Salsco Mill  (4/1/2009)

  Pallet Industry Vet Launches Pellet Mill: O’Malley Lumber Adds Plant in Virginia to Make Premium Hardwood Fuel Pellets - O’Malley Lumber – Pallet Industry Veteran Launches Wood Fuel Pellet Mill  (4/1/2009)

  S.C. Company Cuts Back Here, Grows There: Palmetto Forest Products Closes Reman Plant, Expands into Chipping for Fuel Wood - Palmetto Forest Products – South Carolina Company Adds Morbark Chippers for New Venture  (4/1/2009)

  American Wood Fibers Launches New Plant: Company Continues Long Relationship with Premier Tech Systems for Key Equipment - American Wood Fibers – Company Continues Long Relationship with Premier Tech Systems for Key Equipment  (3/1/2009)

  Wood Shaving Business Enjoys Growth -- S.C. Company Partners with Jackson Lumber Harvester to Produce Shavings for Horses - South Carolina Shavings – Jackson Lumber Harvester Provides Turn-Key Operation for Wood Shavings  (12/1/2008)

  Virginia Company Expands into Grinding - Tree service blossoms into green waste recycler; Morbark key equipment supplier  (4/1/2005)

  Va. Company Expands Grinding Operations - KW-1 adds second Continental Biomass Industries machine, invests in mulch coloring system   (4/1/2005)

  Bob Ray Co. Does ‘Anything’ Dealing with Trees - Contractor has grown from arborist to land clearing, has long relied on Bandit Industries   (4/1/2005)

  LTM Chips: Quality Chips at Steady Pace - Acrowood principal supplier for chipper, screens, other equipment for Arkansas chip mill   (4/1/2005)

  Ohio Farm Relies on DuraTech Grinder - Varied farm operations include grinding bark into mulch, grinding cattle Feed  (10/1/2004)

  Maine Company Provides Grinding, Chipping - Maine Wood Recycling turns to CBI Equipment to process bark into potting soil.   (10/1/2004)

  Connecticut Company Moves into Recycling - Saugatuck Tree & Logging rounds out operations with Morbark track-mounted grinder  (10/1/2004)

  Mobile Forest Products Is Multi-Faceted - Company helps convert wood waste to electricity; Bandit Beast 3680 serves as linchpin  (10/1/2004)

  Specialty Texas Business Expanding - Bandit Beast grinder lets Specialty Wood products pursue new opportunities  (4/1/2004)

  Va. Company Turns Hurricane Disaster into Opportunity - Continental Biomass Industries’ quick response saves the day  (4/1/2004)

  Contractor Aids Nature-Friendly Projects - Morbark grinders also enable Triangle Excavation to improve bottom line  (4/1/2004)

  Michigan Mulch, Fuel Business an Innovator - Grinding business uses Interstar granular colorant for producing colored mulch  (10/1/2003)

  Illinois Municipality Expands Recycling - Road district relies on DuraTech model 3010 for grinding brush, other wood waste  (10/1/2003)

  Tree Service Is ''Forced'' into Mulch Business - Georgia company uses Morbark chippers for tree removal, Morbark grinders for mulch  (10/1/2003)

  S. Carolina Couple Builds Business In Wood Shavings - Business producing horse bedding uses shaving mills, other equipment from Jackson Lumber Harvester.  (6/1/2003)

  New Foam-Based System Colors Mulch, More - Equipment from Wizard Technologies attaches to existing grinders, coloring machines, trommels.  (6/1/2003)

  Louisana Company Supplies Chips, Hog Fuel - Punkin Center Chip Company relies solely on Morbark for debarking-delimbing, chipping and grinding equipment.   (6/1/2003)

  NE Mulch Producer Turns To Granular Colorant - Interstar colorant and dispenser allow Green Mountain Mulch to grind and color in one process.  (4/1/2003)

  Penn. Mulch Business Ramps Up Production - Continental Biomass Industries machine enables Martin Mulch Products to keep pace with demand.  (4/1/2003)

  Mulch Keeps Contractor Going All Year ''Round - M-R Wood Recycling of New Hampshire find pelletized mulch colorant from Interstar is easy to apply.  (10/2/2002)

  Woodline Focused on Recovering, Adding Value - Minnesota company uses DuraTech equipment to transform residuals into premium wood fiber products.  (10/2/2002)

  Bay State Contractor Clears Way for Progress - Letourneau Products Manufacturing relies on Morbark for cutting, chipping and grinding equipment  (10/2/2002)

  Grinding Service Finds A Home on the Range - DuraTech tub grinder enables Wyoming contractor to provide service to localities in western states.  (6/4/2002)

  Grinder Aids Profitability of Penn. Reman Plant - Second Advanced Recycling Challenger for Lewis Lumber Products converts wood waste into saleable product.  (6/4/2002)

  Milk Runs Got Vermont Mulch Business Started - Continental Biomass Industries 4000 Hog processes sawmill waste.  (6/4/2002)

  Maine Plant Newest Mill for Price Companies - Price Systems chip mill equipment - dual debarking systems keep plant running in Maine winter.  (6/4/2002)

  Landscaper Shifts Gears tp Process Wood Fiber - Grinder Supplied by Contiental Biomass Industries Is Mainstay of Operations; Rexius Blower Trucks Are Key  (2/22/2002)

  Wood Waste Disposal Helps Industry to Recycle - Ontario Company Using Bandit Beast Recycler for Grinding Wood Packaging Material into Quality Mulch  (8/8/2001)

  Maryland Contractor Adds Grinding Capacity - Comer Construction Invests in Two Peterson Pacific Portable Heavy-Duty Recyclers, Both Horizontal Grinders  (7/20/2001)

  Ex-Logger Grows Business from Wood Residuals - Morbark a Key Supplier to Maryland Company that Processes Wood Presiduals into Marketable Products  (6/1/2001)

  Contractor Recycles 'Everything We Touch' - Track Machine from Continental Biomass Industries Enables Virginia Company to Go; Grind in Remote Sites  (6/1/2001)

  Florida Firm a Leader in Wood Grinding Services - New Vermeer Tub Grinder, Based in Part on Company's Recommendations, Increases Production, Efficiency  (6/1/2001)

  Kaple Lumber Continues to Change and Grow - Company with Sawmill, Pallet Plant Sees Mulch Division Rise; Advanced Recycling Machine Increases Production  (6/1/2001)

  Mountain Forest Products Conserving Resources - Chip Line Supplied by Price Systems Enables Company to Cull Low-Grade Wood, Improve Forest Resources  (6/1/2001)

  Va. Chip Company Focused on Solving Problems - Colonial Wood Fiber: Virginia Chip Company Focused on Solving Problems with Mill Works, Peterson Pacific  (7/1/2000)

  Anderson Tree & Chipping Grows a New Branch - Anderson Wood Products: Michigan Tree Service Company Adds New Branch with Morbark  (7/1/2000)

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