Morbark annual demo days event focuses on equipment productivity


Winn, Michigan -- Morbark Inc. today demonstrated several new product innovations for the forestry and recycling markets at the company’s annual Demo Days event in Winn, MI. These innovations will help Morbark users streamline their processes and reduce costs.

Over 300 people from fifteen countries attended the 2011 Demo Days event that featured factory tours, seminars, vendor booths, networking opportunities and equipment demonstrations. Biomass equipment demonstrations included a new Advantage 3 Drum for whole tree chippers, the 3800XL Horizontal Grinder, and several proprietary pieces of equipment in development and demonstrated for customer input and performance feedback.

Morbark Advantage 3 drum:
The new Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum, significantly improves chip-quality in large volume wood chipping equipment and reduces recurring wear-part and maintenance costs more than 70%, to just a fraction of the cost of conventional chipping drums.

Morbark 3800XL Horizontal Grinder:
The new Morbark 3800XL Horizontal Grinder contains significant changes and improvements in feeding technology which dramatically increases production capacity and operating efficiency. The primary difference between this unit and all others is its redesigned reverse-pivot feed system which minimizes space between the feed wheel and the hammermill. There is no place for material to hide in this unit, which keeps debris moving forward with uninterrupted, steady production.

About Morbark:
Morbark, Inc., based in Winn, Michigan has been innovating and manufacturing durable, high performance equipment for the forestry, recycling, tree care, and sawmill markets for over 50 years. Morbark equipment helps customers harvest, process, and convert wood and other organic materials into valuable, useful and profitable products. The company produces a full line of Chiparvestors, flails, whole tree chippers, brush chippers, grinders and more. Visit to learn more.

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