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Forest Operations Engineering Launches New Website

Forest Operations Engineering has a new website— At this site you’ll find information and examples of using forestry machines for wildfire, fuels reduction, and timber operations.

Learn about mechanized task forces, designed-in equipment safety, machine capabilities, and more. You will find shared tips, techniques, best practices, transport solutions, accident prevention measures, and forest industry events. When you need expert subject trainers and presentations, check out the consulting and field services.

Patrick Lumber Co. acquires a portion of Mary’s River Lumber Co.

Patrick Lumber Company has acquired a portion of Mary’s River Lumber Company in Philomath, Oregon. The eight-acre purchase encompasses five dry kilns and the reman plant. 

McCool Millworks Inc., based in Sweet Home, Oregon, will head operations.  The Philomath operation will begin by processing primarily high-grade Douglas fir and Hemlock lumber, creating an opportunity for a dozen employees, with plans for expansion.

Peterson Announces New Distributor in Utah, Nevada, and Southern Idaho

Peterson Pacific, a Eugene, Oregon-based manufacturer of horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, blower trucks, and screens is pleased to announce Goodfellow Corporation as their new distributor for their products in the states of Utah, Nevada, and southern Idaho. The official kickoff for Goodfellow Corporation as a Peterson dealer was February 1, 2017.

“Goodfellow Corporation and Peterson have been partners on Terra Select screen products for over three years, and because of the success of that partnership, we are very pleased to expand our relationship to include the entire Peterson product line,” said Brian Gray, Director of Sales.

R & R King Logging, Mapleton, OregonLarsen New Company President for Barko Hydraulics

Joel Larsen has been named the new president of Barko Hydraulics LLC. In his new position, Larsen will oversee all company activities, from operations to strategic planning to commercial sales.

Prior to joining Barko, Larsen held various senior leadership roles in the industrial and manufacturing sector with Ford Motor Company, BP, and most recently with Navistar International.

Morbark Appoints Niziolek VP of Operations & Supply Chain

Morbark LLC has appointed Walt Niziolek as the new Vice President of Operations & Supply Chain.

Niziolek will handle supply chain and site operational requirements. This includes managing local, U.S., and overseas vendors and suppliers, all warehouse and distribution activities, quality initiatives, and liaising with business unit engineering support.

Wood-Mizer Announces TITAN Wideband Sawmill Equipment

Wood-Mizer has significantly broadened its reach into the industrial sawmilling market with the introduction of Wood-Mizer TITAN. This new product line is a result of a purchase agreement with Multisaw, a well-established manufacturer of wideband sawmill equipment since 1990.

The Wood-Mizer TITAN line includes wideband primary and secondary breakdown sawmills and resaws as well as circular saw edgers, multirips, optimizing edgers, manual board edgers, and material handling equipment.

Precision Husky Corporation Adds New Dealer

Precision Husky added Machinery Sales Company of Portland, Oregon, as a dealer that will be promoting sales of the Precision line of sawmill equipment in the states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Northern California. The company is located at 9802 N. Vancouver Way, Portland, OR, 97217 and can be reached at (503) 285-6691.

TimberWest November/December 2013
March/April 2017

On the Cover
Photo of this Link-Belt was taken by Lindsay R. Mohlere at the Henderson logging operation, based in Wallowa, Oregon.

Multi-Tasking Makes the Difference
Henderson Logging, continually adapting to an ever-changing industry

Small is Big Again
Two small mills that specialize in sustainability and provide opportunities for the next generation

Steep Slope Logging Conference
Show guide of the 2017 Steep Slope Logging Conference held in Kelso, Washington, April 19-21

Tenacity Rules
Rocky Britt takes on the many challenges of building a successful logging operation

Keeping it in the Family
R&R King Logging looks ahead to a bright future with a great succession plan

Firebreak Column
Gearing up for the season

2017 OLC Pictorial Review
Highlights of the 79th Annual Oregon Logging Conference


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