Posts Tagged ‘supplier news’

Komatsu to acquire Quadco and Southstar harvesting equipment

January 30, 2018

Komatsu is expanding its line of forestry equipment with the acquisition of the Quadco and Southstar forestry attachment operations from Prenbec Equipment Inc. of Quebec. The deal excludes the forestry equipment businesses of Tanguay and Forespro delimbers. The acquisition will be made through a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu in

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Mill supplier Murray Latta Progressive Machine celebrates 100 years

January 22, 2018

Murray Latta Progressive Machine is celebrating a milestone in 2018: 100 years as a successful machine manufacturing and distribution business. The current business was formed by a merger of Progressive Mill Supplies (est. 1954) and Murray-Latta Machine (est.1918) after working together for more than 50 years. With the recent addition

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Cutting tools: Simonds merges with Burton Saw

January 9, 2018

The merger of Simonds International and Burton Saw will create a leading producer and marketer of cutting tools and related equipment for the primary wood fiber industry. The combined company, known as Wood Fiber Holdings, Inc., will continue to operate in the United States and Canada with 12 facilities located

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Bandit Industries turns 35 in 2018

December 21, 2017

ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich. – Bandit Industries will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2018 with a world-wide dealer network, and with many thousands of customers spanning multiple industries. “Thirty-five years is a long time to be in business,” said Bandit president and co-owner Jerry Morey. “That’s why we’re going to take

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Morbark expands with Rayco environmental equipment

November 30, 2017

WINN, MI — Morbark has completed the acquisition of Rayco Manufacturing, which designs and produces an innovative line of environmental equipment, including stump cutters, forestry mulchers and brush chippers. The transaction is the first acquisition since affiliates of the private equity firm Stellex Capital Management acquired Morbark in 2016. The

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BID Group acquires Vibra-Pro

November 2, 2017

VANCOUVER –Equipment supplier BID Group has acquired Vibra-Pro Company, Inc., of Boise, Idaho. Vibra-Pro designs and manufactures vibrating equipment. Vibra-Pro has been providing products, installation and service in the forest industry for over two decades and is a strategic and complementary addition to the suite of products that BID offers.

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Cardinal Equipment acquires Quebec sawmill equipment company

October 4, 2017

ANGLIERS, Que. — Cardinal Equipment has expanded with the acquisition of another Quebec sawmill equipment supplier, Sawquip International. Founded in 1988, Sawquip International designs and manufactures sawmill equipment from a headquarters in Lanoraie, Que. Cardinal Equipment specializes in designing, manufacturing and distributing equipment for sawmills, forestry, recycling and biomass processing.

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