Morbark demo days focus on markets, opportunities


Winn, Mich. -- Morbark, Inc., opened its sixth Demo Days event with current and potential customers and members of their authorized industrial dealer network in attendance for factory tours, networking opportunities, vendor booths and informational seminars. Tomorrow the event will conclude with demonstrations of equipment for the forestry and recycling markets.

Today’s seminars will feature Bill Turley, Editor of C&D World; Danny Dructor, President of the American Loggers Council; and Delton Alderman of the USDA Forest Service, speaking on the current trends and opportunities in the construction and demolition, forestry and biomass, and housing markets, respectively.

More than 150 people from six countries are expected to attend the 2013 Spring Demo Days, the first of two such events for Morbark this year. The highlight of the event will be the equipment demonstrations, which will showcase innovative machines for biomass production, including the new configuration of the 40/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper to produce superior microchips for use by pellet mills and as supplemental fuel for cogeneration at coal facilities. Another new product to be demonstrated will be the 3200 Wood Hog horizontal grinder, created to fill the gap between Morbark’s 2600 and 3800 Wood Hogs for the recycling market and mulch producers.

Completing the demonstration lineup are: the Beever M20R Forestry chipper, the 30/36 NCL and 50/48 WCL Track Whole Tree Drum Chipper, the 23 WCL Chiparvestor, the 4600XL and 6600 Wood Hog horizontal grinders, and the 1600 Tub Grinder.

Morbark has scheduled a second Demo Days event on October 10-11 of this year.

About Morbark:
Morbark, Inc., based in Winn, Mich., builds equipment that creates opportunities in the forestry, recycling, sawmill, bio-energy and tree care markets. Innovating and manufacturing durable, high-performance equipment for more than 50 years, Morbark offers a full line of whole tree and waste wood chippers, flails, brush chippers, horizontal and tub grinders, sawmill equipment, material handling systems and more. Morbark equipment helps customers harvest, process and convert wood and organic waste materials into valuable, useful and environmentally sound products.

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