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Oct 2003 - Supplier Newsline

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Timberjack 850-950 Feller Bunchers
Timberjacks new 850 and 950 feller bunchers have remarkable boom lift capability,
exceptional swing torque, powerful tractive effort and outstanding ground clearance says the company. Featuring Total Machine Control (TMC), the system increases productivity in difficult terrain by providing complete management of the hydraulic system, engine, swing, propel and boom functions. Two factory settings plus all machine and loader movements can be adjusted and stored, allowing up to seven customized preferences for multiple operators. In addition, the TMC system constantly monitors vital machine functions and provides operators an audible and visual warning of critical system and component status. Diagnostic capabilities include a fault register to assist in troubleshooting. Reader Service Card# 8064

Acrowood Announces New VP and Expansion
Desmond Smith is now serving as Acrowood Corporations vice president of sales and marketing, directing sales and marketing activities and service and parts support functions. In other company news, in response to the success of the DiamondRoll Screen, Acrowood is also expanding its research and development centre. To be located at the same Everett, Washington manufacturing plant as the current facility, the expanded centre will be larger and better able to accommodate a wider range of testing of machinery performance with customers raw materials. Acrowood provides fibre-processing equipment for the wood products and pulp and paper industries. www.acrowood.com Reader Service Card #8065

Bandit Industries Expansion
Bandit Industries has completed a $1.3 million dollar expansion to facilitate the construction of the 90,000 pound Model 5680 and 70,000 pound Model 4680 Beast Recyclers. The expansion is expected to create 40-60 new jobs. The 80 x 300 state-of-the-art project brings manufacturing space to a total of 212,375 square feet. Bandit manufactures chippers and waste reduction machines. www.banditchippers.com  Reader Service Card #8066

No More Line Boring
The Expander System, from Expander Americas, Inc. solves the problem of pivot wear in machinery and equipment. During use, wear accelerates and lug holes become oval. The Expander Systems sleeves expand and lock into the worn pivot lugs. When the fasteners are tightened, the pressure washers press the slotted sleeves down over the tapered ends of the pin axle and lock the system in the pivot lug for a permanent repair. www.ExpanderAmericas.com  Reader Service Card #8067

Primex Launches New Forestry tire
Primex Tire Forestry line, a producer of specialty tires, has developed a new tire in response to the markets special tire needs and requirements. The Log Stompers 73/50-32 features SteelFlex construction, one of the best methods of providing resistance to tread and sidewall penetration. They are constructed to provide agility and good performance from steep and deep to muddy slopes. Primex Tire head office is in Toronto, Canada, with distribution centres in London, Ontario; Moncton, New Brunswick; Montreal, Quebec; Birmingham, Alabama; and Syracuse, New York. Its new 60,000 sq. foot warehouse and distribution centre in Memphis Tennessee serves dealers throughout the U.S.A. www.primextire.com  Reader Service Card #8068

Finning Announces Largest Single Forestry Equipment Sale
Ever BC Cat dealer Finning has sold over $10-million worth of equipment to Hayes Forest Services Limited. The 20 Caterpillar machines and maintenance package represents the largest single forestry equipment sale to an independent logging contractor in Finnings 70 years of operation. The sale includes eight Cat 330B/C heel boom log loaders, five Cat 330B roadbuilders, four Cat 980G wheel loaders, two Cat 320C silviculture machines and a Cat 330B with a Waratah 624 processor. Hayes purchaced the equipment after reaching an agreement with Weyerhaeuser to assume harvesting operations for the Franklin Division, on Vancouver Island. The agreement covers over one million cubic metres and is one of the largest harvesting supply contracts in British Columbia history, doubling Hayes employees to about 600. The Duncan, British Columbia based company provides a variety of services including conventional and helicopter logging, fire-fighting, forestry, engineering and timber management. www.finning.com Reader Service Card #8069

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Timberjack 850-950 Feller Bunchers  #8064
Acrowood Announces New VP and Expansion    #8065
Bandit Industries Expansion   #8066
No More Line Boring    #8067
Primex Launches New Forestry tire  #8068
Finning Announces Largest Single Forestry Equipment Sale    #8069

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