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  • Tub grinders help city of bakersfield grow wood waste program

    In its early stages, the wood waste recycling program employed by the Solid Waste Division of Bakersfield’s Dept. of Public Works (DPW) was bare bones at best. Implemented as a means to both lower the volume of material going to landfill and, at the same time, generate a product that could be used by area residents, initial volumes collected and processed were relatively low. Processing was ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Napa valley recycler’s growth prompts move to new grinder: Tub grinder provides much-needed increase in productivity, opens doors for additional work

    Recycling professionals realize — indeed they sometimes count on the fact — that very little in the industry stays the same. Customers come and go. Markets develop or dry up. Prices fluctuate, often wildly. The consummate recycling professional with an eye on success is one who can anticipate these changes to the best of his or her ability and then react accordingly. For Bob Pestoni, that has ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Largest grinder “a perfect fit” for disaster recovery firm

    Bamaco, Inc. finds moving up in size means a lot more than just improved throughputs. The recent devastating ice storms in Kentucky and Arkansas once again raised awareness of nature's power and how helpless we are against it. Events like those, however, also spotlight the valuable role played by companies who come in during the recovery effort to help an area restore some semblance of ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Contractor’s grinder upgrade opens doors for new opportunities

    For Jim Soukup, president of Soukup Construction, Inc., upgrading his grinder fell into the category of a “no-brainer.” A combination of less-than-ideal performance and growing maintenance costs made their existing grinder inefficient, if not altogether ineffective. Making the move to a bigger, more productive unit, a Morbark Model 4600 Wood Hog horizontal grinder, has not only vastly improved ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • How to select a chipper or grinder for your land-clearing projects

    Tips to find the right machine for your business Land clearing is a big business and requires the right equipment to process wood waste in an efficient manner. In most cases, contractors have a short window of opportunity to clear the trees, brush and undergrowth from a site in order to make way for the sitework to begin. Selecting the right equipment is important to help ...


    By Vermeer

  • Things to Consider Before Purchasing a New Shredder, Grinder or Chipper

    When it comes to equipment for mulch producers, there’s good news and bad news. The good: There are numerous companies offering a wide range of horizontal grinders, tub grinders, shredders and other equipment and accessories to serve the ndustry.The bad: There are numerous companies offering a wide range of horizontal grinders, tub grinders, shredders and other equipment and accessories to ...

  • Standardizing grinder line helps Richmond firm reduce costs

    Wood waste processors, like most professionals, are experts at adapting to changing times, conditions or economics. That change will, of course, vary according to the situation at hand: if the issue is transportation-related, they will work to shorten routes or find more fuel-efficient vehicles; if the issue is cost, they will find a way to do things more efficiently; and so on. For Grind-All ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Completing the Cycle: Composters, Wood Grinders Find Expansion Opportunities

     Composters, Wood Grinders Find Expansion Opportunities Interesting evolutions have taken place over the past ten years in the organics processing industry. Sites that opened to compost yard trimmings gradually transitioned into processing woody materials, while wood processors expanded into the composting arena. Other businesses that started with no plans for recycling wood discovered ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Mobility is key in landclearing effort theft of grinder from jobsite leads to change in approach to processing.

    One of the oldest adages around says that everything happens for a reason. And although it is hard to accept at the time, an unfortunate event can often turn out to be the proverbial blessing in disguise. Such apparently has been the case for Sunshine Land Design, which, since the theft of one of its main pieces of grinding equipment, has moved to a track-mounted horizontal grinder, dramatically ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • North Carolina firm offers full service land clearing: Morbark grinders provide backbone of operations for Shelton logging and chipping

    Stoneville, North Carolina - There are any number of critical facets to logging and land-clearing operations, including cutting, skidding, chipping, hauling, grubbing and grinding. To be able to provide support in any of these areas can prove both professionally and financially rewarding. To be able to offer customers the complete package - taking a prospective development from wooded area to ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • R.E. Martin tree services…Morbark grinders keep up with busy contractor in Loudoun County, VA

    Think, for a moment, about the fastest growing areas of the country and Loudoun County, VA, probably does not come to mind. Yet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the northern Virginia county has led the nation in growth over the last four years, and other Virginia studies show the county responsible for 27 percent of all newly permitted residential units in that state. Such growth obviously ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Carolina contractor meets Charleston area growth head on: Gary Otter construction finds horizontal grinder ups production, broadens scope of work

    Charleston, South Carolina is unique in a number of ways, not the least of which is the obvious European-influenced charm of its downtown area. It is also the target location for retirees seeking a place to establish a permanent residence in a moderate climate for the autumns of their lives. While the same can be said for myriad locations in Florida and Arizona, the Charleston area differs in one ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Wood waste becomes bigger part of picture for Colorado materials recycler

    Since it entered the materials recycling arena in 1979, Oxford Recycling has successfully focused its efforts on bringing new life to concrete, asphalt and scrap tires. In 1999, the Englewood, Colorado-based company began taking in wood waste as part of its overall operation, and chose to subcontract the grinding part of that business. A recent significant upturn in volumes prompted Oxford’s ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Compost/landclearing firm keeps pace with St. Louis area growth

    While many metropolitan areas in the country's midsection are experiencing something of a population exodus, with people either seeking new economic opportunities or just the benefit of warmer climes, St. Louis and its surrounding areas have instead seen a resurgence of growth. Today, St. Louis County boasts a population that is one-fifth of the state's overall total, a health care industry that ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Company excels at handling massive volumes in Florida cleanup effort: Gainesville firm brings grinding expertise to bear in aftermath of hurricanes

    Generally speaking, Floridians are a fairly accepting and resourceful lot — accepting of the fact that they occasionally have to deal with hurricanes and the damage associated with them; resourceful in their ability to spring back from a storm’s unbelievably daunting challenges. However, the hurricane season of 2004 may well be remembered not only as one of the most active in recorded history, ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Grinding of site debris fits well with Virginia company`s growth

    An old adage says something to the effect of: 'when life gives you lemons, make lemonade,' meaning, essentially, always try to make the best out of what's handed to you.  For a Virginia contractor, that saying is proven out almost daily as part of its wood waste grinding effort.  The lemons, in this case, were a growing volume of wood waste debris from area landclearing projects.  ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Change in Grinding Approach Yields Huge Upturn in Production

    In construction, there is one tenet that rings true for everyone from the smaller general contractor doing residential work, to the largest heavy highway firms at work today: having the right tool for the right job can be key to any project’s success. When that project is — dollar for dollar — one of the largest in the country,the importance of adhering to that rule grows ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Anticipating change, Texas grinding firm explores options

    To be a wood waste grinder in Texas - particularly in a large metropolitan area like Houston - is to have access to some truly impressive volumes of material. A growing economy, strong regional development and a favorable climate create a 'perfect storm' of sorts, for companies who rely on a steady stream of wood waste and green waste to succeed. For Ted Lewis, one of the Houston area's largest ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Need for better control fuels Carolina firm`s growth

    Don't let the friendly demeanor, amicable personality and warm handshake fool you: Brett Henry has a keen eye for business and a willingness to act on it. The president and owner of W.B. Henry Contracting recognizes an opportunity from a long way off, knows how to grow his business, and appreciates what equipment will serve him best in doing so. As a result, his company is one of the busiest ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Organic and Environmentally Friendly Lowe Products Company, Inc.

    Untitled Document SHEPARDSTOWN, WV – From top-quality mulch to the richest soils, every product sold by Shepardstown, WV-based Lowe Products Company, Inc. is . Founded in 1972 by John and Betty ...


    By Diamond Z

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